BROADVIEW HEIGHTS, Ohio, Oct. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Clinical Outcomes Management Systems ("COMS Interactive®") announced today that it has executed a license agreement with Florida Atlantic University (FAU) to automate the process of populating the INTERACT® 4.0 document toolset with the rich clinical data collected through the Daylight IQ® software and clinical guidance. The systems are synergistic, complementary and work well together.
Daylight IQ will now pre-populate select INTERACT forms based on existing nursing documentation. This exchange of data positively impacts nursing workflow and daily activities, allowing for early detection of changes in condition and creating a proactive approach to resident care.
"The INTERACT program must be executed by a trained project champion who will assist facility staff in using the tools on a daily basis. The tools have been designed to be used in everyday practice and help staff improve care, but not increase unnecessary paperwork," states Joseph G. Ouslander, MD, creator of the INTERACT program and Professor in the FAU Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine. "Disease management is a growing concern as reducing rates of unnecessary emergency department visits, hospital admissions, and readmission has become a real priority. COMS' incorporation of the INTERACT program will provide caregivers with information right when they need it, efficiently altering team workflow and ultimately improving the quality of care residents receive."
COMS Interactive is the post-acute industry leader in managing clinical risk by driving best in class clinical outcomes through its internet based Software as a Service (SaaS) product suite, Daylight IQ. A point-of-care clinical decision support tool, Daylight IQ helps standardize care and documentation, proactively manage chronic diseases and identify changes in patient condition which results in improved clinical outcomes.
"INTERACT's commitment to improving clinical care is perfectly aligned with COMS' focus on disease care management," noted Frederick T. Croft, Executive Chairman, COMS Interactive. "The integration of our product offerings provides a significantly advanced clinical solution for care teams throughout the continuum."
INTERACT is a quality improvement program designed to improve the early identification, evaluation, documentation, and communication about changes in the status of residents in skilled nursing facilities. Versions of INTERACT are also available for assisted living and the home health care settings. The goal of INTERACT is to improve care and reduce the frequency of potentially avoidable transfers to the acute hospital. Such transfers can result in numerous complications of hospitalization, and billions of dollars in unnecessary health care expenditures. For more information, please visit https://interact.fau.edu.
About Daylight IQ by COMS Interactive, LLC
Daylight IQ is a patient-centered disease care management system offered as a web-based Software as a Service (SaaS) product suite that works as a stand-alone application or in conjunction with the market's leading EMRs. Daylight IQ helps to stabilize and improve resident health across the post-acute continuum, including skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, managed care environments and other settings. Connecting nurses with a dynamic assessment series and a library of information, Daylight IQ improves the care of residents by addressing abnormal observations in a real-time environment. Based upon principles of disease care management developed by experienced practicing clinicians, Daylight IQ helps nurses proactively identify changes in condition and assists the nurse with determining the next steps in care through suggested interventions. Additional information regarding COMS Interactive and Daylight IQ is available at www.comsllc.com or by contacting COMS at 330.650.9900.
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