Rise Health Builds Competitive Advantage for Integrated Health Partners

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IHP Moves into Disease Management with Help from Rise

We have the data aggregation, analytics and proactive care management platform to support IHP in fully comprehending where patients are in the care process.

Rise Health, the premier provider of fully integrated population health management solutions, and Integrated Health Partners, a physician hospital organization based in Michigan, are shaping a new relationship that will help IHP effectively provide care management and disease management services.

“If you’re going to move into disease management, you need population health tools to help you stratify risk,” says Dr. Mark Crockett, chief executive officer of Rise Health. “We have the data aggregation, analytics and proactive care management platform to support IHP in fully comprehending where patients are in the care process.”

Rise and IHP began working together in late 2013 to support data warehouse and reporting efforts for a quality improvement initiative for the IHP home health nurses. Rise Health, through its Stratus Population Health Analytics application, gives IHP the ability to customize the data analytics for greater transparency and management.

Rise Health is now helping IHP boost its data interconnectivity in preparation for a move into disease management. IHP data including claims, labs, hospital and EHR information are being moved through Stratus to create a fully integrated data exchange between IHP, Rise Health and a the IHP patient registry.

“When the data exchange is complete, our nurses will have the information they need to truly understand where patients are in the care process,” says April Kuehn, director of operations for IHP. “Through Stratus, we can drill down to the patient level to identify high risk patients and those who are more likely to have an ER visit or who may have a negative health outcome in order to create individual care plans for our patients.”

As IHP expands into new offerings, the physician hospital organization will require sophisticated reporting for administrators to help manage and validate the impact that programs are having on the target patient population. “We are likely to expand our services, and Rise Health offers additional applications that could facilitate program effectiveness,” says Kuehn.

About Rise Health:
Rise Health provides payers, provider organizations and healthcare information technology partners with the tools necessary to achieve the “Triple Aim” of healthcare: improve quality, patient outcomes and lower healthcare costs. The Rise Health Solution Suite includes the Ascend Enterprise Platform delivering the ability to integrate various data sources into an easily usable data warehouse, Stratus Population Health Analytics a comprehensive historical and predictive analytics platform and the Cirrus Patient Relationship Manager driving usable clinical information to the point of contact with the patient. Combined the Rise Health provides the ability to activate patients, closing care gaps and improving the efficiency of physician practices. To learn more, visit http://www.risehealth.com.

About Integrated Health Partners:
Integrated Health Partners, formed in 1995, is a physician hospital organization owned jointly by Bronson Battle Creek Hospital and Calhoun County Physicians Organization. With 175 doctors and numerous medical professionals, IHP seeks to improve the quality of care for all of the Battle Creek and Calhoun County communities.

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