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Heritage Health Care and Sandata Technologies Execute Agreement

 
 

Heritage to implement Santrax suite of homecare solutions

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., March 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sandata Technologies, LLC, an industry leader in technology solutions for the Home Care industry, announced the execution of an agreement to provide Heritage Health Care of Maumee, OH its suite of Santrax® technology solutions. This includes Santrax® Agency Management, Santrax® Electronic Visit Verification, Santrax® Analyzer, and Sandata's newest solution, Santrax® Point of Care. Heritage Health Care has 14 locations in 3 states, with nearly 1141 field workers providing care for patients in their homes. The selection of Sandata as their exclusive technology solutions partner is based on Heritage's commitment to provide the highest quality of care while increasing operational efficiency.

Heritage will utilize the full suite of Sandata's advanced home health technologies across their entire enterprise. The centerpiece of these solutions is Sandata's next generation of Santrax® Agency Management, which was released to the market in 2011. Santrax® Agency Management has been used by home care agencies throughout the United States for over 15 years and this latest version has already been deployed successfully at over 700 Home Care agencies. Santrax® Agency Management is a powerful, comprehensive solution that improves the efficiency of an agency by providing end-to-end functionality for clinical, financial and operational processes for all business lines, including Medicaid, Medicare, Private and Commercial pay. Heritage will also leverage the Santrax® Point of Care solution, Sandata's next generation solution that automates clinical data collection and documentation at the point of care, Santrax® Electronic Visit Verification, which is fully integrated with Santrax® Agency Management to provide real time visit data and Santrax® Analyzer which provides advanced business intelligence and analytics support.

According to David Walsh, Heritage Health Care's Chief Executive Officer, "Increasing operational efficiency is key to Heritage Health Care's overall strategy of providing the highest quality of care with a consistent solution that manages all of our lines of business. To support our growth plans, it is imperative that we select a solution partner that has a comprehensive and leading-edge platform, and after a broad look at the market, we felt Sandata's Santrax® suite of solutions offered the most comprehensive technology to help meet our business needs. We look forward to implementing the solution in the coming months and are excited to partner with Sandata on this important project for our organization."

According to Tom Underwood, Sandata's Chief Executive Officer, "Sandata is excited to partner with Heritage Health Care on this important initiative. We are confident that our Santrax® Suite of solutions will provide Heritage with the technology infrastructure to support their organizational goals. Leveraging this partnership, we will continue investing in the development of leading edge home care solutions that increase efficiency and decreases costs as we help home care providers navigate the challenging environment of today's healthcare market."

The Sandata solutions will be showcased at the upcoming NAHC March on Washington, March 25 in Washington, DC, and the Southwest Regional Home Care Conference, April 24 -25 in Oklahoma City, OK.

About Sandata Technologies, LLC

Sandata provides a complete package of information technology solutions, which includes scheduling, time and attendance, billing, payroll, compliance and clinical applications for the home healthcare industry. Sandata's suite of products includes Santrax® Electronic Visit Verification, a market leading time and attendance product, Santrax® Agency Management and Santrax® Payor Management, web-based software solutions with features including voice biometrics to perform speaker verification, and a jurisdictional view dashboard solution for states and other payors, municipalities and the home care agency market.

Sandata's solutions enable home healthcare agencies, whether Medicare, Medicaid, Commercial or Private Duty, government or managed care payors as well as any organization with a remote workforce to realize administrative cost savings, streamlined operational procedures, and significantly reduced paperwork burdens. Sandata has over 1,800 customers in all 50 states using its products in more than 500,000 homes. Sandata processes over 100 million telephone calls annually utilizing four data centers strategically located across the country with state-of-the-art redundancy and disaster recovery capabilities.

About Heritage Health Care, Inc.

The mission of Heritage is to serve the community by providing accessible, efficient, quality health care in an atmosphere of compassion. We are dedicated to promoting the physical and emotional well-being of our patients and all who come in contact with our agency. Because of this commitment, we strive to demonstrate our belief in the dignity and worth of each individual and respect your rights. Heritage enhances the quality of life for both their clients and employees through compassion, dignity, empowerment and respect. Heritage embraces learning, change and innovation to become a positive force in our community and workplace.

They are also committed to ensuring your rights and privileges as a health care patient. Through total quality management, they maintain their commitment to excellence and will accept nothing less from their staff. Selecting Heritage for your home health care needs is the "best medicine" for your recovery.

For additional information about Sandata, please visit: www.sandata.com.

For more information about Heritage Health Care, please visit www.heritage-hcs.com. 

SOURCE Sandata Technologies, Inc.

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