Information management - products.PORTABLE DATA COLLECTION
Advanced Information Management, Inc., announces the release of all its Windows applications working with portable pen terminals. Using radio- frequency communications, users do not need to be cabled to their computers. They can collect data for MDS MDS,
n See temporomandibular pain-dysfunction syndrome.
MDS 1 Maternal deprivation syndrome, see there 2 Myelodysplastic syndrome, see there anytime, anywhere.
MPulse Maintenance Software[TM], a division of Spectech LLC (Logical Link Control) See "LANs" under data link protocol.
LLC - Logical Link Control , introduces MPulse Enterprise[TM], maintenance software that utilizes your network server and the Internet. This product is designed for facilities that own multiple buildings in diverse locations that need to connect to a central database via a WAN, an Intranet or the Internet.
MPulse Gold[TM] incorporates a new user security and management authorization system. A new component, the Remote Work Request[TM] module, allows anyone on the network to initiate a work request. As with all MPulse Maintenance Software, Gold supports multiple asset types, key and lock control management, and linked inventory and purchase requisitions. Users easily create and schedule preventive maintenance, generate work orders, and report on maintenance history. Current MPulse Maintenance Software users can upgrade to MPulse Gold seamlessly.
LONG-TERM CARE long-term care (LTC),
n the provision of medical, social, and personal care services on a recurring or continuing basis to persons with chronic physical or mental disorders. SOFTWARE
EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) The electronic communication of business transactions, such as orders, confirmations and invoices, between organizations. Third parties provide EDI services that enable organizations with different equipment to connect. LTC LTC
lieutenant colonel Systems offers user-friendly software for long-term care, including clinical and financial applications. Our software handles Inquiry and Sales Tracking, Preadmissions Screening, Admissions, Physicians' Orders, Assessments, Treatment, Care Plan, Progress Notes, MDS2, RUGs-III, RAPs, PPS (Packets Per Second) The measurement of activity in a local area network (LAN). In LANs such as Ethernet, Token Ring and FDDI, as well as the Internet, data is broken up and transmitted in packets (frames), each with a source and destination address. , Billing for all payers with A/R; provides detailed management information online and in reports; and streamlines workflow in nursing, subacute care, assisted living, independent living and adult day care; and consolidates data across units and multiple facilities as required. It can significantly reduce the administrative workload and quickly show a positive ROI (Return On Investment) The monetary benefits derived from having spent money on developing or revising a system. In the IT world, there are more ways to compute ROI than Carter has liver pills (and for those of you who never heard of that expression, it means a lot). . For unusual needs, the software is quickly and easily customized.
The system is Lotus-Notes-based, fully integrated, 32-bit for efficiency (works on Windows 95/NT, AS/400 or UNIX UNIX
Operating system for digital computers, developed by Ken Thompson of Bell Laboratories in 1969. It was initially designed for a single user (the name was a pun on the earlier operating system Multics). ), Web-ready, and HCFA HCFA
Health Care Financing Administration
n.pr See Health Care Financing Administration. and Y2K compliant. It is flexible enough to work with popular hardware and networks on sensitive data systems now and into the future.
The Achieve PathLinks[TM] Case Mix Coach[TM] analyzes MDS data from any vendor's MDS software, enabling users to submit consistent, accurate reimbursement documentation. Upon completing the MDS documentation, users can send their MDS data to the Case Mix Coach for review. The Case Mix Coach will generate several reports to help identify inconsistencies or changes that could lead to RUGs-III reclassification Reclassification
The process of changing the class of mutual funds once certain requirements have been met. These requirements are generally placed on load mutual funds. Reclassification is not considered to be a taxable event. .
The American Health Care Association The American Health Care Association (AHCA) is non-profit federation of affiliated state health organizations, together representing more than 10,000 non-profit and for-profit assisted living, nursing facility, developmentally-disabled, and subacute care providers that care for (AHCA AHCA Agency for Health Care Administration
AHCA American Health Care Association
AHCA American Hockey Coaches Association
AHCA American Highland Cattle Association
AHCA Australian Health Care Agreement
AHCA Austin Healey Club of America ) has introduced a new module for its Facilitator Quality Manager[TM] software to help long-term care facilities make quality-of-life improvements in areas that include: family involvement; respect and independence issues; and issues involving nursing home staff, treatment settings, dining, and safety and security. This module lets the facility and staff identify areas needing improvement, prioritize the improvement efforts that will have the greatest impact on residents and measure their effectiveness.
TIME AND ATTENDANCE SOFTWARE
ADI's Standard Time[TM] for Windows is a 32-bit, open-database-compliant time and attendance system. Its ODBC (Open DataBase Connectivity) A database programming interface from Microsoft that provides a common language for Windows applications to access databases on a network. interface permits it to be used with a facility's existing database. Available for single or multiuser Two or more users. operation, the system has a variety of functions, such as flexible reporting, accruals, scheduling, password security, payroll interfaces and online help.
Additional options include bell-signal control, access control and report writer. Data collection is facilitated through terminals, PC Punch, wands or handheld units.
REFERRAL AND MARKETING SOFTWARE
Ideal Software publishes REPS for Windows, designed specifically for the long-term care market. As a lead- management tool, REPS allows you to track information about your leads and maintain a diary of your activity with those leads.
The REPS referral-source-tracking function maintains information on those companies and individuals who might refer prospective residents.
The third function of REPS is marketing analysis. Using all the information maintained in lead management and referral source tracking, the program can generate a variety of executive and summary reports that assist in managing and evaluating market activities.
ELECTRONIC FOOD BUYING DIRECTORY
Thomas Food Industry Register has announced its revised 1999/2000 Buying Guide, which will be available in print and CD-ROM CD-ROM: see compact disc.
in full compact disc read-only memory
Type of computer storage medium that is read optically (e.g., by a laser). versions, including free annual updates.
The Buying Guide features comprehensive information on 22,000 food industry companies, in product categories that include food and ingredients processors, equipment and services suppliers, and brand names/trademarks. Listings are cross-referenced by product, equipment, supply and service. The Buying Guide also includes complete company profiles.
The CD-ROM version can be searched by product, company, brand name and/or geographic location. The Buying Guide will be online in September 1999.
VIDEO MESSAGE DISPLAY SYSTEM
Message-Link Pro[R] is AFS A distributed file system for large, widely dispersed Unix and Windows networks from Transarc Corporation, now part of IBM. It is noted for its ease of administration and expandability and stems from Carnegie-Mellon's Andrew File System.
AFS - Andrew File System , Inc.'s newest solution for video information display. This PC-based, complete computer system with dedicated software, presents custom-made announcements and full-color image screens conveniently on your TVs. It is quick and easy to operate with simple menu choices. Text sizes/colors vary to give residents easy-to-read, attention-getting messages.
The Y2K-compliant system features a Pentium-based computer with Windows 98[TM] and a VGA monitor for input. Message-Link Pro helps keep everyone informed about community news, ongoing events, available programs and services, weather updates, etc., with interchangeable announcement backgrounds, image preview and big-board message display.
WOUND MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE
WOUNDPRO[TM] A Program for Healing, by Johnson & Johnson Medical, offers healthcare professionals direction in treating wounds. As a decision support tool, the program tracks patient information, provides wound-specific protocols and includes a product formulary formulary /for·mu·lary/ (for´mu-lar?e) a collection of recipes, formulas, and prescriptions.
National Formulary see under N.
n. to standardize care on a patient-specific basis. With the combination of these components, WOUNDPRO offers clinicians the information needed to select the correct dressing option, place a product order and track clinical costs and outcomes for each patient.
MAINTENANCE MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE
Eagle Technology offers a free evaluation copy of its ProTeus Computerized Maintenance Management Software (CMMS CMMS Computerized Maintenance Management System
CMMS Computerized Maintenance Management Software
CMMS Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services
CMMS Conceptual Model of the Mission Space
CMMS Center for Multilingual Multicultural Studies ). The evaluation copy is enabled for 45 days and includes a free tutorial manual, which introduces the users to important aspects of ProTeus, such as adding equipment and inventory files, setting up employee and labor crafts and printing work orders. Users can order the free copy over the Web with no obligation.
COMPREHENSIVE INFORMATION SYSTEM
ANSWERS ON DEMAND[R] is a completely seamless and integrated information system with more than 30 separate software modules. Easily adapted to your environment, ANSWERS meets your financial, clinical and operational information needs by combining the modules that fit your situation and environment. Written for Windows 95/98/NT, ANSWERS software can run alone or in a networked environment.