Ozark, MO, July 19, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- HEALTHCAREfirst, the pioneer in Web-based software and services for home health and hospice, today announced that The Denver Hospice has selected firstHOSPICE, the industry’s leading Web-based hospice software solution, to streamline operations and improve patient care.
Headquartered in Denver, CO, The Denver Hospice is Colorado’s leader in hospice and palliative care, providing care to more than 60,000 patients since its founding in 1978. firstHOSPICE will be used by more than 400 of The Denver Hospice’s clinical, administrative and support staff, enabling them to provide the best possible care by putting patients before paperwork.
“The Denver Hospice is excited to partner with HEALTHCAREfirst. Not only will it mean greater employee satisfaction but the new software will improve our ability to better care for our patients,” said Dale Anders, Chief Information Officer for The Denver Hospice. “HEALTHCAREfirst’s ability to securely host our data will increase our application availability, and the application itself will reduce our documentation time and improve the quality of the data we collect."
“As a leader in hospice and palliative care, The Denver Hospice is committed to providing compassionate and comforting care at the end of life,” said Bobby Robertson, President and CEO of HEALTHCAREfirst. “We are dedicated to ensure their continued success and look forward to working closely with them to achieve their goals and put patients before paperwork.”
HEALTHCAREfirst provides leading-edge, Web-based solutions that improve business and clinical functions to over 1,200 home health care and hospice agencies across the United States. Based in Ozark, Mo and one of the fastest growing providers of its kind, the company provides clients with agency management software, electronic medical record software, revenue cycle management software, business intelligence reporting and billing and coding services that enable caregivers to focus on patients instead of paperwork. For more information call 800.841.6095 or visit the company’s website at www.healthcarefirst.com.
About The Denver Hospice
The Denver Hospice, founded in 1978, is Colorado’s largest hospice with nearly 900 patients in its care each day. In addition to serving patients at home, in assisted living and skilled nursing facilities, The Denver Hospice operates an Inpatient Care Center with 24 private suites. Optio Health Services is The Denver Hospice’s non-profit Palliative Care program. The Denver Hospice serves a nine-county metro area.