BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kyruus, a leading provider of patient access and referral management solutions, announced today that Keck Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC)’s physician practice – USC Care Medical Group Inc. – has chosen its ProviderMatch suite of products to enhance patient access to and boost patient engagement with more than 650 USC Care doctors. System implementation is expected in Fall 2015. Keck Medicine of USC delivers academic, research, and clinical excellence across the Los Angeles area and its medical center is one of U.S. News and World Report’s top-ranked hospitals across several specialties. The Los Angeles-based health system will use ProviderMatch in both its central access center as well as on its public-facing keckmedicine.org website to streamline the referral process for both patients and USC physicians.
More than 120 scheduling and referral specialists at Keck Medicine of USC will use ProviderMatch to match patients with the right providers at USC, based on their individual clinical needs and preferences such as location, insurance, and philosophy of care. The same technology platform will be used to power Keck Medicine of USC’s physician finder tool on keckmedicine.org to connect patients seamlessly to the health system’s medical call center.
“Patients should feel that their needs are being heard and addressed efficiently and transparently from the first point of contact through their entire course of care,” said Dr. Graham Gardner, co-founder and CEO of Kyruus. “We are thrilled to partner with Keck Medicine of USC in a way that will deliver an individually-tailored experience to their patients across Southern California and beyond.”
About Keck Medicine of USC
Keck Medicine of USC is the University of Southern California's medical enterprise, one of only two university-based medical systems in the Los Angeles area. Encompassing academic, research and clinical excellence, the medical system attracts internationally renowned experts who teach and practice at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, the region’s first medical school; includes the renowned USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, one of the first comprehensive cancer centers established by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the United States; has a medical faculty practice, the USC Care Medical Group; operates the Keck Medical Center of USC, which includes two acute care hospitals: 401-licensed bed Keck Hospital of USC and 60-licensed bed USC Norris Cancer Hospital; and owns USC Verdugo Hills Hospital, a 158-licensed bed community hospital. It also includes more than 40 outpatient facilities, some at affiliated hospitals, in Los Angeles, Orange, Kern, Tulare and Ventura counties. U.S. News & World Report ranked Keck Medical Center of USC among the Top 10 in ophthalmology and among the Top 25 hospitals in the United States for urology and cancer care. For more information, go to www.keckmedicine.org/beyond
Kyruus is a leading provider of enterprise software solutions that enable hospitals and health systems to optimize the patient experience across all channels of patient access. Leveraging a proprietary Big Data approach, our technologies integrate and enrich information about provider expertise, demographics, and scheduling logic for real-time referrals and supply-demand matching throughout the health system. ProviderMatch ensures that patients are matched with the right providers, at the right time, in a manner that maximizes provider efficiency and care coordination. To find out why a Better Match Means Better Care, please visit http://www.kyruus.com.