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Manage patient expectations and reduce malpractice claims

We are unique in providing an entire shared decision making & consent management platform. It covers all components of informed consent and has the ability to protect against over 90% of malpractice (consent) cases, not just the 5% of a paperless consent form. Shared decision making is a dialogue that happens before, during and after the signing of a document.

Reduces on-the-day cancellations by 33%
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Frees up clinical staff time by 53 mins per patient.
Reduces morning of treatment delays by 22 mins per patient.

Improperly obtained Informed Consent is in the top ten reasons for lawsuits.

71 percent of physicians felt that patients blame bad outcomes on them because they don't understand medical risks.

 

48 percent of physicians said that better rapport and communication with patients would help avert lawsuits.

Informed decision-making in outpatient practice: time to get back to basics; Braddock et al. JAMA

Audiotape recordings from 1057 physician-patient encounters were analyzed for completeness of information needed to make informed decisions; overall, only 9% of decisions were completely informed, while only 20% to 38% of the situations met less stringent criteria for completeness.

40 or more hours sacrificed by more than 42% preparing for their defense.

18 percent of physicians sued said they would have kept better documentation,

 

8 percent said they would have spent more time with the patient,

 

percent said they should have explained or phrased things more carefully.  

Medscape Malpractice Report 2019

30 minutes is spent on each traditional outpatient consent appointment.

250 hours per year are spent consenting patients by healthcare teams performing 500 operations per year. 

46 percent of physicians reported their financial state as worse in 2020 than 2019, Medical Economics (.com) reported 'More time spent on uncompensated tasks' was in the top five reasons physicians' finances worsened.