WASHINGTON, Dec. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- WiserTogether, who offers data-driven treatment transparency solutions to employers, health plans and payers, and MCG, the trusted provider of informed care strategies for healthcare organizations, today announced that MCG's leading evidence-based guideline content will be added to WiserTogether's suite of solutions, including Wiser Health.
WiserTogether's clients and their users will benefit from MCG's world-renowned evidence to help users better navigate health choices. MCG follows a rigorous, systematic analysis of current research and standardized methodology for guideline development. MCG solutions help to facilitate care team conversations by delivering guidelines that cover health topics such as imaging and diagnostic tests, procedures, durable medical equipment, pharmacological agents and more.
"MCG joins our growing list of content partners and allows us to continue adding high-quality content to our solution that better serves our clients and users," said Shub Debgupta, CEO of WiserTogether. "Our partnership with MCG will support our vision to expand upon our coverage of treatments, ensuring that we are providing our users with the best and most current sources of information to make informed health decisions."
"We are excited to partner with WiserTogether to expand access to our solutions to help healthcare professionals and patients make informed care decisions," said Jon Shreve, president and CEO of MCG. "This partnership advances MCG's commitment to supporting clinical decisions and care planning, easing transitions between care settings, and facilitating conversations between providers and payors."
About WiserTogether, Inc.
WiserTogether's personalized healthcare treatment comparison software enables consumers to choose the right treatment – most effective in outcome, most personally suitable, and most cost-effective and affordable. The result is improved health and improved costs for consumers, their employers, payers and providers. The company serves over 3 million people through their employers and health plans. For more information about WiserTogether, please visit our website at www.wisertogether.com.
MCG, part of the Hearst Health network, independently develops care guidelines and interactive solutions that help healthcare organizations implement informed care strategies for the majority of Americans. Updated annually, MCG's transparent assessment of the latest research and scholarly articles, along with our own data analysis, gives providers and health plans the vetted information they need to feel confident in every care decision, in every moment. For more information, visit www.mcg.com.
About Hearst Health
MCG is part of the Hearst Health network, which also includes FDB (First Databank), Zynx Health, Homecare Homebase, and Hearst Health International. The mission of the Hearst Health network is to help guide the most important care moments by delivering vital information into the hands of everyone who touches a person's health journey. Each year in the U.S., care guidance from the Hearst Health network reaches 84 percent of discharged patients, 174 million insured individuals, 35 million home health visits, and 4 billion prescriptions. Extensions of the Hearst Health network include Hearst Health Ventures and the Hearst Health Innovation Lab. www.hearsthealth.com
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