JACKSON, Miss. and SAN DIEGO, March 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- American HealthTech, the Ultimate Connectivity Partner in post-acute care, announces that it has been chosen by Shea Family & its affiliates to deliver professional expertise and integrated software solutions to achieve the company's vision for technology. Working side-by-side with American HealthTech, Shea Family & its affiliates will implement an integrated system for clinical, resident accounting and enterprise-wide management. Company goals include connecting care teams to information to take patient satisfaction to new heights, connecting operations to intelligence to improve financial performance, and connecting the organization to partners to boost outcomes and coordinate care.
Shea Family & its affiliates, known as leaders in corporate culture change, operate seven skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers and one assisted living community. Ken Lund, President and CEO, of Shea Family said, "In today's healthcare environment, providers must be incredibly efficient to be able to provide the highest level of patient care while staying cost competitive, and that takes innovation. We are committed to innovative technology that supports our mission to maximize the patient's daily experience while they are with us. We look forward to leveraging the experience of American HealthTech to help us meet our commitment to our patients and residents, who depend on us to be 'here for what matters.'"
Teresa Chase, President and CEO of American HealthTech added, "Shea Family & its affiliates are leading the way with resident-centered care and we are excited to provide them with new tools to immediately enhance patient experience. Shea Family & its affiliates will also enjoy layering in business intelligence to monitor and drive improvements, as we execute thoughtfully planned technology milestones. Fortified with powerful information, Shea Family & its affiliates will be well prepared as the industry is increasingly held accountable for outcomes."
About Shea Family & its affiliates
Shea Family & its affiliates have been connecting families with quality care for the elderly for over four generations. Shea Family & Affiliates offers skilled nursing, rehabilitation, home care, other in-home services, transportation and assisted living services throughout the San Diego area. The organization provides personalized healthcare that helps patients and residents feel more like themselves again.
About American HealthTech
Headquartered in Jackson, MS, American HealthTech is the post-acute industry's Ultimate Connectivity Partner, connecting caregivers, partners, and healthcare networks to drive higher outcomes in the new era of post-acute care. Coast to coast, a fifth of the nation's providers depend on AHT daily for innovations that free hands to care for others. Founded in 1982, American HealthTech is an employee-owned company.
SOURCE American HealthTech