AUSTIN, Texas — Kinnser Software today announced that it has been selected by National HealthCare Corporation, the nation’s oldest publicly traded long-term health care company, to be the electronic medical record software partner for its home health division, NHC HomeCare.

Kinnser provides the nation’s most widely used home health care software, along with a suite of other solutions that make delivery of home health services more efficient and cost-effective. Through this new partnership, NHC HomeCare’s agencies and the thousands of patients they serve will now benefit from Kinnser’s full suite of innovative care solutions for home health.

“Customers are at the heart of Kinnser’s mission,” said Kinnser Founder and President Chris Hester. “The only measure of our success as a company is the success of our customers. We look forward to helping NHC succeed and provide exceptional care to the thousands of patients they serve.”

NHC HomeCare serves patients across four states: Florida, South Carolina, Tennessee and Missouri. NHC’s decision to partner with Kinnser exemplifies its commitment to innovation and delivering outstanding patient care.

“Smart technology is an important part of NHC HomeCare’s strategy to promote quality health care for our patients and ease of use for our providers and partners,” said Andy Flatt, senior vice president and chief information officer for NHC. “We are excited about this partnership with Kinnser.”

NHC engaged in a careful and exhaustive evaluation of software solutions during its due diligence. Deciding factors in Kinnser’s favor included the renowned software provider’s experienced team, industry reputation, customer base of more than 4,500 post-acute care agencies, and solid performance from Kinnser’s solutions throughout the consideration process.

NHC will use Kinnser’s full suite of solutions and services for enterprise-level home health companies — Kinnser Agency Manager®Kinnser RiskPoint®Kinnser VisitVerify®Kinnser Link®Kinnser Business Insights®Kinnser Direct Secure Messaging®, and PPS Plus®.