Software solutions provider Mediware Information Services Inc announces its acquisition of Fazzi Associates, a business management consultant for home health and hospice agencies.

The addition of Fazzi Associates enables Mediware to offer services and solutions such as medical coding, revenue cycle management, education, CAHPS, consulting, and ancillary solutions that address key challenges and evolving complexities affecting the post-acute care sectors.

“Fazzi Associates complements the Mediware family and further strengthens our ability to advance high-quality and efficient patient care while also driving down health care costs,” says Bill Miller, CEO of Mediware, in a media release.

“Fazzi Associates’ extensive industry knowledge and insights will help us identify potential new opportunities for expansion, which is core to Mediware’s long-term growth strategy,” he adds.

Fazzi Associates, founded in 1978, serves more than 1,400 agencies across all 50 states and Washington, DC.

“Mediware shares our mission of driving a culture focused on innovation, quality, and consistency in health care,” states Tim Ashe, RN, MS, MBA, president of Fazzi Associates. “Together, Mediware and Fazzi Associates will be well-positioned for rapid growth as we continue to expand the ways we can help our home health and hospice customers be successful.”

Mediware plans to maintain Fazzi Associates’ brand and western Massachusetts headquarters; the firm’s leadership team will continue to lead Fazzi Associates lines of business. Dr Bob Fazzi will serve in a strategic advisory role with Mediware, consulting on industry relations, home health advocacy, growth opportunities, and innovation, per the release.

[Source(s): Mediware, Business Wire]