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VA Technical Reference Model v 24.4

Accu-Care Technology

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Technologies must be operated and maintained in accordance with Federal and Department security and privacy policies and guidelines. More information on the proper use of the TRM can be found on the TRM Proper Use Tab/Section.

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Description: The Veterans Affairs Resident Assessment Instrument/Minimum Data Set (RAI/MDS) Accu-Care for Windows Enhancement initiative (2003) provided a standardized assessment technology supporting the completion of a comprehensive, accurate, and reproducible patient assessments, and serves as the basis for developing the patient`s plan of care. RAI/MDS aligns the VA`s data collection processes with private sector skilled nursing facilities. VA purchased Accu-Care, of the Accu-Care Clinical Software suite, and has implemented it nationally with a gateway interface to import patient data from Veterans Health Information Systems and Technology Architecture (VistA).

This technology utilizes an InterBase Database to store data.

There is no website associated with this technology.
Technology/Standard Usage Requirements: Users must ensure their use of this technology/standard is consistent with VA policies and standards, including, but not limited to, VA Handbooks 6102 and 6500; VA Directives 6004, 6513, and 6517; and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards, including Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS). Users must ensure sensitive data is properly protected in compliance with all VA regulations. Prior to use of this technology, users should check with their supervisor, Information Security Officer (ISO), Facility Chief Information Officer (CIO), or local Office of Information and Technology (OI&T) representative to ensure that all actions are consistent with current VA policies and procedures prior to implementation.
Section 508 Information: This technology has not been assessed by the Section 508 Office. The Implementer of this technology has the responsibility to ensure the version deployed is 508-compliant. Section 508 compliance may be reviewed by the Section 508 Office and appropriate remedial action required if necessary. For additional information or assistance regarding Section 508, please contact the Section 508 Office at
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Decision Source: TRM Mgmt Group
Decision Process: One-VA TRM v20.2
Decision Date: 02/20/2020 at 08:28:10 UTC
Aliases: RAI/MDS
Introduced By: SCCM
Vendor Name: AccuMed
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (02/20/2020 at 08:28:10 UTC).