Patient and Care Team communicate through Telemedicine / Active Remote Care

A Sage Hospice patient uses Sage Connect (tablet) to communicate with a Sage Hospice Nurse. 

Key Learnings:

  • The innovative technology dubbed Sage Connect helped Phoenix care teams avoid three patient hospitalizations in the last month.
  • Patients, families and care teams used Sage Connect to link via video 95% of the time (compared to voice services)
  • Of those communications via Sage Connect, 29% of contacts social-based and 71% clinical.
  • Providing instant ‘eyes on’ patients helped the hospice teams improve care and reduce patient hospitalizations.

INVU Care Partners with Sage Hospice and Palliative Care

‘Sage Connect’ Powered by INVU Care Connects Patients, Families and Care Teams

Phoenix, AZ (Oct. 28, 2019) – INVU Active Remote Care, a technology company changing how patients, families and care teams communicate; announced today the addition of Sage Hospice and Palliative Care to its national customer base. Serving hospice patients and their families throughout the greater Phoenix area, Sage Hospice and Palliative Care launched Sage Connect powered by INVU Care’s innovative communications and technology tools to strengthen relationships between patients and their care teams and improve patient care.

Sage Hospice and Palliative Care joins INVU Care customers in Texas and Utah on the cutting edge of healthcare communication and patient connectivity. Sage Connect provides 24-hour, HIPPA compliant access to patients through video communications and patient-driven bedside tablet technology. Patients, healthcare teams, caregivers, and family members share medical information, medication reminders, educational videos, and additional healthcare resources through an easy-to-use online platform. With secure video, photo and messaging tools; each patients’ community of care is connected to their bedside at the press of a button.

Medication Reminders with Telemedicine

Through Sage Connect, patients receive medication reminders paired with training videos.

“Sage Hospice and Palliative Care is committed to providing compassionate, comprehensive and qualified care to each patient,” said Tabitha Droddy, CEO of Sage Hospice and Palliative Care. “With the launch of Sage Connect we are using INVU Care’s technology platform to increase the number of daily touches each patient can have with their care teams and family members. This is technology with heart and we can’t wait to use it to improve the lives of our patients.”

With the launch of Sage Connect we are using INVU Care’s technology platform to increase the number of daily touches each patient can have with their care teams and family members. This is technology with heart and we can’t wait to use it to improve the lives of our patients.

INVU Care serves patients and care teams in the healthcare, assisted living, managed care, provider program and payor communities, seeking to building a ‘world without isolation’ through innovative, patient-centric technology tools that strengthen relationships between patients and their care teams; and connect patients with caregivers, family members and their community.

“INVU Care is focused on the social determinants of health and how we can use technology to reduce isolation and loneliness, improve communication and strengthen care teams,” said Rick Slager, CEO of INVU Care. “Sage Connect was designed with patients and care teams in mind, but unlike other remote patient monitoring tools on the market, our technology helps connect people to their entire communities, not just healthcare providers.”