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SOURCE Caremerge, LLC
Transitional Care Technology to Improve Patient's Wellbeing, Increase Family Engagement and Reduce Hospital Readmissions
CHICAGO, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Caremerge LLC, a revolutionary communication and care coordination platform for senior care providers, announced today a new partnership with Signature HealthCARE, a leading provider of long-term care in the U.S. Under the partnership, Signature HealthCARE will be launching the Caremerge Transitional Care Technology Solution at its ExceleratedCare units, starting with two centers in Atlanta. Signature HealthCARE has already developed and launched its TransitionalCARE program, which was awarded the 2013 Spirit of Innovation Award at the Annual LINK Conference. Caremerge is taking this award-winning program to a whole new level. Through its mobile and web solutions, Caremerge will ensure that staff, patients and families have the necessary tools at their finger tips to help everyone coordinate care more effectively and reduce hospital readmissions.
The new Caremerge Transitional Care technology will help automate many of the manual and paper based processes involved in coordinating care, scheduling patient and family coaching sessions on self-management skills, tracking patients understanding, trending wellbeing and ensuring regular follow ups after a patient returns home. Most importantly, the solution will help Signature HealthCARE with more satisfied staff, patients and families. It will also allow Signature to demonstrate its value to ACO and other medical partners by reducing readmissions and improving the patient experience beyond the walls of its own centers.
"We are thrilled to be partnering with Signature HealthCARE, a real pioneer in Transitional Care," said Asif Khan, founder and CEO, Caremerge. "This partnership continues to demonstrate Caremerge's commitment to breaking healthcare silos and bringing stakeholders together in providing higher quality of life for patients. Thus, resulting in reduced hospital readmissions along with data to prove the same."
"The Caremerge solution is very exciting to our organization," said Joe Steier, President, Signature HeathCARE. "This partnership is about continuing to provide seniors with the best transitional care in the nation, and at the same time, allows us to continue our mission to radically change the landscape of long-term care forever."
Caremerge forges meaningful connections among providers, families and patients seeking to improve communication in today's complex senior care environment. With a revolutionary, easy-to-use coordination platform, Caremerge keeps the entire care team informed and cohesive through an intuitive interface that enables real-time staff interaction, provides families with peace of mind and improves overall patient wellness.
About Signature HealthCARE
Signature HealthCARE is a leading provider of long-term care services in the Eastern and Southeastern United States, operating 90 communities in eight states with more than 15,000 employees. Signature's organizational culture is founded on three pillars: Learning, Spirituality, and Intra-preneurship. Signature HealthCARE re-located its corporate offices from Palm Beach Gardens, FL, to Louisville, KY in 2010. Signature is growing rapidly, acquiring new facilities and developing innovations and businesses to better serve the aging population.
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