PHILADELPHIA, August 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- RightCare Solutions, LLC, an evidence-based technology organization specializing in hospital discharge planning and readmission management, today announced that Eric Heil, cofounder and chief executive officer, joined by members of the management team including Mrinal Bhasker, chief technology officer, will ring the NASDAQ closing bell today at 4:00 p.m. ET. The ceremony is to celebrate RightCare being named the Michelson Grand Prize Winner of the 2012 Wharton Business Plan Competition at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
"I am honored to ring the NASDAQ closing bell today to celebrate our team's work and the future of our business with our unique discharge decision support software platform which is based on a decade of academic research," said Eric Heil. "With the increasing pressures to reduce healthcare costs, there is a growing need for RightCare Solutions' technology that will enable hospitals to get the right care to patients, optimize workflow and reduce readmissions."
A live webcast of the NASDAQ Closing Bell ceremony will be available at www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx beginning at 3:50 p.m. ET.
About RightCare Solutions
RightCare Solutions, LLC, a private company founded in 2011, specializes in discharge planning and readmission management. Through its proprietary discharge decision support system, D2S2, the company helps hospitals, insurers and homecare agencies manage the discharge process more effectively to help alleviate the costly burden of hospital readmissions and improve quality of care for patients. D2S2 is an evidence-based tool that was developed from many years of academic research by an interdisciplinary team led by Dr. Kathy Bowles, professor of nursing at the University of Pennsylvania. For more information please visit www.rightcaresolutions.com.
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