Partnership Formed to Deliver Solutions for Population Health Management and Analytics
Atlanta, GA, December 18, 2012 – Wellcentive announced a partnership with PSS World Medical to deliver solutions focused on the evolving health information technology (HIT) needs of healthcare providers and their organizations. Through this partnership, PSS will add the Advance™ population health management and analytics platform to its HIT portfolio.
This partnership will enable PSS to expand its HIT offering and address some of the most challenging aspects of today’s healthcare landscape, including coordinated, proactive care; risk-based and performance-driven reimbursement; and patient engagement. As a result, PSS will continue to deepen the value it delivers to its customers, which include numerous physician offices, Accountable Care Organizations (ACO), Patient Centered Medical Homes (PCMH), health systems, community health centers, and other organizations.
Frank Murphy, Wellcentive President & CEO, said, “We are extremely pleased to be selected by PSS as their population health management and analytics solution provider. PSS has maintained their leadership by keeping pace with the healthcare industry. Wellcentive’s solutions address the needs of the PSS customer base as they seek efficient, effective ways to deliver coordinated care, engage patients, measure provider performance, and demonstrate clinical quality improvement.”
“Wellcentive’s solutions enable us to fulfill our core Purpose – strengthening the clinical success and financial health of caregivers by solving their biggest problems,” added Greg Dean, Senior Director of Healthcare Information Technology for PSS. “To fulfill this Purpose, PSS is continually evaluating partners with solutions that address our customers’ challenges. Responsible population health management and analytics are essential in today’s world of clinical quality initiatives, accountable care, and performance-based reimbursement. Wellcentive’s solutions will strengthen our HIT offering and allow our sales team to enhance their customer relationships.”
For more information about Wellcentive, visit www.wellcentive.com.
Wellcentive delivers physician-facing, end-to-end population health management solutions that help clients improve both clinical and financial outcomes. Wellcentive’s cloud-based, scalable, customizable Advance™ solution enables comprehensive population health management with industry-leading point of care, risk assessment, predictive modeling, care management, and automated patient outreach tools. Wellcentive’s proprietary interfacing platform aggregates and normalizes clinical and administrative data from disparate sources, including EMRs, local and national labs, e-Rx, PMS, health systems, payers, HIEs, and data warehouses. Wellcentive transforms this actionable data into meaningful information that enables preventive care, evidence-based disease management, population health management, physician alignment, clinical integration, and participation in reimbursement programs that include Pay-for-Performance, PCMH, Meaningful Use, PQRS, and Accountable Care.
Thousands of providers and their organizations use Wellcentive solutions to deliver high-quality, cost-effective care for millions of patients. Wellcentive’s industry-leading interfacing platform has more than 1,400 live interfaces and exchanges millions of messages every week with a wide variety of local and national interfacing partners. Wellcentive’s clients include some of the most prestigious physician groups, physician organizations, health information exchanges, professional organizations, and employer groups in the country.
About PSS World Medical:
PSS World Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: PSSI) markets and distributes medical products and services to front-line caregivers throughout the United States. With 4,000 team members, PSS is a leader in the markets it serves with innovative approaches to customer service and operational excellence. Its stated purpose is to strengthen the clinical success and financial health of caregivers by solving their biggest problems. The Company is focused to accelerate growth in four markets – Physician, Laboratory, Dispensing, and Home Care & Hospice – with products and solutions that deliver high quality, cost effective, and convenient patient care.