Prime Health Services and Consumer Health Connections Announce Strategic Partnership to Deliver Next Generation Care to Workers' Compensation Industry

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--()--Prime Health Services, Inc., a national medical cost containment company, has partnered with Consumer Health Connections (CHC), a technology company that offers innovative, cloud-based solutions tailored for the workers' compensation industry, to offer a workers’ compensation telehealth specialty network – Prime Telemed – to its clientele of insurance carriers, third party administrators, self-insured, and governmental entities.

CEO/President Brian Sharp states, “Healthcare is going virtual and we are excited to announce that we are joining the movement. I am pleased that Prime is one of the first national PPO networks to have a workers’ compensation specific telemedicine network so we can continue being at the forefront in the industry. We look forward to this improving workers’ compensation outcomes and further enhancing our competitive advantage.”

CHC’s telehealth technology uses the latest innovations in medical technology with their virtual care system as well as cloud-based communication integration with web and mobile devices. CHC’s secure platform is scalable and accessible all while providing high-tech interoperability of tools for remote diagnosing and monitoring, allowing for a direct impact on quality outcomes.

“We are thrilled to announce this new product offering and strategic partnership with Prime Health Services. With our leveraged technology within our telehealth software solutions along with Prime Health’s expertise in the PPO Network industry and their custom contracting abilities it will solidify our services for the workers’ compensation market,” says Jill Allen, President/CEO of CHC.

Through technology and innovation, the partnership between Prime Health and CHC Telehealth is strategically and competitively positioned to be a leader in the telehealth market, and further solidifies Prime Health’s position in the marketplace as the primary PPO solution for insurance carriers, third party administrators, self-insured companies, and governmental organizations.

“This synergistic partnership allows us to provide clients the software and the nationwide specialty network all in one, and still be able to do what we do best – customize it to what each client needs,” says Jennifer Ryon, Vice President of Business Development and Account Management for Prime Health. “With the rise of telehealth services, we wanted to be in front of the trend and offer our clients a specialty nationwide telehealth network to further offer efficiencies and save money on their workers’ compensation claims.”

About Prime Health Services, Inc.

Prime Health Services, Inc. is a leading national managed care company whose mission is to reduce unnecessary health care costs through a variety of functions of health insurance, delivery of care, and administration, including our noteworthy primary Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) Network that is customizable for each client’s needs. The Prime Health Services PPO (PrimePPO) Network includes workers’ compensation, commercial group health, auto liability, corrections, and Medicare Advantage focused networks. Over 700,000 nationwide providers and facilities make up the PrimePPO Network, which is available to the insurance carrier, third party administrator (TPA), self-insured, governmental, and captive insurance markets. More information is available at www.primehealthservices.com or by calling 866-348-3887. Connect on Twitter (@PrimePPO), Facebook (@PrimeHealthServices), LinkedIn (/company/Prime-Health), and Google+ (+PrimeHealthServices).

About Consumer Health Connections (CHC) Telehealth

CHC is dedicated to efficiently delivering innovative technology solutions that transform the way business and healthcare is delivered. With decades of combined healthcare and technology experience, our team understands the gaps that exist within the system. We leverage our disruptive technologies to increase our client’s competitive advantage. CHC offers an innovative telehealth solution driving quality care when and where it is needed. CHC's outcomes based, cloud computing technology saves time and money, increases quality and accuracy, and provides a competitive advantage for clients. The customized telehealth application functions as a virtual care system, complete with video and audio communication capabilities and endless reporting potential. Learn more at www.chctelehealth.com.

Contacts

Prime Health Services, Inc.
Katie Bailey, 866-348-3887
Director of Marketing
katie.bailey@primehealthservices.com
or
CHC
Jill Allen, 262-424-5989
President and CEO
jill.allen@chctelehealth.com

Release Summary

Prime Health Services, Inc. has partnered with Consumer Health Connections to offer a workers’ compensation telehealth specialty network – Prime Telemed.

Contacts

Prime Health Services, Inc.
Katie Bailey, 866-348-3887
Director of Marketing
katie.bailey@primehealthservices.com
or
CHC
Jill Allen, 262-424-5989
President and CEO
jill.allen@chctelehealth.com