Technology

BrainScope One Revolutionizes Brain Injury Assessment for Urgent Care Clinics

BrainScope Company, Inc. announced its new FDA-cleared, objective comprehensive head injury assessment device, BrainScope One, to all Urgent Care clinics and pre-hospital clinics. BrainScope One is a revolutionary medical technology that gives urgent care physicians and staff greater assurance to objectively assess the full spectrum of brain injury, including concussion. This handheld, easy-to-use product was recently rebranded by the company from the Ahead 300 to BrainScope One. Using ...

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ConfirmX to make Online Check-In for ERs and Urgent Care a Breeze!

ConfirmX, an Emergency Room and Urgent Care Check-In service, announced today that it is open for business in Austin, San Antonio, Dallas, Houston, and Phoenix, AZ. The Software as a Service (SaaS) company was founded to make online search and check-in for ERs and Urgent Care facilities easier for patients and more lucrative for healthcare facilities. Dr. Sherard Houston, Founder and CEO of ConfirmX, is no ...

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Avizia Launches New Software Development Kit that Empowers Health Systems to Increase Patient Access to Care

Avizia, the leading end-to-end telehealth solution provider, launched a new software development kit that enables health systems to integrate Avizia’s premier telehealth capabilities into their own mobile applications. A solution for providers looking to improve the consumer health experience, the Avizia Virtual Care SDK adds valuable features to mobile apps while connecting to the Avizia ONE telehealth platform to effectively and efficiently scale and manage telehealth services. According to Mordor Intelligence, ...

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Sekisui Diagnostics Announces OSOM® Ultra Flu A&B Test is now CLIA Waived

Sekisui Diagnostics announces the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) Waiver status for the OSOM® Ultra Flu A&B Test using swab samples. The OSOM® Ultra Flu A&B Test delivers fast, accurate results in 10-15 minutes by utilizing a simple procedure across multiple sample types, including nasal swabs, nasopharyngeal swabs, and in moderate settings, nasopharyngeal aspirate/wash.  The performance of the ...

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VeinViewer® by Christie Helps Nurses Find Veins

Nurses know how to find a vein when preparing for medication delivery or peripheral IV placement. However, many patients present with difficult to find veins after years of intravenous therapy. VeinViewer by Christie projects a real-time image of the patient’s veins on the skin surface and shows the nurse more options for vein access often providing access on the first ‘stick’. VeinViewer makes a positive impact ...

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Digital Writing C2P helps streamline your Urgent Care Center

FJD & Associates has created Digtal Writing C2P,  a robust, real time Capture-To-Process solution that will allow for Urgent Care Centers to collect, document, form, process or contract any data into an Intelligent Digital Workflow Solution using Pen and Paper or Tablet PC’s.  Digital Writing C2P complements existing browser, mobile and handheld solutions and it will give you versatility and flexibility with minimal programming and support resources. ...

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Corner the Market: Patient Analytics and Site Selection

Patients have never been more aware of – or more savvy about – healthcare costs. They’ve grappled with insurance exchanges. They’ve paid a greater share of premiums for employer-provided insurance. They’ve been hit in the pocketbook with higher deductibles and copays. They’re as likely to research out-of-pocket costs for a clinic visit as they are to find the best sale for Nikes. Welcome to the patient-as-consumer. ...

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The Business of Going Social

Checked your Facebook wall in the last hour? Is your Twitter feed chirping? If so, you’re not alone. The numbers are staggering – but not surprising. According to the Pew Research Center, 71 percent of Internet users are on Facebook. Twenty-three percent are on Twitter. Drill down to discover that more than half use two or more social media channels. Yet Facebook is central to the ...

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Cloud Cover: An IT Strategy to Match Our Disruptive Specialty

Science fiction writer William Gibson once wrote, “The future is already here – it’s just not evenly distributed.” Urgent care may be grounded in this galaxy, not another, but I think the sentiment holds. Urgent care physicians are fundamentally reimaging the future of medicine. They’re renegotiating delivery models to offer patient-centered, business-minded health care that meets the consumer economy head-on. It’s fast, convenient, and efficient; it ...

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New Digital Documentation Technology from T-System

T-System has introduced T Sheets Digital, which represents the company’s next generation of episodic care documentation for urgent care centers. T Sheets Digital offers 45 complaint-based templates that can be used on an iPad or Sony Digital Paper, which the company says is more efficient than paper documentation and more affordable than a full Electronic Health Record system. Designed specifically for the urgent care setting, the ...

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