PruittHealth Partners with MatrixCare for Enterprise Technology Solution

LTPAC leader joins growing list of providers upgrading to MatrixCare

BLOOMINGTON, Minn., June 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — MatrixCare®, the largest long-term, post-acute care (LTPAC) technology provider in the United States and perennial winner of the coveted Best in KLAS award for Long-Term Care software, has been selected as PruittHealth’s enterprise EHR platform partner. MatrixCare will initially be rolled out to all PruittHealth corporate and skilled nursing locations across its regions of operation.

PruittHealth is a Southeast regional leader and nationally recognized innovator in long-term health care, operating a broad spectrum of post-acute skilled nursing, senior living, home care, hospice, rehabilitation, veteran care and consultative pharmaceutical services. As a recognized leader in the movement toward value-based care, PruittHealth determined it needed to upgrade its information technology capabilities to be able to continue its track record of success and growth as the industry shifts to fee-for-value reimbursement. 

“The PruittHealth team conducted a very thorough, multi-year review of available options and concluded that MatrixCare’s products and strategies were very well-aligned with our goals and objectives and with where we see our industry headed,” explained Neil Pruitt, CEO of PruittHealth. “Their willingness to share risk and reward based on our business performance is very refreshing and creates a true partnership that leverages technology in new ways to better serve our patients and residents. The PruittHealth team is very excited to move forward with MatrixCare as our partner.”

PruittHealth joins the growing list of leading LTPAC providers upgrading to MatrixCare to take advantage of better interoperability, better ease of use, better analytics, better service, better long-term vendor stability, and better outcomes performance.

“The LTPAC industry continues the journey to value-based care, and leading organizations—those employing regionally focused, fully integrated delivery systems like PruittHealth—are increasingly well positioned to assume and manage risk in care delivery,” said John Damgaard, President and CEO of MatrixCare. “PruittHealth is a nationally recognized innovator in long-term health care and has experienced great success under its Commitment to Caring and strong organizational values. We are honored to partner with PruittHealth to provide them with Best in KLAS technologies to power their next chapter of success in this evolving industry.” 

About MatrixCare

Current and multi-time winner of the prestigious Best in KLAS for Long-Term Care Software award, MatrixCare is the complete solution for growing organizations that need to successfully manage risk in care delivery across the LTPAC spectrum. Trusted by more than 13,000 facility-based care settings and more than 2,500 home care, home health and hospice organizations, MatrixCare’s solutions help ACOs, skilled nursing and senior living providers, life plan communities (CCRCs), and home health organizations to connect, collaborate and prosper as we migrate to a fee-for-value healthcare system. In addition to EHR components purpose-built for any LTPAC care-setting, MatrixCare also includes solutions to systematically increase clinical quality: Enterprise Analytics, robust Clinical Decision Support and the industry’s first Care Coordination platform to create a true, person-centric, e-longitudinal health record and enable LTPAC providers to efficiently manage the populations under their care. Visit www.matrixcare.com and www.carecommunity.com for more information.

MatrixCare is a registered trademark of MatrixCare.

About PruittHealth

For over 45 years, PruittHealth has ensured the peace of mind of its patients, residents, clients and their families through its commitment to quality health care.

PruittHealth is a Southeast regional leader in long-term health care. Since its inception in 1969 as the Toccoa Nursing Center, the PruittHealth community of services has grown to encompass more than 90 post-acute, skilled nursing and assisted living locations, as well as an array of supplementary resources, including home health care, end-of-life care, rehabilitation, veteran care and consultative pharmaceutical services. PruittHealth also offers a variety of business-to-business services.

PruittHealth understands customers’ needs may change over time. To manage these changes, they have developed a network of health care services allowing patients to receive the care they need within the same family of providers. Using the knowledge and experience honed over four decades, PruittHealth anticipates the needs of patients and has set in place best practices to ensure its patients receive the best quality care. Staff provide the care, love and professionalism that have been part of PruittHealth since its beginning. 

PruittHealth serves communities in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Florida, and its commitment to caring continues to expand in both care offerings and geographic regions. No matter which PruittHealth service or location you choose, you can be assured that your loved one is a valued member of the PruittHealth family of care.

Visit www.pruitthealth.com for more information.

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Mary Beth Mohn
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