INFORMED CONSENT

Standardize and automate procedure-specific consents with iMedConsent™

  • Reduce risk and enhance patient safety
  • Positively impact patient satisfaction
  • Foster shared decision making
  • Ensure accreditation and regulatory compliance
  • Achieve meaningful use requirements

A lost surgical consent form causes operating room delays, provider frustration and patient anxiety. Taylor Healthcare’s Informed Consent solution transforms your process by standardizing and automating CMS informed consent forms, discharge instructions and other critical documents.

Powered by iMedConsent™, this web-based solution allows you to prepare easy-to-understand, procedure-specific consent forms for more than 4,000 treatments and procedures. With its enhanced electronic signature capabilities, signatures are captured via tablet or digital signature pad and sent automatically to your EHR, eliminating scanning and lost or misplaced documents.

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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, ADT or document management system.
  • Electronically stored documents are accessible to providers for review during the pre-procedure verification and/or the OR time-out.
  • Software is completely web-based and available as hospital-hosted or SAAS.
  • Application fully supports all table PCs, the Apple iPad and USB-connected signature capture devices.
  • Mobile signature capture allows patients to complete consents using their own smart devices.
  • Consents are reviewed every three years, with high-usage consents reviewed annually.
  • Consent requirements are constantly updated to ensure compliance with federal and state guidelines, including Medicare Conditions of Participation (CoPs), state-specific disclosures and case law.

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Our web-based application interfaces with all EHR and document management systems.

  • More than 4,000 treatments and procedures
  • 37 different specialties
  • 4,400 patient education documents
  • Anatomical images, discharge instructions, drug monographs and more
  • 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.

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Collaborating With Captive
Insurers to Improve
Risk Management

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

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