BALTIMORE, MARYLAND (March 3, 2010) - With more and more Americans needing home healthcare, the Private Duty Healthcare sector continues to grow at an amazing rate and with that growth comes the need for improved procedures and technology. The National Private Duty Association will be holding their 8th Annual Leadership Conference March 10-12 at the Sheraton Philadelphia City Center. Exhibitors, including Ankota, Inc., will be on hand to showcase their latest products and services aimed at providing private duty professionals with technology that will allow them to provide better patient care and cut costs. (Ankota, Inc. will be located at booth #32 at the conference.)
"Private Duty companies have been technology-starved for many years and we wanted to help them improve their systems and therefore improve their patient care," says Ankota CEO and co-founder Will Hicklen. "Our packaging and pricing is suitable for both full and part time staff, with simple or complex needs, and addresses the Private Duty market with a scalable, easy to use solution that offers immediate return on investment." The package 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
He added "To thrive in this growing market, the companies with the tools to delivery operational excellence will be the ones who win," says Hicklen. "Every company we talk to is concerned about their ability to grow profitability, and we can help that immediately."
According to Kim Stoneking, Executive Director for the National Private Duty Association, "The National Private Duty Association is very pleased to have Ankota as a supporter and an associate member of the NPDA. We believe the services they offer for the betterment of care givers will be of interest to the membership."
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 solutions that help companies plan, coordinate and deliver care outside of the hospital setting. Ankota's HDM suite already serves Home Health, Medical Equipment (HME/DME), Respiratory Therapy (RT) and Infusion. 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/