Group Health Cooperative of Eau Claire Selects Care to Care to Manage Advanced Diagnostic Imaging

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Community-based, Non-profit Health Cooperative Seeks to Enhance Imaging Quality, Control Cost

Our respective organizations share a common commitment to providing high touch services that result in better patient outcome and keeping healthcare affordable.

Care to Care, an evidence-based radiology benefits management company, was chosen by Group Health Cooperative of Eau Claire to manage outpatient advanced imaging for their membership. Based in western Wisconsin, Group Health Cooperative is a community-based non-profit health plan that delivers high-quality, personalized service to its members.

Over the past two decades, inappropriate medical imaging has resulted in unnecessary radiation exposure to patients and escalating healthcare costs. Recognizing the challenges, Group Health Cooperative of Eau Claire selected Care to Care to manage high-technology imaging services - MR, CT and PET studies - provided to its members.

"Care to Care is delighted to work with Group Health of Eau Claire to promote high-quality medical imaging and appropriately manage diagnostic imaging costs. Our respective organizations share a common commitment to providing high touch services that result in better patient outcome and keeping healthcare affordable,” says Barbara Kelman, Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President.

“As a community-based organization, Group Health Cooperative of Eau Claire values our member and physician communities. We are pleased to select an organization with a physician-friendly approach to provide our members with high-quality and safe imaging,” says Dr. Lon Blaser, Group Health Cooperative of Eau Claire’s Chief Medical Officer.

For more information on Care to Care, please visit http://www.caretocare.com or call Nikki Henck, Director of Communications at 212-747-1000 extension 130.

About Care to Care, LLC
Care to Care provides a comprehensive suite of utilization and quality management products for advanced imaging services specifically designed to promote appropriate diagnostic medical imaging by working cooperatively with both ordering and rendering physicians.

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Nikki Henck
Care to Care
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