VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Reliq Health Technologies Inc. (TSXV:RHT) or (OTCQB:RQHTF) (“Reliq” or the “Company”), a technology company focused on developing innovative mobile health (mHealth) and telemedicine solutions for Community-Based Healthcare, is pleased to announce that it has signed an agreement with B Golden Care Services, LLC in McAllen, Texas to implement Reliq’s iUGO Care chronic care management platform for its 1,000 complex continuing care patients. Onboarding of patients is expected to begin in late Q1 2018.
“We are excited to be working with B Golden Care Services,” said Dr. Lisa Crossley, CEO of Reliq Health Technologies, Inc. “Reliq’s iUGO Care platform will help B Golden track and manage their patients and enable automated claims submissions to Medicare and Medicaid. iUGO Care helps healthcare organizations like B Golden provide high quality care more efficiently with tools that support patient triaging, scheduling, caregiver workflows and billing. Our platform allows healthcare providers to proactively manage complex chronic care patients in the lower cost community setting, reducing the need for costly and disruptive acute interventions such as hospital stays, long term care admissions and ER visits.”
“Our mandate at B Golden is to support patients with complex chronic conditions who are aging in place,” said Mr. Joseph Estapa, President and CEO of B Golden Care Services. “Studies consistently show that providing patients with medication reminders, coaching and education in the home setting drives patient engagement and improves health outcomes. We are passionate about improving access to care for patients in our community and helping people stay healthy and at home as they age.”
B Golden Care Services, LLC is a new and growing chronic care management agency in Southern Texas. The company provides services to patients in the home setting, supporting patients aging in place, improving medication adherence and empowering patients to proactively manage their own health.
Reliq Health Technologies is a healthcare technology company that specializes in developing innovative software solutions for the Community Care market. Reliq’s powerful iUGO Care platform supports care coordination and community-based healthcare. The iUGO Care platform integrates wearables, sensors, voice technology and intuitive mobile apps and desktop user interfaces for patients, clinicians and healthcare administrators. iUGO Care allows complex patients to receive high quality care at home, improving health outcomes, enhancing quality of life for patients and families and reducing the cost of care delivery.
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