PITTSBURGH, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Vocollect Healthcare Systems (www.accunurse.com and www.blog.accunurse.com), a business unit of Intermec, Inc. (NYSE: IN) announces that it will sponsor a full-day seminar at no cost to attendees titled, How to Succeed in Healthcare Reform through Data-Driven Processes in conjunction with Long-Term Living Magazine. The event will be held at the American Airlines Conference & Training Center in Dallas/Ft. Worth, TX on May 17, 2011. The session will run from 9 AM-5 PM with a networking/cocktail reception following from 5-6 PM. Long-Term Living Magazine will host and moderate the sessions.
Sessions will be led by Kathleen Griffin, PhD, National Director of Post Acute & Senior Services at Health Dimensions Group and Leah Klusch, Founder and Executive Director of The Alliance Training Center, along with Jim Shearon, RN, and Chuck Emerick, RN, clinical solutions experts from AccuNurse. The seminar will conclude with a moderated technology panel presentation comprised of leading providers discussing their strategies for preparing for reform and transforming their facilities through technology adoption, integration and execution.
The seminar will provide attendees with the following benefits:
- Up-to-the-minute update on how healthcare reform is progressing and critical dates to be aware of today Comprehensive overview of the Accountable Care model, with steps on how to build relationships with hospital CEOs and other crucial referral networks
- Tips on how to get data in order to demonstrate higher quality outcomes at lower costs while lowering hospital re-admissions
- How the newly-launched MDS 3.0 platform ties into reform preparedness and the changing regulatory and compliance environment
- Direct feedback from colleagues and peers on how technology can elevate 'reform readiness' and specifically, how voice technology best complies with data preparedness
"Today's providers are challenged to keep up with the fast-approaching healthcare reform, and the best way for them to thrive in this environment is by being prepared," said Maureen Ladouceur, Vice President of Clinical Solutions for Vocollect Healthcare Systems. "We want to give providers education they can use throughout the process of developing a strategy that ensures ongoing quality management for resident care. The Long-Term Living seminar is an ideal setting for this discussion, and one that will benefit providers going forward."
"This free, one-day seminar will be packed with must-have insight and strategic information for long-term care providers," commented Long-Term Living publisher, Cecily Andrews. "Our goal is that each attendee leaves this seminar well-informed and better positioned to lead their organization in navigating our changing healthcare landscape."
AccuNurse (www.accunurse.com and www.blog.accunurse.com) provides sound business guidance and data-driven clinical outcomes to long-term care's leading facilities. Through its CliniFusion model, which couples the depth and knowledge of senior clinical advisors with the power of voice technology, the company has taken a leadership role in preparing long-term care for 2014 reform, streamlining the work of the caregiver, and making substantial and lasting improvements to the performance of their facilities. This 'fused' approach to achieving clinical outcomes is what empowers AccuNurse to address problems no one else can. AccuNurse is part of Vocollect, a business unit of Intermec, Inc., (NYSE: IN) and the global leader in delivering voice technology to mobile workers on six continents.
Vocollect, a business unit of Intermec, Inc. (NYSE: IN), is the leader in creating and providing voice-centric solutions for mobile workers in distribution and warehouse environments worldwide. The speech recognition software and extreme recognition accuracy of in-vocabulary speech helps customers achieve a higher level of business performance through voice. Every day over 300,000 workers worldwide use Vocollect's comprehensive voice solutions to distribute more than $3 billion in goods from distribution centers and warehouses to customer locations. A global team of over 2,000 supply chain reseller and channel partner experts supports Vocollect Voice offerings. Vocollect VoiceWorld Suite integrates with all major WMS and ERP systems, including solutions from SAP AG, and supports the industry's leading mobile computing devices. For more information, visit www.vocollect.com.
Intermec Inc. (NYSE: IN) develops and integrates products, services and technologies that identify, track and manage supply chain assets and information. Core technologies include rugged mobile computing and data collection systems, bar code printers, label media, and RFID. The company's products and services are used by customers in many industries worldwide to improve the productivity, quality and responsiveness of business operations. For more information about Intermec, visit www.intermec.com or call 800-347-2636.
Vocollect®, Vocollect Voice® and Vocollect VoiceWorld Suite™ are trademarks of Vocollect, Inc. AccuNurse® is a registered trademark of Vocollect Healthcare Systems, Inc. All rights reserved.