Invacare & Brightree Forge Five-Year Alliance

Partnership brings Brightree software to iPartner program.

Invacare Corp. ( and Brightree LLC ( have agreed to a five-year strategic alliance that makes Brightree "a key component in Invacare's iPartner Solutions program."

Invacare's sales force will be marketing Brightree's business management software. Invacare's iPartner Solutions program helps DME suppliers to efficiently manage and improve their business operations via a host of different strategies.

"Based on the input of a large number of our customers, we believe that Brightree's business management software presents our customers with another valuable business solution," said Carl Will, senior VP, Invacare HomeCare North America.

An Invacare news announcement called Brightree "the fastest-growing software solution for HME/DME providers and today supports over 20,000 users on its Internet-hosted product. These users file over 20 million claims annually valued at over $4.3 billion."

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