EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J. and ATLANTA, Feb. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Partners In Care, New Jersey's oldest physician-owned provider network and healthcare management company, and Wellcentive, a leader in PHM and value-based care solutions, today announced a partnership to assist Partners In Care's network of more than 700 providers in improving the care and health outcomes of its 50,000-plus patients.
Partners In Care will advance its ability to aggregate clinical, encounter and claims data across all providers, locations and events, driving actionable workflow for value-based care. The integrated care management approach will ensure targeted, proactive and outcome-driven treatment as well as eliminate duplicative or unnecessary costs.
"After a thorough selection process, we chose to partner with Wellcentive because of its demonstrated track record, commitment to innovation and superior technical capabilities," said Mark Rucci, vice president of market development and analytics at Partners In Care, and executive director of the Partners In Care ACO, Inc. "This partnership continues our longstanding commitment to ensuring that our network of physicians and clinicians are empowered with the tools and support that they need to deliver better health and better care to the patients that they serve."
"Innovation is transforming healthcare, and we are committed to ensuring that our provider network stays ahead of the curve," added David DiGirolamo, vice president, healthcare IT and informatics at Partners In Care. "The tools, platform and services that Wellcentive provides will allow our doctors and clinicians to personalize care, improve communication with their patients, lower costs, and most importantly, enhance the overall quality of care."
"Partners In Care is a pioneer in population health management," said Tom Zajac, Wellcentive's CEO. "They have been innovating in their markets for the past 20 years. Their vision, technology and care management plans will drive significant value for their market. We are honored that an organization with this depth and vision selected us as their partner. In many ways, it further validates our leadership position in the value-based care market."
Wellcentive enables healthcare organizations - health systems, physicians, accountable care organizations, employers and payers - to drive quality and revenue, and support the transformation to value-based care. The Partners In Care provider network will benefit from Wellcentive's comprehensive suite of solutions and tools, which aggregate data for patients across all points of care, apply analytics to identify and stratify patient health, trends and risk, and deliver action-based workflows that proactively manage patient health and aggressively forecast outcomes and costs for populations.
About Partners In Care
Physician-owned and established in 1995, Partners in Care is New Jersey's oldest and most innovative Independent Physician Association (IPA) and healthcare management company. We have extensive experience and expertise in care coordination, accountable care and population health management.
Our clients are both commercial and managed Medicare health plans, self-insured employers and public sector entities, such as local and state government agencies, joint health insurance funds, municipalities and school districts. We customize healthcare management programs for our clients focused on improving employee or member health thereby lowering healthcare costs.
Under the leadership of the chief medical officer, our clinical team of licensed nurses leverages our proprietary health IT tools and informatics to provide timely and targeted care for high-risk patients and preventive care for lower-risk patients, reducing costly and unnecessary hospital admissions and emergency room visits.
Our provider network is comprised of more than 700 primary care physicians, multi-specialty physicians and other healthcare professionals located primarily in Central and Southern New Jersey.
For more information about us, visit www.piccorp.com; or call 732.246.0291.
Since 2005, Wellcentive has driven quality improvement, revenue growth and business transformation for providers, health systems, employers and payers transitioning to value-based care. Recognized as an industry leader for delivering immediate, tangible results, Wellcentive's analytics simplify complex data from all points of care, advancing comprehensive care management and payer collaboration. Customers benefit from intelligence gained from 15 billion data points each year, improving outcomes for 30 million patients and generating more than $500 million annually in value-based revenue.