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 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 initiatives.”
HealthEast has also joined the American Medical Group Association (AMGA) and will participate in AMGA’s Anceta collaborative, using Humedica 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 Solutions, Inc.
McKesson® is a registered trademark of McKesson Corporation
eClinicalWorks is a registered trademark of eClinicalWorks, LLC
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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 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.