Navigation Links
United States Patent Office Allows CareRise Patent on 24/7 Staff-Census Software

NEW ORLEANS, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- A new software program developed by CareRise will reduce the time it takes for inpatient healthcare facilities to calculate their staffing needs as it relates to the patient population. 24/7 Staffing Census allows inpatient healthcare facilities to calculate their mandatory nurse-to-patient staffing needs, comply with their state's patient-per-day (PPD) ratios and receive a daily report as to how it affects their bottom line.

CareRise, a leader in risk management in the healthcare industry, has been allowed a United States patent on its 24/7 Staffing Census software program to obtain real-time synchronization of staffing needs to comply with mandatory PPD ratios. At the same time, it compares those figures against the facility's budget and issues a daily report.

Tim Goux, CareRise founder and developer of the revolutionary software program, developed the system in 2002, which has been in use in healthcare facilities in Louisiana while the patent was pending.

"24/7 Staffing Census helps inpatient facilities meet or exceed state regulations for staffing as it relates to 24-hour census requirements on a daily basis," Goux said. "The software allows a healthcare facility to input its nursing staff data by category to calculate its PPD mandatory census requirement. Then, it provides a financial translation of the facility's PPD staffing-census relationship by calculating whether the ratio is over or under budget. For the average skilled healthcare facility, this is a three to four million dollar issue, annually."

The clinical staffing component plays a major role in the new federal, CMS five-star rating system and 24/7 Staffing Census will prove to be a useful tool. Each day, 24/7 Staffing Census issues a report outlining the facility's PPD and total hours divided by the census, offering valuable financial information. Additionally, it stores the data and provides a summation of statistics via email every day.

While other methods predict future patient loads using historical averages, Goux said, they do not base staffing upon current patient levels like 24/7 does. "This gives the financial translation of that relationship - synchronizing clinical staffing to the patient census by acuity level in real-time, which can amount to a tremendous saving for the facility."

This is CareRise's second U.S. patent - the company patented a unique method of involving insurers in the risk management process by providing independent, real-time information to insurers so they can better assess a facility's insurability and premiums.

About CareRise

CareRise is an accredited Patient Safety Organization/PSO, certified by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The company specializes in risk management with an emphasis on quality assurance using a patented method that combines industry expertise with state-of-the art technology. CareRise risk managers work with clients on-site to reduce patient hazards and to file real-time reports with insurers each month. The company is based in Mandeville, Louisiana and is privately held.


Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Statement by Dr. Daniel Carucci, Vice President for Global Health for the United Nations Foundation, on Progress Shown in World Malaria Report 2009
2. United Dental Care, Gentle Care, Trusted Dentists
3. NBA Cares and United Nations Foundation Partner to Launch Send A Net. Save A Life. See A Game. Presented By HP
4. Consumer Watchdog Releases Coercive Lobbying E-Mail to Employees of United Health Group, Calls It Political Harassment of Workers
5. AIMS Benefit Solutions Offering Long-Term Care Insurance Featuring CASH-First(TM) from United of Omaha
6. Americans United for Life Action Fights the Abortion Bailout by Supporting the Nelson-Hatch-Casey Amendment
7. Americans United For Life: Senate Passes the Pro-Abortion Mikulski Amendment Under the Guise of Preventive Care
8. Settlement in AMA Lawsuit against UnitedHealth Gets Preliminary Approval from Federal Court
9. UnitedHealthcare To Offer Seniors Hispanic-Centered Medicare Education Seminars Combined With a Latin-Themed Fitness Program
10. United Concordia Dental Redesigns Web Site To Provide Improved Access To Information
11. Dr. Arun Gulani Listed in Forbes Magazine as One of The Leading Laser Eye Surgeons of the United States
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... 2015 , ... CBD College is proud to announce that on ... accreditation to its Diagnostic Medical Sonography program. CBD College is honored to join this ... colleges and universities in the state of California make the cut. CBD College is ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... ... November 26, 2015 , ... Patients at Serenity ... have come together on Thanksgiving Day to share the things that they are ... the Serenity Point YouTube channel, patients displayed what they wrote on index cards, ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... ... 2015 , ... Jobs in hospital medical laboratories and in the imaging field ... agency Aureus Medical Group . These fields, as well as travel ... for healthcare jobs through the company’s website, , The leading healthcare ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... ... November 26, 2015 , ... Indosoft Inc., developer and distributor of the ... to improve system efficiency and reliability. , The new Q-Suite 6 platform is based ... system avoids locking itself into a specific piece of software for many key components ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... ... November 25, 2015 , ... ... recognized once again for its stellar workplace culture with the company’s Cincinnati office ... , Medical Solutions’ Cincinnati office was named a finalist in Cincinnati Business Courier’s ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:11/26/2015)... November 26, 2015 ... the "2016 Future Horizons and Growth ... Testing Market: Supplier Shares, Country Segment Forecasts, ... their offering. --> ) ... "2016 Future Horizons and Growth Strategies in ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... 26, 2015 ... of the  "2016 Future Horizons and ... Drug Monitoring (TDM) Market: Supplier Shares, ... Opportunities"  report to their offering.  ... the addition of the  "2016 Future ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... 26, 2015 ... of the  "2016 Future Horizons and ... Surface Marker Testing Market: Supplier Shares, ... their offering.  --> ... the  "2016 Future Horizons and Growth ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: