Ambulatory Practice of the Future
Ambulatory Practice of the Future is a patient-centered primary care practice for employees of Mass General and their adult dependents. This innovative practice supports prevention and wellness as well a coordinated care for acute and chronic illness. The facility was designed to improve the experience for patients and providers and create a virtual practice where patients can interact remotely with their healthcare teams. Healthcare providers will work in teams, sharing the work of caring for patients in ways that maximize the skills of every team member.
Guiding Principles for Patients, Providers, Payors and Innovation Partners:
Upon entering the practice, you immediately experience the blend of comfort and technology integrated throughout the space. The expansive entrance encompasses waiting, touchdown and café areas, allowing patients to relax and watch cable, connect to the outside world via the internet or enjoy the views while having a cup of coffee. The Clinical Core is the hub of the practice. The Nuture Sync station and the surrounding workstations allow for collaboration as well as individual work. The exam rooms are situated along the perimeter. Doctors and patients transition from exams to medical discussions utilizing small conference area and dual displays to view data and medical images. To expand discussions and involve experts located throughout the world, staff utilizes videoconferencing capabilities within the multipurpose room. The administrative offices are comprised of individual workstations, a private office, a shared office and a collaborative area with integrated technology for information discussions.
The Ambulatory Practice of the Future is a thoughtful space that elegantly addresses the need to enhance the doctor/patient experience to movement toward wellness.
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