I just returned from the AHCA Quality Summit in New Orleans with remnants of powdered sugar in my hair from Café Du Monde — and a revived energy for my role in developing software for post-acute care providers.
ChartWise Medical Systems Inc., which provides Computer-Assisted Clinical Documentation Improvement (CACDI) software, has created ChartWise Advisory Services.
AOD Software said its Answers™ software suite has been approved for electronic prescribing of controlled substances with DEA EPCS certification. AOD is the first in long-term care to receive this designation, the company said.
Vocoli, a Boston tech start-up, has created a digital suggestion box to increase employee engagement.
Medi-Dose / EPS has announced the debut of MILT 4, a new 64-bit compatible version of industry labeling and bar coding software.
Acquiring a software package completes one process for providers, but it also initiates another: A quest to enhance staff knowledge and skills for using the new information technology. In this special "How To" article, experts offer advice on how to best train employees who will be working on new software systems.
In the wake of Tuesday's election results, the move forward on improved health information technology and the cost savings it could provide should continue, according to a variety of experts.
Are we being replaced by computers? Most likely the answer is no, but ... computers have made our jobs more efficient, right? Right?
Enquire Solutions has unveiled software designed to make it easier to find potential residents. As a result, communities can better streamline the admissions process and free up in-house resources. This turnkey model offers communities higher conversion and occupancy rates by delivering immediate response to inquiries, transparent data and knowledgeable service. Proprietary software securely categorizes business data so that tasks can be easily assigned, tracked and completed. Its services are customized to fit any facility's needs and can be integrated into existing systems.
Software manufacturer Emissary Technologies, LLC has changed its name to CareRight Technologies, the company announced. The new name better reflects the firm's corporate culture, said Chief Technology Officer Mona Gamboa. It also reinforces the company's "focus and attention on bringing innovative tools to the growing healthcare technology information arena," she added.
Software manufacturer Vigilan was recently acquired by RealPage Inc. for $5 million, both companies announced. Vigilan's software suite helps operators manage care, labor and billing. "We are excited to join the RealPage team and expect the combined operation to be the leading provider of software-as-a-service solutions that enable senior living property owners to manage every aspect of the senior living resident life cycle," said Doug Fullaway, Vigilan's CEO.
For the fourth consecutive year, KLAS has ranked 3M Codefinder Software as the top software product in the Medical Records Coding category of its annual healthcare vendor survey. The software helps providers manage the rules and terminology related to ICD-9-CM coding.
Developing a technologically savvy workforce is the secret to a facility's success when it comes to upgrading systems
It's April. Do you know where your year has gone? That's not entirely a rhetorical question because even if your fiscal year isn't nearing an end, you could have reason to be feeling a squeeze.
The nation's top lawmakers are learning more about new monitoring, personal health record and brain fitness technologies for seniors during a special briefing and demonstration today.Senators from the Special Committee on Aging; the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee; and the Medical Technology Caucus are hosting the event to discuss and explore what type of support is needed to promote technological advances that can help our nation's aging population.
The new CodeWatch transmitter from RF Technologies gives residents wristwatch-like comfort. The small, lightweight device feels familiar and comfortable, which helps put residents at ease.
Staying on top of the latest products, services and industry trends can be a time-devouring pursuit. But the job just became less time consuming, thanks to our new Web site. Eldercare pros can find many time-saving options. These include a substantially enhanced Directory that makes it easier to locate needed services, plus videos of important suppliers. The latest job openings are also available, as well as immediate access to our Career Guide. Please take a moment to familiarize yourself with our new site. We think you'll find it's time well spent.