Episode Management

Episode Management is a smarter, better management of Episodes in private and NHS hospitals. It is a highly secure, state of the art, Hospital Management System, designed to reduce errors, improve efficiency, cut costs and improve patient care in hospitals

Traditionally Episode or Patient Level Costing (PLC) has been calculated on a standard cost basis – the cost of each type of treatment being estimated by apportioning historical cost data. For example the cost of nursing is apportioned to number of patient. To date, the true cost of each individual patient episode has not being captured accurately.

Episode Management not only provides the profit and loss of each operation, but drills down to budgeted cost and actual cost for each heading and sub headings, highlighting which areas where the costs are higher than budgeted. This will also provide strong basis for negotiating rates with the Insurance companies or other funders. It will also force hospitals to be more efficient and cut the amount of waste currently generated. The systematic gathering of data about episodes creates audit trails for managers clinicians and if necessary regulators.

It provides:

  • Profit and loss of each operation
  • Drills down to budgeted cost and actual cost for each heading and sub headings
  • Highlights which areas, where the costs are higher than budgeted
This provides strong basis for negotiating rates with the Insurance companiesor funders. It necessitates hospitals to be more efficient by cutting down wastage.




Episode Manager

Consultant benchmarking data enables the hospital to identify and roll-out best practices. Episode Management helps leading Healthcare funders and private healthcare insurance companies, who need to know that the healthcare being provided by its Healthcare partners is being delivered efficiently and effectively. By this we can make sure that an insured person is getting the service contracted under the episode pricing. It also has the ability to audit service planned under Episode and service delivered. Itensures that an insured person is getting the full treatment and not discharged earlier, minimizing re-admission. The data being captured through Episode Management can be utilized to help streamline the whole patient treatment procedure; driving more efficient inventory management, reducing waste whilst improving patient safety with full traceability, reducing errors and ensuring that the right resource is in the right place at the right time.

Episode Manager

Episode Manager

Key Features

  • Deals with the episodes of all the patients registered with the hospital and details the episodes already created in the hospital
  • Episode Tasks: Details about the surgery or treatment episode for a particular patient
  • Inventory module deals with the basic inventory related to hospital store/pharmacy like surgical devices, medical equipments etc.
  • Planned cost of Episode task along with actual cost of the task
  • Task wise variance of the estimated episode cost and the actual episode cost
  • Profit or Loss of individual episodes with variance
  • Room/Bed transfer along with includes the medication details, personal belongings etc.
  • Surgeon’s comparison of Episode Cost and benchmark of episode costs.
  • Chargeable and non-chargeable nursing cost along with time
  • Detailed discharge summary and extensive Document Library
  • Customizable billing patterns to cater to any type of billing procedures like episode billing to patient or funder, variable cost to Funder, top up billing to funders and extra ordinary items billing to patient

Episode Management:

  • Calculates the true costing of each patient episode
  • Easy bed management
  • Enables additional, non-contracted, revenue costs to be captured and charged to the funder
  • Drill down capability to individual patient episode activity to identify exceptional cost items
  • Enables hospitals to identify their most efficient and profitable service lines
  • Consultant benchmarking data enables the hospital to identify and roll-out best practice
  • Provides actual resource utilization and a comparison to the planned resource utilization
  • Highlights variances in budgeted and actual costs
  • Links with Capacity Efficiency Utilization to allocate the exact cost of nursing to each patient
  • Hospitals provide profit & loss account for EACH operation in the hospital
  • Drill down to individual patient activity throughout their stay at the hospital and provide a profit & loss account for EACH activity
  • To streamline the whole patient treatment procedure – and, most importantly, improve patient care and safety
Episode Manager

Episode Manager

Episode Management for the Health insurance companies:

Leading Healthcare funders, the private healthcare insurance companies, need to know if the healthcare being provided by its Healthcare partners is being delivered efficiently and effectively. Our system ensures that an insured person is getting the service contracted under the episode pricing. It has the ability to audit service planned under Episode and service delivered. It also ensures that an insured person is getting the full treatment and not discharged earlier, minimizing re-admission.