Catholic Charities of Chicago Selects Mediware Care Transitions

Industry’s Widely Used Web-Based Long-Term Care Platform Will Help Customers Increase Successful Transitions and Ensure Appropriate Medicare Reimbursement

RESTON, VA – March 30, 2015 – Mediware Information Systems, Inc. announced that Catholic Charities of Chicago has selected its Harmony for Care Transition software solution, which enables community-based organizations to effectively optimize transitions of care programs to help reduce hospital readmissions.

The selection and deployment of Harmony’s Care Transition software directly supports Catholic Charities of Chicago’s mission to serve by helping to ensure patients have access to quality services after a hospitalization. With the Harmony software, Catholic Charities of Chicago will enhance its ability to create, manage, and track transition care plans through a separate interface that facilitates structured communication of the patient’s progress with its four partner hospitals.

“Mediware is pleased to welcome Catholic Charities of Chicago into the growing list of organizations that rely on our Harmony solutions to better serve the country’s population of seniors and others transitioning from hospital care to home and community-based services, ” said Todd Bransford, general manager of Mediware’s Long-Term Services and Supports division. “Overseeing one of the largest care transition programs in the country, Catholic Charities of Chicago’s choice of Harmony products will enhance the agency’s ability to focus on the consumer and not the paperwork,” he said.

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About Harmony

Mediware’s long-term care Harmony software helps over 40 state-level agencies empower their disabled and aging citizens to thrive in their homes and communities. The cloud-based system streamlines agency collaboration with caregivers and service organizations, making it easier to manage Medicaid, Medicare, and Older Americans Act-funded programs. The result: lower operational costs, rapid reimbursements, and better client outcomes. Harmony technology is continually updated to comply with policy changes and industry best practices and is recognized as the most scalable, robust, and dependable platform in the industry, with more than 25,000 users.