MDI Achieve

May 20, 2013 10:55 ET

MDI Achieve Appoints Chief Clinical Officer

Evidence-Based Practitioner to Drive Clinical Innovations in MatrixCare™ EHR

EDEN PRAIRIE, MN--(Marketwired - May 20, 2013) - MDI Achieve, provider of MatrixCare™, the market-leading, certified Electronic Health Record solution for the long-term care and senior living continuum, today announced the appointment of Denise Wassenaar as its Chief Clinical Officer. Ms. Wassenaar brings over 20 years of clinical leadership experience and will help drive continued clinical innovations in the industry-leading MatrixCare EHR platform.

MDI Achieve President John Damgaard commented, "In the coming era where payment to long-term care providers will be based on clinical outcomes achieved rather than merely on services rendered, success depends on our ability to provide innovative solutions that can positively affect clinical outcomes. Denise Wassenaar is an evidence-based practitioner with a wealth of experience in innovative approaches to the delivery of care. She will be an integral part of the MDI Achieve team that is developing tools to provide true clinical decision support to long-term care providers."

"I am excited to join MDI Achieve, an organization with a rich history as a leading provider of solutions to improve the quality of care and increase the efficiency of long-term care providers," said Denise Wassenaar, Chief Clinical Officer for MDI Achieve. "I look forward to advancing clinical practices in long-term care by creating tools to help implement evidence-based medicine and increase clinical operational efficiencies to achieve truly person-centered care."

Ms. Wassenaar is a licensed registered nurse and a nursing home administrator and holds a Master's Degree from Purdue University. She is a frequent national and regional presenter on current clinical and regulatory topics. Ms. Wassenaar will report to MDI Achieve President, John Damgaard, and will be focused on providing leadership, guidance and support for the company and its clients in clinical and operational long-term care matters.

About MDI Achieve
MDI Achieve solutions have powered the long-term care continuum for over 30 years. MatrixCare is the leading, certified, cloud-based EHR solution designed to help long-term care and senior living communities deliver superior care, resulting in better outcomes for their residents. The MatrixCare solution includes product suites to help providers maximize reimbursements, reduce readmissions, maintain high occupancy, facilitate interoperability within ACOs and across the continuum of care, and support executive decision making. MDI Achieve delivers superior service to its clients resulting in better business outcomes for their organizations. Visit for more information.

About MatrixCare Certification

MatrixCare, Version 6.6, was certified as an EHR Module on December 12, 2012, certification number CC-1112-100063-1. This EHR Module is ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 compliant and has been tested and certified by, the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT®), an ONC-ATCB, in accordance with the applicable certification criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services. This certification does not represent an endorsement by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services or guarantee the receipt of incentive payments.

MatrixCare Version 6.6, meets the following certification criteria: 170.302(a), 170.302(b), 170.302(c), 170.302(d), 170.302(j), 170.302(o), 170.302(p), 170.302(q), 170.302(r), 170.302(s), 170.302(t), 170.302(u), 170.302(v), 170.306(a), 170.306(e), and 170.306(h).

MatrixCare and MDI Achieve are trademarks of MDI Achieve, Inc. All rights reserved.

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