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Jacksonville-based Healthcare Technology Company Forcura to add 115 Jobs, Open New Corporate Headquarters
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (May 28, 2020) – Forcura, a healthcare technology company that enables safer patient care transitions along the care continuum, announces that it plans to create 115 jobs in Jacksonville by the end of 2022. The company will receive taxpayer-backed incentives from the City and State to expand its staff and maintain Jacksonville as its corporate headquarters. The Jacksonville City Council unanimously approved the economic development agreement in March as Project Graph.
Forcura Partners with Barberitos Donate 50 Meals to Feed Healthcare Professionals at UF Health Jacksonville
Jacksonville, Florida (May 13, 2020) - Forcura and Barberitos partnered to support medical professionals on the front lines fighting the COVID-19 outbreak by delivering 50 farm-fresh meals to UF Health Jacksonville. Forcura’s CEO, Craig Mandeville, also challenged companies to follow suit and donate to local hospitals and support local restaurants. The meals were delivered on a Tuesday, April 21, 2020, to support the social media movement known as #GreatAmericanTakeOut, which encourages those sheltered in place to support the restaurant industry.
Forcura's Joe Held has a distinguished track record of transforming companies from Wall Street to Main Street with cutting edge technology, and is a pioneer in deploying artificial intelligence to make business more efficient and profitable. But when Joe came to Forcura - it was personal. Learn more about our Chief Technology Officer in this Home Health Care News "Voices" article.
Jacksonville, Florida (May 6, 2020) – Forcura has been named to Inc. magazine’s annual list of the Best Workplaces for 2020. Hitting newsstands May 12 in the May/June 2020 issue, and as part of a prominent Inc.com feature, the list is the result of a wide-ranging and comprehensive measurement of private American companies that have created exceptional workplaces through vibrant cultures, deep employee engagement, and stellar benefits.
How have Jacksonville companies fared through the Covid-19 pandemic? The Jacksonville Business Journal has kept tabs on Forcura, holding weekly chats with our CEO, Craig Mandeville. In this first installment of the series, Craig shares that our company has been "busier than ever," since our software solution is exactly what post-acute agencies need to enable their back office teams to work remotely. He's also learned just how well the Forcura team operates from home.
How has the Covid-19 pandemic impacted Home Health's focus on documentation? Craig Mandeville told Andrew Donlan in this April 8, 2020 interview with Home Health Care News that thanks to PDGM and the anticipated RAP phase-out, "document integration needs to be at the forefront still, no matter what. Because at the end of the day, that’s how agencies are going to get paid.” Craig also envisions a time where more of the post-acute industry adopts technology that enables them to work seamlessly and securely from any environment, be it remote or office-based. In this crisis, Craig attests, more providers realize technology like Forcura's isn't a "nice to have," it's a necessity.
Forcura's Chief Strategy Officer, Annie Erstling, gave Tim Rowan an update on Forcura's exciting new Analytics platform, and how we will deploy Natural Language Processing and Optical Character Recognition to streamline workflows later this year. Find the update listed first under "Vendor Watch."
In this interview with HomeCare Magazine, Forcura's CEO, Craig Mandeville, agrees that for homecare and hospice, "this is our moment to shine" as the sector responds to the Covid-19 pandemic. Mandeville explains that using technology will be critical, and that it's his passion to help our industry transition more patients into post-acute care through Forcura's suite of solutions.
March 18, 2020 — Jacksonville, FL — Inc. magazine today revealed that Forcura is No. 56 on its inaugural Inc. 5000 Series: Florida list, the most prestigious ranking of the fastest-growing Florida-based private companies. Born of the annual Inc. 5000 franchise, this regional list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the Florida economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent small businesses.