Make Family and Caregivers Happier

Help to Eliminate Worries and Stress   Helping to Avoid Caretaker Syndrome There is no doubt that families and caregivers share in the anxieties of patients and residents.  Some of the stresses come from the uncertainty of how well a loved one or friend is being treated.  There are always concerns about safety, quality of treatment and whether or not the patient in a residential care facility is getting the proper amount of attention.   Professional and volunteer/family caregivers do their level best to give nursing home or long-term residents the best possible care, but there are stressors that occur. [...]

2019-01-11T10:58:06+00:00January 11th, 2019|AdminiCare|

The Most Common Issues with Medical Supply Inventories

Information, Time, and Money   1. Accuracy of information Inventory management is complex process.    If some or all of the important issues – what’s in stock, which vendors have the most competitive prices and others are entered manually into a spreadsheet or are kept track in handwritten files, there is a great deal of potential for human error.    Any business that uses these less-than-desirable methods is prone to bad information and mistakes.  In the area of long-term care or other residential healthcare facilities, bad information is crucial.   Without correct numbers, the inaccuracies can cost a lot of [...]

2018-12-11T12:06:44+00:00December 11th, 2018|AdminiCare|

Benefits of EHR and Integrated Data, even for Residential Care

Everyone in the healthcare industry is aware of the benefits of Electronic health records (EHRs). The driving force behind EHR is the ability to be able to use EHR date has great patient benefits. Health care providers who can access complete information can provide better care by having the ability to diagnose, which improves patient outcomes. Successfully implementing EHR requires having a coordinated and integrated data system that ensures correctly tracking all the details of a patient’s treatment. Such a system provides healthcare organizations of all types the ability to reduce or even eliminate errors of all types. Benefits Beyond Diagnosis [...]

2018-10-05T12:26:59+00:00October 5th, 2018|AdminiCare|

Is Your Medical Supply Inventory an Administrative Nightmare?

Is Your Medical Supply Inventory an Administrative Nightmare? Growth in Numbers, Need for Technology Residential health care has grown dramatically as more baby boomers age and have conditions that require this level of care. Other populations ranging from persons on the spectrum to those individuals who require extended care for a wide variety of conditions are also growing. Building and staffing large-scale organizations has presented some issues, but some of the most critical issues were unforeseen. This include record-keeping and reporting, especially with a growing concern for security of information and rising expectations for levels of quality care have generated [...]

2018-09-26T15:59:13+00:00September 26th, 2018|AdminiCare|

Why Most Long-Term Care Facilities Can’t Use Analytics

Analytics is a term that has become popular because of its use in sports. The book and movie “Moneyball” helped to popularize the term – but not necessarily the actual practice.   Analytics as a practice requires “studying past historical data to research potential trends, to analyze the effects of certain decisions or events, or to evaluate the performance of a given tool or scenario.”   In the medical world the term has become extremely popular as a way to maximize cost efficiency, particularly in the area of medical supplies which are a very large part of overall expense.   [...]

2018-09-12T08:15:24+00:00September 11th, 2018|AdminiCare|

AdminiCare – Manage Central Supply Inventories

AdminiPortal  is a part of AdminiCare. It provides access to all inventory management workflow  there users are able to compare and purchase their supplies, all from the same screen. Adminicare utilizes an Apple based scanner with a secure user-friendy app available at Apple store. Step 1 – Determine frequently used items for vendor cost comparison. Step 2 – Open AdminiPortal. Step 3 – Select items to compare across multiple vendors. Step 4 – Compare prices. Step 5 – Place order. Manage Inventory, Purchasing and Billing Across Multiple Facilities Track purchases against budget. Manage multiple inventories and price updates Increase staff efficiency Reduce administrative [...]

2018-08-13T23:51:52+00:00July 24th, 2018|AdminiCare|

Too much time is spent each month on the ordering and receiving 
in Nursing Homes?

Nursing Homes: Inventory Stock Control Inventory management demands a huge deal of time from caregivers working in health care environments. Caregivers often have to stop what they are doing to manually count what’s in stock, quantities to be ordered and then count item in upon receiving them at the Nursing home. Each time this happens, the caregiver has less time to spend with their residents on the delivery of quality, personalized care. Complying with Regulation Managing the Nursing Home’s medicine inventory is a crucial aspect of maintaining safety and quality. ‘Medication error rate. Nursing facilities must ensure that the medication [...]

2018-08-13T23:11:04+00:00May 11th, 2018|AdminiCare|

AdminiCare – Effective Inventory Control for Long-Term Healthcare Organizations

The impact of inventory on Nursing Home’ budgets makes efficient inventory management vital A precise, easy-to-use inventory management system is a critical aspect of any nursing home, assisted living or other medical facility, as tracking the supply levels and use of even small items like masks, gloves, gauze and syringes is extremely important.  Whether it's due to hoarding, theft, or simple inaccuracy, a faulty inventory tracking system can quickly derail a smooth operation and generate large waste, in both time and money. Only recently has the industry begun grappling with the amount of waste it generates. Today, nursing home inventory [...]

2018-08-13T23:40:53+00:00March 6th, 2018|AdminiCare|

AdminiCare – Keep precise records of all ancillary charges

There are over 15,000 skilled nursing facilities in the United States, according to the Center for Medicare and Medicaid. There are over 175 Federal Regulations that each of the United States’ skilled nursing facilities must comply with on an on-going basis in order to maintain compliance with The Center for Medicare and Medicaid. As with other medical records, the nursing home record should be well organized and complete. This is whether it is paper based or electronic record. If the record is not well maintained, then it will cause concerns when State inspectors’ survey the nursing homes on behalf of [...]

2018-08-13T23:32:44+00:00January 7th, 2018|AdminiCare|

78% of Nursing Homes Staff Still Face Manual Supply Chain Management

Nursing homes, or skilled nursing facilities (SNFs), maintain the highest acuity levels in the healthcare industry. The acuity of resident conditions continues to increase as nursing homes accept and care for older and sicker patients. As conditions such as diabetes and obesity become more prevalent and prominent in this setting, and the need for infection control remains critical, how can manufacturers of medical products, supplies, and equipment leverage this important channel? Outdated and manual healthcare supply chain management processes detract from care delivery. Frontline clinicians stated they spend an average of 17 percent of their workweek managing inventory issues, accounting [...]

2018-08-13T23:37:07+00:00September 24th, 2017|AdminiCare|
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