New contracts for PatientFocus, Aegis Health Group

Two local health care companies have landed new contracts, according to announcements from billing company PatientFocus and business development firm Aegis Health Group.

PatientFocus announced it has entered an agreement with Verus Healthcare, which specializes in respiratory, urological and other medical supplies. Through the agreement, terms of which were not disclosed in a release, PatientFocus will provide its billing services to the Franklin-based company.

"It is a tremendous honor for PatientFocus to be able to provide our services to an industry leader such as Verus," said David Frederisken, PatientFocus CEO and founder. "Our company is committed to providing the highest quality service to make the billing process easier and more effective for Verus and its patients."

Separately, Aegis Health Group announced it has been chosen by Methodist Hospital of Southern California to provide strategic physician relationship management, through a program that includes tracking doctors' requests, results and data. Terms of the contract were not disclosed in a release.