Ozark, Mo. – January 30, 2013HEALTHCAREfirst, 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.”