Tucson Medical Center Selects RL6 for Patient Safety and Infection Surveillance

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New software will complement TMC's commitment of providing superior service and quality of care for its patients

RL6 will provide TMC with a holistic view of patient safety by providing visibility into infection prevention, quality and patient experience initiatives.

RL Solutions, creators of innovative and easy to use healthcare quality and safety software, announced today that Tucson Medical Center (TMC) has selected RL Solutions to provide a suite of quality and safety software, including risk management, patient feedback, infection surveillance, root cause analysis and claims management. TMC is licensed at 607 beds, and has been Tucson’s locally governed nonprofit regional hospital for 70 years.

Known for its contributions to pediatric, maternity, cardiovascular and orthopedic medicine, TMC partnered with RL Solutions to complement its commitment of providing superior service and quality of care for its patients. With integrated functionality, RL6 will provide TMC with a holistic view of patient safety by providing visibility into infection prevention, quality and patient experience initiatives. RL6 will also benefit TMC's pharmacy division with anti-microbial stewardship functionality.

“Tucson Medical Center serves more than 30,000 inpatients and 122,000 outpatients annually,” said Dr. Rick Anderson, Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Tucson Medical Center. “Providing the safest possible environment for these patients is our top priority, and we are confident that RL6 will help contribute to this goal."

"At RL Solutions, we consider our clients to be a critical part of our team," added Sanjay Malaviya, President & CEO, RL Solutions. "Their collective experiences, wisdom and expertise inspires us to innovate and deliver the best software we can produce. With many of the nation's leading healthcare organizations already partnering with RL, we are honored that Tucson Medical Center becomes the latest innovator to put their trust in us. We will do our utmost to ensure that our partnership is a success."

About Tucson Medical Center
TMC is Southern Arizona’s leading provider for emergency care and pediatric care (including Tucson’s first Pediatric Emergency Department), with top-notch intensive care units for adults, children and newborns. Other specialty areas include women’s, maternity, cardiovascular, orthopedic, neuroscience, hospice, imaging and senior services. TMC earned certification as a Primary Stroke Center, accreditation as a Chest Pain Center, and the Gold Plus Achievement Award for stroke programs from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. TMC is also a recipient of the AHA/ASA's Target: Stroke Honor Roll. TMC HealthCare is Southern Arizona's locally governed nonprofit system, the corporate entity that includes Tucson Medical Center and Saguaro Physicians. For more information, visit http://www.tmcaz.com.

About RL Solutions
RL Solutions designs innovative healthcare software for patient feedback, incident reporting & risk management, infection surveillance, peer review, root cause analysis and claims management. At RL Solutions, nurturing long-lasting relationships with our clients is what we do best. RL Solutions has over 1,500 clients, including healthcare networks, hospitals, long-term care facilities and more. RL Solutions is a global company with offices in Canada, the United States, Australia and the UK. For more information, visit http://www.rlsolutions.com or follow @rlsolutions on Twitter.

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