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PCM Lite

Solutions And Services Customized To Your Needs And Designed For Your Success

PCM Lite serves as a comprehensive á la carte solution for all your correctional health care needs. It provides answers to the costly and complicated provision of quality care by offering a wide array of products and services. These include medical supplies & equipment, pharmaceuticals, consulting, development, and training, with the primary goal of increasing positive patient outcomes while helping you save valuable time, money, and resources. Choose what you need and leave the rest to us.

Pharmacy Services

Pharmaceuticals are a significant cost driver in today’s health care landscape. In response, PCM Lite benefits from forged strategic alliances with wholesale pharmacies, granting access to medications at considerably discounted rates. Our managed medication formulary, coupled with regular quarterly pharmacy inspections and 24/7 accessibility to prescription medications further contributes to substantial savings; empowering our clients with cost-effective health care solutions.

Electronic Health Records

PCM Lite offers an Electronic Health Records (EHR). This accessible and standardized repository ensures the secure storage of medical and behavioral health records. A cutting-edge EHR system improves patient outcomes by enabling seamless data collection and reporting, all at your fingertips. Our dedicated in-house support team possesses the expertise to adapt and customize EHR features to suit any scenario and stands ready to provide rapid and efficient virtual frontline assistance.

Billing Services

PCM Lite utilizes methods that support aggressive case management, which provide substantially discounted arrangements with local hospitals and providers. Additional benefits include claims “scrubbing” and claims processing. We aid in streamlining the billing process for medical claims, thus decreasing the opportunity for error and ensuring every facility dollar is maximized.

Diagnostic Solutions

Laboratory – Effective patient care relies heavily on laboratory testing. PCM Lite prioritizes expeditious and precise laboratory services that greatly assist practitioners in patient diagnosis. Through a seamless custom integration, we enable direct import of laboratory results into the EHR, streamlining the process for health care professionals. All subcontracted laboratory services undergo rigorous scrutiny to ensure compliance with state licensing requirements, guaranteeing the highest standards of quality and safety.

Imaging – PCM Lite deploys one of our mobile imaging partners to provide on-site service without the need for a patient to leave the facility. This includes:

• X-Rays     • Ultrasounds    • Cardiac Services     • Vascular Services

Facility “Hub”

The user-friendly facility Hub is a comprehensive place of essential resources and information. Custom designed for your specific needs, it makes health care more efficient by enabling clients to access and manage all aspects of workflow, purchasing, financing, logs, and forms. The proprietary Hub is cloud-based and entirely customizable.

Medical Supplies & Equipment

By leveraging strong connections with our suppliers, PCM Lite provides substantial cost savings on your medical supplies and equipment purchases. Utilizing the facility hub for purchasing simplifies and automates the ordering process for a hassle-free experience. It facilitates seamless ordering, tracking, and reporting of supplies and equipment.

Medical Waste Disposal

Medical waste and sharps disposal is a constant concern for correctional facilities. PCM Lite excels in providing safe and secure disposal solutions for these items. Our expertise ensures that all subcontracted medical waste disposal services meet your specific requirements and comply with all state and federal licensing regulations.

Consulting Services

General – Backed by a company at the forefront of correctional health care research, PCM Lite can provide a thorough evaluation of your medical and behavioral health systems with a focus on the National Commission on Correctional Healthcare (NCCHC) and the American Correctional Association (ACA) standards while ensuring evidence-based best practices are being utilized. Our team will collaborate closely with your staff, offering optimal solutions to any identified issues. Moreover, we will establish a Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) program designed to support long-term compliance.

Legal – The legal complexities of correctional medical and behavioral health can be overwhelming to navigate. PCM Lite offers valuable assistance through our in-house legal team, capable of providing a wide range of services including assessments of policies and procedures known to spark litigation.

Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) – PCM Lite can develop and maintain your medication-assisted treatment (MAT) program. MAT services significantly improve the outcome of individuals with substance use disorders, reducing the risk of relapse, and promoting successful reintegration into society post-release. By combining evidence-based medications with counseling and support, this approach addresses the complex nature of addiction and supports the overall health and well-being of incarcerated individuals.

Risk Management & Complex Case Review – A corporate risk management team comprised of our legal staff, Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) committee, and Medical Audit committee ensures compliance with NCCHC and ACA standards. PCM Lite is guided by the philosophy that the best risk management tool is provision of superior care to patients.

Request for Proposal (RFP) Creation – Crafting a Request for Proposal (RFP) is a time-consuming task that demands specialized expertise in the medical and behavioral health domains. PCM Lite is well-versed in this area and offers our expertise to streamline the process. You can sidestep costly industry pitfalls by allowing us to deliver a well-crafted and efficient RFP that aligns with your unique requirements, saving you valuable time and resources.

Staff Training & Education Development

Staff Training – PCM Lite can provide comprehensive training programs to ensure compliance with local, state, and federal regulations. We provide flexible options for training delivery, utilizing both electronic means and in-person sessions to accommodate your facility’s specific needs and requirements. Facilities that adopt robust training programs regularly experience the following advantages:

• Better patient outcomes                 • More favorable litigation results

• Improved public perception          • Staff retention

Trainings are available for medical staff, behavioral health staff and correctional staff.

Education Development – Improved patient outcomes are linked to staff education. PCM Lite offers medical and behavioral health education modules that align with the National Commission on Correctional Healthcare (NCCHC) and the American Correctional Association (ACA) standards. Additionally, we possess the capability to design tailor-made educational programs that cater to the unique needs of your facility. With our comprehensive training solutions, your staff will be equipped to deliver top-notch medical and behavioral health care, ensuring the well-being of your patients.

Health Care Policies & Procedures

Robust policies and procedures are the foundation of every successful facility.

Policy Development – Development of your medical and behavioral health policies & procedures are available. Policies & procedures adhere to the following standards and guidelines:

  • National Commission on Correctional Health Care (NCCHC)
  • American Correctional Association (ACA)
  • American Medical Association (AMA)
  • Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Protocols and Guidelines
  • State Boards of Medicine
  • Medical Licensing Rules and Regulations
  • Federal OSHA Guidelines

Policy Review – Comprehensive assessments of your medical and behavioral health policies are available. Our evaluations adhere to the same stringent standards and guidelines as our policy development. PCM Lite will provide a detailed report highlighting areas of concern and offering solution recommendations that empower you with valuable insight to effectively address and resolve any identified issues.

Contract Monitoring Services

We provide oversight and management of contractual agreements between correctional facilities and managed health care companies. This service plays a crucial role in ensuring that contractual obligations are met, deadlines are adhered to, and terms and conditions are fulfilled. This helps your organization mitigate risk and optimize operations. Additionally, our contract monitoring contributes to transparency and accountability, as it provides information on contract status, compliance, and potential issues, fostering stronger business relationships and reducing the likelihood of disputes.

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