The 1199 HealthCare Union’s National
NBF needed a system (called Member Encounter Transaction System, or METS) that would support the collection of health information at a number of remote clinics while tying the information seamlessly to
NBF also needed a way to manage their healthcare wellness programs with automated case management and communication functions for communication with members as well as staff. The recording and management of member information
In the first stage of the project, the results of these consultations were uploaded and downloaded via analog modem. Intellis deployed a wireless version in June of 2003 to the nurses to gain close to
Hypertension medical staff use laptop computers and wireless communication to upload and download data. The wireless deployment provides daily updates of encounters and provides the medical team improved access to changing member information.
Intellis subsequently helped NBF to transition to a fully functional system once the project was complete, and later, to migrate the project to a wireless architecture for greater data access and flexibility.