eHI’s goals are in complete alignment with our company’s mission to drive quality improvement and better health outcomes.
Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 10, 2012
Wellcentive, an industry leader in population health management, announces that the company has become a member of the eHealth Initiative (eHI). eHI works with stakeholder organizations to drive improvement in the quality, safety, and efficiency of healthcare through information and technology.
According to Frank Murphy, Wellcentive CEO and Chairman, "We are very pleased to be members of this dedicated and influential organization. eHI’s goals are in complete alignment with our company’s mission to drive quality improvement and better health outcomes. Healthcare technology will increasingly have a positive impact on patients and providers dealing with the chronic conditions that significantly contribute to rising healthcare costs and the ability to achieve better outcomes. Population health management is a critical driver for success in today’s and tomorrow’s healthcare environment.”
eHI focuses on four core areas:
- Creating partnerships with groups focused on improving outcomes
- Serving as a leader and a resource in identifying best practices in quality, safety, efficiency and cost effectiveness for high cost chronic diseases
- Convening multi-stakeholders to address HIT solutions to identify best practices for high cost chronic diseases, data analytics and research, HIT infrastructure for accountable care, and connecting communities through health information exchange.
- Promoting federal policies, payment reform and healthcare delivery redesign that supports use of eHealth
Jennifer Covich, CEO of eHealth Initiative, said, “We are excited to bring on board a partner like Wellcentive that is focused on population health management, which continues to take on a greater role in overall healthcare quality, safety, and efficiency. We are pleased to include them with the over 200 stakeholders working with us to help achieve our collective goals.”
Added Murphy, “We intend to be active participants in eHI’s idea exchange and look forward to working with our partner members. Our company strongly believes that sharing ideas with peers from within and outside population health management will enable us to continue helping our clients improve both clinical and financial outcomes."
For more information about Wellcentive, visit http://www.wellcentive.com.
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.
About the eHealth Initiative
The eHealth Initiative (eHI) is a Washington D.C.-based, organization whose mission is to drive improvements in the quality, safety, and efficiency of healthcare through information and information technology. eHI is the only national organization that represents all of the stakeholders in the healthcare industry. Working with its membership, eHI advocates for the use of health IT that is practical, sustainable and addresses stakeholder needs, particularly those of patients. For more information, visit http://www.ehealthinitiative.org.