Welcome!

News Feed Item

MatrixCare Partners With AMDA to Automate Clinical Practice Guidelines and Know-It-All Series

MatrixCare Clinical Decision Support Can Reduce Costs and Increase the Quality of Care

BLOOMINGTON, MN -- (Marketwired) -- 05/27/14 -- MatrixCare™, the industry leading EHR for long-term care and senior living providers, has entered into an agreement with AMDA -- The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (AMDA) to incorporate AMDA's Clinical Practice Guidelines and Know-It-All series into MatrixCare Clinical Coach™ and Clinical Guardian™ clinical decision support products. AMDA's Clinical Practice Guidelines have set the standard for clinical care processes in post-acute and long-term care settings. MatrixCare is the first EHR for post-acute and long-term care with embedded clinical decision support features using AMDA's evidence-based and expert-endorsed resources.

John Damgaard, MatrixCare President and CEO, commented, "Clinical decision support embedded in the EHR will be critical for long-term care providers to leverage clinical resources to provide quality care for the growing population of seniors. Running 'parallel systems' with overlapping clinical workflows is not a viable solution as it introduces the potential for errors in data entry, decreases staff efficiency, and adds unnecessary costs. We are honored to partner with AMDA, the standard bearer of clinical protocols in post-acute and long-term care settings. MatrixCare Clinical Coach and Clinical Guardian are the first and only AMDA-enhanced clinical decision support tools built into an LTPAC EHR to reduce costs and re-hospitalizations, mitigate risks, and, more importantly, provide superior care and better outcomes."

AMDA Executive Director Christopher Laxton, CAE, said, "AMDA's mission is to improve the quality of post-acute and long-term care. Our expert clinical support resources -- the Clinical Practice Guidelines and Know-It-All system -- is one significant way we advance that mission. We're proud to partner with MatrixCare to extend the reach of these important resources to more facilities and settings of care."

AMDA Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs) emphasize key care processes and help to guide staff and practitioner practices and performance. They are widely used and referenced throughout post-acute and long-term care and are referenced in the CMS MDS and State Operations manuals. AMDA's Know-It-All system is designed to maximize quality care and avoid unnecessary emergency room visits and hospitalizations. These tools enable practitioners and nursing staff to communicate in a way that ensures a seamless continuum of care.

"Healthcare today requires that providers demonstrate the use of evidence-based practices," said Denise Wassennar, RN and MatrixCare Chief Clinical Officer. "As the breadth and depth of health related research continues to grow it becomes more challenging for clinicians to remain current on best practices. AMDA's Clinical Practice Guidelines have set the standard for post-acute and long-term care and MatrixCare Clinical Coach and Clinical Guardian bring clinical decision support to long-term care providers in a way that increases efficiency and results in better resident outcomes."

About MatrixCare
MatrixCare solutions have powered the long-term care continuum for over 30 years. Used in more than 5,500 care settings, MatrixCare is the industry leading, cloud-based EHR with care setting specific solutions across the continuum of care. It helps long-term care and senior living communities deliver superior care, resulting in better clinical and financial outcomes. The MatrixCare Architecture for Long-Term Care includes product suites to help providers deliver person-centered care while maintaining high occupancy rates, maximizing revenues, reducing readmissions, and integrating with partners and physicians across the continuum of care. Visit www.matrixcare.com for more information.

MatrixCare is a trademark of MDI Achieve, Inc.

About AMDA
AMDA -- The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine is the national professional association of medical directors, attending physicians, and other professionals practicing post-acute and long-term care medicine and committed to the continuous improvement of patient care. AMDA provides education, advocacy, information, and professional development to enable its members to deliver quality post-acute and long-term care. Find out more at www.amda.com.

Media Contact:
Kim Ross
Senior Director of Marketing
MatrixCare
952-995-9904

More Stories By Marketwired .

Copyright © 2009 Marketwired. All rights reserved. All the news releases provided by Marketwired are copyrighted. Any forms of copying other than an individual user's personal reference without express written permission is prohibited. Further distribution of these materials is strictly forbidden, including but not limited to, posting, emailing, faxing, archiving in a public database, redistributing via a computer network or in a printed form.

Latest Stories
DX World EXPO, LLC, a Lighthouse Point, Florida-based startup trade show producer and the creator of "DXWorldEXPO® - Digital Transformation Conference & Expo" has announced its executive management team. The team is headed by Levent Selamoglu, who has been named CEO. "Now is the time for a truly global DX event, to bring together the leading minds from the technology world in a conversation about Digital Transformation," he said in making the announcement.
"Space Monkey by Vivent Smart Home is a product that is a distributed cloud-based edge storage network. Vivent Smart Home, our parent company, is a smart home provider that places a lot of hard drives across homes in North America," explained JT Olds, Director of Engineering, and Brandon Crowfeather, Product Manager, at Vivint Smart Home, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at @ThingsExpo, held Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Conference Guru has been named “Media Sponsor” of the 22nd International Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 5-7, 2018, at the Javits Center in New York, NY. A valuable conference experience generates new contacts, sales leads, potential strategic partners and potential investors; helps gather competitive intelligence and even provides inspiration for new products and services. Conference Guru works with conference organizers to pass great deals to gre...
DevOps is under attack because developers don’t want to mess with infrastructure. They will happily own their code into production, but want to use platforms instead of raw automation. That’s changing the landscape that we understand as DevOps with both architecture concepts (CloudNative) and process redefinition (SRE). Rob Hirschfeld’s recent work in Kubernetes operations has led to the conclusion that containers and related platforms have changed the way we should be thinking about DevOps and...
The Internet of Things will challenge the status quo of how IT and development organizations operate. Or will it? Certainly the fog layer of IoT requires special insights about data ontology, security and transactional integrity. But the developmental challenges are the same: People, Process and Platform. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Craig Sproule, CEO of Metavine, demonstrated how to move beyond today's coding paradigm and shared the must-have mindsets for removing complexity from the develop...
In his Opening Keynote at 21st Cloud Expo, John Considine, General Manager of IBM Cloud Infrastructure, led attendees through the exciting evolution of the cloud. He looked at this major disruption from the perspective of technology, business models, and what this means for enterprises of all sizes. John Considine is General Manager of Cloud Infrastructure Services at IBM. In that role he is responsible for leading IBM’s public cloud infrastructure including strategy, development, and offering m...
The next XaaS is CICDaaS. Why? Because CICD saves developers a huge amount of time. CD is an especially great option for projects that require multiple and frequent contributions to be integrated. But… securing CICD best practices is an emerging, essential, yet little understood practice for DevOps teams and their Cloud Service Providers. The only way to get CICD to work in a highly secure environment takes collaboration, patience and persistence. Building CICD in the cloud requires rigorous ar...
Companies are harnessing data in ways we once associated with science fiction. Analysts have access to a plethora of visualization and reporting tools, but considering the vast amount of data businesses collect and limitations of CPUs, end users are forced to design their structures and systems with limitations. Until now. As the cloud toolkit to analyze data has evolved, GPUs have stepped in to massively parallel SQL, visualization and machine learning.
"Evatronix provides design services to companies that need to integrate the IoT technology in their products but they don't necessarily have the expertise, knowledge and design team to do so," explained Adam Morawiec, VP of Business Development at Evatronix, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at @ThingsExpo, held Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
To get the most out of their data, successful companies are not focusing on queries and data lakes, they are actively integrating analytics into their operations with a data-first application development approach. Real-time adjustments to improve revenues, reduce costs, or mitigate risk rely on applications that minimize latency on a variety of data sources. In his session at @BigDataExpo, Jack Norris, Senior Vice President, Data and Applications at MapR Technologies, reviewed best practices to ...
Widespread fragmentation is stalling the growth of the IIoT and making it difficult for partners to work together. The number of software platforms, apps, hardware and connectivity standards is creating paralysis among businesses that are afraid of being locked into a solution. EdgeX Foundry is unifying the community around a common IoT edge framework and an ecosystem of interoperable components.
"ZeroStack is a startup in Silicon Valley. We're solving a very interesting problem around bringing public cloud convenience with private cloud control for enterprises and mid-size companies," explained Kamesh Pemmaraju, VP of Product Management at ZeroStack, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 21st Cloud Expo, held Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
Large industrial manufacturing organizations are adopting the agile principles of cloud software companies. The industrial manufacturing development process has not scaled over time. Now that design CAD teams are geographically distributed, centralizing their work is key. With large multi-gigabyte projects, outdated tools have stifled industrial team agility, time-to-market milestones, and impacted P&L stakeholders.
"Akvelon is a software development company and we also provide consultancy services to folks who are looking to scale or accelerate their engineering roadmaps," explained Jeremiah Mothersell, Marketing Manager at Akvelon, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 21st Cloud Expo, held Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
Enterprises are adopting Kubernetes to accelerate the development and the delivery of cloud-native applications. However, sharing a Kubernetes cluster between members of the same team can be challenging. And, sharing clusters across multiple teams is even harder. Kubernetes offers several constructs to help implement segmentation and isolation. However, these primitives can be complex to understand and apply. As a result, it’s becoming common for enterprises to end up with several clusters. Thi...