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PATHWAY HEALTH AND INTERACT Training, Education And Management (TEAM) STRATEGIES, LLC ENTER INTO STRATEGIC COLLABORATIVE AGREEMENT

Pathway Health

WHITE BEAR LAKE, MN and BOCA RATON, FL, June 12, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pathway Health, a leading post-acute consulting services, interim management and education company, and INTERACT TEAM Strategies, LLC (I-Team), a high-quality training, education and consulting services company for the long-term care industry, have entered into a strategic collaborative agreement for the provision of training, education and management consulting services to health care providers wishing to manage increasing hospitalizations and readmissions.

"We had been seeking the right collaborative partner to expand our consulting services specifically in the area of rehospitalization," said Deborah Schuna, founder and chief executive officer for Pathway Health. "I-Team is a perfect fit. Their knowledge on this topic is unparalleled; supported by Dr. Joseph G. Ouslander and a team of experts with vast experience and a proven training program."

I-Team has an exclusive, global license with Florida Atlantic University (owners of the INTERACTTM intellectual property) to provide training, education and management consulting services to health care providers seeking to efficiently and effectively utilize the Interventions to Reduce Acute Care Transfers (INTERACTTM) Quality Improvement Program (QIP).

"I-Team and Pathway Health are now poised to provide superior training, education and management consulting services to help organizations manage increasing hospitalizations and readmissions," said Dr. David G. Wolf, chief executive officer for INTERACT TEAM Strategies, LLC. "Pathway Health is highly respected in the industry. This collaboration will leverage Pathway Health's expertise with I-Team's unmatched quality improvement education and training."

Pathway Health is a proud supporter of the INTERACTTM Training Institute, a unique opportunity to learn about how to fully utilize INTERACTTM to prevent and avoid unnecessary hospitalizations, presented by two members of the Florida Atlantic University INTERACTTM team. The first training takes place June 26, 2014 in Atlanta, Ga. To learn more information or register, visit www.INTERACTteaminstitute.com/register.

About Pathway Health
Pathway Health is a professional management, consulting, interim management and education services organization, serving clients across the post-acute care continuum. Since 1997, Pathway Health has been keeping a pulse on industry clinical, regulatory, quality and reimbursement trends to keep clients on the path to success. With over 150 experienced professionals, we engage and employ leading clinical and operational experts to assist our clients in achieving the next level of performance. It is our people, their talents and their real-world post-acute experience that set Pathway Health apart. For more information, call 877-777-5463 or visit www.pathwayhealth.com.

About INTERACT TEAM Strategies, LLC
I-Team provides high-quality training, education and consulting services to all organizations along the long-term care continuum using the Interventions to Reduce Acute Care Transfers (INTERACTTM) quality improvement program, as well as other programs and services relevant to the needs of organizations seeking training, education and consultation. For more information, call 561-270-3215 or visit www.interactteam.org.

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CONTACT: Lisa A. Thomson David G. Wolf, Ph.D. Pathway Health INTERACT Team Strategies, LLC VP, Strategic Initiatives Chief Executive Officer lisa.thomson@pathwayhealth.com dwolf@INTERACTteam.org 651-407-8699 484-678-112

Source:Pathway Health