INFORMED CONSENT

Standardize and streamline informed surgical consent with iMedConsent™

  • Reduce risk and enhance patient safety
  • Positively impact patient satisfaction
  • Foster shared decision making

A lost surgical consent form cause operating room delays, provider frustration and patient anxiety. According to a JAMA Surgery study, 66% of patients were missing a surgical consent form at the time of surgery resulting in a delay of 14% of OR cases.

Collecting digitized patient, provider and/or witness signatures on medical informed consent forms and other documents is key to operating in a paperless environment. Now you can improve patient care and productivity while saving time and money with iMedConsent™.

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Trusted by more than 200 hospitals and thousands of physician practices

  • Standardizes CMS informed consent forms, discharge instructions and other critical documents.
  • Covers more than 4,000 treatments and procedures.
  • Provides a detailed, easy-to-understand, procedure-specific transcript for critical conversations around treatments and procedures.
  • Ensures accreditation and regulatory compliance while supporting meaningful use requirements.

CMS INFORMED CONSENT CAPABILITIES

Features and Functionality

Taylor Healthcare’s Surgical Consent solution, iMedConsent™, standardizes and automates the informed consent and other patient communication processes.

  • Signed documents can be automatically stored to the EHR or document management system, eliminating scanning and ensuring that critical documents are never lost or misplaced.
  • Electronically stored documents are accessible to providers for review during the pre-procedure verification and/or the OR time-out.
  • Application fully support all table PCs, the Apple iPad and USB-connected signature capture devices

Learn More About the Informed Consent Process

Our web-based application interfaces with all EHR and document management systems. The library has:

  • A medical informed consent form for more than 3,500 procedures/treatments
  • More than 4,000 patient education documents
  • Pre- and post-procedure instructions
  • Anatomical images and prescription drug and OTC medication monographs
  • English/Spanish translation
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See How South Jersey
Healthcare Improved
Informed Consent

Customization of documents in line with CMS requirements alleviates physician concerns.

The flawless execution of a complete and accurate CMS informed consent policy is essential. Consent documents typically are scrutinized and reviewed during any accreditation survey. Use of iMedConsent ensures compliance with:

  • Joint Commission standards
  • CMS Conditions of Participation (CoPs)
  • DNV accreditation requirements
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JAMA Study Shows How To Avoid Case Delays

Johns Hopkins studies how missing surgical consent forms can lead to delays in patient care, provider frustration, and patient anxiety.

Collaborating With Captive
Insurers to Improve
Risk Management

How Temple University Health System aimed to reduce inconsistencies with iMedConsent™

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