WALTHAM, Mass (January 4, 2022)—CareScout, a provider of clinical assessment services and caregiver support solutions, has extended its nationwide assessment services to a wide variety of organizations, including hospitals, health care systems, medical groups, assisted living facilities and physical rehabilitation centers. By leveraging its U.S. network of 35,000 health care professionals and more than 20 years of industry experience, CareScout is now offering supplemental assessment services to help support the many health care organizations that are experiencing a high volume of patients, ongoing staff shortages and numerous workflow disruptions due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

CareScout can quickly and seamlessly provide cost-effective, HIPAA-compliant clinical assessments that help health care organizations improve operational efficiency and help patients transition to a safe home environment. CareScout’s nationwide network, comprised of registered nurses and licensed social workers, has performed over 1 million assessments.

Through CareScout, health care institutions can easily tap into talented teams of health care professionals who have direct access to a variety of industry-leading technology, tools and clinical resources. CareScout provides the convenience and flexibility of completing clinical assessments in-person, over the phone and through video. These supplemental services can also help mitigate any geographic gaps, with a nationwide network covering all 50 states. The company’s broad capabilities include functional, environmental, and cognitive assessments, including mental health; a three-tiered clinical quality review program; and VRI and OPI tele-interpretation.

CareScout Clinical Assessment Services help health care organizations by prioritizing cases which require post-acute follow-up by a medical practitioner, thereby allowing them to focus on patients with more urgent or chronic conditions and to monitor post-discharge patient health.

“The pandemic has highlighted the bandwidth issues that our healthcare professionals face when it comes to clinical assessment services,” said CareScout President/COO Edward Motherway. “By offering decades of expertise and thousands of trained professionals to alleviate some of this stress, CareScout’s Clinical Assessment Services can help healthcare organizations mitigate their ever-increasing workload by supplementing their current assessment teams.”

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