WASHINGTON, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Association for Homecare (AAHomecare) yesterday announced that Brightree is supporting its mission to help address audit issues in the HME industry through a new and exclusive agreement to be the information technology lead in shaping its HME Audit Key service. As the leading provider of billing and business management solutions for nearly 3,000 providers, Brightree brings unmatched HME industry expertise to support this important initiative on behalf of all HME providers. The new agreement makes Brightree an AAHomecare Silver Corporate Partner and sponsor of AAHomecare Stand Up for Homecare.
Brightree will be among an elite group of companies that have formed strategic agreements with AAHomecare that go beyond traditional membership to bring together diverse resources on behalf of the HME industry.
As the information technology (IT) lead on AAHomecare's HME Audit Key service, Brightree will help to shape this new audit tracking and data collection tool designed to quantify the impact of audits on the HME industry.
"AAHomecare and Brightree share a common dedication to the long-term success of the providers in HME industry," said Dave Cormack, president and CEO of Brightree. "On behalf of our over 3,000 customers, we are pleased to underscore our dedication to the HME industry with this agreement. We are working diligently with AAHomecare to ensure that providers continue to thrive and grow, despite industry challenges."
"The HME industry is ripe for innovation for those who can see its potential," said Tom Ryan, AAHomecare president and CEO. "Brightree is rapidly becoming the IT backbone of the HME industry, and CEO Dave Cormack is a dynamic leader who believes in the future of this industry. Working together on groundbreaking programs like the HME Audit Key will help us reach our shared goals of serving patients and strengthening access to care. AAHomecare is proud to partner with Brightree to secure and strengthen the industry that we both care deeply about," concluded Ryan."
For more than a decade, Brightree has been serving the complex billing and business management needs of some of the HME industry's most successful providers. Learn more about Brightree HME here.
The American Association for Homecare represents providers of home medical or durable medical equipment and services who serve the needs of millions of Americans who require prescribed oxygen therapy, wheelchairs, enteral feeding, and other medical equipment, services, and supplies at home. Visit www.aahomecare.org.
Brightree is the leading provider of cloud-based software to improve clinical and business performance in the post-acute care industry. The Company serves more than 3,000 organizations in the home medical equipment (HME), home health, hospice, orthotic and prosthetic (O&P), HME pharmacy, home infusion and rehab home care segments. Brightree's solutions follow the natural workflow of providers to automate and improve how they manage their businesses, serve patients, and protect reimbursements. The company is ranked as one of the top 100 healthcare IT companies in the U.S. on the prestigious Healthcare Informatics 100 (HCI 100) list. For further information, visit www.brightree.com or call 1-844-GET-BTRE (438-2783)
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SOURCE American Association for Homecare