BROADVIEW HEIGHTS, Ohio, Sept. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Clinical Outcomes Management Systems ("COMS Interactive®"), the leading provider of patient-centered outcomes and disease care management solutions in the post-acute market, is pleased to announce that Dr. Simon Mittal has been named COMS' Director of Medical Affairs.
This appointment is another significant step in COMS effort to increase the depth and usability of its industry-leading clinical decision support software, Daylight IQ®. Dr. Mittal will work with the company's clinical team and physician/nursing advisory boards to extend the clinical intelligence and application systems within Daylight IQ. Daylight IQ is already in use in a number of assisted living facilities across the country, and Dr. Mittal's expertise will be critical in extending COMS' reach in assisted living. He will also provide his expertise to present on the topics of disease care management and other relevant areas.
The Daylight IQ product suite covers 37 disease categories or afflictions, representing 85 chronic diseases typically seen in skilled nursing and assisted living facilities. These categories are supported with clinical care guides that help to define processes provided at the time of care to the nursing staff in order to manage and improve outcomes. Physicians can connect to the system remotely for reviewing resident profiles and modifying care plans.
"We couldn't be more pleased to welcome Dr. Simon Mittal to the COMS Team," commented Frederick T. Croft, Executive Chairman, COMS Interactive, "It is another step for us in bringing practical experience and user input into enhancing Daylight IQ, and to extending its application across the post-acute continuum."
Over the last few years, Dr. Mittal has seen the increasing need for high quality care in skilled nursing, assisted living, and long term care facilities as he has helped his father navigate the complex medical issues that seniors face. His desire is to improve the standard of care, achieve better outcomes, and help facilities provide the care that seniors deserve. His specialties include chronic disease management strategies, skilled nursing facility development, strategic planning, and long term care.
"I am excited to be part of an innovative technology team," stated Dr. Mittal, "I look forward to improving the care of patients at the bedside by implementing the technologies of Daylight IQ."
Dr. Mittal graduated from medical school from the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston, completed his training in Denver, Colorado and is a Board Certified Internist. After spending 6 years in the Army, where he was recognized with the Surgeon General's Award, he spent 10 years with the Mayo Health System and was a Clinical Instructor for the Mayo Medical School.
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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