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Newton-Wellesley Hospital Selects RL6 for Infection Surveillance

Newton-Wellesley will use RL6:Infection to conduct real-time surveillance of hospital systems.

Washington, D.C. (November 27, 2012)—RL Solutions, creators of innovative and easy to use healthcare quality and safety software, announced today that Newton-Wellesley Hospital of Boston, MA, has selected RL6 to provide automated infection surveillance throughout the organization.

Recently ranked the 16th best hospital in Massachusetts by U.S. News & World Report, Newton-Wellesley will use RL6:Infection to conduct real-time surveillance of hospital systems to help reduce the spread of HAIs and ultimately provide a safer environment for patients. With RL6:Infection, infection preventionists (IPs) will have the ability to see, at-a-glance, the information that is critical for their day to day work. Using an intuitive and easy-to-use dashboard interface, RL6:Infection will allow IPs at Newton-Wellesley to drill into data for more detailed information, including specific patients who are a risk for HAI, so that action can be immediately taken.

"Newton-Wellesley Hospital is committed to delivering the highest quality of medical care to each and every patient", said Bert Thurlo-Walsh, Director, Health Care Quality, Newton-Wellesley Hospital. "Automated infection surveillance is a critical component of patient safety, and we are confident that RL6:Infection will take our prevention initiatives to the next level."

"Newton-Wellesley Hospital, and the Partners HealthCare System as a whole, is focused on improving quality, safety and efficiency in patient care," said Sanjay Malaviya, President & CEO, RL Solutions. "As part of this initiative, adoption of new technology is viewed as a critical performance measure. We are honored that our long-time client has decided to partner with us for infection surveillance, and look forward to building an even stronger relationship together."

About RL Solutions
RL Solutions designs innovative healthcare software for patient feedback, incident reporting & risk management, infection surveillance and claims management. At RL Solutions, nurturing long-lasting relationships with our clients is what we do best. RL Solutions has over 1,100 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 www.rlsolutions.com or follow @rlsolutions on Twitter.

Contact Information:
Mike Etzinger
Director of Marketing, RL Solutions
416-410-8456 ext. 315
metzinger@rlsolutions.com 

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