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American Hospital Association Awards its Endorsement to RL Solutions RL6:Risk

The American Hospital Association Awards its Endorsement to RL Solutions RL6:Risk for Incident Management Reporting Systems

Chicago (October 20, 2009) – The American Hospital Association (AHA) today announced it has exclusively endorsed RL Solutions RL6:Risk for healthcare incident management. RL6:Risk is a web-based incident and adverse event management system that allows users to easily submit, refine, analyze and communicate critical incident information. AHA Solutions, Inc., a subsidiary of the AHA, awards AHA endorsements for products and services which assist member hospitals and healthcare organizations to achieve organizational excellence.

Capturing and managing incidents effectively enables hospital administrators to evaluate trends, assess high risk areas and develop action plans to mitigate future risk. RL6:Risk from RL Solutions provides risk and quality managers the ability to manage incidents from occurrence to resolution. With RL6:Risk's powerful monitoring, alerting and drill-down reporting capabilities, organizations can streamline and eliminate most of the administrative tasks associated with adverse events resulting in more time for patient care and quality initiatives.

Unlike other offerings, RL6:Risk is completely flexible and does not force an organization to conform to preset workflows or specific ways of capturing information.

RL6:Risk also provides alignment to any number of federal, state and local taxonomies - including AHRQ Common Formats - allowing users to easily send data from the system to Patient Safety Organizations like the ECRI Institute PSO.

“It is critical that hospitals implement best-in-class technologies to streamline incident management and reporting,” said Anthony Burke, president and CEO, AHA Solutions, Inc. “Of all the solutions we evaluated, RL6:Risk offered the greatest flexibility for customization allowing health care providers to easily adapt to frequently changing needs in a fast-paced environment."

AHA implemented an intensive evaluation process dedicated to helping hospitals improve healthcare delivery and patient care. RL6:Risk was consistently described by users as flexible, easy to use and extremely intuitive.

“The entire RL Solutions team is honored to receive this endorsement from the AHA for RL6:Risk ,” said Sanjay Malaviya, President and CEO, RL Solutions. “We credit our dedicated clients, who have enthusiastically shared their ideas, suggestions and passion for excellence with us over the years, for this recognition. We feel privileged to have RL6:Risk acknowledged in this way and we look forward to working with the AHA in promoting safer healthcare.”

For more information on RL6:Risk incident management reporting system, or to register for a live demo, please visit,

About the AHA 
The American Hospital Association (AHA) is a not-for-profit association of healthcare provider organizations and individuals committed to the health improvement of their communities. The AHA is the national advocate for its members, which includes nearly 5,000 hospitals and healthcare systems, networks, and other providers of care, and 37,000 individuals. Founded in 1898, the AHA provides education for healthcare leaders and is a source of information on healthcare issues and trends. For more information, visit

About AHA Solutions 
AHA Solutions, Inc. is a resource to hospitals pursuing operational excellence. As an American Hospital Association (AHA) member service, AHA Solutions collaborates with hospital leaders and market consultants to conduct product due diligence and identify solutions to hospital challenges in the areas of finance, human resources, patient flow and technology. AHA Solutions provides related marketplace analytics and education to support product decision-making. As a subsidiary of the AHA, the organization convenes people with like interests for knowledge sharing centered on timely information and research. AHA Solutions is proud to reinvest its profits in the AHA mission: creating healthier communities. For more information, contact AHA Solutions at (800) 242-4677 or visit

About RL Solutions 
RL Solutions provides proven risk management, patient feedback, claims and infection control software to help healthcare organizations improve patient safety and healthcare quality. RL Solutions brings together innovative technologies, stellar client service and a broad ecosystem of partners to give its 600 clients a complete safety and quality solution. With products that are easy to use and easy to implement, RL Solutions is a world leader in the healthcare market. For more information, visit 

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