COMS Interactive Partners with PointClickCare Enhancing Care by Reducing Avoidable Hospital Readmissions
CLEVELAND, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- COMS Interactive, LLC (also known as Clinical Outcomes Management Systems or COMS) has partnered with PointClickCare, the leading cloud-based software platform for senior care, to better leverage the two organizations' collective strengths and resources. The companies will work together to offer a more comprehensive product set for current and future customers by combining the power of the COMS Daylight IQ™ disease management product suite and PointClickCare products and services.
COMS focuses on raising overall clinical and financial outcomes in the long-term care marketplace, including Skilled Nursing Facilities, Assisted Living Facilities, and Home Care. The company's flagship product, Daylight IQ™, a Software as a Service (SaaS) platform, features a series of integrated, disease-based library of clinical protocols that significantly empower the entire nursing team at the point of care, while improving communication between all parties. Deploying Daylight IQ™ reduces 30-day hospital readmissions by up to 50% and premature mortality by more than 60%.
"As both PointClickCare and COMS Interactive focus on improving quality of care and financial performance in the senior care marketplace, a partnership between our two organizations presents a unique opportunity," commented Mike Wessinger, Chief Executive Officer, PointClickCare. "We're pleased to be working with the COMS team to offer our customers additional solution options for addressing the critical challenge of reducing preventable hospital readmissions."
PointClickCare offers cloud-based, regulatory compliant solutions for the senior care market, supported by a core Electronic Health Record (EHR) and Revenue Cycle Management (RCM) platform. PointClickCare solutions are designed to help healthcare providers meet the global challenges of senior care by enabling them to improve quality of care, enhance financial and operational performance, and mitigate risk.
"A steadfast thought leader in the EHR marketplace, PointClickCare provides excellent products and services to the long-term care industry," noted Edward J. Tromczynski, Chief Executive Officer, COMS Interactive. "We look forward to working with the PointClickCare team to further enhance the clinical abilities of our collective customers."
Market research indicates that the average nursing facility or assisted living resident has a complicated disease profile, with one primary disease and up to eight secondary diseases or afflictions. Over 70% of re-hospitalizations are due to the worsening of secondary or new diseases. By providing early detection of changes in condition, Daylight IQ™ highlights potential problems and offers caregivers the opportunity to respond, preventing further progression of the illness.
About COMS Interactive, LLC
COMS Interactive, LLC partners with thirteen state health care associations in deploying processes and systems that stabilize and improve resident health while improving financial outcomes for Skilled Nursing facilities. The Daylight IQ™ Software as a Service (SaaS) product combines business administration, disease management and long-term healthcare knowledge to empower the nursing team, streamline the process, more efficiently address resident healthcare needs and increase facility revenues. This combination of clinical and technical processes can save millions of dollars a year in preventable hospital readmissions. Additional information regarding COMS Interactive and Daylight IQ™ is available at www.comsllc.com.
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