Quality Indicator Survey

PRIME Services in conjunction with Medline, would like you to know about Abaqis.  Abaqis is the only quality assessment and reporting system that is tied directly into the QIS.

Abaqis is a web- based application that uses the same calculations, thresholds and analysis as the QIS to quickly highlight residents at risk.

Abaqis is designed to eliminate the guesswork when preparing for the new survey.  It can do this because it exactly replicates the QIS process.

Please contact PRIME Services for more information at 866-585-3344, Ext. 115.

Help with the MDS 3.0 Hearing Modification Section through Sammons Preston

As you know, one of the major goals of MDS 3.0 was to increase the residents voice by introducing more resident interview items.

We are pleased to advise you that we have negotiated with Sammons Preston to achieve a substantial price break on their Pocketalker and Pocketalker Ultra.  Both of these devices amplify sound for better understanding and provide clear, high quality sound.

The pricing we nave negotiated is provided below and is 50% or more off the normal everyday price.  These items must be ordered by telephone for the special pricing.

Catalog #  Item #  Description    Price
557234  081122167 Pocketalker Pro with earphone  $122.86
564370  081410893 Pocketalker Ultra System  $120.00

In order to receive the special pricing on these items and all of the other items under our agreement with Sammons, please make sure you have a letter of participation on file with our office.

Adaptive Equipment and Supplies through Sammons Preston

We are pleased to announce that we have recently renegotiated our agreement with Sammons Preston for lower prices on the top items used by our members.  Sammons Preston has a complete line of adaptive equipment and supplies for the Dietary Department as well as Nursing.

For a complete list of all the adaptive equipment and supplies available, visit Sammons Preston’s website at www.pattersonmedical.com.  

PRIME Services

PRIME Services, from its original roots as a purchasing and consulting company in 1983, has grown into one of the largest group purchasing organizations for nursing homes and assisted living communities across the United States.

Today, PRIME Services has three divisions, all focused on removing costs from the supply chain while increasing operational efficiency. The three divisions are; Group Purchasing and Custom Contracting, Consulting and Purchasing Services (CAPS), and a Technology Division

Be sure to mention you're a PRIME Services member when calling in to ensure you receive additional discounts that are available exclusively to PRIME Services members.


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