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Therap Services Announces Release 7.1 for the Developmental Disability Community


WATERBURY, Conn., Nov. 15 - Therap Services announces the release of version 7.1 of its integrated suite of documentation, communication and reporting applications. Therap version 7.1 will feature a new module, the Individualized Plan of Protective Oversight and Safeguards and new enhancements to existing Therap modules such as Quarterly Nursing Reports in the Health Tracking module.

The Individualized Plan of Protective Oversight and Safeguards (IPOP) module is a new addition to Therap applications and consists of generalized and residential information that is usually referenced in the Safeguards section of an Individual Plan. Safeguards are also required to be included with Individual Service Plans to ensure that when risks are taken they are done so consciously and with a view to considering the person's best interests. The Therap IPOP takes a questionnaire based approach to record both general and residential information needs.

The Quarterly Nursing Report is a new addition to the Health Tracking module that summarizes a particular individual's approved data from their Individual Data Form, General Event Reports and also from Health Tracking material such as medication history, appointments, lab test results, seizures and height/weight.

Enhancements have also been made to the following modules:

General Event Reports (GER):
o The Therap GER Portable Document Format (PDF) version now supports the Delaware state requirements.
o The Initial Incident Report form and the Incident Follow-Up Report from New Jersey's Department of Human Services have been added for the New Jersey users.
o The New York incident reporting forms and PDFs have been updated to include the revised OMR 147 form and the new OMR 148 - Reports on Actions Taken.
o Provisions have been made to include the Provider's logo on all pages of the GER PDF.

Individual Service Plan (ISP/IPP)
o The ISP Acknowledgement Report shows when and who acknowledged, approved, updated or discontinued an ISP.
o Scoring methods that are no longer required can be discontinued from the list of Provider Administrators.
o The ISP Program and ISP Data search screen now allows you to search by the ISP name.
o Scoring methods can now be defined from within the ISP Template Library.
o A new interface to create multiple tasks and teaching methods has been added to make the process easier and faster in ISP Programs and ISP Templates.
o Any changes made to ISP Data can now be archived.
o The ISP Data grid has been enhanced so as to allow faster data entry.
o The duration of the reports can now be customized and continuous comments and recommendations can be added on saved reports.

Billing
o Users can now specify a unit of measure, rounding algorithm and smallest allowed increment to be used for automatic billing unit calculation for a particular service.
o Provider Administrators can now setup different Cost Center types for
the agency.
o Provider Administrators will be able to specify the default settings
for generation of notifications for Service Authorizations.
o Provider Administrators can customize billing invoices with a chosen
header, title and footer.
o A printable monthly Attendance Report (PDF) can be generated from the Attendance record
o A new Transaction Record has been added, using which users will be able to search for claims that have been sent in a particular transaction along with their current status.

Individual Data Forms (IDF)
o The Medical contact section of the IDF module has been redesigned so
that users are no longer restricted to one of each type (i.e. Physician, Dentist, Hospital and Pharmacy)
o The 'Adaptive Level' field has been removed and its existing values, have been migrated to the Developmental Disability Field
o Blood type has been added as new field in the medical section of the IDF
o Provider administrators can now generate individual contact reports containing details of all individuals' contacts

Enhancements have also been made to T-Tasks, Staff Scheduling and Provider Administrator mode. Details of enhancements of each module can be found from http://therapservices.net/release_7.1.html

About Therap
Therap Services provides secure, cost-effective information, documentation and communications services tailored to the specific needs of service providers, health professionals, regulators, and family members to improve the quality of life for people with developmental disabilities. Therap's complete suite of applications includes Health Tracking, Individual and Emergency Data Forms, Individual Service Plans, Behavior Plans and Tracking, T-Logs, T-Notes, Incident Reports, Management Summaries, Witness Reports, Supported Employment Tracking, Calendar, Secure Communications, Staff Scheduling, Training Management System, Attendance and Electronic Billing. For further information, please visit www.therapservices.net/.

Source: Therap Services

CONTACT:
Ziad Hyder
of Therap Services,
+1-203-596-7553

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