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Newton-Wellesley Hospital Selects RL6 for Infection Surveillance

November 27, 2012

TORONTO, Nov. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – 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 16(th) 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 HAI 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 Newton-Wellesley Hospital
A comprehensive medical center located in Newton, Massachusetts on
Washington Street, Newton-Wellesley Hospital provides the services and
expertise of a major medical facility with the convenience and personal
attention of a community hospital. The Hospital is committed to
delivering high-quality, safe and efficient medical care to each and
every patient. Newton-Wellesley Hospital is a member of Partners
HealthCare, a network founded by Massachusetts General Hospital and
Brigham and Women’s Hospital. This Partners affiliation allows it to
provide patients with seamless accessibility to the finest
community-based medicine as well as the most advanced specialty care in
the world. Through multiple collaborations with Massachusetts General
Hospital, Mass General Hospital for Children and Brigham and Women’s
Hospital, the Hospital offers patients access to various centers of
excellence. For more information, visit http://www.nwh.org/.

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.

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