TORONTO, ON and SANTA ROSA, CA, Sept. 9, 2016 /CNW/ -Syncordia Technologies and Healthcare Solutions, Corp. (TSXV: SYN) ("Syncordia or the "Company") together with its subsidiary Health Services Integration ("HSI") a leader in Emergency Medical Services ("EMS") revenue cycle management ("RCM") is announcing TransferLink a state of the art transfer center as a new growth product for the Company.
The growing need for specialized medical care in the United States has never been greater. In many communities, health care facilities are not able meet this increasing demand. This shortage of services creates a need to transfer a patient to a more capable facility for definitive care. The patient transfer process takes valuable time and resources away from medical staff that could be better utilized caring for those that need it most.
TransferLink can solve this problem by providing hospital systems of any size, convenient and efficient transfer center services with a "one call" approach. The specialists at TransferLink have an extensive network for patient transfer referrals as well as bed sourcing and physician conferencing. Once the initial call has been made to TransferLink, the patient transfer process is coordinated seamlessly including physician and specialty services, bed and department capabilities, as well as air or ground transportation. TransferLink also acts as a synergistic marketing tool for HSI's RCM services.
During the patient transfer, the TransferLink specialists keep departments and hospital staff up to date by utilizing an on-demand and event-based notification system. In addition to regular updates by phone, notices can be customized and sent through paging, email, and two-way SMS text messaging.
The distinguishing service that TransferLink provides, is a web based client portal for department managers and hospital administrators to track and manage patient transfer information. The client portal provides real time operational dashboards along with analytics depicting the following HIPAA compliant displays:
- Service area and trending graphs
- Decline and cancellation reasons
- Top referring facility list
- Complete patient transfer notation history
- Transport unit status screen
Department managers and hospital administrators can utilize the data from the client portal to generate on-demand reports to help them make better patient transport decisions. Monthly, quarterly and annual reports can be customized and provided to the client to ensure quality and accuracy.
Craig Erickson, HSI's Director of Communications says, "Our team is dedicated and passionate about their work serving this important segment of the patient management system. The TransferLink team gracefully coordinates with multiple facilities, physicians, and transportation companies on each and every patient request. They take great pride in the service they provide."
TransferLink complements the RCM services that HSI also provides to their hospital and transport clients. Hospital systems can solve their transfer center and RCM needs by partnering with HSI to maximize efficiency, reduce costs, and utilize analytics to better understand their operations. TransferLink and RCM is scalable to fit any hospital or transport sytem.
About Syncordia Technologies and Healthcare Solutions, Corp.
We are a technology enhanced revenue cycle management ("RCM") company focused on underserved niche segments of the healthcare industry. We are focused on using our proprietary software suite as an accelerator for growth. We are building a diversified software and services business by consolidating healthcare billing providers. Our growth strategy is to acquire RCM businesses with and without software and, improve their profitability by increasing revenues and operating efficiencies using our software, and in time, commercializing Platform Syncordia, our cloud-based software offering, to provide customer demanded turn-key solutions from a single provider and to address compelling RCM market opportunities.
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