PLANO, Texas, Jan. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- ZeOmega®, a market leader in population health management, today announced that Kern Health Systems (KHS) a managed care health plan serving more than 240,000 members in California, has become its newest client. In addition, KHS will implement the end-to-end Jiva™ 6.1 platform to transform its care management and delivery programs while ensuring compliance with evolving State regulatory mandates.
The HIE-enabled Jiva solution will allow KHS to streamline care coordination for its Medicaid members in Kern County. The health system will leverage the platform's unmatched data integration and interoperability capabilities to replace multiple legacy systems. As a result, it will be able to bi-directionally exchange clinical data, particularly electronic medical records, between healthcare providers, community organizations, and other entities in its network.
"KHS is dedicated to improving the health status of our members through an integrated managed healthcare delivery system," said Irwin Harris, M.D., Associate Medical Director at KHS. "Technology plays a crucial role in achieving this mission. With Jiva, we can adhere to changing regulations and expand our ability to efficiently deliver high quality programs and services to the people we serve."
"We are delighted that KHS has chosen ZeOmega and recognized Jiva's innovative solutions as the optimal choice for managing unprecedented change," said Christopher Mathews, M.D., Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer at ZeOmega. "We look forward to helping the organization capitalize on new growth opportunities amid the complex regulatory landscape in California."
KHS will also deploy Jiva's performance management solution to streamline reporting for State and other regulatory purposes and Jiva's care transitions solution to help coordinate care between clinical settings.
Jiva™, the HIE-enabled and powerful population health platform from ZeOmega, delivers high-value, strategic solutions enabling payers and care-delivery organizations to improve individual health and provider performance. With deep domain expertise and a comprehensive understanding of complex population health challenges, ZeOmega serves as a true partner for clients, offering flexible deployment and delivery models that leverage an innovative platform designed to integrate workflow, analytics, content, and communication capabilities. By consistently meeting customer expectations and project benchmarks, ZeOmega has earned a reputation for responsiveness and reliability. For more information, visit www.zeomega.com or call 214-618-9880. Follow ZeOmega on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook.
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