Entries by CareDirector

CareDirector Connect Webinar: Mobile Functionality

CareDirector recently held a 30-minute webinar of CareDirector Connect, a modular mobile solution that can empower case workers to access and collect data in the field, directly from the source which improves overall data quality. This online tour will review mobile functionality including: Managing appointments and alerts Access to offline and online information of household Taking […]

5 Lessons for developing a mobile workforce

Over the past five years or so, mobile capability has become an important consideration by health and human service agencies to enable their workers to function more efficiently while in the field. For caseworkers, their office is essentially everywhere so they need to be able to access vital information anywhere, any time. CareDirector Connect is a […]

Case workers want mobile technology

Despite overwhelming availability of modern mobile technology in one’s private life, professionally, most child welfare workers do not have access to basic case and client information in the field. This continues to affect their ability to effectively serve children, youth and families while keeping up with the burden of case documentation. In recent years, workforce […]

5 lessons for implementing predictive analytics in child welfare

In child welfare, one problem is the accurate identification of children at risk of maltreatment, work that requires a gauge of not only immediate risk, but also the future likelihood of harm. Predictive risk modeling (PRM) offers new and exciting chances to solve entrenched problems like this. PRM enables child welfare staff to identify earlier […]

Artificial Intelligence taking China by storm

Artificial intelligence (AI) seems poised to transform healthcare all over the world, especially in China. Developing the systems that power artificial intelligence requires correlating thousands of variables spanning patient medical data and then developing software that can identify related trends among these variables and predict medical outcomes. In China, this poses a challenge: there’s a shortage […]

How Chile’s IT architecture is transforming its healthcare

Not long ago, more than 1,000 remote medical facilities in Chile lacked connectivity and many of its healthcare systems could not easily interoperate. To change this, Soledad Munoz Lopez, the CIO of Chile’s Ministry of Health (MINSAL), developed a new approach to IT architecture. Ms. Lopez implemented an API-based architecture. The API architecture dovetails into […]

Torfaen Young Carers Service gets support from CareDirector Birthday Fund

2017 is a special year for CareDirector. On February 26th, we celebrated our 20th year in business and to help celebrate our 20 years we have created a special birthday fund of $20,000. We are now delighted to announce the first recipient of funding from our birthday fund; Torfaen Young Carers Service Torfaen Young Carers Service […]

Helping child welfare agencies benefit from CCWIS rule

Dr Ann Knefel, Child Welfare Specialist at CareDirector, shares her views on how CareDirector can help child welfare agencies in the US comply with the new CCWIS federal rule. The CCWIS ruling mandates modular, interoperable approaches to implementing case management solutions in child welfare agencies, enabling state agencies to pick the best of the best […]

CareDirector to demo its new Child Welfare app at ISM Conference 2017

CareDirector will be exhibiting at this year’s ISM Conference in Maryland on 22-25 October 2017. The ISM Conference is the largest health and human services technology event devoted to improving the delivery of health and human services programs such as child welfare. We will be showcasing our new CareDirector Connect app at the ISM Conference, […]

A New Era of Health & Human Services

CareDirector recently exhibited at the APHSA HHS Summit in Baltimore, a great event with lots of interesting insights. The Tuesday afternoon General session, “The State and Local Landscape: A New Dynamic was a practical look at health and human services in an era of funding uncertainty. Zach Patton, Executive Editor of Governing was the moderator. […]