October 10, 2017 – Jacksonville, FL - Forcura, a healthcare technology company, announces that Amedisys, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMED), one of the nation’s leading home healthcare, hospice and personal care companies, has fully implemented Forcura to facilitate paperless document management, secure mobile communication, and integration with its EHR of record, Homecare Homebase. Forcura is a strategic partner of Homecare Homebase.
The Forcura platform is a comprehensive document management and secure mobile communication platform designed specifically for the home health and hospice industry. It provides a customized workflow that creates, sends, tracks and receives all of an organization’s documents and converts them to structured data all while seamlessly interfacing with the electronic health record (EHR). Additionally, the Forcura platform includes mobile functionality that allows for effective and efficient communication and data exchange between clinical and back office teams including secure messaging, document scan capture and clinical wound measurement.
Amedisys specifically selected Forcura to support efficiency in its intake and order management processes. The organization has implemented Forcura at 417 office locations around the country utilizing Forcura’s intake, document tracking and scan capture functionality for both web and mobile devices. Through this engagement Amedisys is eliminating the internal management and cost of its massive fax infrastructure and improving revenue cycle management timelines.
“We have chosen Forcura because of its ability to dramatically streamline our intake process as well as reduce our compliance risk and accounts receivable turnaround time,” said Cristi Covington, Amedisys VP of Business Transformation and Integration. “The Forcura integration with Homecare Homebase makes those efficiencies a game changer for our office staff.”
“Our customers, home health and hospice healthcare providers, need to be able to do more with less – faster”, said Forcura CEO Craig Mandeville. “Our philosophy has always been to innovate based on market need. Having a leader like Amedisys as an adopter of our technology is a big deal. Together, through this partnership, we can develop technology solutions that allow the home health and hospice industry to exponentially provide better care with reduced administrative costs.”
Forcura, a leading healthcare technology company headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, helps healthcare organizations deliver better patient care, improve cash flow and reduce administrative expenses through document management and HIPAA-compliant secure communication tools. The company has recently received awards for Fastest Growing Company, Best Use of Cloud Computing, Best CEO and Best Places to Work. For more information visit forcura.com, call 800-378-0596 or follow Forcura on Twitter @forcura.
Amedisys, Inc. is a leading healthcare at home Company delivering personalized home health, hospice and personal care. Amedisys is focused on delivering the care that is best for our patients, whether that is home-based personal care; recovery and rehabilitation after an operation or injury; care focused on empowering them to manage a chronic disease; or hospice care at the end of life. More than 2,200 hospitals and 61,900 physicians nationwide have chosen Amedisys as a partner in post-acute care. Founded in 1982, headquartered in Baton Rouge, LA with an executive office in Nashville, TN, Amedisys is a publicly held company. With more than 16,000 employees, in 432 care centers in 34 states, Amedisys is dedicated to delivering the highest quality of care to the doorsteps of more than 385,000 patients in need every year. For more information about the Company, please visit: www.amedisys.com.