|By Business Wire||
|February 12, 2014 12:01 PM EST||
RightCare announced today that it has been selected as a finalist in the PACT 2014 Enterprise Awards, the region’s most prestigious business honors for technology and life sciences companies, leaders and entrepreneurs. RightCare is one of three finalists in the category of Game Changing Healthcare Company of the Year for providing an innovative solution with the potential to make a large and positive impact on cost, quality and access in health care.
“We are deeply honored to be recognized by PACT for this prestigious award and in such an important category,” said Eric Heil, RightCare co-founder, President & CEO. “To be nominated as a finalist for Game Changing Healthcare Company of the Year highlights our mission to ensure patients receive the right care by providing truly innovative point-of-care medical software to help healthcare providers optimize their continuum of care and drastically improve outcomes.”
In order to be considered for the Independence Blue Cross sponsored category of Game Changing Healthcare Company of the Year, RightCare had to meet a set of criteria and considerations. The company had to be able to demonstrate an established business model for its solution, return on investment or clinical impact of its solution, and the ability to generate rapid growth. Finalists were chosen by a distinguished panel of judges who, under the supervision of KPMG, included CEOs and other executives from renowned companies including Fairmount Partners, Lockheed Martin Information Systems & Global Solutions, SunGard, Siemens Medical Solutions, Endo Pharmaceuticals, Ben Franklin Technology Partners, GlaxoSmithKline and many more. A complete list of judges can be found at http://pact.gpcc.com/Judges.aspx.
The 2014 Enterprise Awards winners will be announced at the annual black-tie gala on Thursday, May 8th, at the Valley Forge Casino Resort. The gala attracts more than 1,000 elite business leaders in celebration of achievement, innovation and success in the Greater Philadelphia Region.
RightCare is a medical technology company built on one fundamental goal: helping providers improve the continuum of care. It’s the only medical software focused on health care transitions using a unique evidence-based algorithm that enables continuous point-of-care decision support, optimizes workflow, and dramatically improves post-acute care transitions.
To learn more about RightCare visit, www.RightCareSolutions.com
RightCare is a pioneering Philadelphia, PA-based medical technology company that provides the most academic, innovative and predictive software for risk stratifying any patient at admission. The company’s proprietary technology, Discharge Decision Support System (D2S2), which was developed through a decade of research conducted at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, utilizes evidence-based technology to optimize care transitions. It is the only medical software focused on healthcare transitions using a unique algorithm that enables continuous point-of-care decision support, optimizes workflow, and dramatically improves post-acute care transitions.
For more information, please visit www.RightCareSolutions.com or follow-us on Twitter at @TeamRightCare to find out more.
About The Greater Philadelphia Alliance for Capital and Technologies (PACT)
The Greater Philadelphia Alliance for Capital and Technologies offers a comprehensive approach to supporting a company’s life cycle ─ from early stage through growth ─ by facilitating interaction, information and education. The organization provides a single, strategic hub where key resources, including investors, strategic partners, professional advisors and peers, are available and accessible to all members. PACT supports its membership through a wide variety of programs, services, events and tools. For more on the Greater Philadelphia Alliance for Capital and Technologies, including membership information, entrepreneurial resources, and information on our programs and events, visit www.philadelphiapact.com.