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SACRAMENTO, Calif. and
Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rideout Health, a non-profit community-based healthcare system, and RGP Healthcare™, a division of Resources Global Professionals (NASDAQ: RECN), today jointly announced that Rideout is implementing Pavisse™, a cutting-edge technology for monitoring and ensuring patient safety, at three additional facilities.
Rideout plans to add Pavisse at The Fountains Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, The Courtyard Assisted Living, and The Gardens Alzheimer's & Special Care facilities. Pavisse has already been implemented at Rideout Memorial Hospital and Fremont Medical Center.
Pavisse, developed by RGP Healthcare, is a new comprehensive incident management solution designed to help patient-care facilities manage
patient privacy and other compliance-related functions across the enterprise.
"Patient safety and quality of care of is the No. 1 priority at Rideout," said Istikram Qaderi, M.D., Senior VP, Chief of Quality & Medical Affairs Officer at Rideout. "We are using Pavisse as part of our effort to build a culture of safety across our whole system."
Dr. Qaderi oversees Rideout's programs for quality, patient safety and satisfaction. Programs include infection prevention and control, analytics and performance excellence, risk management, care coordination/case management, and compliance with TJC and CMS standards and conditions of participation as well as state and federal regulations.
Said RGP Healthcare President Radgia Cook: "Rideout Health is at the forefront of using innovative technologies to improve patient care, and we are delighted they are expanding Pavisse into more facilities."
About Rideout HealthRideout Health is the independent, non-profit, community-based healthcare organization that operates Rideout Memorial Hospital, Fremont Medical Center, the Rideout Cancer Center, the Heart Center at Rideout and other medical facilities in
Nevada Counties. With 1,800 staff, it also is the area's largest non-government employer, and has approximately 263 physicians on its medical staff. In fulfillment of its mission to provide quality healthcare to everyone, regardless of financial circumstance, in 2011 the organization provided nearly
$50 million in unreimbursed or free medical care to uninsured or under-insured patients.