PatientPing, a health technology company in Boston, announced a collaboration Tuesday with HCR ManorCare.

Using the PatientPing platform, HCR ManorCare will monitor patient populations throughout the healthcare continuum, with a goal to reduce unnecessary hospital readmissions and facilitate care transitions.

HCR ManorCare has close to 500 centers, encompassing skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities, as well as memory care, assisted living, outpatient rehab, hospice and home care locations.

“At HCR ManorCare, we have a commitment to serve our community as we work to improve the outcomes of our patients every day,” said HCR ManorCare Vice President of Sales and Marketing Marty Grabijas. “With PatientPing, we’re able to gain valuable patient insights that help providers to reduce hospital readmissions and ease our patients’ transitions from one care setting to the next.”