ResMed buys another software provider

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Tuesday, May 29, 2018

SAN DIEGO – ResMed has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately held HEALTHCAREfirst, a provider of software solutions and services for home health and hospice agencies. HEALTHCAREfirst offers electronic health record software, billing and coding services, and advanced analytics that allow home health and hospice agencies to optimize their clinical, financial and administrative processes, ResMed says. “The home health and hospice segments are large and growing fast, due to the rising prevalence of chronic conditions and an aging population shifting to homecare and other lower-cost care settings,” said Raj Sodhi, president of ResMed’s SaaS business. “HEALTHCAREfirst’s solutions suite enables ResMed to help efficiently and effectively manage this growing population, benefiting patients, their families, agencies and payers.” HEALTHCAREfirst will complement the company’s existing software solutions offered by Brightree, a software provider for primarily the HME market, which it acquired in 2016.