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An IC Check-Up

patient safety webinarPlease register for Strategies to Manage Hospital Acquired Conditions Reporting in an ACA World - An IC Check-Up on Sept 9th, 2014 1:00 PM CDT at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5973501898406116610

With the August 1 Final Rule announcement by CMS, it’s time we had an Infection Control check-up from our IC expert, Brian Foy.

Brian will explain recent changes to Federal rules and its impacts on everyday IC preventionists. Then, the team will outline some of the experienced and expected challenges faced by industry partners and their solutions.

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What Early CG-CAHPS Results and Data Are Telling Us

patient safety white paper What Early CG-CAHPS Results and Data Are Telling UsHealthStream, leading patient survey vendor for over 750 hospitals, has collected a large sample of CG-CAHPS survey results from physician offices over the last three years. The survey data identifies clear trends in how patients perceive the care they are receiving from their providers. Specifically, the data illustrates that how well a provider communicates in the exam room has ramifications on the patient’s overall impression of the practice.

Because national CG-CAHPS scores are trending on a tight curve like HCAHPS, providers will need to receive high marks on surveys just to reach the average at the 50th percentile, nationally. It’s time for all providers to develop a patient experience strategy.

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IMCO-STAT ED Discrepancy is designed to streamline the workflow process of ED physicians sending critical patient diagnosis to the radiologist. The system notifies the radiologist of the ED information and allows the radiologist to agree or disagree with the ED diagnosis based on the exam. If there is a discrepancy, the system automatically alerts the ED physician for immediate attention, and creates an audit trail of all communications.

IMCO-STAT ED Discrepancy is designed to streamline the workflow process of ED physicians sending critical patient diagnosis to the radiologist. The system notifies the radiologist of the ED information and allows the radiologist to agree or disagree with the ED diagnosis based on the exam. If there is a discrepancy, the system automatically alerts the ED physician for immediate attention, and creates an audit trail of all communications.

This module is part of the IMCO Technologies line of products used to enhance communications between hospital departments.

IMCO-STAT is a Critical Test Results Management (CTRM) solution that is capable of sending messages from Radiology, Laboratory, and other areas by means of secure text messaging, secure e-mail, and secure paging via a variety of cross-platform devices such as workstations, laptops, tablet PCs, PDAs, smart phones, BlackBerry, any UC platform, and other wireless devices.  IMCO-STAT provides closed-loop reporting using automatic receipt confirmation, and an events log to provide an audit trail.  IMCO-STAT CTRM utilizes a flexible software design to tailor an effective CTRM solution for the workflow of each customer facility.  Using IMCO-STAT CTRM will save radiologists time, ensure fast delivery and acceptance of alerts by physicians, provide results tracking and management reports.

About IMCO Technologies
IMCO Technologies is celebrating its 21st year as an innovator in the information management marketplace. IMCO produces, sells and services software solutions in hospitals, imaging centers, radiology reading groups and clinical laboratories.  Product development centers on the principles of 1) ease of use, 2) system configurability and modularity, 3) fast performance, 4) affordability, and 5) adherence to industry standards.

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