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Extending Care benefits patients, especially those in rural areas without easy access to hospital, those with chronic conditions who need ongoing monitoring and coordinated Care and those with disabilities For whom trip to hospital or rehabilitation facility may be unnecessary. In some areas, emergency room visits have decreased by 42 % year over year, in large part due to concerns about COVID-19. 1 But avoiding hospital does not have to mean avoiding Care. Telehealth can proactively monitor and step in to provide timely intervention for those at risk and can do so in a high-quality, cost-effective way, which can result in substantial cost savings. Currently, many health systems struggle to serve aging, chronic and rural patients who may not have convenient access to hospitals. For example, 5 million Veterans live in areas designated as rural by the US Census Bureau during the 2011-2015 period, 4 and as that population continues to age, prevalence of chronic conditions like hypertension and diabetes is projected to rise by 12 % and 8 %, respectively. 5 Difficulty in accessing care is exacerbated during pandemics, when reduced rates of admission for heart attacks, strokes and other emergencies suggest that patients are avoiding necessary care out of fear of going to hospital. 6 by making Care flexible and untethering patients from centralized locations and striving to provide Care nearly anywhere, we can improve the continuity of the Care health system provide. Care can be delivered in lower-cost and lower-risk settings and health systems can improve the consistency of care, focus on preventative care to keep patients healthier outside hospital and, in the event, patients must move between care settings, ensure that they are better served throughout their journey. Demand for extended Care is expected to keep growing, driven by concerns about COVID-19, aging population and rise in chronic conditions that are rapidly transforming preferences about how and where Care should be deliver. Virtual or telehealth visits can solve many of these challenges, and its use has massively accelerated in the wake of COVID-19. Consumer adoption in the US has skyrocketed from 11 % of consumers in 2019 to 46 % today. 7 telehealth solutions extend Care to the home, allowing for Remote screening and triage and helping to proactively manage patients in lower-cost settings. Additionally, this technology conserves equipment and hospital space for patients who need IT, limiting the risk of exposure for hospital-base Care teams, limiting potential patient exposure by allowing them to receive Care from the safety of their home and reducing the overall cost of Care, particularly for chronic populations-in some cases, improving costs by 2 % to 3 %. 7 Recently, VA and Philips joined forces to expand the VA tele-critical Care program, Up to 100 million investment that could have a tremendous impact on improving Veterans health. 12 Care can also be extended with patient management solutions that guide, track and triage patients through multiple digital channels.

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II.4 Assessment of evidence

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EntityRole in Quality or Oversight
American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP)ASCP certifies medical laboratory professionals. ASCP also manages a CMS-approved PT program for gynecologic cytology (ASCP, 2014).
College of American Pathologists (CAP)CAP accreditation ensures the safety and quality of laboratories and satisfies CLIA requirements. CAP also offers an inter-laboratory peer PT program (CAP, 2013, 2015). This program includes Q-Tracks: a continuous quality monitoring process Q-Probes: a short-term study that provides a time slice assessment of performance Q-Monitors: customized programs that address process-, outcome-, and structure-oriented quality assurance issues
Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP)HFAP accreditation ensures the safety and quality of laboratories and satisfies CLIA requirements (HFAP, 2015).
The Joint CommissionThe Joint Commission accreditation ensures the safety and quality of laboratories and satisfies CLIA requirements (The Joint Commission, 2015).

Approve by ASA House of Delegates on October 15 2014. Update by American Society of Anesthesiologists Committee on Standards and Practice Parameters: Jeffrey L. Apfelbaum, MD, Chicago, Illinois; Mark. Singleton, MD, San Jose, California; Jan Ehrenwerth, MD, Madison, Connecticut; Charlotte Bell, MD, Milford, Connecticut; Richard T. Connis, ph. D, Woodinville, Washington; Keira P. Mason, MD, Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts; Craig D. McClain, MD, Brookline, Massachusetts; David G. Nickinovich, ph. D, Bellevue, Washington; and Warren S. Sandberg, MD, ph. D, Nashville, Tennessee. The MRI suite is a hazardous location because of the presence of very strong static Magnetic Field, high-frequency Electromagnetic waves, and time-varied Magnetic Field. Secondary dangers of these energy sources include high-level acoustic noise, systemic and localized heating, and accidental projectiles. There may be significant challenges to anesthetic Administration and Monitoring capabilities due to static and dynamic Magnetic fields as well as radiofrequency energy emissions. Direct patient observation may be compromised by noise, darkened environment, obstructing line of sight, and other characteristics unique to this environment. Unlike conventional Operating Room, MRI environment frequently requires anesthesiologist to assume broader responsibility for immediate patient care decisions. The purposes of this updated Advisory are to: promote patient and staff safety in the MRI environment, prevent occurrence of MRI-associated accidents, promote optimal patient Management and reduce adverse patient outcomes associated with MRI, identify potential equipment-related hazards in the MRI environment, identify limitations of physiologic Monitoring capabilities in the MRI environment, and identify potential health hazards of MRI environment. This updated Advisory is intended for use by Anesthesiologists or other individuals working under supervision of an anesthesiologist and applies to anesthetic care perform, supervise, or medically directed by Anesthesiologists or to moderate sedation care supervised by other physicians. Because safe conduct of MRI procedures requires close collaboration and prompt coordination between Anesthesiologists, radiologists, MRI technologists, and nurses, some responsibilities are shared among disciplines. When shared responsibilities are described in this Advisory, intent is to give anesthesiologist starting point for participating in allocation and understanding of shared responsibilities. Advisory may also serve as a resource for other physicians and healthcare professionals. The Task Force developed the original Advisory by means of a seven-step process. First, they reach consensus on criteria for Evidence. Second, systematic review and evaluation was performed on original published research studies from peer-review journals relevant to MRI safety. Third, panel of expert consultants was asked to: participate in opinion surveys on the effectiveness of various MRI safety strategies and review and comment on the draft of Advisory developed by Task Force. Fourth, opinions about Advisory were solicited from a random sample of active members of ASA. Fifth, Task Force held an open forum at two major National meetings to solicit input on its draft recommendations. Sixth, consultants were surveyed to assess their opinions on the feasibility of implementing this Advisory.

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