Founded in 2012, Forcura is a cloud-based software company that modernizes documentation, workflows and secure communications for health care providers in home health, hospice, rehabilitative therapy, skilled nursing and behavioral health. Forcura has seen significant growth over the last eight years and was recently named to the Inc. 5000 for the fifth consecutive year. With 31 million transmissions per year, Forcura services more than 500+ clients who provide care for over half a million patients every month.
In selecting Jacksonville as its corporate headquarters and base for continued growth, Forcura sees the region as a place where technology and health care intersect. “Jacksonville has one of the largest health care ecosystems not just in the United States, but in the world,” said Craig Mandeville, founder and chief executive officer.
The amount of innovation and R&D investment funneling to the area is really game changing, so we’re privileged to be at the epicenter of such a vibrant and growing community of peers.
Another key consideration for Forcura is the amount of the talent in the region. They regularly garner additions to their team from local colleges and consistently attract national talent due to the area’s high quality of life as well as their reputation as an employer of choice. Forcura also invests in the workforce of tomorrow by supporting the Northeast Florida Regional STEM2 Hub, which seeks to provide all local students the opportunity to engage in experiences that will open doors to future technical careers. Knowing the city’s business landscape is constantly evolving, they also initiated a three-year commitment to Jacksonville University’s UpSkill Institute, which empowers today’s workforce to acquire new, in-demand skills.
Forcura is heavily invested in the Jacksonville community. They started the “Innovate Jax” podcast to help showcase and connect innovators, entrepreneurs and investors that are helping propel Jacksonville forward. They are also committed to JaxAngels, which provides access to capital, advice and mentoring for early-stage companies and the Innovation Hub.
“Jacksonville is really a hidden gem. The blend of people, culture and lifestyle makes it easy to recruit and develop talent and the business community is extremely supportive and focused on moving the region forward. For our team, Jacksonville checks all the boxes and we’re excited about being part of the fabric of Northeast Florida.”