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Curaspan and Midas+ partner with Providence Health & Services and Swedish Health Services hospitals in Washington

Providence and Swedish will implement the integrated solution at seven Washington State hospitals to improve patient transitions.

NEWTON, Mass., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Curaspan Health Group, the leading provider of patient-transition solutions, announced today that it will partner with Providence Health & Services and Swedish Health Services to implement its care transition and utilization review solutions at seven Seattle and Spokane-area hospitals. Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit health system that provides health and educational services across Alaska, California, Montana, Oregon, and Washington. In partnering with Curaspan, Providence will replace an existing discharge-management solution at five Swedish Health Services locations.

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Along with Curaspan, Providence will also implement Midas+ Care Management for case management. Midas+, a Xerox Company, and Curaspan partner to provide a seamless, real-time exchange of data between systems. The integrated solution supports Providence's initiatives to improve quality across the communities that the seven hospitals serve. "We are excited to assist Providence and Swedish Health Services in their commitment to provide excellent care to their patients," stated Charlie Shelley, Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing at Curaspan. "Through our integration with Midas+, our solution will provide valuable care coordination tools that assist Providence and Swedish Health Services case managers throughout the discharge and utilization review processes."

Midas+ and Curaspan will be deployed at Swedish Health Services in Seattle, as well as Providence Holy Family Hospital and Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center, both in Spokane, which will account for 916 beds in the Providence Health & Services system.  Curaspan's clinical and transition-of-care expertise will assist the partnership with Providence Health & Services.

About Curaspan Health Group: Curaspan helps the top healthcare providers nationwide manage all aspects of transition planning. Our secure Web-based tools allow providers to automate, collaborate and optimize clinical and financial outcomes throughout the patient-transition process. Interoperable with all HIS, it is the foundation for initiatives like ACOs, HIEs, value-based purchasing and other evolving models of care and reimbursement. Founded in 1999, Curaspan headquarters are in Newton, Mass.

About Midas+ Solutions, A Xerox Company:
With approximately 1,500 clients, Midas+ Solutions is the preferred healthcare quality outcomes improvement and strategic performance management partner.

By leveraging our twenty-five years of market domain expertise, Midas+ clients outperform the median national hospital quality scores for value-based purchasing and other pay-for-performance programs.

SOURCE Curaspan Health Group

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