WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CareScout, a leading provider of Clinical Assessment Services and Caregiver Support Solutions, has extended its nationwide assessment services to a wide variety of organizations, including hospitals, healthcare systems, medical groups, assisted living facilities and physical rehabilitation centers. By leveraging its U.S. network of 35,000 healthcare professionals and more than 20 years of industry experience, CareScout is now offering supplemental assessment services to help support the many healthcare organizations that are experiencing a high volume of patients, ongoing staff shortages and numerous workflow disruptions due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
CareScout can quickly and seamlessly provide cost-effective, HIPAA-compliant clinical assessments which help healthcare organizations improve operational efficiency and help patients transition to a safe home environment. CareScout’s nationwide network, comprised of registered nurses and licensed social workers, has performed over one million assessments (according to CareScout data as of 10/31/21).
Through CareScout, healthcare institutions can easily tap into talented teams of healthcare professionals who have direct access to a variety of industry-leading technology, tools, and clinical resources. CareScout provides the convenience and flexibility of completing clinical assessments in-person, over the phone and through video. These supplemental services can also help mitigate any geographic gaps, with a nationwide network covering all 50 states. The company’s broad capabilities include functional, environmental, and cognitive assessments, including mental health; a three-tiered clinical quality review program; and VRI and OPI tele-interpretation.
CareScout Clinical Assessment Services help healthcare organizations by prioritizing cases which require post-acute follow-up by a medical practitioner, thereby allowing them to focus on patients with more urgent or chronic conditions and to monitor post-discharge patient health.
“The pandemic has highlighted the bandwidth issues that our healthcare professionals face when it comes to clinical assessment services,” said CareScout President/COO, Edward Motherway. “By offering decades of expertise and thousands of trained professionals to alleviate some of this stress, CareScout’s Clinical Assessment Services can help healthcare organizations mitigate their ever-increasing workload by supplementing their current assessment teams.”
Drawing on over 20 years of experience and a nationwide network of healthcare professionals and facilities, CareScout provides HIPAA-compliant eldercare guidance and clinical assessment support in-person, over the phone and online. To date, CareScout’s nationwide team of registered nurses and licensed social workers has performed over one million assessments.
CareScout Caregiver Support and Clinical Assessment Services are provided by National Eldercare Referral Systems, LLC, DBA CareScout. CareScout is a subsidiary of Genworth Financial, Inc. To learn more, visit www.carescout.com.