Wellcentive Advance™ Outcomes Manager Selected By HealthEast Care System to Drive Patient Engagement in Accountable Care and Patient Centered Medical Home Initiatives

Wellcentive to provide HealthEast Care System with outreach tools to help achieve optimal health and wellness among its patient population

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Wellcentive... provides us with the tools to take the data we have across our patient population, personalize it and communicate measures patients need to take to stay healthy.

Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) October 23, 2012

Wellcentive, an industry leader in population health management and analytics solutions, announces that HealthEast Care System, the largest locally-owned health care organization in the Minneapolis-St. Paul East metro area, has selected Wellcentive to drive patient engagement via the Wellcentive Advance Outcomes Manager platform.

Wellcentive is focused on providing healthcare systems with the tools required to achieve responsible and targeted population health management. The nationally recognized PHM and data analytics solutions provider enables comprehensive population health management with industry-leading point of care, risk assessment, predictive modeling, care management, and automated patient outreach tools.

Wellcentive Advance™ Outcomes Manager is an end-to-end PHM solution that delivers:

  •     Seamless data aggregation
  •     Proactive data management
  •     A comprehensive, customizable library of quality measures
  •     Provider and patient engagement
  •     Robust analytics for insights into performance and quality throughout the continuum of care

HealthEast is a progressive organization focused on changing a healthcare model that compensates providers based on treating patients after they become ill to a system that rewards them for keeping patients healthy.

HealthEast will employ Advance Outcomes Manager to:

  •     Identify patients who are due for appointments or care
  •     Forward each patient who answers an outreach call directly the physician’s office
  •     Record the reminders given to each patient
  •     Track patient compliance and follow-up
  •     Report outcomes of patient outreach efforts

Said Dr. Brian Patty, HealthEast Vice President and Chief Medical Informatics Officer. “Wellcentive Advance Outcomes Manager provides us with the tools to take the data we have across our patient population, personalize it and communicate measures patients need to take to stay healthy via automated patient outreach. Our payers are on board with this model, which ultimately keeps patients healthier while reducing costs.”

Added Frank Murphy, Wellcentive President & CEO, “HealthEast, like many emerging ACOs, is an ideal organization to gain the most value from Advance Outcomes Manager. Their progressive approach to patient care will stimulate both provider and patient engagement – which is critical to responsible population health management. We are excited to play a key role in helping them achieve their overall goals as an ACO.”

For more information about Wellcentive, visit http://www.wellcentive.com.

About Wellcentive:
Wellcentive delivers physician-facing, end-to-end population health management solutions that help clients improve both clinical and financial outcomes. Wellcentive's cloud-based, scalable, customizable Advance™ solution enables comprehensive population health management with industry-leading point of care, risk assessment, predictive modeling, care management, and automated patient outreach tools. Wellcentive’s proprietary interfacing platform aggregates and normalizes clinical and administrative data from disparate sources, including EMRs, local and national labs, e-Rx, PMS, health systems, payers, HIEs, and data warehouses. Wellcentive transforms this actionable data into meaningful information that enables preventive care, evidence-based disease management, population health management, physician alignment, clinical integration, and participation in reimbursement programs that include Pay-for-Performance, PCMH, Meaningful Use, PQRS, and Accountable Care.

Thousands of providers and their organizations use Wellcentive solutions to deliver high-quality, cost-effective care for millions of patients. Wellcentive’s industry-leading interfacing platform has more than 1,000 live interfaces and exchanges millions of messages every week with a wide variety of local and national interfacing partners. Wellcentive’s clients include some of the most prestigious physician groups, physician organizations, health information exchanges, professional organizations, and employer groups in the country.

About HealthEast Care System
HealthEast Care System is a community-focused, non-profit health care organization that provides innovative technology, compassionate care and a full spectrum of family health services. HealthEast includes Bethesda Hospital, St. John's Hospital, St. Joseph's Hospital and Woodwinds Health Campus as well as outpatient services, clinics, home care and medical transportation services. HealthEast is the largest, locally-owned health care organization in the Twin Cities’ East Metro with 7,300 employees, 1,200 volunteers and 1,500 physicians on staff.

For more information, visit http://www.healtheast.org.


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