Leading Providers team up to provide additional mobile solutions for homecare and hospice industry
Schaumburg, IL and Springfield, MO (October 18th, 2012) – CellTrak Technologies Inc. a leading provider of Home and Community Care mobile solutions, announced today that they have executed a new patent licensing agreement for mobile applications with HEALTHCAREfirst.
The homecare and hospice industry is rapidly expanding to help support the health and personal care needs of individuals in their homes and in community care settings. Funded by Medicaid, Medicare and Private Pay, home-based care has been proven to be the most cost-effective approach to improving patient care outcomes and as well as improving the overall quality of life for those in need of assistance.
CellTrak and HEALTHCAREfirst have been partners since 2009 offering leading edge technology-based solutions in support of homecare agencies and hospices throughout the country. The new licensing agreement allows HEALTHCAREfirst to use CellTrak’s patented technology to develop innovative mobile applications for the homecare and hospice industry. Through the partnership between HEALTHCAREfirst and CellTrak, homecare agencies and hospices will have access to a unique portfolio of mobile solutions that will allow them to meet the clinical, operational and financial requirements and challenges they face today and in the years to come.
Bobby Robertson, President and CEO of HEALTHCAREfirst commented, “This agreement with CellTrak will help expand our organization’s ability to provide a broader array of mobile solution options for our clients.”
“We are very excited to expand our relationship with HEALTHCAREfirst and provide them with technological tools that will allow them to further broaden their mobile solution offerings,” added Michael K. Wons, President and CEO of CellTrak Technologies, Inc.
In addition to the scheduling and care plan features of the new solution, another key application currently under development is the utilization of outcome-based care applications to allow care teams to access client/patient information, complete assessments, and support clinical decision-making. This innovative approach to mobile homecare applications delivers to agencies a unique portfolio of point of care solutions that build on the strong foundation of the core products supplied by HEALTHCAREfirst and CellTrak.
Founded in 1992, HEALTHCAREfirst is the leading technology and services company dedicated exclusively to serving Home Health Care and Hospice Care agencies. Our experience in providing solutions for more than 1,200 agencies nationwide, including Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands and Guam, has resulted in the creation of the most advanced Web-based home health and hospice care software and services to help caregivers reduce desk time, increase care time and discover the anywhere, anytime freedom that improves outcomes. HEALTHCAREfirst allows caregivers to focus on patients instead of paperwork. For more information please visit: https://www.healthcarefirst.com/