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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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Is the Answer to Enhanced Patient Safety Hiding in Plain Sight?
The Transformation of “Incident Reporting

Is the Answer to Enhanced Patient Safety Hiding in Plain Sight? The Transformation of “Incident ReportingWe all have these systems, whether paper or electronic, that are supposed to capture incidents that can lead to and/or have resulted in patient harm. Most of these systems can do this, but many will agree that there is something missing – something important – when it comes to whether or not these systems actually enhance patient safety.

We cannot just track incidents anymore; we need to make this an organization-wide process where we build awareness, which leads to intervention, and results in changes that can be seen and monitored. In this white paper, we discuss the transformation of traditional “incident reporting” into an integrated patient safety management system and offer a path to achieve this transformation.


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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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