Schaumburg, Illinois October 6 2009:
CellTrak Technologies, Inc. announced today that it will interface the CellTrak mobile solution with Allscripts Homecare to automate point-of-care reporting and monitoring for home care and hospice agencies. Utilizing cell phone and GPS technology, this combination of Allscripts and CellTrak technology streamlines the business processes used for scheduling staff as well as reporting time, attendance, mileage and task completion. Beyond creating efficiencies, this innovative technology makes it possible for agencies to increase employee safety, increase quality of care at the point-of-care, and decrease costs due to travel.
The CellTrak solution is available using Blackberry’s and cell phones on all North American carriers today. CellTrak is committed to delivering solutions to the home healthcare and hospice industry that increase compliance, improve operational efficiencies and reduce expense that they will need to remain competitive in 2010 and beyond.
“It’s increasingly important for home care and hospice providers to have immediate access, any time and anywhere, to the information they need to provide high quality service to their patients and drive efficiency improvements for their business, and our agreement with CellTrak helps us deliver on that promise,” said Lee Shapiro, President of Allscripts.
CellTrak’s CEO, Dick Herrmann stated “We are excited to be working with Allscripts, the leader in home care and hospice automation, to help home care and hospice agencies across the country meet the requirements of our Federal and State governments, which continue to look for ways to eliminate waste and fraud. Combining CellTrak’s dedicated services for the home care industry with one of the premiere clinical packages for home healthcare and hospice clients, CellTrak’s easy to use, cell phone based service will provide the tools that home care executives need to comply with regulations, increase compliance and productivity while reducing operating expenses. This partnership allows more home care agencies to take advantage of mobile technology and field staff accountability. This new partnership is truly a winning combination for Allscripts clients.”
Allscripts Homecare is an industry leading home care system designed to improve clinical quality of care, financial performance, and operational control for large, integrated home care organizations and small home care companies. Business, clinical, and scheduling functionality for multiple lines of business—home health, hospice, and private duty are combined seamlessly in one integrated home care software system.