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Employee Spotlight - Deidra

Posted by Marlene Chotkowski on Nov 28, 2017 2:13:57 PM

deidra 1.jpgOur Help Desk Manager Deidra has been named the Magnus Employee of the Quarter for Q3, 2017! This is a well deserved award for Deidra, as she has been on the Magnus team for many years and effectively manages a team of employees through the toughest season of the year: back to school time aka “Peak Season.” In preparation for the new school year, starting as early as June, phone calls and emails to the Magnus Help Desk increase dramatically in volume. Deidra and her team assist parents and college students with navigating the Magnus system to ensure they have a successful experience. They are ready to help and answer every end user question! The Help Desk department maintains a high customer satisfaction rating throughout this busy time, and Deidra is always happy to report the positive feedback her team receives about caller experience to the rest of the Magnus team!


Learn more about Deidra’s Magnus story below!

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Managing Diabetes & Epilepsy in School Aged Children

Posted by Kerri Wade on Nov 28, 2017 1:57:32 PM

Did you know that November is Diabetes and Epilepsy Awareness Month? Many children in schools suffer from these two conditions. Getting diagnosed with either of these conditions can be extremely frightening, especially for children and their parents. The good news is that knowing how to manage the disease, and by being armed with the appropriate care information, allows children to continue on with their lives as normal as possible, while putting parents’ mind at ease.

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Topics: Health Trends

SIS vs. SHR: The Real Difference

Posted by Kerri Wade on Oct 26, 2017 6:17:14 PM

Properly collecting, managing, and tracking student information is crucial for success in independent and public schools alike. It is vital that schools have quick access to all of the necessary and up-to-date information on their students. Most schools have a Student Information System (SIS) in place, but overlook the need for a Student Health Record (SHR) system.

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Topics: Health Trends

Student Health Records (SHR): Most Frequently Asked Questions

Posted by Christina Trimis on Oct 26, 2017 6:04:47 PM

With today’s technology constantly evolving, it’s more important than ever for schools to have the best tools at hand to not only manage student health information, but to also keep it protected. Gone are the days of keeping health forms in binders tucked away in the nurse’s desk drawer. Now, the best tool for the job is a Student Health Record (SHR) software. SHR software is the digital version of the paper health record that contains a full account of a student’s health history. This can include allergy action plans, concussion documentation, immunization records, emergency information, and consent to treat forms.

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Topics: Education

How to Convince the Decision Makers That Your School Needs a Student Health Record Software

Posted by Christina Trimis on Sep 30, 2017 3:17:04 PM

Do you need help convincing the budget masters that an electronic Student Health Record (SHR) software is exactly what your school needs to have a successful school year? Many schools pay for training and certifications each year, but fall short on providing the physical tools needed for health and athletics staff to be successful.

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Topics: Education

The 2017 Fall Magnus Roadshow has Kicked Off!

Posted by Marlene Chotkowski on Sep 29, 2017 4:51:50 PM

Magnus Health is coming to a city near you!

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If you have heard of Magnus Health before, you may have heard about our annual Road Show. It’s the time when our Magnus team hits the road and conducts Bootcamp training sessions for clients and Lunch and Learn events for prospective clients. Well, we have packed our bags, and are kicking off the 2017 Fall Road Show! This year, the Roadshow events will run through November and we really hope to see you along the way!

Magnus clients will get to see our newest product features first hand and get a refresher course on Magnus software - everything they need to know in order to make better student care a priority. Click here for the client Bootcamp schedule to see when we will be in a city near you!

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The Struggle with Compliance: Why Your School Did Not Have a 100% Form Compliance Rate by Day 1 of School

Posted by Kerri Wade on Sep 28, 2017 11:16:49 AM

 

Most schools face the huge obstacle of collecting and managing all of the required student forms by the first day of school. Having vital, up-to-date information for each student is not only important for providing efficient student care, but it also helps schools to be prepared in the event of an emergency, and to reduce liability. Most requirements cover crucial, life-saving information such as allergies, medications, chronic health conditions, and emergency contacts. So why is it that so many schools struggle to collect all of their required forms by the first day of school? Here are some of the common issues schools face:

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Topics: Health Trends Education

How to Have the Most Successful School Year With Magnus

Posted by Kerri Wade on Aug 30, 2017 11:19:38 AM

How time flies! As the new school year kicks off, we wanted to provide some useful tips and tricks on how to prepare for a successful school year! At Magnus, we help over 540 schools to start off the school year on the right foot, and keep them well prepared throughout the school year. For those of you who do not currently use Magnus, don’t worry! This post will provide plenty of tips on how to have your best school year for Magnus clients and non-clients alike.

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Topics: Health Trends

Getting to Know Our Partners

Posted by Christina Trimis on Aug 29, 2017 3:51:29 PM

Magnus Health takes pride in its ability to be extremely versatile, adaptive, and intuitive. The Magnus team works hard everyday to understand exactly what client needs are and how best to help them. For years, Magnus has been working with various partners to make sure that customer needs are not only met, but exceeded. Currently, Magnus works with several great partners, all of which offer different added value to our clients. 

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Topics: Magnus Spotlight Education

Employee Spotlight - Paul

Posted by Marlene Chotkowski on Aug 29, 2017 2:47:31 PM

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Since 2013, Paul has been an invaluable member of the Magnus team, and he is our 2nd Employee of the Quarter recipient this year. Paul usually shows up to work early, ready to start his day! As our Systems Administrator, he is the man behind the scenes of Magnus, making sure all is well with every part of our software. Paul monitors those vital components of the software that we don’t always think about: the network, servers, internet speed, cloud storage... and the list goes on.

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