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CHRISTUS Continuing Care Selects HEALTHCAREfirst as Its Agency Management Software and Services Provider.

Ozark, MO, February 01, 2013 --( HEALTHCAREfirst, the pioneer in Web-based software and services for home health and hospice care, today announced that CHRISTUS Continuing Care has selected HEALTHCAREfirst's solutions and services to manage their clinical documentation and billing services.

HEALTHCAREfirst's firstHOMECARE, firstHOSPICE and firstCPO software solutions will be utilized by more than 300 of CHRISTUS Continuing Care's clinical, administrative and support staff, enabling them to provide the best possible patient care. In addition, HEALTHCAREfirst will manage CHRISTUS Continuing Care's home health and hospice care billing.

Headquartered in Irving, TX, CHRISTUS Continuing Care is a leader in home and hospice care, providing care to nearly 2,000 patients in 13 locations across Texas and Louisiana each month.

“We looked at many different vendors in the market, but HEALTHCAREfirst offered the most comprehensive offering of software solutions and services that truly met our needs,” said Paul Veillon, Chief Financial Officer of CHRISTUS Continuing Care. “We have found a partner that will help to streamline all of our operational, clinical and financial tasks now and in the future. I am confident that through this partnership, we will see an increase in employee satisfaction as well as improved patient care.”

Bobby Robertson, President and CEO of HEALTHCAREfirst remarked, “CHRISTUS Continuing Care is committed to providing quality care within the home. We are dedicated to ensure their continued success and look forward to working closely with them to achieve our mutual goal of putting patients before paperwork.”

About HEALTHCAREfirst, Inc.

HEALTHCAREfirst provides leading-edge, Web-based solutions that improve business and clinical functions to over 1,200 home health care and hospice agencies across the United States. Based in Ozark, Mo and one of the fastest growing providers of its kind, the company provides clients with agency management software, electronic medical record software, revenue cycle management software, business intelligence reporting and billing and coding services that enable caregivers to focus on patients instead of paperwork. For more information call 800.841.6095 or visit the company's website at

About CHRISTUS Continuing Care

CHRISTUS Continuing Care operates or manages home care, hospice agencies and long term acute care hospitals throughout Texas, Louisiana, Utah, Arkansas, Missouri, Iowa and Georgia. Its passionate associates ensure that CHRISTUS Continuing Care's hospitals and clinics are able to provide a full continuum of care to all those who need it, bridging the gap between hospital services and care at home. They work tirelessly to bring the compassionate, high quality care associated with the CHRISTUS Health brand outside the walls of a traditional hospital. The 2,700 associates and medical staff who comprise CHRISTUS Continuing Care make CHRISTUS Health one of the largest providers of faith-based, not-for-profit care in the U.S.

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