Enhanced Surgical Journey Results
Make Surgery Forgettable with Goldfinch Nurse Navigators and ERAS Protocols
We completed a multi-center pilot program in partnership with leading physicians to understand the effectiveness of our Enhanced Surgical Journey program. Goldfinch provided Nurse Navigator support and Enhanced Recovery Around Surgery (ERAS) protocols.
Get back to life (and work) faster after surgery
On average, Goldfinch members recover 34 days faster than the national average.
Drop the opioid painkillers
22 Percent of patients using opioids
Nationally, 76 percent of patients use opioids after surgery, greater than 50 percent more than observed in the Goldfinch population.
Goldfinch Health dramatically reduces the need for opioids — and the risk of addiction.
Take the stress out of surgery
96% of pilot patients would recommend the Goldfinch Health program to a family member or friend
Faster recovery, fewer opioids, happier patients, it truly is possible!
*The procedures covered represent the most common surgeries in working-age adults in the US, including: cholecystectomy, cancer excision, hip/knee replacement, hernia repair and hysterectomy.
22 Days Faster Recovery
Hager Companies find incredible results with new benefits strategy
After just 6 months of partnership with Goldfinch Health, Hager Companies, a door hardware products manufacturer, found incredible results. Company employees, when supported by Goldfinch Health through a new benefits strategy, recovered 22 days faster on average than the national benchmarks for their procedures. Astoundingly, employees reported dramatically lower opioid painkiller use as well.
“It is a proactive way to reduce healthcare spend overall and do it in a caring, kind manner that takes care of the employees,” says Lisa Filkins, senior vice president of human resources and talent development at Hager Companies. “This is the best program I have seen in my 25 years in HR. When comparing the Goldfinch program to others available, there’s no comparison.”
Goldfinch Health offers employees Enhanced Surgical Journeys founded on a bedrock of Goldfinch Nurse Navigator services and Enhanced Recovery Around Surgery (ERAS) protocols. Compassionate Goldfinch Nurse Navigators support employees through each step surrounding surgery — preparing for a procedure, recovering after surgery, and returning to work. Employees have access to support 24/7 through a proprietary technology platform. This ensures the employees are able to experience the most advanced clinically proven approaches to surgery — Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) care protocols — which are severely underutilized. Used as a benefits strategy, Goldfinch Health makes life and work easier for employees while containing healthcare cost for employers.
*Howard R, Fry B, Gunaseelan V, et al. Association of Opioid Prescribing With Opioid Consumption After Surgery in Michigan. JAMA Surg. 2019;154(1):e184234. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.4234
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