Oakwood Accountable Care Organization Selects Wellcentive for Clinical Integration and Population Management

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Wellcentive Provides Tools Needed to Meet Accountable Care Organization Requirements

Wellcentive, an industry leader in healthcare intelligence solutions, has partnered with the Oakwood Accountable Care Organization (ACO) to provide its Wellcentive Advance™ healthcare intelligence solution suite for Oakwood ACO physicians.

Located in Dearborn, Michigan, Oakwood Accountable Care Organization, LLC is a collaboration between physicians and Oakwood Healthcare Inc. that currently has over 1,000 physician members. Wellcentive’s solutions will help this organization address the clinical integration and population management requirements that have been established for ACOs.

“I knew they were the solution we’d been looking for,” said Dr. Mark Bustamante, the Oakwood ACO’s Chair of the Quality and Utilization Committee. “Wellcentive’s data aggregation technology will allow the Oakwood ACO to integrate multiple systems, including the several EMRs and Practice Management Systems used by our membership. The aggregated data from labs, pharmacies, and payers – combined with built-in HEDIS measures – will provide the Oakwood ACO’s physicians with the information they need to deliver more proactive, comprehensive, and collaborative patient care.”

Frank Murphy, Wellcentive CEO and Chairman of the Board, added, “Wellcentive’s Advance
Outcomes Manager™ solution delivers the tools the Oakwood ACO needs to succeed with this important next step in their evolution as an organization. More and more organizations are seeking to become ACOs, and Wellcentive is poised to become the leading solution for ensuring their success.”

Wellcentive’s industry-leading data mining and reporting capabilities will also allow the Oakwood ACO to efficiently report to payers on performance metrics for their patient population. “By easily collecting all the required information, we will be able to better meet payer requirements,” Dr. Bustamante said.

Accountable Care Organizations are meeting the challenges of the shift in healthcare towards quality-focused payment models. Wellcentive is empowering this evolution by making coordinated, proactive care more efficient and cost-effective. “Wellcentive delivers what we need to meet our requirements, including clinical integration and comprehensive population health management,” concluded Dr. Bustamante. “We’re confident that we’ve found the right solution, and we look forward to a bright future with Wellcentive.”

About Oakwood Accountable Care Organization, LLC
The Oakwood ACO was established in 2010 as a partnership between physicians and Oakwood Healthcare, Inc. The ACO will compete in the new healthcare environment by promoting collaboration amongst providers, developing a robust IT infrastructure, and taking fiscal responsibility for improved outcomes and reduced costs for a defined patient population.

About Wellcentive
WellCentive delivers collaborative healthcare intelligence solutions that help clients improve both clinical and financial outcomes. Wellcentive's cloud-based, scalable, customizable Advance™ solution transforms disparate information into actionable data that enable preventive care, evidence-based disease management, population health management, physician alignment, clinical integration, and participation in reimbursement incentive programs that include Meaningful Use, PQRS, Pay-for-Performance and PCMH. Robust decision support at the point of care, powerful physician and patient engagement tools, and industry-leading interfacing and reporting platforms empower physicians, health systems, PHOs, HIEs, ACOs, employers, and payers to improve both patient care and business performance.

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 hundreds of 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. For more information about Wellcentive and its solutions, please visit http://www.wellcentive.com.

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