Albuquerque, NM – January 15, 2018 – UnityBPO, a provider of health care IT services, today announced a partnership with The Visiting Nurse Service of New York to assist with the transition and implementation of their Electronic Health Record. UnityBPO will provide clinical application managed services as well as deliver our UnityWithinTM Platform, a comprehensive framework for managing enterprise health technology environments.
UnityBPO has clients throughout the United States and specializes in providing clinician and patient engagement, managed, professional, and telehealth services and solutions to health care entities including home health and hospice agencies, physician practices, long-term care, and integrated health care systems.
“We understand the business of home health and recognize that a truly customized approach to each agency’s needs is the best way to ensure that providers and clinicians achieve both patient satisfaction and agency productivity goals,” said UnityBPO CEO, Stephen V. Wade. “We believe VNSNY’s investment in a robust EHR will significantly enhance the quality of care in serving the people of the 5 boroughs of New York. We are proud to partner with the IT team at VNSNY. Together, we will help VNSNY clinicians use technology to care for their patients and minimize disruption during this complicated transition.”
“We are pleased to have partnered with UnityBPO,” said Michael Orlando, Director of IT Services for The Visiting Nurse Service of New York. “We are able to see that the knowledge they bring will make this transition easy for our clinicians and allowing us to focus on other innovations within our IT offerings to better serve our clinicians and patients.” The two organizations have been collaborating on the partnership in preparation for the transition for several weeks.
Serving over 100,000 clinicians in over 35 states, UnityBPO is the premier homehealth/hospice technology company. UnityBPO creates value for Home Health agencies by reducing costs while dramatically improving dedicated patient time. Our remote support model allows field clinicians to learn and use their EHR on the spot, as they progress from visit to visit. Our clinical/technical services are unique in the Home market, providing agencies with turnkey EHR, clinical and technical support solutions and services that will optimally manage the total technology enterprise. Our day-to-day HIT operations ensure patients, providers, and administrators alike experience a more efficient approach to using technology within Healthcare. Learn more at www.UnityBPO.com.
About The Visiting Nurse Service of New York
The Visiting Nurse Service of New York (VNSNY) is the largest not-for-profit home health care organization in the United States, serving the five boroughs of New York as well as Westchester, Nassau and Suffolk counties. VNSNY’s programs are designed to help patients improve their quality of life, and to reduce the number and length of hospitalizations. VNSNY offers a comprehensive array of home-and community-based programs to meet the diverse health and personal care needs of its patients, improve the quality of life, and reduce the number and length of hospital stays. On any given day, VNSNY has more than 35,000 patients in its care.
January 15, 2018 – Jacksonville, Florida - Forcura, a healthcare technology company, today announces Forcura Connect, a framework for standardizing interoperability and integration between home health and hospice organizations, physicians, electronic health records and other supporting technology vendors.
Forcura’s Connect framework utilizes a proprietary methodology and bi-directional API enabling EHRs and other technology vendors to share authorized health information in real-time with the highest level of security. Connect was developed to support the core document management functionality that Forcura provides by allowing any EHR or supporting technology vendor to easily plug in and facilitate the sending, sharing and receiving of data and documentation for all of its users.
“Our core document management platform exists to simplify and streamline back-office operations so that home health and hospice organizations, can provide better, more-informed patient care,” said Craig Mandeville, Forcura CEO. “We’ve been doing this successfully for the last 6 years. In 2018, interoperability is a huge focus across all of healthcare. The Forcura Connect framework is moving this segment of the industry closer to true interoperability and allows our clients to increase the ROI they are realizing across all of their administrative technology investments.”
Connect provides a standardized integration approach and API between systems and sources of information that is easy to plug into with minimal development and investment by the partner. Forcura’s vision is to be the standard connectivity platform supporting the home health and hospice segment of healthcare.
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.
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