TruBridge LLC, a subsidiary of CPSI (NASDAQ: CPSI), a community healthcare solutions company, announced today that Franklin County Memorial Hospital in Meadville, Mississippi, and Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital Rural Health Clinic in Sweetwater, Texas, have both purchased the new TruBridge Chronic Care Management (CCM) Service. The TruBridge CCM Service was created to help providers improve the health outcomes of their chronically ill population while boosting their revenue.
The TruBridge CCM service will help clients and their providers set up and roll out a care management program. In addition, the TruBridge CCM Service will enroll patients in the program, and TruBridge-staffed care coordinators will actively engage with those patients through two-way messaging via a mobile app regarding their care plan.
“Engaging with patients outside the four walls of our clinic is key to helping improve their health,” said Grady Swann, chief information officer of Franklin County Memorial Hospital. “With TruBridge providing the ongoing support our patients need, we believe there is a much stronger likelihood that our patients will stay on top of their care plan.”
The day-to-day demands that providers experience are only increasing. The TruBridge CCM Service enables providers to be more efficient in providing care at the clinic while collaborating with TruBridge for those patients in the community that need oversight of their chronic care illness. The TruBridge CCM Service also streamlines the billing of the CCM program oversight and health data collection and analysis to ensure providers are also compensated for their efforts.
“Partnering with TruBridge to extend our ability to provide chronic care services and drive new revenue is a win-win for everyone,” said Edgar Branch, clinic administrator for Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital Rural Health Clinic. “The improved health outcomes of our chronically ill patients have real importance to all of us, and the financial health of our organization is just as critical to our future ability to meet the needs of our community.”
“We are eager to build on our partnership with Franklin County and Rolling Plains, as TruBridge takes this initial step toward helping providers transition to value-based care,” said Chris Fowler, president of TruBridge. “We expect wrapping our CCM Service around our recently acquired patient engagement platform from Get Real Health will be a valuable offering for both our current and future clients. Importantly, this platform will address the growing need to provide care management to patients with two or more chronic illnesses across the United States.”
The TruBridge CCM Service is expected to be widely available to hospitals of all sizes and their affiliated clinics later this year.
TruBridge, a member of the CPSI family of companies, provides business, consulting, and managed IT services along with an end to end Revenue Cycle Management (RCM) solution. With an arsenal of RCM offerings ranging from an HFMA Peer Reviewed® product to complete outsourcing, TruBridge helps hospitals, physician clinics, and skilled nursing organizations become more efficient at serving their communities. For further information visit www.trubridge.com.
Information in this release may involve plans, intentions, expectations, strategies, outlooks, beliefs or other statements regarding the future that are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the “safe harbor” provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements, such as statements regarding the availability and success of the TruBridge CCM Service, are based upon management's present plans, intentions, hopes or strategies regarding the future and involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual events or developments to be materially different from those indicated in such forward-looking statements. Such risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, challenges TruBridge may face in successfully wrapping the CCM Service around the Get Real Health patient engagement platform and marketing and selling the CCM Service to healthcare organizations, as well as the risks and uncertainties that are contained in CPSI’s most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K, Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q and Current Reports on Form 8-K that are filed from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission. All information included in this release is based upon information available to Evident and CPSI as of the date of the release, and neither TruBridge nor CPSI assumes any obligation to update any such forward-looking statements.
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