CSI’s 9K Health Resource System Patient Kiosk is designed to meet the needs of the patient, hospital staff and clinicians. The CSI Health System Kiosk improves ER processes with implications for patient flow, privacy and education. It quickly identifies patients in critical condition (estimated at 32% of total ER visits), and ultimately frees up the triage nurse to do what he or she is trained to do.
Escalating health care costs are rising 15% annually and continue to be an issue of great concern for many health care providers; however, cost containment can be achieved with the CSI Health System Kiosk
- Sixty four percent of the 120 million annual ER visits only require basic medical services and are non-emergencies,
- It is estimated there will be a shortage of 140,000 physicians by 2025
- Studies show 70% of doctor visits are merely informational and/or for prescriptions only
- 56 million Americans live in census classified rural areas with inadequate access to primary care Doctor’s hours have fallen to an alarmingly lower rate over the last decade, adding to U.S. shortage
- It is estimated that up to 45 paper documents are processed for each patient who enters the Emergency Room at a cost of approximately $10 per document.
The CSI Health System Kiosk collects each patient’s data and administrative detail in one place, freeing up valuable staff time formerly lost in processing repetitive paperwork. A Triage nurse’s time and professional skills can be spent more effectively on accessing a patient’s condition and determining that patient’s priority for treatment. Efficient routing of non-emergency patients (68% of patients entering the ER annually) translates into substantial cost savings for an emergency department.