Employment History is a New Module Worth Taking a Look

So have you had some time to look at the new Employment History Module that has been added in Therap.  The module provides the opportunity for agencies to create employment and volunteering history for individuals. Using this module the Administrator can create, update or delete employers, contact persons and job templates. Users can create, update or delete employment referral, assessment, employment milestone, career development plan, training and coaching, application and interview and job details using this module.

As this module continues and more agencies utilize this module we can expect to see future enhancements and functionality.  Employment and the ability to track specific data points is becoming increasingly important for agencies to track and Therap is working hard to look at solutions to provide agencies to do just kind of tracking.

Take some time to click on the link to find out more about employment history…http://support.therapservices.net/display/documentation/Employment+History

 

Time to Register for Therap’s National Conference!

We’ve set the dates for our next National Conference for January 27-29, 2015. We also have moved the location to Atlanta, Georgia, where we hope our users from all over the country will come together to share their knowledge and experiences. This is also a chance to see what is new in Therap and what lies ahead!

Register Now by clicking here

The conference will include:
A Reception for Arriving Attendees on January 26, 2015
Training for All Levels of Users, from Beginners to Advanced
Reception for Therap Certified Trainers
Introduction to New Modules and Mobile Apps
Interactive Discussions and Q&A on Therap Usage and Best Practices
Presentations from Therap Users from Different Service Providers
Brainstorming About the Future Needs of the ID/DD Services Industry
It’s also a great opportunity for you to network with people from agencies across the country and share experiences.

Please be in touch if you have any questions about the conference. Conference schedules will be available soon!

Michelle :)

New Document Storage Option in Therap

Take a look at the new document storage option in Therap.  This information has been highlighted in Leah’s blog and I wanted to make sure you were all aware of this new option to store important client information.

If you would like more info on this feature let us know and we will be glad to add this to your account with us.

 

As part of the Therap 2014.1 Release,  we have added the Document Storage module stand-alone feature that was previously only available as part of our CCHIT Certified EHR Package.

With the Document Storage module, different types of External Documents such as Admission Order, Authorization, Consultant Report, Discharge Order, Lab Result, Progress Notes and Referral Document can now be stored for Individuals. Additional details such as Received Date, Validity Range, Description and Comments can also be added while storing a document for an individual. This module allows users to store large amount of Individual documents at one convenient place.

Here are a few facts about the Document Storage module:

  • the list of document types is configured at the provider level
  • the module now has the ability to store a total of up to 1GB per individual and each file can be up to 10MB in size (the CCHIT EHR version remains the same size, with a max of 10MB) 
  • the 1GB per individual limit is not affected by documents attached within other modules
  • the module is currently controlled by the ‘Individual’ Admin role found on the User Privileges page
  • as with all Therap modules, the document storage module is a HIPAA-secure method of storing documents electronically
  • introductory pricing is available, to inquire about cost contact Therap’s Regional Director or Business Consultant in your area, or mail the sales team at sales@therapservices.net, or call us at 203-596-7553 Ext 4

Therap’s Chicago Conference Rocks!

Getting things off to a good start!

There was a lot of information sharing last week at Therap’s Chicago Conference! We had sessions on billing throughout the 2 day conference and had some pretty awesome User sessions. A huge thanks to everyone who attended and participated. I look forward to seeing everyone again soon!

Enjoying some famous Chicago deep dish pizza from Giordono's!

Michelle :)

By |2014-05-07T20:50:46+00:00May 7th, 2014|Categories: Michelle Saunders|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Time to Register for the Schiller Park Conference!

Hello Therapites!
You have a little more than one week until Early Bird Registration ends for the Schiller Park Conference. Here is what you need to know about the conference:
The conference is a good place for Therap users to learn about individual support documentation and reporting, electronic health records (EHR) and training management from Therap. If you are an agency who has not yet decided on an Electronic Documentation system for your agency, we welcome you to attend and take the chance to talk to us and experience Therap first-hand. If you have any questions, or need more information, please contact us.

Event highlights include:

Incident and Event Reports
Health and Appointment Tracking
Medication Administration Records
Face Sheets and Emergency Data forms
Secure Communications
System Administration
Sessions focused on implementation and effective use
Local User Issues and discussions

To see more information about this conference, click here

I hope to see you there!

Michelle :)

By |2014-03-20T01:32:07+00:00March 20th, 2014|Categories: Michelle Saunders|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

New Catalog Headed Your Way

Pretty excited at our new catalog that just went out today.  Be sure to look for yours today!  If you would like to receive this and you did not please be sure and drop me a note and I will be glad to get one of these informative pieces out to you and your agency.  It is filled with lots of information for you to evaluate.

2014 Catalogs Sent out Today.

Therap Services Conference To Support Individuals With Developmental Disabilities And Their Support Circles

Check out our most recent press release regarding an upcoming conference that Therap is hosting. The title? Therap Services Conference To Support Individuals With Developmental Disabilities And Their Support Circles. Here is the link for this press release.

http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/therap-services-conference-to-support-individuals-with-developmental-disabilities-and-their-support-circles-247234121.html

Here is an overview of the conference that is scheduled to take place on 5-7 and 5-8:

How to Access your I/DD Health Records in Therap

A two day event designed to personalize the use of computers in order to aid self-advocates and those who support them access their electronic health records and communicate their goals and ambitions using the web.

Three tracks for self-advocates, family members, and agency staff:

Self-Advocates/People with Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities:

Round table discussion with other advocates on how they use computers
Hands on activities using computers and the internet
Tips on using computers and technology for self-advocating
What to share with others and why or why not
Circle of Supports/Parents/Family Members/Guardians:

Hands on activities using computers and the internet
Using technology to access documentation and expressing thoughts
Confidentiality rules and regulations
Family Members’ responsibilities in respecting agency needs
Tips and discussion about effective communication using technology
Now that you have access, what do you do with it?
Agency Staff:

Round table discussions on security and access concerns
Facing facts, fears, and myths about communication with self-advocates/family
Agency policies to be considered
Discussion – What to give Access to and related issues
How staff are to work with Families and Self Advocates who use Therap

This is very exciting. We hope to see you there!

Michelle :)

By |2014-02-26T21:47:45+00:00February 26th, 2014|Categories: Michelle Saunders|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Winter Storm and Therap

The snow continues to fall across the region today as schools, business, churches, and countless other activities are brought to a halt.  Here in KC it looks like it will be a couple of days before things get back to normal as many will scramble to clear roads, drives, and sidewalks.  It is in these times that I am reminded once again of the value of Therap as people are able to stay up to date and current with what is taking place across an agency by simply logging into the system.  I hope you all stay safe today and take advantage of logging in and catching up on whatever needs to be addressed.

Snowfall in KC brings thing to a halt.

Therap National Conference Airport Transportation

Hello fellow Therapites! To assist in assuring you’re in the right spot to catch the bus tomorrow (Monday, January 27th) we’ve taken some photos of the meeting spots at both terminals B & C. First things first! Here is the awesome bus you’ll be looking for :

 

 

There will be a Therap logo on the door and windshield

 

 

 

 

Southwest and Delta Passengers meet at gate 45 (Terminal B)

 

 

For Southwest and Delta passengers look for parking tower 2 outside of gate 45

If you are arriving on a United, US Airways, America, Frontier or any other airline in Terminal C you will be meeting in front of the US Airways bag claim area. You’ll want to look for this sign outside:

Anyone landing in Terminal C (US Airways, American, United, Frontier) will meet outside of gate 81

The bus will be parked across from the above pictured sign here:

Bus outside of Terminal C

To download the bus schedule please click here:

https://www.therapservices.net/resources/conferences/Bus_Schedule_NationalConference.pdf

Please don’t hesitate to contact Jeff Case (816-522-3683) or Chris Johnson (816-520-5533) with any questions. Their numbers are also listed on the above posted bus schedule. We’re looking forward to seeing you all and having a great week!!

 

Need Transportation From the MCI Airport?

We will be providing bus transportation to Therap travelers on Monday and back to the airport on Thursday.  We are still working out details and times for dropoffs and pickups so be sure and come back to this blog as the National Conference approaches for details.

We are tentatively planning on pickups at MCI on Monday at 2:30pm; 4:30; 6:30; and 8:30.  These times are tentative and subject to change so stay tuned.  We will also have a phone number for Monday travel so you can contact for more details.

If you want to elect for another options there are taxis and Super Shuttle runs from MCI to the airport if you want to book with them in advance it is recommended.  The Super Shuttle number is (800) BLUE VAN (800-258-3826).

More details later this week!  See you soon.

 

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