Smith+Nephew Launches ARIA Care Management Platform

By Mike Evers

Smith+Nephew Launches ARIA Care Management Platform

The ARIA platform and application is designed to connect the delivery of patient care with providers throughout the surgical and clinical episode. It is powered by Smith+Nephew's Real Intelligence digital ecosystem and Positive Connections ASC solutions program.

ARIA aims to help clinicians shorten the patient's post-acute recovery time, develop cost-reducing efficiencies as well as generate Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs) and satisfaction data to better define value for both the patient and site of care. Patient engagement pathways within ARIA are customizable and enable automated communication between the care navigator and patient. Additionally, the platform allows for secure communication with referring providers and generates data that ambulatory surgery centers or clinical practices may utilize when interfacing with payers.

In February, Smith+Nephew acquired MiJourney and Rapid Recovery Pathways. MiJourney provided the foundation of ARIA and Rapid Recovery Pathways will be integrated into the system later in 2020. A white paper evaluating MiJourney's use in two hospitals, and authored by its founders, documented cost savings and increased efficiency for both customers and patients.

ARIA joins DJO's Motion iQ as the newest entrants into the connected care delivery space.

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