SOURCE: Mi-Co

September 24, 2007 15:09 ET

Mi-Co to Exhibit Home Health & Hospice Solution at National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) Conference

DENVER, CO and RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC--(Marketwire - September 24, 2007) - Mi-Co, the mobile data capture company, will be exhibiting at the largest Home Care & Hospice conference held in the United States. The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) hosts its 2007 Annual Conference & Exhibition in Denver, Colorado from October 6-10. The theme of the meeting is "Homecare and Hospice: Because There Is No Place Like Home." The 26th Annual Meeting will attract a large audience of Homecare & Hospice leaders serving the growing home healthcare needs of the United States.

Mi-Co provides a mobile e-forms solution, Mi-Forms for Home Health & Hospice, which allows mobile caregivers to use a pen to handwrite their OASIS forms at the point of care, have data instantly digitized and validated, uploaded to existing systems and submitted for payment. User-friendly Mi-Forms helps homecare agencies save time and money and improve quality of care by spending more time with patients and less time with paperwork. Mi-Forms for Home Health & Hospice runs on popular mobile hardware devices such as Tablet PCs, digital pens, Pocket PCs and signature capture pads.

Mi-Co senior staff and key partners will be demonstrating Mi-Forms for Home Care & Hospice and the latest in forms automation in Booth 1622.

"While Mi-Co has a long history in Home Health, this will be the first year that we are sponsoring our own booth at NAHC to demonstrate the most innovative mobile e-forms solution in the Home Care & Hospice industry," said Mi-Co Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Greg Clary. "Not only will Mi-Co highlight our solutions for Home Health & Hospice, we have also scheduled discussions with key healthcare solution providers who are evaluating the Mi-Forms technology for use in extending their products to highly mobile caregivers via Tablet PC and Digital Pen.

Mi-Forms for Home Health & Hospice is being used today by agencies such as Wilson County Home Care & Hospice in North Carolina. Under the direction of Home Health Director Debra Harris, the Agency implemented Mi-Forms on Tablet PC in order to save valuable nursing time and maximize the quality of the data they collect via OASIS while serving their clients.

"The battery life and weight of the Tablet were deciding factors for us. The light-weight Tablet PC is optimal for nurse mobility and by design does not create a barrier to patient communication," said Ms. Harris.

After an ROI study, Wilson County was pleased to report that Mi-Forms for Home Health & Hospice on Tablet PC reduced errors in data capture by 50% and saved nurses 1.5 hours per day in transcription. "Mi-Forms for Home Health has tremendously increased our efficiency and has allowed our staff to spend more time with each patient," confirms Ms. Harris.

About Mi-Co

Mi-Co is the developer of the Mi-Forms mobile data capture system and provides Mi-Forms for Home Health & Hospice, a Mobile E-forms software solution. Mi-Forms customers save time, improve efficiency, increase the quality of data and improve access to that data by eliminating paper forms while allowing users to continue employing comfortable, familiar pen-based forms input processes. Mi-Forms allows customers to spend more time with people and less time with paperwork. For more information please visit our web site at www.mi-corporation.com.

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