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May 1, 2008
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Wound Dressing

SilvaKollagen® Gel, “Smart Silver”™, available from DermaRite, is a natural, safe, and effective medical hydrolystate of collagen with silver. SilvaKollagen provides an environment that encourages wound healing while protecting the wound bed and its newly formed granulation tissue. It forms an occlusive gelatinous barrier while inhibiting the growth of microbes that are absorbed into the wound gel. SilvaKollagen reduces pain, soothes and deodorizes, conforms to any wound site, controls the evaporation of fluid, yet is naturally highly absorbent, accelerates tissue remodeling, and reduces scarring.

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Wet Mopping System

Using Direct Supply's Microfiber Cleaning System to mop floors can kill up to 60% more bacteria than traditional mopping. The system's “one pad per room” design means that you'll never clean your facility with dirty mop water. The system—composed of an ergonomic handle, a quick-connect mop head, and detachable, washable microfiber pads—uses 95% less chemicals and reduces cross-contamination better than traditional mopping.

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Claims Management Software

Growing complexities in routine Medicare/Medicaid filing, coupled with an increase in managed care plans, has made claims filing challenging. There are even multiple plans from the same insurer, each with its own unique plan outlier rules. Avoid mistakes than can cost your facility thousands of dollars. The Claims Management enhancement from American HealthTech provides automated assistance to help collect reimbursement quickly—and it tracks those exceptions that could delay payments or miss the payment altogether. This enhancement is fully integrated with American HealthTech's billing software.

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Healthcare Flooring

The Provence Collection, by Tandus, is designed for healthcare markets. Available in five broadloom styles from Crossley and four styles in Powerbond® from C&A, Provence is a mix of traditional, transitional, and contemporary styling. The combination of organic and botanical patterns with designer-selected colorways enhance healing and living environments. Powerbond products are backed by a 25-year non-prorated warranty and feature moisture-barrier backings, acoustic] and thermal insulation, reduced slip/fall injuries, and easy maintenance. Powerbond floorcoverings are no-slip and no-glare to prevent injuries.

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Safety Footwear

Shoes For Crews® offers feminine athletic-style footwear designed specifically for the contour of a woman's foot, along with rugged durability and soothing comfort. The Athena has full-grain leather and water-resistant SFC III™ Slip-Resistant Outsoles. Features include a Featherlight Technology with a compressed foam midsole for added support and flexibility, and EnduraMax insoles that allow air to circulate throughout the shoe.

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Business Management

Lintech's COMET Business Intelligence (BI) Dashboard allows users to monitor, analyze, and manage performance at three levels: business area, facility, and enterprise. This tool is a key to implementing behavioral changes, attaining leadership, and effectively sharing the organization's vision. Users can track Key Performance Indicators and Quality Indicators facility-wide; manage profitability, productivity, and quality; create personal dashboard; and customize charts and graphs.

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Staff Education

Fox Learning Systems, Inc.'s, Real-Life, Real-Learning™ approach increases knowledge retention, engages learners to complete programs, and empowers them with the knowledge to provide better care to the elderly by doing their job correctly at all times. Real-Life, Real-Learning's outcomes are clinically proven. The curriculum, available in both English and Spanish, was developed in partnership with continuing care facilities, with content developed by nurses and administrators and backed by nationally renowned industry and risk management experts.

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Rehab Services Software

Answers On Demand's ELITE Rehab Services is integrated with the suite of ELITE modules: Admission, Billing, Employees, MDSv2, Care Plans, and Physician Orders. Rehab Services provides tools to manage the rehab staff and client; to schedule, document, record time, monitor tasks and treatment sessions; and report productivity. During a Medicare A stay, there are tools to analyze treatment sessions given and scheduled for optimum ARD dates and RUGs targets. Electronic evaluations, treatment documentation, weekly notes, supervisor visits with user-defined formed sets and integrated to scheduling and billing, providing a single point of entry for the entire rehab cycle.

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