Maxwell Healthcare teams up with Swift for digital wound care management

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With new CMS pressure ulcer rules coming in January 2019, the new partnership will enable home health agencies to transform wound care and thrive amid constant regulatory changes.

SHOREVIEW, Minn., and TORONTO, On, Nov 30 2018. Maxwell Healthcare Associates (MHA), a post-acute operational, financial, technological and regulatory consulting firm, today announced Swift Skin and Wound as its exclusive digital wound care management solution of choice for MHA home health clients.

The partnership comes just a few weeks before the January 2019 rollout of new Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services rules surrounding pressure ulcer prevention and management.

“At Maxwell we believe technology is key to not only surviving but thriving amid constant regulatory changes and reimbursement cuts,” said MHA CEO Tom Maxwell. “We began searching for a wound care technology for our clients and found it in Swift. More than 1,000 facilities are already successfully leveraging Swift Skin and Wound for better clinical outcomes. It’s the only one with a home health-specific focus build that allows home health clinicians to document in and out of the home.”

Swift Skin and Wound significantly improves clinical and administrative wound care management workflows through: the Swift app, which captures wound care information as easily as taking a picture; the Swift HealX, an FDA-registered adhesive marker applied to calibrate wound images for size, color and lighting; and Swift Dashboards that display real-time healing and treatment to help clinicians and administrators identify risks immediately and improve care.

“We know MHA’s clients are among the most sophisticated in the home health and hospice space,” said Swift Medical CEO Carlo Perez. “We’re excited to work with those trailblazers to transform wound care management.”

Between 14% to 16% of all home care patients have serious wounds, notes Maxwell. With its new partner, MHA can help clients leverage Swift Skin and Wound to better treat patients’ wounds and improve care quality while decreasing costs and reducing paperwork.

This is MHA’s third partnership announcement this year. The first two featured collaborations with home health coding and analytics enterprises.

“We founded MHA with a mission to help home health and hospice providers gain efficiencies by bridging people, process and technology,” said MHA president Jennifer Maxwell. “We partner with the best technology vendors in the industry and work with providers to ensure their people and processes are aligned to maximize those technologies’ benefits.”

To learn more about how your agency can benefit from the partnership between MHA and Swift Medical, contact [email protected] or [email protected]m

About Maxwell Healthcare Associates

Tom and Jennifer Maxwell founded MHA to help their friends in the post-acute healthcare space succeed amid healthcare’s transition from volume to value. Providers have tighter budgets with less room for error and need to be more efficient than ever. That’s where outside and knowledgeable perspectives and a focus on technology become invaluable and necessary. Tom and Jennifer have assembled the most elite group of experts with a combined knowledge base unlike any other consulting team in the industry to help home health and hospice providers best optimize their operational, technological, regulatory, clinical and financial processes. For more information visit: maxwellhealthcareassociates.com

About Swift

Swift is the world leader in digital wound care management, delivering advanced wound care visualization and touchless measurement through its smartphone-ready Swift Skin and Wound software. Swift streamlines clinical and administrative wound care management workflows, from image capture and automatic risk scoring to assessment scheduling and claims submission. Today, Skin and Wound is in use by more than 1,000 healthcare facilities to monitor over 100,000 patients. To learn how Swift has digitized and transformed wound care, visit swiftmedical.com.

Valerie VanBooven, RN BSN, Editor in Chief of HomeCareDaily.com

Editor in Chief of HomeCareDaily.com at LTC Expert Publications
Valerie is a Registered Nurse, Author, and Co-Owner of LTC Expert Publications. Read More at http://www.LTCSocialMark.com
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