FOTO’s Outcomes Reporting System Integrates With CBCSC’s MyNutricam™ Platform
CBCSC’s and FOTO Integration Puts Complete Clinical and Financial Outcomes Data at Therapists’ Fingertips
July 5, 2016, 08:00 ET from CBSC’s Inc.
PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Complete Brain Care Systems Corp.(CBCSC), a pioneer in establishing a Cloud Based Practice Marketing and Revenue Streams Management System, Outpatient Rehabilitation Automation Solutions, today announced a technological collaboration with Focus On Therapeutic Outcomes, Inc. (FOTO®), a medical rehabilitation company that measures and reports functional outcomes. As a result of their combined efforts, FOTO’s Web-based outcomes measurement system will fully integrate with CBCSC’s clinical, Patient Education and Localized Brodmann Area, Dermatome and Human Body Organ and Spinal Vertebra Correlation, MyNutricam, to easily measure and communicate the quality and efficiency of provide Clinicians patient friendly Therapy Home educational movies, powerpoints and Interactive Human Anatomy Software.
In the new era of a combined fee-for-performance healthcare delivery, and Patient Centered Physical Therapy home, outpatient rehab providers must clearly demonstrate both the clinical and financial outcomes, offered by FOTO in order to earn full payer reimbursement and the Patient Education and Total Body Human Anatomy Integration to Visually demonstrate the Anatomical Area effected and undergoing therapists care, and thereby generate new patient referrals. The full integration of FOTO with the WellnessEmbassy MyNutricam offer a patient education platform with the automate the measurement and analysis of treatment outcomes within CBCSC’s customers’ regular MyNutricam platform workflow. With outcomes data at their fingertips, CBCSC’s Clinicians will be able to easily communicate the value of their therapy to stakeholders at every point along the continuum of care. Even more, the MyNutricam platform’s single system for clinical and financial patient information will combine FOTO’s clinical outcomes with robust MyNutricam data illuminating the financial efficacy of each patient’s treatment plan.
“FOTO Clinicians have been using FOTO to measure and improve our patient’s clinical outcomes since 1994. Clinicians using the Neuropatholator Light Box and the Neuropatholator software using CBCSC’s to educate the patients on the value of NonPharmacologic noninvasive role of Physical Medicine. Clinicians are thrilled to now have access to both powerful solutions within the same system and user interface,” said Bruce Goldsmith, CEO of Visual Odyssey. “The CBCSC’s partnership with FOTO will make it fast and easy for clinicians to explain the value of the treatment Physical Medicine Clinicians provide to payers and referring physicians. This is a game changer for physical medicine and its future.”
“I am pleased to announce CBCSC’s collaboration with FOTO, which has been a leader in measuring and reporting functional outcomes for the outpatient rehabilitation industry for over two decades,” said Tariq Faridi, chairman and Co Founder and research director of CBSC’s MyNutricam Cloud Based Portal. “Today’s announcement puts the power to identify and communicate differences in treatment value into both the hands of therapists, as well as the physicians that refer to them. The integration of our two systems will make it easier than ever for CBCSC’s customers to use outcomes data to meet payer incentives and create a win for all parties involved in the delivery of care: patients, providers, and payers.”
“New functionality we are developing in the weeks to come, to further enhance FOTO’s API enables mutual clients to gain great efficiency in data collection and reporting,” states Al Amato, PT, MBA, president of FOTO. “The strength of each product is made available to the user in a more seamless format to enable MyNutricam into clinic operations, staff efficiency, and care outcomes. This promises to help the client succeed in the current difficult and ever changing health care environment.” Amato continues, “Combining FOTO treatment outcomes data with Patient Education available in CBCSC’s platform will provide reports necessary to respond to competitive forces demanding clinical and administrative accountability. You can’t just say you are a good provider anymore. Now, you have to prove you are providing better outcomes, improved patient satisfaction, and lower total cost of care. And an educated patient is a Patient Advocate and source of referrals. This combination provides the tools you need to become a Patient Centered Physical Therapy Home and positions our clinicians as competitive now and in the future.”
FOTO’s outcomes reports compare treatment effectiveness, treatment efficiency, and patient satisfaction by impairment. The company’s database is the largest and most valid external database for rehabilitation that measures functional outcomes for orthopedic, neurological, work hardening/work conditioning, pain management, cardiovascular pulmonary, and pelvic floor dysfunction patients.
CBCSC’s MyNutricam platform offers a unique combination of revenue cycle software and services that optimize all administrative and clinical functions related to the capture, management, and collection of patient treatment revenue. Revenue cycle management is rapidly emerging as a critical business priority for all therapy providers coping with compounding regulatory requirements and new outcomes-based reimbursement policies.
FOTO is a Knoxville, TN, based corporation that has been continuously improving solutions that efficiently and reliably measure and report functional outcomes for the Rehab industry since 1994.. FOTO’s web-based and computer adaptive testing assessment solutions are risk-adjusted to enable fair and accurate measurement and predictions of the expected improvement in a patient’s functional status. Approximately 11 million patient assessments have been compiled in the FOTO database. Researchers have utilized FOTO data in over in over 85 published articles on functional outcomes in refereed medical journals. These publications have led the way in enhancing the science of measuring outcomes and the use of outcomes in payment methodologies. FOTO is considered the standard in measuring functional outcomes in Rehabilitation.
For detailed information on the integration or to learn more about FOTO’s products and services, visit http://www.fotoinc.com/ or contact Judy Holder at 1-800-482-3686 x238.
Founded in 1985 as NutriHealth Data, CBCSC’s MyNutricam with CBCSC’s alliance with Visual Odyssey, helps outpatient rehabilitation therapy businesses optimize their clinical and financial operations from patient to payment, through a combination of cloud-based EMR integration of MyNutricam into FOTOs’ outcome measurement reports, practice management and revenue cycle management (RCM) solutions. By combining its process automation technologies with expert professional services, such as Full Brain Spine Body Part patient education 24 Viscera-Spine Correlative Education and coaching, CBCSC’s enables thousands of therapists across the United States to deliver more effective clinical outcomes, and maximizes their database of almost 58,000 Clinicians and a Client Base of almost 7,500 owner-users of the Patholator App and the Neuropatholator Light Box and Cloud Based Software. CBCSC’s is headquartered in Jackson California; for more information call (209) 223-4442 or www.wellnessembassy.com. visit WWW.MYNUTRICAM.COM .