aTouchAway for Surgery

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:

  • surgeon has identified you as a candidate for accelerated discharge.
  • health condition remains stable during, and immediately after surgery.

Setup

Set-up is easy. Simply download the application to your mobile device and create a user account. 

Practice

Explore the application at home and practice using features at the Total Joint Replacement Class. 

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

Check-in

Video chat with a Registered Nurse (RN) after your surgery.

  • Within 24 hours (Monday through Friday)
  • Two scheduled calls

Finish

With approval from your health care team, celebrate and delete the application.

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