Maryland Primary Care Physicians Selects Pulse8 for its Risk Adjustment Strategy and Solutions

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Maryland Primary Care Physicians, one of Maryland’s premier providers, is implementing Pulse8’s new risk adjustment technology program to quickly assess and assist patients in finding the most appropriate care.

Pulse8, LLC - a cutting-edge big data and healthcare analytics company focused on Risk Adjustment solutions for the Health Insurance Marketplace announced today one of Maryland’s premier providers, Maryland Primary Care Physicians (MPCP) has selected Pulse8’s Risk Adjustment Analytics and Technology products for its Patient Centered Medical Home "PCMH" population.

Pulse8 will implement its Reveal8™ risk adjustment analytic solution to apply unique, detailed member and provider data, so that MPCP can quickly assess and assist patients in finding the most appropriate care, while closing documentation gaps and enhancing quality.

MPCP Chief Executive Officer Don Buntz said "risk stratification into discrete care management levels is critical for MPCP to manage our patient populations effectively in this historical new chapter of healthcare reform. Pulse8 is positioned to support us in better understanding the complexities of risk adjustment, member attrition and member claims history."

Pulse8’s solutions will focus on improving MPCP’s overall disease burden confidence levels resulting in precision in its predictions about individual member risk factor, thus improving its financial opportunity and utilization management. Pulse8’s proprietary products, solutions and strategies will help MPCP achieve its highest financial impact through improved member targeting while keeping its programs in check with Pulse8’s uniquely transparent business intelligence dashboards and reporting tools.

"Our primary goal is to support MPCP with the changing health care climate and integrate into MPCP’s existing programs and platforms" said John Criswell, Pulse8 CEO. "We are honored to support MPCP with its current initiatives."

About Maryland Primary Care Physicians

Maryland Primary Care Physicians is a group practice of physicians and credentialed staff, including family doctors, internists, cardiologists, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants who provide comprehensive primary care at ten offices in 4 counties across central Maryland. MPCP serves approximately 100,000 patients per year, totaling approximately 300,000 patient visits annually. MPCP provides high quality patient care with 48 board-certified physicians and 24 mid-level providers carefully chosen for their experience, knowledge and professionalism. For more information, please visit

About Pulse8

Pulse8 provides cutting-edge healthcare analytics that utilizes its sophisticated informatics and analytics to offer an unprecedented view into risk adjustment so health plans and physician groups can achieve the highest financial impact with their Commercial Health insurance populations. Its proprietary algorithms move beyond traditional methods and data sources to make predictions about what the individual member requires next, ultimately closing gaps in care and increasing precision with risk adjustment initiatives. Pulse8 offers innovative and unique methodologies to ensure its clients outperform the marketplace. Pulse8 offers an array of Data Integration and Collection Methodologies to fit every member and provider scenario. Its transparent and flexible business intelligence tools give real-time visibility into member and provider behaviors allowing its clients to apply the most cost-effective and appropriate interventions. To Pulse8, Every Number is a Life™. For more information, please visit

Maryland Primary Care Physicians
Donald Buntz, CEO
1111 Benfield Boulevard
Millersville, Maryland 21108
(410) 729.5100

Pulse8, LLC
Selina Dennis
839 Bestgate Road
Annapolis, Maryland 21401
(410) 928.4218

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