Scout Criteria

 Scout helps providers utilize their medical knowledge to determine patient status and optimize documentation

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Inpatient status

"The physician [...] should order admission for patients who are expected to require a hospital stay that crosses two midnights and the medical record supports that reasonable expectation."

Medicare Benefit Policy Manual, Publ. 100-2, Ch. 1, § 10

How Scout can help


Clinical documentation improvement suggestions can effect medical necessity by clarifying severity of illness. Scout offers CDI suggestions for each diagnosis.

CDI information

Patient status

The right status from the start.  

Scout criteria is derived from DRG standards of care and indications for treatment to establish a reasonable expectation for an inpatient hospitalization


Telemetry usage

Providers place patients on telemetry by gut feeling. This leads to an access of telemetry patients. Using standard guidelines can open telemetry beds and improve throughput

Telemetry indications

Force multiplier

Dramatically increases effectiveness by giving providers information they need


Used at the time of patient care with diagnosis criteria organized by organ system.

Easy to use

Simple interface. Internet based for cross-platform availability.

Highly accurate

Criteria derived from a diagnosis standard of care

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