Elaine Davis, RN
Valley Home Care
Elaine Davis has worked at Valley Home Care for over 20 years. In 2005, Elaine spearheaded the implementation of the Valley Telehealth Program and currently leads the Telemanagement Team as Clinical Coordinator.
As Clinical Coordinator, Elaine serves as a representative at Valley Health System MD offices, skilled nursing facilities, and rehab facilities, educating clinicians on the benefits of telemedicine and advocating for Valley's telemanagement program.
After implementing the telemanagement program in 2005, Elaine has continued to strengthen and improve the program's clinical workflow developing a standard visit schedule, best practices for patient education, and collaborating across primary nurses, therapists, and referring physicians.
In 2006, Elaine presented at the prestigious National Association of Home Care Conference on initiating a telehealth program. Since then, Elaine has regularly shared her telehealth expertise with other clinicians and organizations presenting at Valley Hospitals Annual Nurses Education Seminar, as well as staff and community in-services. In addition, Elaine has published articles on remote monitoring and redesigning home care processes to maximize organizational use of telemedicine.
Under Elaine's leadership, Valley Home Care has achieved exceptional results. From January of 2018 through December 2018, Valley Home Care has achieved a 6.25% all-cause hospital readmission rate, with monthly readmission rates as low at 2%.