Dashboarding and Reporting Tools from HME Software Makers

A roundup of various reporting and dashboarding features from various HME software systems.

There are a variety of software systems available to HME providers, and while not all provide dashboarding tools, all of them provide various reporting capabilities. Here’s a quick look at some of the systems available to HME businesses, and the dashboard and reporting features they offer:

AR-Express

DIABCO: HIPAA Billing SystemsDIABCO – Healthcare Software Solutions
www.ar-express.net
(800) 864-6210

Type of System: A stand-alone system installed on-site
Dashboard and/or reporting tools: The Report Manager enables users to create new reports, or edit any of the 200 existing system reports. All of the system reports can also be ‘printed’ to an Excel spreadsheet and modified with this Microsoft Office tool. The ‘DashboardME’ automatically measures, monitors and analyzes daily processes.

Brightree software

BrightreeBrightree LLC
www.brightree.com
(888) 598-7797

Type of System: A hosted, web-based/SAAS system
Dashboard and/or reporting tools: Brightree generates reports that provide visibility into the key performance metrics of your business. Brightree’s Business Scorecard provides updates on nine Key Performance Indicators with drill down capabilities. The Executive Dashboard looks at business trends in a graphical format. Brightree’s ad-hoc reporting system is also part of the core Brightree solution. These reports can be run in both PDF and excel formats.

Caretinuum

MediwareMediware
Information Systems
www.mediware.com
(888) 623-4927

Type of System: A hosted, web-based/SAAS system
Dashboard and/or reporting tools: Information pertaining to financials, referrals, census, orders and staff productivity is easily accessible with Caretinuum’s Report Manager. Providers can display these measures on their dashboard and monitor them closely. The dashboards provide high-level gauges that allow providers to track the issues that are most critical to their success. The system providers immediate access to important details on financials, census, orders and staff productivity, as well as drilldown capabilities that enable providers to troubleshoot problem areas with ease.

CPR+ for HME

CPR+ for HMEDefinitive Homecare Solutions Ltd.
www.cprplus.com
(866) 277-4876

Type of System: A stand-alone system installed on-site
Dashboard and/or reporting tools: CPR+ provides an Executive Summary Report, daily statistics dashboard, and a web-portal dashboard to provide dashboard business metrics from anywhere, as well as a host of customizable reports in the CPR+ Report Library. CPR+ provides instant visibility to workloads and bottlenecks through CPR+ Enterprise.

Fastrack Enterprise System for HME

Fastrack Healthcare SystemsFastrack Healthcare Systems Inc.
www.onlyfastrack.com
(800) 520-2325

Type of System: A stand-alone system installed onsite, or a hosted system, that uses special client software technology
Dashboard and/or reporting tools: Fastrack offers an Executive Dashboard with key business indicators, a ScoreBoard that provides “real time” updated information on business processes including number of new orders/dollar value entered and processed orders picked/shipped, etc., and a Business Intelligence tool for data mining designed to solve business problems including denials, to analyze how well referral sources are performing and more. Business Intelligence is an easy to use tool that allows the user to pick and choose which fields to show up in a spreadsheet or graphical format. The system comes standard with hundreds of management reports offering numerous sort capabilities. Client can write their own reports with the industry standard Crystal Report Writer.

HDMS

Universal Software SolutionsUniversal Software Solutions Inc.
www.universalss.com
(810) 653-5000

Type of System: a stand-alone system installed on-site, or a hosted, web-based/SAAS system
Dashboard and/or reporting tools: Using the standard reporting tool incorporated into HDMS or the optional Reporting Foundation this solution has the high-level overviews or complete detail needed to run your business in these changing times.

Healthcare Delivery Management (HDM)

AnkotaAnkota Inc.
www.ankota.com
(800) 909-9866

Type of System: A hosted, web-based/SAAS system
Dashboard and/or reporting tools: Reports on workforce utilization and productivity.

Inscrybe Healthcare Referral Management Solution

AuthentiDateAuthentidate
www.authentidate.com/paperless
(877) 467-2792

Type of System: A hosted, web-based/SAAS system
Dashboard and/or reporting tools: Dashboard unifies all electronic and fax transactions and provides overview reporting for management to refine and streamline the process of form completion, submission and collection of reimbursement.

MedAct Software

MedAct SoftwareMedAct Software
www.medactsoftware.com
(800) 326-0314

Type of System: A stand-alone system installed on-site, or a hosted system, using special client softwar
Dashboard and/or reporting tools: MedAct provides a real-time graphical dashboard, with core executive and management data, such as aging detail and aging summary data, sales data, current day delivery and pickup totals, along with claim pending submissions, voided submissions, and denials data measured in dollar amounts. MedAct also functions as a decision support tool as well as forecasting or trending tool. The reports that help manage a DME/HME business include tracking deliveries; denial management; Accounts Receivable; end of month, end of year and quarterly financial reporting; aging and other revenue related reports. Sales reports show which items are selling the most, which salesperson is generating the most sales and the source of the most referrals.

MedFORCE Scan, D&R Manager, WorkFLOW

MedFORCEMedFORCE Technologies, Inc.
www.medforcetech.com
(866) 237-1190

Type of System: A stand-alone system installed on-site, or a hosted, web-based/SAAS system
Dashboard and/or reporting tools: D&R Manager uses dashboard and preset reports to provide information on reviewing payment of claims and denials at a quick glance in daily, weekly, monthly or by year. As well as the ability to create reports to run on scheduled for quick access as well.

Noble*Direct for Windows

Noble*DirectNoble House
www.nobledirect.com
(800) 749-6700

Type of system: A stand-alone system installed on-site
Dashboard and/or reporting tools: Variety of sales and A/R reports, historical analysis (Snapshot of Business), payment analysis by payer as well as ODBC-compliant database for third party interface.

SystemOne

QS/1QS/1
www.qs1.com
(800) 231-7776

Type of System: A stand-alone system installed on-site, or a hosted, web-based/SAAS system
Dashboard and/or reporting tools: Customized reporting tools allow providers to select specific information for management reporting, including claims processing information, denial management and accounts receivable details.

TIMS Software

TIMS SoftwareComputers Unlimited
www.cu.net
(406) 255-9500

Type of System: A stand-alone system installed on-site, or a hosted, web-based/SAAS system
Reporting: Includes standard and customizable reports for all business needs, plus ad hoc data analysis with search, filter and sort capabilities. Monitors goal performance, manages workflow or updates customers via scheduled reports automatically emailed to individuals or groups.

This article originally appeared in the May 2012 issue of HME Business.

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