July 26, 2016
Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc. announced the integration of its existing consulting platform with Signature Solutions, a comprehensive suite of clinical services and technologies to assist in the transition of hospitals and medical practices to value-based health care models by maintaining patient outcomes and maximizing procedural and cost efficiencies across the entire episode of care.
According to a company press release, Signature Solutions will include interactive and proven patient engagement tools designed to educate patients about procedures and treatment options, facilitate physician-patient communication and increase patient adherence in preoperative, intraoperative and postoperative/rehabilitation protocols. It will also utilize a data mining and analysis platform that enables hospitals to collect critical patient-reported outcomes data that can factor into the level of reimbursement provided for each procedure. The release noted Signature Solutions will help hospitals improve patient outcomes, increase overall productivity and surgical efficiency by streamlining workflow, and enhance surgical and rehabilitation protocols through expert consulting services, digital health software solutions and personalized, patient-specific medical technologies and instruments.