aTouchAway for Medicine

aTouchAway is an easy-to-use mobile application that connects health care providers to patients and their families. It enables patients to manage their care or recovery safely at home – reducing hospital visits, and improving the care experience.

aTouchAway is offered as part of our hospital's Early Accelerated Discharge Initiative.

Eligibility

You may qualify to use aTouchAway if your health condition is considered stable and does not require acute hospitalization as assessed by a physician during your hospital visit. 

Setup

Complete the Loan of Equipment Contract and begin exploring the aTouchAway Toolkit.

  • Samsung Galaxy Tab A  with charger
  • Abovetek desktop based tablet holder/stand
  • Valrt Personal Emergency Alert Device (optional)

Practice

Explore the application at home and practice using features during your discharge meeting. 

  • Add contacts
  • Make and receive calls
  • Manage reminders
  • Share information

Check-in

Video chat with a a member of your health care team. 

  • Within 24 hours
  • Ongoing as needed 

Finish

With approval from your health care team, return the aTouchAway Toolkit to the Security Office, Main Level, South Tower.

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