HealthEngine Announces Formation of Orthopedic Clinical Advisory Board to Enhance Focus on Clinical Quality

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Will guide the continual development of quality and outcomes methodology for use by individuals and referring physicians

HealthEngine provides a powerful tool that can significantly help patients and physicians when evaluating medical providers.

Today Chicago-based healthcare technology company, HealthEngine, announces the formation of a Orthopedic Clinical Advisory Board that includes several prominent orthopedic surgeons including Dr. Jason L. Koh, Chairman of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at NorthShore University HealthSystem, Dr. Michael Terry, associate professor at the Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine and Head Team Physician for the Chicago Blackhawks and U.S. Olympic volleyball team, and Dr. Gregory L. Primus, orthopedic surgeon and founder of the Chicago Center for Sports Medicine & Orthopedic Surgery. Dr. Koh will serve as Chairman of the Clinical Advisory Board.

The Orthopedic Clinical Advisory Board’s duties include:

  • Leading on design and evaluation of various best-practice surgical procedures; and
  • Continuing to architect HealthEngine’s methodology for assessing and presenting clinical quality metrics that enable patients and their doctors to make more informed decisions.

“HealthEngine provides a powerful tool that can significantly help patients and physicians when evaluating medical providers based on quality, cost, and service in order to choose the best options for them,” said Dr. Koh. “I welcomed the opportunity to join HealthEngine and play a part in helping to solve many of the challenges facing patients and my colleagues.”

The HealthEngine Orthopedic Clinical Advisory Board will also focus on galvanizing engagement among their physician colleagues nationally to drive forward new and innovative value-based healthcare initiatives.

“We are pleased to have the support of these physicians as we work to reinvigorate the partnership between physicians and their patients and empower them to help their patients get the best quality healthcare cost-effectively,” said Dr. Jonathan Weiss, Founder and CEO of HealthEngine.

About HealthEngine:
HealthEngine is a physician-led company providing a technology platform and concierge service that helps consumers search for medical providers based on quality, service, and cost across their health plan’s network and prices. Individuals can also save up to 80% on high-quality clinical services as healthcare providers compete to offer further discounts beyond those rates already negotiated by their insurance plan. Using HealthEngine, consumers can finally shop for quality healthcare services the same way they do for virtually everything else that matters to them. HealthEngine also partners with employers seeking to improve the value their current health plan. To learn more, visit http://www.healthengine.com.

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