EQUICARE CS v4.3: A Complete Oncology Patient Management Solution

By CIOReview | Friday, August 14, 2015

VANCOUVER, CA: To improve clinical outcome for patients, Equicare Health provides care coordination software that enables care takers to operate effectively. The company now introduces an upgrade to EQUICARE CS (ECS), a complete oncology patient management solution that covers the requirements of journey right from screening to treatment, up till survivorship. ECS v4.3 incorporates specialties like coordinated navigation, patient engagement, survivorship care planning, and distress management across distributed systems efficiently.

“Our latest release of ECS targets these larger groups, by eliminating the need for multiple software installations and enabling care coordination and patient portal from a single, centralized platform," says Malcolm Wright, VP, Product Management, Equicare.

ECS v4.3 offers increased operational flexibility and efficiency for care providers through centralized reporting, enterprise-wide clinical resources and facility-specific analytics. Also, to improve usability and patient satisfaction, facility-specific branding, communication and patient portal resources are included. Consequently, the software benefits both cancer centers as well as the patients.

Features signifying ECSv4.3 include: encrypted databases to provide security; reduced database size for efficient management; compliance with updated versions of MS SQL Server, MS Windows Server; facility-specific patient segmentation to limit access to patient records; and additional clinical content regarding pancreatic cancer.

"With the new enterprise capability, care providers can optimize patient care by sharing best practices and experiences between facilities, while reducing operational costs and improving compliance across the organization," explains Wright.