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Long-term care

PointClickCare wins major U.S. contract

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Mike Wessinger (pictured at left), President and CEO of Wescom Solutions Inc., has announced that HCR Manor Care, of Toledo, Ohio, will use Wescom’s PointClickCare On-Demand long-term care (LTC) software in its 340 skilled nursing and assisted living facilities throughout the United States.

HCR Manor Care selected the PointClickCare (www.pointclickcare.com) on-demand software to manage the company’s clinical and financial information after the completion of a twelve-month pilot project. Implementation of the full-scale, multi-million dollar project has begun and is expected to be completed within two years.

PointClickCare’s on-demand delivery model differs from typical software because the application is delivered as a hosted subscription service. This enables HCR Manor Care to have an enterprise-wide, integrated clinical and financial solution without the cost and difficulty of buying, installing or maintaining any hardware or software.

Said Wessinger: “We are excited to be working with one of the industry’s most admired companies and expect that working with HCR Manor Care will continue to fortify our service for multi-facility providers.”

Wessinger further added that, “HCR Manor Care’s choice of PointClickCare validates the appeal of our on-demand delivery model with the largest companies in the industry. Now, organizations ranging from a single facility to the largest multi-facility corporations are realizing the benefits of on-demand software delivery.”

Murry Mercier, Director of Information Services of HCR Manor Care, stated, “Use of Wescom’s on-demand software delivery model supports the cost-effective delivery of functionality to our facilities. Web-based, centralized architecture allows us to take advantage of the benefits of technology without the burden of support, focusing our attentions on satisfying business requirements.”

About Wescom
Wescom Solutions Inc. is a leading provider of on-demand clinical, financial, marketing and quality improvement software to the Long-Term Care (LTC) industry. PointClickCare on demand software has been online serving providers of all sizes since 2000. PointClickCare is used by over 1,500 Long-Term Care centers in the United States and Canada and is also the enterprise solution for over 55 multi-facility providers. Wescom has headquarters in Mississauga, with offices in the United States and Western Canada.

About HCR Manor Care
HCR Manor Care is a leading provider of short-term post-acute and long-term care. The company’s nearly 60,000 employees provide high-quality care for patients and residents through a network of more than 500 skilled nursing centers, assisted living facilities, outpatient rehabilitation clinics, and hospice and home healthcare offices. Alliances and other ventures supply high-quality pharmaceutical products and management services for professional organizations. The company operates primarily under the respected Heartland, Manor Care and Arden Courts names. HCR Manor Care is committed to being the preeminent care provider in the industry.

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