|[September 13, 2012]
Humedica MinedShare® Chosen by HealthEast Care System to Support ACO and Patient Centered Medical Home Initiatives
BOSTON & MINNEAPOLIS & ALEXANDRIA, Va. --(Business Wire)--
HealthEast Care System, the largest locally-owned heath care
organization in the Minneapolis-St. Paul East metro area, awarded a
contract to Humedica to support their Accountable Care Organization
(ACO) and Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) initiatives. The
non-profit health care organization, which comprises 4 hospitals and
1500 physicians, will use Humedica's clinical intelligence platform to
provide advanced analytics for HealthEast's newly formed ACO. HealthEast
will leverage capabilities from Humedica to analyze data from various
sources, including electronic health record (EHR's) systems from McKesson®,
Allscripts™, and eClinicalWorks as well as other operational and
financial data sources.
"We evaluated a myriad of clinical intelligence platforms and chose
Humedica MinedShare® because of their experience integrating,
normalizing and accurately analyzing the EHR data in their customers'
systems. We also wanted a partner who understands what we want to
achieve and can support our goal of being a national leader in clinical
quality, patient experience and cost effectiveness," said Dr. Brian
Patty, Vice President and Chief Medical Informatics (News - Alert) Officer.
Michael Weintraub, Humedica's President and CEO, added, "HealthEast Care
System is known for its leadership in the areas of clinical quality,
patient experience, and physician satisfaction. By utilizing Humedica
MinedShare®, HealthEast continues its leadership in
focusing on population health management, as well as leveraging the
MinedShare platform for their ACO and patient centered medical home
HealthEast has also joined the American Medical Group Association (AMGA)
and will participate in AMGA's Anceta collaborative, using Humdica
MinedShare for data-driven shared learning. According to Dr. Patty, "We
are looking forward to collaborating with our peers and participating in
shared learning activities through our AMGA association."
HealthEast, which includes Bethesda Hospital, Saint John's Hospital,
Saint Joseph's Hospital and Woodwinds Health Campus as well as 14
primary care clinics, will launch its ACO, called Inspiration Health, on
November 1, 2012.
Allscripts™ is a registered trademark of Allscripts Healthcare
McKesson® is a registered trademark of McKesson Corporation
eClinicalWorks is a registered trademark of eClinicalWorks, LLC
Humedica is a next-generation clinical analytics company that provides
novel software-as-a- service (SaaS (News - Alert))-based business intelligence
solutions to the health care industry. Through cutting- edge analytics,
Humedica connects patient information across varied medical settings and
time periods to generate a truly longitudinal and comprehensive view of
patient care. Humedica provides our partners and customers with the
informatics solutions necessary to improve, manage, and succeed in
today's dynamic health care market. Humedica is defining knowledge in
health care. For more information, visit www.humedica.com.
Connect with Humedica on Twitter (News - Alert) @humedicainc and Facebook at www.facebook.com/HumedicaInc
ABOUT HealthEast Care System
HealthEast Care System is a community-focused, non-profit health care
organization that provides innovative technology, compassionate care and
a full spectrum of family health services. HealthEast includes Bethesda
Hospital, St. John's Hospital, St. Joseph's Hospital and Woodwinds
Health Campus as well as outpatient services, clinics, home care and
medical transportation services. HealthEast is the largest,
locally-owned health care organization in the Twin (News - Alert) Cities' East Metro
with 7,300 employees, 1,200 volunteers and 1,500 physicians on staff.
For more information, visit www.healtheast.org.
Anceta LLC is a subsidiary of the American Medical Group Association
(AMGA), extending AMGA's tradition of collaborative quality improvement
and best-practices sharing among AMGA member organizations. Using
Humedica's unique clinical analytics platform, Anceta facilitates
data-driven shared learning among AMGA members to enhance value in
population health. Anceta illuminates the relationships between care
process, patient outcomes, and cost - all the elements of the value
equation. For more information about Anceta, please visit www.anceta.com.
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