Vocera Good to Go® Patient Discharge Communication

Improve patient understanding of discharge instructions to reduce readmissions

Patients who understand their post-hospital care instructions are 30% less likely to be readmitted to the hospital.1 The award-winning Vocera Good to Go solution is proven to help hospitals improve patient satisfaction with patient discharge communication and reduce avoidable readmissions.

Using an iOS device, nurses record live discharge instructions and teach back sessions at the patient's bedside, as well as attach pictures, videos and personalized educational materials that can be accessed by the patient, family members and other caregivers on any device, at any time, anywhere. Vocera Good to Go also creates and sends appointment reminders, tasks and care messages to patients, ensuring they are informed, educated and empowered after they leave the hospital. 

1 Brian W. Jack, MD. et al. A Reengineered Hospital Discharge Program to Decrease Rehospitalization: A Randomized Trial Ann Intern Med. 2009;150(3):178-187

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Improve Patient Understanding

Improve Patient Understanding

Record discharge instructions and provide secure access to patients, families and other caregivers for review at any time, using any phone, mobile device or computer. Vocera Good to Go also provides images, instructional care videos and other materials to support patient adherence of discharge instructions.

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Engage Patients and Families

Create and send appointment reminders, tasks and care messages to patients via text or email.

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Engage Patients and Families
Increase Compliance and Accountability

Increase Compliance & Accountability

Monitor patient retrieval and staff delivery of discharge instructions for greater accountability.

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When patients are equipped with the information they need, they are more empowered in their health journey, which is ultimately what we strive for.

Maria Brenny-Fitzpatrick, Director of Transitional Care, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics

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