WATERBURY, Conn. , Dec. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Therap Services received US Government Patent #8,281,370 October 2, 2012 for Managing Secure Sharing of Private Information across Security Domains. Components of the patent are reflected in Therap's software for the developmental disability community. The Therap Developmental Disability Software service allows sharing of data between appropriate organizations including states, counties, providers, families and individuals with HIPAA compliant security and tracking.
Justin Brockie, Therap Chief Operating Officer said, "The awarding of this patent is more confirmation of the exciting and innovative work that Therap has been doing within the intellectual and developmental disability community for the past ten years. Secure sharing of data amongst circles of support and regulatory, funding, and quality assurance agencies is the key to providing the right supports to the right people in a person centered and cost efficient manner."
The Abstract of the Patent statessystems and methods for sharing information across at least two organizations is described. A physical node may receive a request for authorization for a user in an organization to access an individual's information in another organization. The request may be logged. The physical node may determine whether the user is authorized to access the individual's information and, if it is, provide appropriate access.
Developmental disability organizations which are accessing and sharing data using Therap case management and EHR applications include day, residential and in-home providers, states, counties, and families.Inventors include: Richard Robbins, Therap CEO; James Kelly, Vice-Chairman; Drew Turock, Chief of Systems Operations; Justin Brockie, Chief Operations Officer; and Mojahedul Hoque Abul Hasanat, Chief Technology Officer. About Therap ServicesTherap Services provides secure, cost-effective information, documentation and communications services tailored to the specific needs of service providers, health professionals, regulators, and family members to improve the quality of life for people with developmental disabilities. Therap's applications include Health Tracking, Individual and Emergency Data Forms, Medication Administration Records, Individual Service Plans, Behavior Plans and Tracking, T-Logs, T-Notes, Incident Reports, Management Summaries, Witness Reports, Supported Employment Tracking, Calendar, Secure Communications, Staff Scheduling, Training Management System, Attendance and Electronic Billing. Therap Services developmental disability software includes case management services for State and County Governments. These case management services include referral, intake, slot management and other oversight requirements.