Procura Attains Mobile Milestone Topping 3 Million Mobile Healthcare Visits

The Procura Group of Companies announced today that a new record has been achieved with their industry leading mobile healthcare solution securing their position as the most successful provider of mobile community and home care services worldwide.

Today, the Procura Mobile platform has successfully supported the delivery of 3.4 million visits. Additionally, the growth in mobile device use on the Procura platform is growing faster than any other mobile solutions with 1 million visits served every three months. This is forecasted to increase to 1 million visits per month by 2015. The Procura Mobile platform has been in use globally since 2011 providing a mobile solution for home and community care providers across the globe. As the innovators in mobile, Procura continues to bring great technology that allows providers perform their care in the home through the convenience of a mobile device. The Procura Mobile platform supports healthcare visits across a wide range of devices, form factors and operating systems.

"Procura has always seen the use of mobile devices as a critical component in the delivery of the vision of Population Healthcare Management," stated Scott Overhill, CEO The Procura Group of Companies. "Our dedication to blending technology across the continuum of care reflects our vision of healthcare to focus the right tool for the right purpose. As an example, our smart phone solution is ideal for personal support services and routine nursing visits."

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CellTrak and C3 Advisors Launch New Operations Efficiency Offerings for Homecare

CellTrak and C3 Advisors Launch New Operations Efficiency Offerings for Homecare

  • Partnership Brings Added Value to Industry in Reduction of Compliance Risks

CellTrak Technologies Inc., the leading provider of mobile solutions for home care, hospice and private duty, announced today that they have executed a new strategic partnership agreement with C3 Advisors, LLC. C3 Advisors provides strategic business process solutions that emphasize convergence among operations, finance and human resources for maximum productivity, risk reduction and optimal profitability. With the combined knowledge of process challenges facing home care, private duty, community care, personal care and hospice throughout the US, Canada and the UK, the CellTrak and C3 partnership delivers a unique opportunity for providers to more effectively utilize your available resources. The partnership offers solutions that will improve operational productivity and achieve lasting efficiency gains and cost reductions for existing or prospective CellTrak customers.

Sharon Harder, President of C3 Advisors commented, “We are very excited about this opportunity to partner with CellTrak, the recognized industry leader in providing effective integrated, mobile solutions for global home care providers. Through process improvement and technology implementation, C3 Advisors and CellTrak will be able to work together with our clients to improve patient care, operational savings and reduction of compliance risk.”

C3 has developed a philosophy rooted in their belief that financial management and human resources are interdependent functions that must operate in tandem to deliver the highest level of productivity, profitability and longevity. They deliver results on their beliefs by providing affordable solutions to help small businesses overcome the challenges associated with achieving long-term business success.

“This partnership is another step toward enabling improved patient engagement through the use of mobile technology. C3 Advisors brings significant operational efficiency expertise to the table to help improve outcomes at the point of care.” added Michael K. Wons, President and CEO of CellTrak Technologies, Inc.

CellTrak solutions are used by thousands of agency offices to support the delivery of care services. All products are agency configurable, secure, and compliant. Interdisciplinary care teams are empowered to communicate directly and deliver information securely and effortlessly. Together we strive for organizations to embrace technology to reduce their operational costs while improving productivity, enhance field staff safety, and increase compliance. Our overall objective is found within the industry, improving overall outcomes.

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About C3 Advisors

C3 Advisors, LLC provides expert solutions guided by the conviction that the most successful healthcare service providers build value through proactive management of operations, effective financial management and adoption of strategic human resource programs designed to increase productivity and profitability. C3 focuses on delivery of high quality, affordable services to its clients. The C3 team has deep, rich and relevant expertise in home healthcare services that encompass the work of Medicare certified agencies, private duty providers, community care providers and hospice. For more information please visit: www.c3advisors.com

About CellTrak Technologies

CellTrak Technologies, Inc. is the leading provider of integrated mobile solutions for the home healthcare, hospice, and private duty markets. Our patented software-as-a-service solutions run on GPS-enabled mobile devices via a homecare technology platform which automates workflow and reduces cost. Data is transmitted wirelessly via our secure cloud based services making the data available real time where instantaneous integration is provided to the back-end clinical systems and the payer networks. Healthcare Workers across the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom deliver millions of successful visits every month via CellTrak. For more information please visit: www.celltrak.com

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Philips announces FDA clearance for its AlluraClarity interventional X-ray system

Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) today announced that it has received 510(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its innovative AlluraClarity live image guidance system in the US. In close collaboration with leading clinicians in the field of minimally-invasive medicine, Philips has been driving innovation in interventional imaging for more than 50 years, helping to guide procedures such as the catheter-based treatment of obstructed coronary arteries, brain aneurysms, heart rhythm disorders and defective heart valves (heart valve replacement).

Philips’ AlluraClarity system with its powerful ClarityIQ technology provides high quality imaging for a comprehensive range of clinical procedures, achieving excellent visibility at low X-ray dose levels for patients of all sizes. To reflect the cost pressures that modern hospitals and health systems face, ClarityIQ technology will also be available as an upgrade for the majority of Philips’ installed base of monoplane and biplane interventional X-ray systems. “All patients treated via X-ray guided interventions benefit from the advantage of low radiation exposure, but it is especially important when you are treating patients who have to undergo lengthy and complex procedures,” said Dr. Marco van Strijen, interventional radiologist at the St. Antonius Hospital Utrecht/Nieuwegein, the Netherlands. “We have been using Philips’ AlluraClarity system for more than a year now and have really grown to appreciate the low dose settings. This technology is making a difference where it really matters."