Allscripts Takes the Lead in Defining the Future of Population Health Management Allscripts Clients Showcase the Power and Potential of Next-Generation Solutions
CHICAGO, June 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In an industry focused primarily on discrete healthcare solutions, Allscripts (NASDAQ: MDRX), in partnership with lead clients, is defining the next generation of Population Health Management solutions.
At a gathering of financial and industry analysts at the Center for Connected Medicine (CCM) in Pittsburgh on Tuesday, Allscripts President and Chief Executive Officer Paul Black outlined the company's strategy, powered by dbMotion and its patient portal FollowMyHealth™, for the future of Population Health Management. As part of this, Allscripts intends to be a catalyst to move the industry from a fee-for-service approach to healthcare to a value-based care approach, which focuses on clients' needs for reduced healthcare costs, improved health outcomes and improved quality outcomes.
Demonstrating real solutions in action, Dr. Rasu Shrestha, Vice President, Medical Information Technology at UPMC, a founding member of the CCM, and John Glynn, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer with Unity Health System, shared examples of how Allscripts technology, analytics and population health solutions are helping them improve healthcare and community treatment protocols at their respective organizations. A replay of the presentations is available on the Investor Relations page of allscripts.com here.
"We are at a tipping point in the industry," Black said. "We are beginning to see tremendous pull through from patients, clinicians and hospitals for the kinds of rich informatics and insights enabled by open solutions geared toward keeping patients healthy and reducing overall cost. We look at Population Health Management in three dimensions: enabling innovation and technology solutions on an open, community-wide platform, partnering with clients to ensure rapid adoption, and supporting the fundamental redesign in care enabled by Population Health Management."
Building on the momentum from its recent Population Health Forum in Pittsburgh – where caregivers shared their perspectives about the next generation of Population Health Management capabilities – Allscripts is also engaging in discussions with the CEOs of some of the nation's most innovative caregivers who share Allscripts vision for Population Health Management, and together they are setting the stage for a new level of collaboration.
The Center for Connected Medicine is the world's first collaborative health care executive briefing center, supporting stakeholders in defining the transformation of health care. It serves as a resource for innovative patient-centered and population health models, showcasing strategically integrated health information technology. Established in 2009 and located in Pittsburgh, the Center for Connected Medicine is comprised of five founding partners—Alcatel Lucent, GE, IBM, UPMC and Verizon—and a group of strategic partners representing various facets of the health information community. By facilitating connections among those who deliver, receive and support health care, the Center helps promote cultural change, coordinated care delivery and greater patient engagement. To learn more about connected medicine, as well as the Center's vision and initiatives, please visit www.connectedmed.com.
Allscripts (NASDAQ: MDRX) delivers the insights that healthcare providers require to generate world-class outcomes. The company's Electronic Health Record, practice management and other clinical, revenue cycle, connectivity and information solutions create a Connected Community of Health™ for physicians, hospitals and post-acute organizations. To learn more about Allscripts, please visit www.allscripts.com, Twitter, YouTube and It Takes A Community: The Allscripts Blog.
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