Knoxville, TN (PRWEB) May 08, 2014
Mediware announced today that it has entered into a business relationship with Focus on Therapeutic Outcomes, Inc (FOTO™). As a result of this new relationship, Mediware's MediLinks rehabilitation software and FOTO's Web-based outcomes functionality will be integrated, allowing customers to better measure patient outcomes and improve the quality of care.
The integration of the two products will help MediLinks users capture demographic information, track G-codes and provides outcomes reporting. Mediware customers will now be able to examine patient episode information within the MediLinks software and, at the same time, leverage FOTO's ability to measure patient outcomes and benchmarking tools.
FOTO President Al Amato, PT., MBA, said, “This partnership will ease the burden of managing compliance demands from payers and legislation, as well as allow users of the MediLinks software more time to focus on patient care.”
FOTO's outcomes reports compare treatment effectiveness, treatment efficiency, and patient satisfaction by impairment. The company’s database is the largest and most valid external directory for rehabilitation that measures functional outcomes for orthopedic, neurological, work hardening/work conditioning, pain management, cardiovascular pulmonary and pelvic floor dysfunction patients.
Mediware clients will be invited to an exclusive webinar in May showcasing the integration features.
Mediware delivers interoperable best-of-breed software systems that improve efficiencies and address safety concerns, enabling healthcare organizations to improve care processes while decreasing costs. Core Mediware solutions include rehabilitation and respiratory care solutions, blood management technologies, cell therapy solutions, medication management solutions, home health solutions including HME/DME and business intelligence-based performance management solutions for clinical, regulatory and financial aspects of the broader healthcare market. Learn more at http://www.mediware.com.
FOTO is a Knoxville, TN, based corporation that has been continuously improving solutions that efficiently and reliably measure and report functional outcomes for the Rehab industry for 20 years. FOTO’s Web-based solutions are risk-adjusted to enable fair and accurate measurement and predictions of the expected improvement in a patient’s functional status. Approximately 5 million patient surveys have been compiled in the FOTO database, and researchers have utilized FOTO data to publish over 85 articles on functional outcomes in refereed medical journals. These publications have led the way in enhancing the science of measuring outcomes and the use of outcomes in payment methodologies.