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ANKOTA LAUNCHES HDM FOR PRIVATE DUTY HOME CARE

Posted by Ken Accardi

Feb 10, 2010 2:42:00 PM

BALTIMORE, Feb. 9  /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 1.2 million people are employed in the Private Duty Home Care market and it is expected to add more than 400,000 jobs over the next ten years.  Ankota HDM for Private Duty was introduced last month at the 5th Annual Private Duty Home Care Leadership Summit and Expo in Phoenix.

"The Private Duty market is technology-starved, and there is a tremendous opportunity to help companies to better plan and schedule services while improving their profitability and accountability," said Ankota CEO and co-founder Will Hicklen. Suitable for both full and part time staff, with simple or complex needs, Ankota's Private Duty offer includes:

  • Comprehensive Care Planning
  • Scheduling and Resource Optimization
  • Telephony & Mobile Resource Tracking
  • Real-time escalation of Care Concerns
  • Work Tracking & Reporting
  • A Virtual Logbook for Distant Family Members
  • Billing

"Every company we talk to is concerned about their ability to grow profitability, and we can help that immediately," says Hicklen. 

About Ankota: Ankota is the pioneering company in the field of Healthcare Delivery Management (HDM), focused on improving the quality and efficiency of health care outside of the hospital. HDM is a process-centric, technology-enabled approach to managing the "delivery model," automating complex scheduling requirements and optimizing scarce resources such as people, time, equipment, and supplies.

Ankota's Private Duty offering adds to the company's suite of healthcare technology solutions, serving Home Health, Medical Equipment (HME/DME), Respiratory Therapy (RT), Infusion, and Private Duty. HDM solutions are integrated, scalable for small to large businesses, and available via subscription.

Founded in 2008, Ankota, Inc. is based in Baltimore, Maryland with offices in Washington, DC, Philadelphia, New York, Boston, Chicago, and Minneapolis. For more information please go to http://ankota.com/

Topics: Private Duty Agency Software, Home Health Aide Software, Aging in Place Technology, Home Care Technology, Ankota Product Release