The past year has been challenging for Home Care. A few months ago, the Biden administration announced its recent COVID-19 vaccination mandates for Health Care Workers. It is certain that in the near future the same will apply to Home Care. Although developments are still being made, deadlines can come up quickly. Here are 4 tools MEDsys offers that can help you prepare.
MEDsys offers compliance tracking among caregivers. This includes the ability to add custom compliance items, in this case, Vaccine Status. For vaccinated staff, select the type of Vaccine, capture the effective date of vaccination and attach the copy of the vaccine card. If a specific vaccine type requires more than one dose or booster, a renewal will be put in place to remind your office and the caregiver to stay in compliance.
MEDsys provides a myriad of report options. Run, print and export reports on Vaccination Status of your caregivers. Filter by vaccine type and narrow down to see if each recipient is in compliance with dose and booster requirements. Reports can pull up compliance items that are Past Due their deadline.
MEDsys is known for having the most robust scheduling system for Home Care. Scheduling changes can occur unexpectedly in Home Care. If there is a situation a caregiver refuses to work or is terminated, you can fill in open shifts using the Advanced Search Tool. This tool will find caregivers that best match your clients based on availability, location and attributes. Attributes can be used to match individuals based on vaccination status.
Keep all your staff and clients up to date on any changes and requirements. MEDsys offers communication channels that includes global messaging, alerts, portals, and live chat to connect you with your staff and clients.
Who Are Affected?
Medicaid and Medicare – Requirements are currently in development
Private Duty – Please check your state for deadlines and more information.
Emergencies can come unexpectedly and if not prepared, can greatly affect your business. With the COVID-19 outbreak, one of the most affected industries was Home Care. With MEDsys, you can use tools to stay on top of any emergency situation including natural disasters, illness, disease, etc. Home Care agencies across the country have been utilizing MEDsys’ Emergency Response System during the on-going pandemic.
MEDsys Emergency Response System utilizes features to allow your agency to:
1. Caregiver Screening – MEDsys ERS Daily Screening Survey via the MEDsys Mobile App.
2. Track Client and Caregiver Interaction – Run reports of any staff and clients who were in contact with someone who may have been exposed to COVID-19. MEDsys reports shows visits for the past two weeks and schedules for the next 10 days.
3. Find Available Caregivers Fast – MEDsys scheduling tool assists office staff by matching clients and caregivers by attributes and availability.
4. Use Real-Time Communication – MEDsys HIPAA Compliant Instant Chat provides you the ability to communicate quickly and efficiently with Office Staff, Caregivers, Clients, and Family members.
5. Manage Vaccination Status – Keep track of information such as vaccination status, test results, and more for Clients, Caregivers, and Office Staff.
6. Organize Forms and Documentation – Convert paper into an Electronic Health Record and utilize your forms in our software.
7. Broadcast Messaging – Customize your message to the recipients of your choice and communicate in real-time.
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MEDsys is very sensitive to the challenges of managing the Corona Virus (COVID-19) for our customers. We want to provide some helpful hints to assist with VinCENT’s features/tools that can be used during this time.