HIPAA Compliant software captures resident data at the time and care and eliminates need for paper charting
PORTLAND, Ore., Dec. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Vigilan, provider of software for better senior living, announced the Beta release of a new mobile application that enables the collection of Assisted Living resident vital signs to an iPhone or iPad. As an integrated application with the Vigilan Care Suite, the mobile app is a free, "at the moment of care" tool that nursing staff can use to save time by eliminating the need for paper charting and data entry.
The features of the new mobile app include:
- Mobile collection of vital signs to your iPhone or iPad
Staff can enter the resident data at the point of care.
- HIPAA Compliant
The software encrypts the data when it is sent from the phone to the database. No data is stored on the phone.
- Works in a standalone mode or connected to Vigilan Administrator
Regardless of the size of the community, from 5 beds to 100 beds, this mobile app enables the collection of vital signs, shift change notes and more.
- Downloads resident basic data from the Vigilan Administrator database.
The charting app pulls the latest data about residents into the mobile device, eliminating the need to enter names on move in or move out.
- Data Sharing
Permission controls allow the sharing of resident data for all staff to see and update the same information about a community's residents.
- Weight Trending
Reporting provides an immediate view of resident's weight over time
Any user can set alerts for any situation that needs special attention for other caregivers, the nurse or the administrator
Pricing and Availability
The mobile app from Vigilan is free from the Apple App Store and will be available for both iPad and iPhones by March of 2012. An Android version will be available in Q2 of 2012.
"The use of mobile devices in healthcare has skyrocketed," said Doug Fullaway, president and CEO of Vigilan. "Vigilan's HIPAA compliant mobile app addresses a significant need to connect care providers to up-to-date resident data at the time of care. Our customers will see an immediate benefit in time savings and improved quality of care."
Vigilan is the leading operational management systems company for independent living, assisted living and dementia care providers who need an easier way to improve quality of care while profitably managing their business. Unlike other systems providers, Vigilan offers an adaptive system that can accommodate the variety of state regulations and individual facility requirements. Core to the company's operational excellence suite of products is the Administrator that, on average, increases revenue by $150 per resident per month. To learn more visit us online at http://www.vigilan.com.
MacKenzie Marketing Group
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