American HealthTech announced a partnership with COMS Interactive Tuesday.
American HealthTech chose West Rest Haven Nursing Home for a CareHero award for the facility's work following a devastating fertilizer explosion.
Chris Bauleke is the new chief executive officer at Healthland Inc., the company announced at the end of June.
Healthland, an electronic health records vendor that has been focused on the rural hospital market, acquired American HealthTech in May. The combination of the companies "will help us build on interoperability," said American HealthTech President Teresa Chase.
American HealthTech and Maun-Lemke Speaking and Consulting recently announced a strategic partnership in which operations solutions that benefit skilled providers will be jointly marketed.
American HealthTech recently launched a program that recognizes customers who passionately serve others. CareHeroes is intended to acknowledge contributions that make a difference in the lives of residents
With the backbone of an Electronic Medical Record (EMR) system in place, many providers have interfaces on their radar in order to extend the value of their investment, create a richer picture of overall resident health, eliminate inefficient double data entry, and see deeper compliance benefits.
Julie Davis is now the Vice President of Customer Relations at American HealthTech, the firm announced. In this role, she will report to President and CEO Teresa Chase. Davis has previously worked for Kinetic Concepts, as well as Procter and Gamble.
American HealthTech's MyHealthTech online community recently surpassed 10,000 members. The achievement makes it one of the largest online post-acute healthcare communities in the world, according to the firm. MyHealthTech members have access to training tools, support, advance industry education and best practices.
Technology has hit the eldercare field like an innovation tsunami. Operators are harnessing new tech tools to dramatically improve care for their residents as never before. To celebrate these exceptional feats, McKnight's and American HealthTech have teamed up to establish the first annual McKnight's Excellence In Technology Awards - Connect Our World. The contest is now underway. There is no cost to enter, and awards will be given for quality, dignity, caregiver interaction, transitions and innovation.
American HealthTech has added wound management to its quality assurance software. Staff can use this paperless tool - which includes a visual body map and Braden assessment wizard — to deliver care right at the bedside. Among the new options: weight and nutritional intake flow; quick infection and incident report updates; nurses notes; care plans; and MDS — within the workflow. "Unlike simple assessment tools, full Wound Management relies on integrated clinical information flows, centralized progress notes, care planning, and enterprise views to drive continuous improvement and outcomes reporting," said Teresa Chase, the firm's president and CEO.
American HealthTech announced an Outcomes Reporting software expansion. This enhanced feature will help providers better prepare for compliance with pending Quality Assurance Performance Improvement rules. "CMS recognizes that many times outcomes are not monitored or analyzed correctly - that's why they are proposing new rules to enforce quality tracking and management." said Teresa Chase, the firm's president and CEO.
Teresa Chase has been named CEO at American HealthTech, the firm announced. Former CEO Bill Caldwell will remain board chair. "Since joining us nine years ago, Teresa Chase has energized our company," Caldwell said. He lauded "her tireless efforts to create solutions that drive business results for providers as well as countless contributions to take company operating performance to new heights." The Jackson, MS-based firm provides fully integrated software suites for long-term care operators.