Navigation Links
Riverside Health System Benefits from New Model of Care Facilitation Powered by Curaspan Health Group

NEWTON, Mass., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Curaspan Health Group, the industry leader in building secure electronic patient-transition networks for hospitals, post-acute providers and suppliers, has helped Riverside Health System (RHS) dramatically increase referrals within its network. In one year, in-network patient placements jumped from 30% to 60%.

(Logo: )

Serving the communities of Southeastern Virginia with an integrated delivery network of hospitals, surgery centers, retirement communities, assisted-living facilities, long-term care facilities, physician practice locations and other services, RHS deployed the Curaspan eDischarge™ software-as-a-service (SaaS) application as its platform for enhancing communication, operations and care network-wide.

"We look across the system, at all the facilities, and we see the whole pie -- not just one slice," said Dawn Kowalski, operations manager for Riverside Health System. "We could not do this without Curaspan." The RHS collaboration with Curaspan is detailed in a new case study, Riverside Health System Knocks Down IT Silos, Builds New Model of Care Facilitation.

"It's the patient that counts, not a building," added Melody Livengood, RN, MSN, director of care facilitation at RHS. "We're looking at what's best for the patient."

Built with clinical expertise from case managers, discharge planners and social workers, Curaspan SaaS applications empower users with actionable data to help streamline the patient-transition process, improve the quality of care, and by extension, the bottom line.

"We're very pleased that our partnership with Riverside is contributing to demonstrable benefits with quantifiable results for the system and its patients," said Thomas R. Ferry, president and CEO of Curaspan.

Curaspan works with many of the nation's top hospitals and post-acute care providers including Johns Hopkins Health System, New York Presbyterian, St. Thomas Health Services (part of Ascension Health), Vanguard Health Systems, Amedisys Home Health Services, American Medical Response, Gentiva Health Services, Golden LivingCenters, Kindred Healthcare, Life Care Centers of America and Sunbridge Health, among many others.

About Curaspan Health Group

Curaspan Health Group builds secure electronic patient-transition networks for hospitals, post-acute providers and suppliers to optimize patient care. Curaspan software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications empower users with real-time, predictive decision-making data that enables all participants to continuously monitor care, improve communication and ensure compliance. This informatics exchange is integrated with the proprietary Curaspan Provider Data Bank, the industry's most comprehensive and up-to-date system of actionable patient-transition intelligence, and is complemented by the clinical process expertise of credentialed advisors. The Health Care Advisory Board and KLAS repeatedly have recognized Curaspan for its industry-leading software. Curaspan is headquartered in Newton, Mass. For more information please visit

SOURCE Curaspan Health Group
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. US HIFU Partners with Riverside Research Institute to Add Cancer Targeting Technology to HIFU Treatment
2. Healthcare Equipment & Services Research June Updates by
3. New Publications Highlight LifeNet Healths Life Saving Work in Neurosurgery
4. Henry Schein to Present at the Goldman Sachs 31st Annual Global Healthcare Conference
5. Isis Pharmaceuticals to Present at The Wells Fargo 2010 Healthcare Conference
6. Obamas Healthcare Reform Bill and its Impact on the U.S. Healthcare Markets (Pharmaceuticals, Medical Devices and Health Insurance)
7. FDA to Communicate Safety Monitoring Activities to Consumers and Health Care Professionals
8. Healthy Advice™ Networks Physicians Participate in Panel at Sales Force Effectiveness Conference
9. Perrigo Company to Present at the 31st Annual Goldman Sachs Global Healthcare Conference
10. Herman Miller Healthcare Navigates NeoCon Success
11. Covance to Present at Goldman Sachs 31st Annual Global Healthcare Conference
Post Your Comments:
(Date:6/23/2016)... Calif. , June 23, 2016 ... CST on Thursday, July 7, 2016 , , , , ... ) , , , , EXPERT PANELISTS:  , , ... Naik; Senior Industry Analyst, Christi Bird; Senior Industry Analyst, Divyaa Ravishankar ... The global pharmaceutical industry is witnessing an exceptional ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... 23, 2016  Astellas today announced the establishment of Astellas Farma Colombia (AFC), a new affiliate with operations headquartered ... Latin America . ... ... ... ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... 2016  Guerbet announced today that it has been ... Award . One of 12 suppliers to ... its support of Premier members through exceptional local customer ... commitment to lower costs. ... our outstanding customer service from Premier," says Massimo ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... June 19, 2016 is ... associated with chronic pain and the benefits of holistic treatments, Serenity Recovery Center ... suffering with Sickle Cell Disease. , Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) is a disorder of ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... 2016 , ... Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, P.A. announced that 20 Florida ... their peers for this recognition are considered among the top 2 percent of lawyers ... as members of this year’s Legal Elite Hall of Fame: Miami Shareholders Mark ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... ... of Topricin and MyPainAway Pain Relief Products, join The ‘Business for a Fair Minimum Wage’ ... 2020 and then adjusting it yearly to increase at the same rate as the median ... floor does not erode again, and make future increases more predictable. , The company is ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... The Haute ... Dr. Barry M. Weintraub as a prominent plastic surgeon and the network’s newest ... world, and the most handsome men, look naturally attractive. Plastic surgery should be ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... ... National recruitment firm Slone Partners is pleased to announce the ... as Vice President of North American Capital Sales at HTG Molecular . ... team in the commercialization of the HTG EdgeSeq system and associated reagents in North ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):