Visiting Nurse Service of New York Elects Forcura as Document Workflow Partner

Thursday, January 16, 2020 General News
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Forcura, a leading healthcare technology company that empowers better patient care, announces that Visiting Nurse Service of New York (VNSNY), one of the nation's largest providers of home-based care, has chosen Forcura as a documentation workflow partner. VNSNY will benefit from streamlined and integrated referrals management and robust orders tracking. These efficiencies translate to safer care transitions for patients, and increased revenues and optimized cash flows for the home care and hospice agency.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Jan. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Forcura, a leading healthcare technology company that empowers better patient care, announces that Visiting Nurse Service of New York (VNSNY), one of the nation's largest providers of home-based care, has chosen Forcura as a documentation workflow partner. VNSNY will benefit from streamlined and integrated referrals management and robust orders tracking. These efficiencies translate to safer care transitions for patients, and increased revenues and optimized cash flows for the home care and hospice agency.

The Forcura platform allows post-acute care providers to manage the flow of patient information and documentation for all lines of business through seamless integration with electronic health records (EHRs). Forcura is committed to transitioning the post-acute industry from a document-intensive to data-driven segment of healthcare. Forcura is an integrated partner of VNSNY's EHR, Homecare Homebase (HCHB.)

Founded in 1893, VNSNY is the largest not-for-profit home- and community-based health care organization in the United States, serving the five boroughs of New York City, and Nassau, Suffolk, and Westchester Counties. VNSNY has over 44,200 patients and health plan members in its care and approximately 13,600 employees.

"The integration of Forcura's cloud-based software with Homecare Homebase, the electronic health records system we use, will streamline the processing of intake referrals and physician orders and give our staff better visibility into the document-tracking process," notes Michael Bernstein, VNSNY's Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer. "This benefits not only our own workforce but also our referring partners and the home care and hospice patients we serve."

VNSNY will be using the Forcura platform to streamline its referral management and physician orders processes. With Forcura, VNSNY now has control over the referral and orders management processes through a suite of cloud-based tools that centralizes and digitizes documents, streamlines workflows, and enables data-driven decisions.

"VNSNY operates exclusively in the state of New York but is renowned nationwide for its comprehensive, innovative and compassionate services," says Forcura's CEO, Craig Mandeville. "We are proud to partner with this outstanding care provider and ensure VNSNY's patients transition into their services safely and expediently, and help their back office optimize cash flows with an orders tracking process that eliminates friction points from physician signature to billing."

About VNSNY:

For over 125 years, the Visiting Nurse Service of New York has been committed to meeting the health care needs of New Yorkers with compassionate, high-quality home health care. Founded in 1893, the Visiting Nurse Service of New York is the largest not-for-profit home- and community-based health care organization in the United States, serving the five boroughs of New York City, and Nassau, Suffolk, and Westchester Counties. Today, VNSNY focuses on promoting the health and well-being of patients and families by providing expert, cost-effective care in their homes and communities. VNSNY offers a wide range of services, programs, and health plans to meet the diverse needs of their patients, members, and clients from before birth to the end of life. The care VNSNY staff provides can be integrated to serve the specific clinical and social needs of patients while allowing them to live safely in their homes and communities.

About Forcura:

Forcura, a leading healthcare technology company headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, facilitates continuity of care via technology, analytics and a deep commitment to enabling better patient care. The Forcura suite of tools is powered by Forcura Connect, a proprietary framework for standardizing interoperability and integration among post-acute health care organizations, physicians, electronic health records (EHRs) and other supporting technology vendors. Through our technology and analytics solutions, we are a step closer every day to elevating the opportunities of post-acute care. The company has received awards for Fastest Growing Company for the fourth consecutive year, Best Use of Cloud Computing, Best CEO, and Best Places to Work by Inc. Magazine. For more information visit http://www.forcura.com, call 800-378-0596 or follow Forcura on LinkedIn.

SOURCE Forcura



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