“Our combined innovation and commitment to developing solutions that solve critical patient engagement and workflow challenges across various aspects of the patient care delivery system make this an ideal fit for both of our organizations."
NEW YORK (PRWEB) September 27, 2018
Citus Health, a digital health solutions provider for the post-acute care industry, announced today a partnership with Corstrata, a provider of digital healthcare IT solutions and services for wound prevention and care management, to power Corstrata’s next-generation virtual clinic. Corstrata will leverage Citus Health’s state-of-the-art patient and provider engagement platform to enable enhanced remote access to wound and ostomy care experts for wound and ostomy patients everywhere.
Corstrata will utilize the Citus Health platform to serve its wound and ostomy customers, provider customers, and Diabetic Foot Ulcer Prevention members. Citus provides a versatile, leading-edge, patient and provider engagement architecture for enhanced care coordination and communication to improve clinical and financial outcomes. The Corstrata branded app powered by Citus Health will integrate key technologies, including wound image capture, video, patient engagement, and with the flexibility of the platform, streamline the capability to add third-party IoT data sources in the future.
“We are tremendously excited to partner with Melissa Kozak, Citus Co-Founder, and the Citus Health team to deliver the next generation of our virtual wound and ostomy care clinic,” commented Katherine Piette, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, Corstrata. “Our combined innovation and commitment to developing solutions that solve critical patient engagement and workflow challenges across various aspects of the patient care delivery system make this an ideal fit for both of our organizations. The new Corstrata Virtual Wound & Ostomy Clinic will enable our customers, providers, and members with enhanced access to our board-certified wound clinicians to recommend the most effective ostomy care and wound treatment for better outcomes, improved patient quality of life, and lower overall cost.”
Citus Health is a cloud-based platform with a suite of solutions specifically designed to transform critical post-acute care workflows, business processes and patient engagement into comprehensive, end-to-end digital health solutions that ensure a better patient experience and financial outcomes for healthcare businesses.
Melissa Kozak, RN, CRNI, and Chief Executive Officer of Citus Health, added, “Founders, Katherine Piette and Joseph Ebberwein, are two of the most committed individuals in this country working to address the challenges of access to wound care experts. We are honored that they chose to work with Citus Health and leverage our architecture to build out the second generation of their Corstrata Virtual Wound & Ostomy Clinic. We look forward to helping them achieve their goals of delivering world-class wound and ostomy care through tech-empowered access to board certified wound care clinicians.”
Corstrata was founded by two passionate healthcare experts, Katherine Piette and Joseph Ebberwein, with the goal of improving access to technology-enabled, evidence-based care for patients with chronic wounds, which currently costs the U.S. $33B annually. Home health agencies, hospices, rehab hospitals, self-funded employers, clinically integrated networks, and third-party payers (Medicare Advantage, Medicaid MCOs) benefit from Corstrata’s unique combination of clinical expertise, digital technologies, and telemedicine to provide expert recommendations to improve care for wound patients. The company delivers a Comprehensive Wound Care Management Program, Wound Patient Consultations, and specific services such as wound program assessment, formulary design, treatment guidelines assessment, wound documentation review, and education. Wound program development is available for Pressure Injury (Ulcer) Prevention and Management, Diabetic Foot Ulcer Prevention and Management, Ostomy Care and Management, and Palliative Wound Management. For more information about Corstrata, visit http://www.corstrata.com.
ABOUT CITUS HEALTH
Citus Health is a digital health transformation leader that automates critical post-acute care services to reduce per-patient costs and increase patient satisfaction. Led by a post-acute care nurse with domain expertise and internationally recognized med tech expert, Citus Health delivers the only comprehensive on-demand digital and mobile solution set that transforms archaic processes to set a new standard of patient care and engagement. For more information, visit citushealth.com.