Disability Software receives US Patent for secure sharing of private information on mobile devices

Therap Services releases mobile apps to track service collection data and document electronic medication administration records

Sep 18, 2013, 14:00 ET from Therap Services

WATERBURY, Conn., Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Therap Services received United States Patent #8,528,056 September 3, 2013 for managing secure sharing of information across security domains via a communication link, including the internet, wireless communications, mobile devices, telephone network and electronic messaging. Therap mobile apps for the developmental disability community reflect components of the patent.

Therap's Android mobile app enables service data collection at source with electronic visit verification, electronic medication administration records, and password reset from users' handheld devices.   The mobile ISP data collection features include GPS location, voice-to-text functionality, built-in camera, and touch signatures to help comply with state and federal Medicaid reimbursement requirements and proof of service delivery. The mobile MAR includes images of medications, allergies, diagnoses, administration type and status for scheduled and PRN medications.

Data recorded in the Therap Android app can be accessed through Therap's secure cloud based applications to generate reports for service planning and goal tracking, and MAR monthly reports. Service data can be used to calculate billing units for submission to state Medicaid. Therap ensures data security and integrity with time/date stamped documents and electronic signatures. Therap keeps track of activities within the system including the IP address of the device to meet HIPAA and audit requirements for agencies.

Justin Brockie, Therap Chief Operating Officer said, "Therap has always been at the forefront of bringing the benefits of internet based communication to the intellectual and developmental disability community.  Our latest patent is yet more proof of our commitment and innovation in the field.  Therap is bringing the benefits of secure transparency to individuals and their families supported by states, counties, and providers across the country."

Developmental disability organizations including day, residential and in-home providers, ICF/DD facilities, and community support programs are using Therap's case management, EHR, and Billing applications.

About Therap Services

Therap provides an integrated solution for documentation, communication, and reporting. Therap applications include Health Tracking, Individual and Emergency Data Forms, eMAR, Support Planning toolkit, T-Logs, Incident Reports, Secure Communications, Service Authorization, Attendance, Electronic Billing, and Training Management System.

Therap Services developmental disability software includes case management services, referral, intake, slot management and other oversight requirements, for State and County Governments.

For further information, please visit http://www.therapservices.net.

SOURCE Therap Services