Altus ACE Signs Agreement with Altruista Health to Implement GuidingCare Software Platform

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GuidingCare™ Will Support Altus ACE’s Goal of Improving Community Health by Removing Barriers To Care and Enabling Physicians to Focus On Delivering High-Quality Healthcare

Altruista Health, Inc., an innovative provider of care management technology solutions for health plans and care provider organizations, has been selected by Altus Accountable Care Entity (ACE) to implement the GuidingCare™ population health management software platform. Based in Houston, Texas, Altus ACE is a physician owned and operated organization focused on empowering doctors to deliver high-quality, value-based care. Part of the Altus Health System, Altus ACE works in partnership with Managed Care Organizations to provide care coordination services directly to patients in the STAR+PLUS, STAR+PLUS MMP (dual eligibles) and Medicare Advantage programs.

GuidingCare supports a team-based, person-centered model of care by integrating a broad panel of clinical, behavioral health and social data within a shared electronic care record for each member. Several fully-integrated, web-based modules ensure all participants and stakeholders across the care continuum have access to the data and workflow support tools they need, when they need them.

Altus ACE will implement the GuidingCare Care Management and Utilization Management modules, as well as the Provider Coordination, Member Engagement and Mobile/Offline applications, across their organization. By consolidating predictive analytics, case management, disease management, utilization management, quality management, physician/provider coordination and member/caregiver engagement capabilities, GuidingCare will provide Altus ACE care teams with a single technology platform that supports real-time data sharing and care coordination.

“As an accountable care organization with a community-based approach to care, Altus ACE has a powerful opportunity to influence the health of their members,” said Ashish Kachru, CEO of Altruista Health. “We are excited to support such an innovative organization that is at the vanguard of leveraging a multitude of data streams to identify and address gaps in care for high-risk populations.”

About Altus ACE
Based in Texas, Altus Accountable Care Entity (ACE) is part of the Altus Health System which integrates a network of physicians and management to transform healthcare in Texas and the community it serves. With a care model that includes care teams who are community-based, cloud-based HIT, data streaming capabilities, partner practices that are provided with scorecards, Altus ACE has a leadership team that drives strategy and direction to mentor and build the next generation of care coordination.

About Altruista Health
Altruista Health delivers population health management solutions that support value-based and person-centered care models. Our GuidingCare™ technology platform integrates care management, care coordination and quality improvement programs through a suite of sophisticated yet easy-to-use web applications. Founded in 2007 and headquartered in the Washington, D.C. area, Altruista Health has grown into a recognized industry leader, culminating in a spot on Deloitte’s 2015 Technology Fast 500. Health plans and healthcare providers in more than 35 states use GuidingCare to transform their processes, reduce avoidable expenses and improve patient health outcomes. For more information, visit http://www.altruistahealth.com

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