Health Advocate™, Inc., Holds Webinar to Introduce Provider-Centered Analytics

Tool enables organizations to create networks of quality, cost-effective providers

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By using this data-driven approach, healthcare entities like health systems and insurance companies can drive patients to providers who are effectively improving the quality of care while simultaneously reducing costs.

Plymouth Meeting, PA (PRWEB) July 25, 2014

Health Advocate™, Inc., the nation’s leading healthcare advocacy and assistance company and a subsidiary of West Corporation, is introducing its newest solution in an upcoming webinar called Leveraging Provider-Centered Analytics: Reduce Costs and Enhance Quality.

The webinar will be held twice on Tuesday, July 29 at 11 AM ET and again at 2 PM ET. For more information or to register for the webinar, please visit http://www.HealthAdvocate.com/Analytics or call 866.799.2655.

In an environment of escalating healthcare costs, health systems, accountable care organizations, insurance carriers and employee benefits organizations are looking for ways to improve the quality of care while reducing costs.

This webinar will highlight a new, tailored approach to managing physician performance through the measurement of quality and efficiency, enabling organizations to use their medical and claims data to identify top performers within provider populations.

The featured speakers include Abbie Leibowitz, M.D., Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Health Advocate; Antonio Legorreta, M.D., MPH, President, engage2Health; and Kayla Coutts, Associate Consultant, engage2Health. Drs. Leibowitz and Legorreta and Ms. Coutts will explain how powerful data analytics are being used to drive behavior change, reduce deficits in care, and maximize savings. Key points to be covered include:

  • Overview of the solution’s methodology and scoring
  • Demonstration of a quality and cost of care analysis based on real data
  • Discussion of how incentives can improve quality of care
  • Understanding preventive and recommended care; quality metrics

“By using this data-driven approach, healthcare entities like health systems and insurance companies can drive patients to providers who are effectively improving the quality of care while simultaneously reducing costs,” said Dr. Legorreta.

“When combined with resources like pricing transparency tools, this information empowers consumers, helping them better understand their choices in order to make well-informed healthcare decisions,” said Dr. Leibowitz.

About the Speakers
Abbie Leibowitz, M.D., F.A.A.P., is a nationally recognized leader in the healthcare industry and an authority on managed care, clinical management, quality assurance, and medical data and information systems.

Antonio Legorreta, M.D., MPH, is a renowned clinical researcher and health informatics authority. His work has contributed significantly to the development of real-world outcomes research, quality of care metrics and other cost-effective analysis.

Kayla Coutts has extensive experience in data analytics within the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries, with a primary focus on physician quality and efficiency performance.

About Health Advocate
Health Advocate™, Inc., a subsidiary of West Corporation, is the nation’s leading healthcare advocacy and assistance company, serving more than 10,000 clients, including many of the nation’s largest companies.

Health Advocate’s award-winning Health Advocacy program helps members navigate complex healthcare and insurance-related issues, saving them both time and money. We also offer a suite of complementary solutions, including Wellness Coaching, EAP+Work/Life and Chronic Care Solutions, among others. Our fully integrated program EmpoweredHealth seamlessly combines our services into a single, convenient solution, helping members efficiently maximize their benefits.

We also leverage the power of pricing transparency, personalized health communications and more to help members make more informed decisions and get more value out of the healthcare system. All supported by a powerful data analytics engine delivering improved health and financial results.

For more information, visit us at http://www.HealthAdvocate.com.


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