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The latest articles on EHR software, choosing the right system for your facility,
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  • October 31, 2019 | By: admin_icm

    The New Care Tracker is Here.

    Direct Support Professionals (DSP's) have one of the most important jobs on the planet.  The new Care Tracker helps streamline their daily tasks and gives them a simple way to document service provision, so they can spend more time with people - and less time on paper. With the new Care Tracker, administrators of community-based service programs can monitor services remotely with real-time visibility into the status of services being provided - everything from every day activities of daily living,...

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  • October 4, 2019 | By: admin_icm

    LTSS billing starts July 2020, but don’t worry…

    With iCM you'll be able to... Create a Person-Centered Planning workflow for your staff to stay on top of the Person-Centered Planning (PCP) process, ensuring there is no interruption in payment or service delivery for the people you support. Get alerts when a PCP is falling out of compliance or coming up due. For example, you can get an alert if the Implementation Date is 20 days out and you are still waiting on a draft for final review. Track...

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  • October 4, 2019 | By: admin_icm

    Stay on top of Incident Reporting with iCM

    iCM's new Incident Reporting Center is designed to help you to efficiently manage incidents that impact the lives of people you support, from the time of the initial report by a Direct Support Professional, all the way through to the reporting and closure of investigations. Now you've got... A simple Incident Communication form for DSP's to notify you of an incident. Staff can upload documents, such as a discharge summary or photos, and also draw on a body form to...

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  • Don't let EHR software cost scare you away.
    October 9, 2018 | By: Babar Nawaz

    How Much Does EHR Software Cost?

    Maintaining electronic health records (EHR) for individuals in your care provides a number of benefits both to those individuals and your care facility. EHR software helps you improve care through better coordination between providers in the healthcare continuum as well as better availability of updated and accurate information. You can also streamline your internal processes and automate manual, repetitive tasks to save time and money and further improving care. Finally, EHR systems can make regulatory compliance and reporting simple and...

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  • Old technology could hurt your long-term care facilities.
    September 25, 2018 | By: Kamal Sheikh

    Are Outdated Systems Hurting Your Long-Term Care Facility?

    The number of people requiring long-term care is expected to almost double, from 15 million in 2000 to 27 million in 2050.¹ However, 83 percent of long-term care facilities indicated that they have underinvested in technology and they will be acquired by a more technologically advanced enterprise or face bankruptcy.² Long-term care facilities have historically been slow to adopt advanced technology for several reasons. First, they tend to be medical and service experts, rather than technical experts. A lack of...

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  • September 11, 2018 | By: Kamal Sheikh

    4 Features to Look for in Electronic Health Records Software

    If you’re shopping for new electronic health records software for your long-term-care facility, it is well worth your time to examine exactly what features each solution offers and how they fit your needs. Many of the added features built into EHR software can save your facility time and money, while allowing your staff to focus providing better care to residents. Here are four features to focus on that will make your software more useful and provide you with the most...

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  • Electronic health records software can improve long-term care operations.
    August 28, 2018 | By: Babar Nawaz

    4 Things to Consider When Evaluating Electronic Health Records Software

    Electronic health records (EHR) software has penetrated the healthcare settings of all types of organizations, including long-term care and LTPAC (long-term and post-acute care). Long-term care facilities were not part of the plan under which the federal government in the United States provided financial incentives for hospitals and doctors’ offices to start using EHRs. As a result of those incentives, the adoption rates of EHRs have skyrocketed in hospitals, doctors’ offices, and nursing homes. Since the long-term care facilities did...

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  • Could EHR software improve patient care at your facility?
    August 14, 2018 | By: Kamal Sheikh

    What Is EHR Software (And Why Should You Use It?)

    If you work in the medical field, you’ve certainly heard of electronic health record (EHR) software, but you may wonder how it works and whether it is right for your facility. That’s especially true if both your management team and your staff are more familiar with paper records. Making the switch to EHR software can be intimidating, but the benefits are immense, helping you stay organized and provide a better level of care. This is especially true for long-term care...

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