|By Business Wire||
|May 12, 2014 10:01 AM EDT||
RightCare was selected by the Greater Philadelphia Alliance for Capital and Technologies (PACT) as the recipient of the 21st Annual PACT Enterprise Award for the category “Game Changing Healthcare Company.” This prestigious award is given to rapidly growing companies that provide an innovative solution that has the potential to make a large and positive impact on cost, quality and access in healthcare, while demonstrating a valuable return on investment.
RightCare is a medical technology company located in Horsham, Pennsylvania, that provides hospitals and health systems a comprehensive, end-to-end software application comprised of three modules—RightCare Risk Assessment, RightCare Coordination Central, and RightCare Post Care Connect—designed to assess patient risk at the time of admission, ensure the appropriate care plan is offered, and seamlessly transition patient information to post-acute care providers. RightCare’s software, based on 10 years of academic and clinical research, has been proven to reduce readmission rates by as much as 35%.
“We are so honored that PACT has selected RightCare as the recipient of this award. Philadelphia is an established hub of healthcare and medical technology companies, and to be recognized among so many is extremely humbling,” said Eric Heil, Co-founder, President & CEO of RightCare. “Our mission has always been to deliver a technology solution that helps streamline the continuum of care while helping providers deliver the right care with better outcomes for patients. This recognition highlights that our software solution does help improve quality and reduce healthcare costs on a national scale.”
“We are pleased to present this award to RightCare. In just a few short years, this company has greatly impacted the healthcare industry, and is helping hospitals and health providers across the country address some of their most pressing and costly issues,” said Dianne Strunk, Vice President of PACT. “We were very impressed with this company and can’t wait to see what’s in store for them in the future.”
PACT 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.
About RightCare Solutions
RightCare Solutions 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.