NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--VirtualHealth, the leading provider of population health and care management technologies, announced today that its Chief Client Officer, Sheela Ramamurthy, will participate on an industry panel at the 2018 Medicaid Innovations Conference in Orlando, Fla. The panel, “Behavioral and Acute Care Health Integration: Bringing Behavioral Health into the Care Continuum to Improve Quality and Reduce Costs,” takes place at 11:20 a.m. EST on February 1 and will highlight behavioral health strategies and solutions for at-risk members.
Ramamurthy will share insights into ways healthcare organizations can leverage innovative technology solutions to address care gaps in real time. For example, by aggregating and analyzing multi-dimensional member data, including clinical information, behavioral assessments, risk algorithms, and social determinants of health, VirtualHealth’s platform optimizes interventions based on a 360-degree view of each member.
“Integrated care management recognizes the link between physical and behavioral health and incorporates the tools needed to address both,” said Ramamurthy. “Advanced solutions like VirtualHealth equip care teams with actionable insights into clinical and behavioral risk factors, resulting in improved outcomes and lower costs.”
Joining Ramamurthy on the panel are Michelle G. Turano, Vice President of Public Policy and Government Affairs, WellCare Health Plans Inc.; Barbara Dusenberry, BSN, RN, Manager of Care Management for Medicaid, Priority Health; Greg Moody, Director, Ohio Office of Healthcare Transformation; and William D. Holmes, MD, Senior Medical Director, Envolve Behavioral Health.
“Payers need innovative tools and forward-looking care management models that address the full spectrum of member needs,” said VirtualHealth CEO Adam Sabloff. “We’re excited to share our perspectives on the technology and process required to support proactive care for the most vulnerable populations.”
VirtualHealth provides the leading platform purpose-built for integrated value-based care. Winner of the 2017 Frost & Sullivan Product Leadership Award, VirtualHealth offers a vast range of technology capabilities to payer and provider markets, including person-centered care/case management, disease management, utilization management, interdisciplinary collaborative workflows, broad spectrum interoperability, patient engagement, and configurable analytics and reporting. VirtualHealth empowers healthcare organizations to achieve enhanced outcomes while maximizing efficiency, improving transparency, and lowering costs. VirtualHealth is a member of Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) and America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP). For more information, please visit www.VirtualHealth.com.