BridgeGateHealth’s Clinical Exchange Platform Implemented to Allow for the Transformation and Exchange of Clinical Data from Therap to HIEs

Therap Services, the industry leader in providing electronic records and documentation in long-term care services for people with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities, has partnered with VorroHealth to facilitate the acquisition, transformation, and delivery of patient care data across Therap’s client base.

VorroHealth will implement a clinical exchange platform – BridgeGate Health™ – to allow for the transformation and exchange of clinical data from Therap to Health Information Exchanges (HIEs) throughout the country to facilitate optimized coordinated care.

Therap’s initial connections will include:

  •     Kansas Health Information Network (KHIN) with more than 1,200 participating hospitals, clinics & other health care related facilities.
  •     HealtheLink, the Regional Health Information Organization (RHIO) for the eight counties […]
By |2016-09-05T09:27:52-05:00September 5th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |1 Comment

Filming at Charles Lea Center, Spartanburg, South Carolina

We spent a great day today filming a video with the very fine folks at The Charles Lea Center.  We are focusing especially on how they use technology (especially Therap and Simply Home) to help folks become more independent within their communities.

They have this great setup called “Easy Street”  where they have all sorts of home (kitchen, bedroom, bathroom) and community (bank, fast food, doctor, dentist, van, streets) setups that people can explore and get used to.

I’m really excited to see how the video comes out.

:: Justin ::

 

Demo house at The Charles Lea CenterFilming at The Charles Lea Center  

By |2016-07-12T21:28:01-05:00July 12th, 2016|Categories: Video|Tags: |0 Comments

Coming Soon :: Case Note Enhancements :: Templates and Questionnaires

I am really excited about this update, it brings a lot of the functionality we’ve been thinking about when we first came up with Case Notes.

There are basically two parts to it: Templates and Questionnaires.

Case Note Template

Templates

The template feature allows you to define your own case notes with the following options:

  • Define your time entry type (duration or in/out)
  • Define your own activities
  • Define your own locations
  • Select a Questionnaire to include with the Case Note

You can now have multiple types of Case Note in which case the user will select the one they want to complete.

Questionnaires

Questionnaires are a new tool that we have developed as […]

By |2016-07-05T17:09:00-05:00July 5th, 2016|Categories: Therap 2016.2|Tags: , |0 Comments

Therap Updates for July 2016

Things are continuing to move ahead here at Therap.  We have a lot of work going on in the background to bring you a better, faster, and even more reliable system.  We appreciate that there have been a number of longer downtimes recently.  These are all part of this major upgrade process.  Once complete we should go back to a more regular schedule.

Some of those changes also require updates to the application, which, along with some other planned updates will be released in two phases during July 2016.

All of these dates and the functionality proposed is accurate at the time of writing, but subject to change as we continue rigorous testing.

Release 2016.2.5
Projected for: 7/17/2016
Estimated […]

By |2016-07-02T01:19:32-05:00July 2nd, 2016|Categories: Therap 2016.2|Tags: , |0 Comments

Coming soon :: Therap 2016.2 :: Downloads and Case Notes

Export Preferences

We will be bringing out our latest update to Therap in a couple of weeks.  When we do these releases, it is often hard to predict when there will be last minute changes that happen due to issues discovered in testing or changes in regulations.

I have a couple of changes based on the list of functionality that I posted earlier:

Firstly, the updates to the Case Note module are going to be included in a follow-up release, they are not quite ready and we don’t want to take unnecessary risks.

Secondly (and for now most importantly), many of you will have noticed that we are introducing new roles to control the downloading […]

By |2016-06-13T10:29:29-05:00June 13th, 2016|Categories: Therap 2016.2|Tags: |4 Comments

NASDDDS Conference in Kansas City

NASDDDS Conference in KC

Peter, Jeff, and I are at the NASDDDS Mid Year Conference in Kansas City, Missouri.

Apart from all the references to last year’s World Series, I am always delighted to come to Kansas City, I don’t remember ever having a bad meal here!

The conference as usual is fascinating.  On top of that it is great to see so many Therap state users here.

:: Justin ::

 

By |2016-06-10T07:16:55-05:00June 10th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |0 Comments

Therap 2016.2 :: Additional ISP Data Grid Information

Over the last couple of days I have had a few questions about our upcoming change to ISP Grid.

As I said in my last post, this change makes no difference to the actual data, we are just ending an old way of collecting data.

When the release comes out, the ISP Data basically doesn’t even need to change.  You can see this for yourself by doing a search for ISP Data created by a grid.  You will see when  click on any of those search results that it opens up as regular ISP Data.

So, when the release come out, your existing ISP Programs with grid collection will become regular ISP Programs and the data will remain as it is, regular ISP Data.

If […]

By |2016-06-08T07:28:04-05:00June 8th, 2016|Categories: Therap 2016.2|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Coming Soon :: Therap 2016.2 :: Feature List

 

Our next significant release will be Therap 2016.2 which we expect to release at the end of June.

We current expect to include the following updates though these are subject to change:

  • Updates to Case Management functionality and access to include Referral, Eligibility, and Level of Care, bulk assignment of caseloads, availability in County and Private Oversight.
  • Communication from Therap Customer Support will come via the Issue Tracker rather than SComm.
  • Live Help will only be available to users who are logged into the application
  • Introduction of Non-Specialized Provider billing (initially in Nebraska)
  • Automated claim adjudication in Nebraska
  • Updating […]
By |2016-06-07T17:44:01-05:00June 7th, 2016|Categories: Therap 2016.2|Tags: , |3 Comments

Coming soon :: Therap 2016.2 :: Changes to ISP Data Grid

ISP Data Grid

At the end of this month, we will be releasing the latest update to Therap.  There are a number of enhancements coming which I will list in upcoming posts.

One significant change will come with the removal of the ISP Data Grid data entry screen.  It is important to understand that this does not remove or change any data or any functionality related to ISP Data, it is simply removing an older method of data entry.

We are doing this for a number of reasons:

  • The functionality of looking at a month’s data at once can now be achieved directly from Individual Home and a number or report variants.
  • The data entry screen and […]
By |2016-06-06T17:44:47-05:00June 6th, 2016|Categories: Therap 2016.2, Uncategorized|Tags: , |0 Comments

Using Therap with old versions of Internet Explorer

Here at Therap we are continually working to bring you new and better features along with a reliable and secure application.  That application is delivered to you via your browser.  In order to give you the best experience, we need to be able to access features that may not have been included in older browsers.

This is particularly the case with Internet Explorer.  Microsoft no longer supports versions of Internet Explorer prior to IE11.  This means that older browsers do not get functionality and security updates.  We will therefore be focusing our development on IE11 and above.

You can read Microsoft’s view here: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/WindowsForBusiness/End-of-IE-support

We know some of you need to use older browsers for other systems or have other reasons for trying […]

By |2016-05-18T12:47:05-05:00May 18th, 2016|Categories: Internet Explorer|Tags: , |0 Comments
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