The Population Health Alliance Welcomes Six New Members

Care Innovations, Finity Communications, HealthEC, Memorial Hermann, Nurtur and ResMed join PHA

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Population Health Alliance

These new members do not merely represent our strength in numbers, but, most importantly, our mobilizing force and convening role in the population health industry.

Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 30, 2014

The Population Health Alliance, the leader in advancing the principles of population health, announced today that it has welcomed six new members to the association: Care Innovations, Finity Communications, HealthEC, Memorial Hermann, Nurtur and ResMed.

“We are thrilled to welcome these companies as PHA members,” said Population Health Alliance interim Executive Director, Fred Goldstein. “It showcases the diversity and breadth of our membership, and the organization’s role in bringing together companies that contribute to population health along the continuum of care and in a variety of settings.”

“These new members do not merely represent our strength in numbers, but, most importantly, our mobilizing force and convening role in the population health industry. These companies are thought leaders eager to contribute to our research and advocacy work in consumer engagement, technology, value on investment, worksite wellness, care management, incentives, payment and delivery models and more,” said Goldstein.

The new members are: Care Innovations is a trusted advisor in the rapidly evolving landscape of consumerism in healthcare. As pioneers in collecting, aggregating, and analyzing data, it provides informed and actionable insights into connecting providers, payers, caregivers and consumers, and bringing the care continuum to the home. Care Innovations consults with hospitals, senior living facilities, doctors, insurance carriers, family caregivers and more. It offers a spectrum of solutions across the continuum of care, thinking beyond the technology to provide turnkey services, clinical insight and business consulting. http://www.careinnovations.com

Finity Communications is a team of creative and electronic experts that provides health, wellness, and financial solutions. It has specialized in employee benefit communications for the past 20 years and has created a series of integrated communication product suites for the financial services industry and health plan providers.
http://www.finity.com/

HealthEC is at the forefront of the healthcare industry, providing best-in-class data connectivity and consulting solutions. It is a national firm with a global reach that provides enhanced connectivity, collaboration and care in a value-based and ever-changing healthcare industry. HEALTHEC has demonstrated its sustainability for the long haul, having helped shape the ways in which healthcare has been delivered in the past 16 years. http://www.healthec.com

Memorial Hermann is the largest not-for-profit health system in Southeast Texas. It has 12 hospitals and numerous specialty programs and services conveniently located throughout the Greater Houston area. Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center is one of the nation's busiest Level I trauma centers and the primary teaching hospital for The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School. It offers leading-edge diagnostic technologies and treatment techniques as well as Houston's first health information exchange that shares vital patient data among care providers, helping to ensure patients receive the right care at the right time.
http://www.memorialhermann.org

Nurtur is the work-life, health and wellness company dedicated to helping people transform their lives and well-being through best-in-class life and health coaching. Its solutions put health in the context of life through a broad array of integrated and stand-alone programs. Its programs for wellness, disease management, episodic/catastrophic care management, work-life resource and referral, employee assistance and professional training combine intensive motivational interviewing techniques with educational resources and tools to encourage healthy behaviors, promote healthier workplaces and communities, improve productivity and reduce healthcare costs.
http://www.nurturhealth.com/index.php

ResMed changes lives by developing, manufacturing and distributing medical equipment for treating, diagnosing, and managing sleep-disordered breathing and other respiratory disorders.

It develops products to improve the health and quality of life of those who suffer from these conditions, and works to raise awareness of the potentially serious health consequences of untreated sleep-disordered breathing. Its mission is to provide global leadership in sleep medicine and non-invasive ventilation based on innovative technology advancing the diagnosis, treatment, and management of sleep-disordered breathing.
http://www.resmed.com/us/en/consumer.html

The Population Health Alliance (PHA) is a global trade association of the population health industry. Its near 100 members represent stakeholders from across the healthcare delivery system that seek to improve health outcomes, optimize medical and administrative spend, and drive affordability. Through its robust advocacy, research and education initiatives, the PHA offers members a forum to advance shared learning and applied research to further innovation and establish best practices in the population health field.

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About the Population Health Alliance
The Population Health Alliance (PHA) is a global trade association of the population health industry. Its almost 100 members represent stakeholders from across the healthcare delivery system that seek to improve health outcomes, optimize medical and administrative spend, and drive affordability. Through its robust advocacy, research and education initiatives, the PHA offers members a forum to advance shared learning and applied research to further innovation and establish best practices in the population health field. Visit http://www.populationhealthalliance.org to learn and get ready to attend the PHA Forum 2014, in Scottsdale, Arizona on December 10-12, 2014.