Friendship Community Care Signs Multi-Year IT Outsourcing Contract with Edafio Technology Partners

Friendship Community Care Signs Multi-Year IT Outsourcing Contract with Edafio Technology Partners

RUSSELLVILLE/ LITTLE ROCK – October 5, 2020 – Friendship Community Care (FCC) has awarded Edafio Technology Partners a multi-year engagement for full healthcare IT outsourcing services in support of FCC’s mission of empowering people with disabilities to lead dignified lives. The partnership is designed specifically to help manage rapid growth and evolving regulatory requirements and associated complexity of IT systems and infrastructure. Under the terms of the agreement, Edafio Technology Partners will assume responsibility for the day-to-day management of all IT operations, and provide comprehensive application services and support utilizing both on-site and remote offerings. Services include support/management, 24/7/365 service desk, infrastructure support, data center operations, network administration, desktop operations, and project management/administration.

Craig Cloud, FCC’s chief executive officer stated, “Friendship is excited to partner with one of our States leading technology firms to assist us with managing our IT systems as we strive to prepare for the future utilizing enhanced technology to further the mission and philosophy of Friendship Community Care.”

Kenny Kinley, Edafio’s chief executive officer added that “the real value of IT outsourcing services is to enable Friendship Community Care facilities to focus on quality patient care and improved outcomes”. The client relationship will be managed by Carson Seelinger who added, “Friendship Community Care leads its field in its commitment to innovation, excellence, and community-driven, quality care … we are privileged to support this vision.”

About Friendship Community Care, Inc. (FCC) is a nonprofit organization providing services to children, adults, and seniors with developmental disabilities and behavioral health needs. Founded in 1972, FCC has grown into a statewide provider with over 50 facilities and over 1,600 employees touching 2,000 + lives. FCC provides a comprehensive array of services for diversification in children and adults with developmental disabilities providing early intervention, therapies, housing corporations for individuals with developmental disabilities, supportive living, transportation services, supportive community employment training, elderly housing and life programs, behavioral health, personal care, and foster care services. Friendship Community Care continues to offer a broad continuum of services to address the ever-evolving needs and abilities of infants, children, and adults with disabilities and behavioral health needs. At all times, FCC’s commitment is to promote the health, welfare, safety, and security of those placed in our trust. To support Friendship, contact Mike Hutchison with Friendship Foundation at 501.336.5500. Visit http://www.fccare.org/ for more information.

Melissa Swann


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