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Hospice of Baton Rouge Selects CellTrak as a Good Steward of Time and Talent
Date:3/15/2010

The Hospice Foundation of Greater Baton Rouge shows improvement in staff productivity and payroll processing time thus freeing staff to spend more time serving patients and less time filling out paper forms!

Schaumburg, IL (PRWEB) March 15, 2010 -- The Hospice Foundation of Greater Baton Rouge shows improvement in staff productivity and payroll processing time thus freeing staff to spend more time serving patients and less time filling out paper forms!

The Hospice of Baton Rouge has been meeting the end-of-life care needs of the Greater Baton Rouge Metropolitan area since 1984. As the only non-profit, United Way, Medicare & Medicaid certified hospice provider in this area. The Hospice of Baton Rouge provides care to anyone regardless of the financial resources.

Hospice or palliative care is comfort care with a goal to address the physical, psychosocial and spiritual needs of individuals who are in the final stages of life. Services are provided by Hospice of Baton Rouge in the patient’s home, assisted living facilities, nursing homes and group homes by an interdisciplinary team of health-care professionals and trained volunteers. The Hospice of Baton Rouge recently selected CellTrak to improve information sharing and documentation at the point of care and has successfully implemented the industry leading mobile homecare management solution.

CellTrak has made a difference for the Hospice of Baton Rouge.
*   Providing a great tool for payroll. It’s an easy process that reduces paper documentation and eliminates manual calculation of time and mileage.
*   Enabling pulls of daily and weekly visit reports that are easy for the staff to understand.
*   Tracking team members in the field by monitoring the visits thus enabling the office to find the nearest staff member if there is an unexpected visit or new admit.
*   Enabling GPS tracking mileage from each patient home that is immediately stored on the CellTrak server.
*   Improving productivity by showing duration of patient visits.
*   Communicating improvements. Easy to send instant messages to all staff.

“CellTrak has allowed Hospice of Baton Rouge to improve patient care as well as reduce our payroll processing time by 2 days and reduce our mileage costs by over $8000 in the first two months of use,” shared Rev. Amy Ziettlow, COO Hospice of Baton Rouge. “CellTrak enables us to be better stewards of our community’s dollars while freeing us to spend more time providing quality care to patients and caregivers.”

Michael K. Wons, President and CEO of CellTrak added, “CellTrak is pleased to work with industry leading homecare organizations to provide easy to use technology that helps improve processes and overall patient care. The Hospice of Baton Rouge is a recognized leader in providing the best care for those in need”.

CellTrak is the only home healthcare application that runs on cell phones, BlackBerry devices and other applications devices. The homecare software-as-a-service solution integrates seamlessly with clinical management system, virtually bringing information that was once only in the office out to the point of care for all to share.

About Hospice of Baton Rouge:

Hospice of Baton Rouge is a nonprofit, community based hospice provider offering professional medical care, social, spiritual and grief support to patients with life-limiting illnesses. Established in 1984, HBR is the second oldest hospice in Louisiana and has served over 12,000 patients. Medicare, Medicaid and private insurance cover the cost of hospice care for most patients, but it is also the policy of Hospice of Baton Rouge to serve all who qualify for hospice care, regardless of the ability to pay. The Butterfly Wing is a beautiful, peaceful inpatient facility located in the heart of Baton Rouge. Kathryn Grigsby, CEO of Hospice of Baton Rouge, says “We strive to be the gold standard in hospice care.” For more information log onto www.hospicebr.org or www.seriousillness.org/batonrouge

About CellTrak Technologies, Inc:

Founded in 2006, CellTrak Technologies, Inc. is leading provider of integrated mobile solutions for the home healthcare, hospice, homecare and private duty markets. Our patent pending software-as-a-service solutions run on GPS-enabled mobile devices via a homecare technology platform which automates workflow. Data is transmitted wirelessly to an internet site making the data available real time and secure instantaneous integration is provided to the back-end clinical systems and the payer networks. Homecare aides have delivered millions of successful visits via CellTrak. More information can be found at www.celltrak.com    ;

Media Contacts:

Kristin Gibbs
Hospice of Baton Rouge
kgibbs(at)hospicebr(dot)org
1.225.767.4673

Scott Herrmann
CellTrak Technologies, Inc.
srh(at)celltrak(dot)com
1.847.240.0400

Web resources:
http://www.celltrak.com
http://twitter.com/celltrak
http://www.facebook.com/

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