Eau Claire, Wis. (July 2, 2020)—SMARTcare Software, inc., announced completion of its latest funding round led by the Idea Fund and Rock River Capital with participation from Pablo Capital, MUKC Fund I, and the Chippewa Valley Angels Investment Network. The additional investment will further support SMARTcare’s transformative home care software platform as the company continues its market expansion with its leadership role in caregiver engagement. 

“We are passionate about empowering homecare providers with more strategic, proactive, and productive tools to help them improve healthcare outcomes,” said Scott Zielski, CEO of SMARTcare Software. “We are thrilled by the overwhelming support we have seen for SMARTcare and the acknowledgment by our new financial partners of the opportunity before us. This funding will further accelerate our growth and drive continued investment in our innovative platform solutions that improve the quality of home care.”

SMARTcare is bringing innovation to the homecare market with SMARTcare’s cloud based (SaaS) end-to-end home care business automation solutions allowing providers to manage their entire business operations from any device. Using SMARTcare’s real-time insights homecare agencies are better serving their clients and caregivers, improving the overall homecare engagement as well as both client and caregiver satisfaction. 

“SMARTcare has had impressive traction in the homecare market solving some of the biggest provider challenges with new ideas and unique software solutions,” said Chris Eckstrom, Partner at Rock River Capital. “SMARTcare is well positioned to transform the homecare industry right as the demand for care is growing exponentially offering a powerful technology platform to enable delivery of better care. Homecare is being recognized as the key to lowering the overall cost of health care while simultaneously ensuring better quality and improved outcomes. We are pleased to be part of SMARTcare’s vision of improving home care through one-of-a-kind client and caregiver engagement experiences.”   

The COVID-19 outbreak has proven that home is the safest place to be, especially for aging seniors. This past March SMARTcare was quick to release its COVID-19 Toolset. Available at no cost to all established home care agencies, the COVID-19 Toolset houses functionality to monitor, manage and minimize exposure risk, and improve safety through safety checks, reminders and tracking tools for caregivers, clients and their family members. 

“The COVID-19 outbreak disrupted care for our aging population. We saw a need where our company could quickly help the entire home care community, with a technology solution that we have made available to everyone,” commented Scott Zielski, “We’re fundamentally changing the way home care providers will advance their home care businesses with machine learning and automation that delivers improved caregiver retention, better patient outcomes, and helps reduce hospital readmissions and prevents never events.”

“Before COVID-19 SMARTcare was already delivering double-digit increases in staff productivity and reducing costs while enabling higher caregiver retention and better overall job satisfaction,” said Jennifer Pierce, Team Love, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. “Now, SMARTcare’s platform is helping us address the pandemic with tools that have helped as we have shifted our back-office team to working remotely while allowing us to better monitor and connect with our caregivers as they work with clients and their families in their homes. Their App has enabled us to advance our response, quickly engaging our clients and caregivers to help increase safety and provide better care.” 

SMARTcare uses technology to organize, optimize, and drive best practices for agencies and providers delivering care within the home while improving outcomes and satisfaction.  The system is a fully integrated caregiver, financial, and business intelligence solution that provides tools to help build and track new clients, manage homecare operations and ensure compliance and care quality for home care providers, caregivers and agency leadership. 

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