JACKSON, Miss.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--American HealthTech (AHT), a wholly owned subsidiary of CPSI (NASDAQ: CPSI) and a leading provider of electronic health records (EHR) for the post-acute and senior living markets, and QliqSOFT, a market leader in secure healthcare communication, are pleased to announce a partnership that will allow caregivers to use integrated Qliq Secure Texting.
This partnership ensures text communications are secure and HIPAA compliant, which will give caregivers peace of mind and efficiency with patient-centered communications. AHT Communication Center, which is now generally available, contains four secure communication capabilities: text, email, chat and faxing. By utilizing Qliq secure text messaging, AHT caregivers can close the communication gap with integrated and secure texting.
“Qliq Secure Texting for healthcare has been adopted by over 1000 healthcare organizations, and we’re excited to bring our secure messaging solution to an industry leader in the post-acute market,” said Krishna Kurapati, chief executive officer of QliqSOFT. “Products like the AHT Communication Center are key to improving caregiver communications in skilled nursing facilities.”
Caregivers are already seeing real benefit of the new integrated communication tool. Jerry Haynes, Director of Nursing, Jefferson Park at Dandridge, said, “The AHT Communication Center is solving the missing communication link we had in our facility. Whether it’s texting, chatting, emailing or faxing, we have peace of mind knowing our communications are secure, efficient and effective.”
“The delivery of AHT Communication Center demonstrates how we listen to our clients’ needs and turn their ideas into innovative solutions,” said Boyd Douglas, president and chief executive officer of CPSI. “Enabling secure, patient-centered communication is another example of our effort to assist skilled nursing facilities of all sizes in improving the way they provide quality patient care.”
With its unique cloud pass-thru architecture, QliqSOFT’s Secure Texting, On-Call Scheduling, and Clinical Collaboration solutions are trusted by over 1,000 Hospitals, Home Health, and Hospice Organizations to deliver HIPAA-compliant, reliable, and real-time communication between doctors, nurses, caregivers, and patients. To learn more, visit www.qliqsoft.com.
CPSI is a leading provider of healthcare solutions and services for community hospitals, their clinics and post-acute care facilities. Founded in 1979, CPSI is the parent of three companies – Evident, LLC, TruBridge, LLC and American HealthTech, Inc. Our combined companies are focused on helping improve the health of the communities we serve, connecting communities for a better patient care experience, and improving the financial operations of our customers. Evident provides comprehensive EHR solutions for community hospitals and their affiliated clinics. American HealthTech is one of the nation’s largest providers of EHR solutions and services for post-acute care facilities. TruBridge focuses on providing business, consulting and managed IT services, along with its complete RCM solution for all care settings. For more information, visit www.cpsi.com.
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