ST. SIMMONS ISLAND, Ga., June 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Josh Holmes, Executive Vice President of Business Development, RowdMap, Inc. will be presenting on how to quantify the amount of low-value care being delivered by provider networks and how health plans and providers can work together to adopt proven value-based approaches in a presentation entitled "Identification and Reduction of Low-Value Care in the Healthcare Delivery System" on Thursday, June 22nd from 11am-12pm EST at the Georgia Society for Managed Care Summer Conference in St. Simmons Island, GA.
The Georgia Society for Managed Care (GSMC) is an organization that provides training and educational opportunities for managed care organizations and professionals to confront industry-wide challenges. The GSMC works to encourage participation in forums in which members discuss hospital industry trends and challenges and explores potential solutions to these challenges. The GSMC Summer Conference seeks to keep GSMC members informed of recent legislation and regulatory changes, as well as exploring different strategies that have come as a response.
RowdMap, Inc. is joined at the GSMC Summer Conference by leaders from Aetna, Coventry Healthcare of Georgia, Alliant Health Plans, Amerigroup, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory Healthcare, Evolent Health, Hamilton Healthcare System, Humana, Memorial Health System, Navicent Health, Piedmont Healthcare, Pruitt Health, Tanner Health System, United Healthcare, Wellstar Health System and many others.
"A third of every dollar spent on healthcare delivery is wasted on low-value care. The Georgia Society for Managed Care has recognized the challenge of low-value care and we are honored that they have invited us to educate their members on how to identify, quantify, and reduce the delivery of low-value care that their networks deliver," said Josh Holmes, Executive Vice President of Business Development, RowdMap, Inc.
About RowdMap, Inc:
An Ernst and Young EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® winner, RowdMap's Risk-Readiness® benchmarks help health plans, physician groups, and hospital systems identify, quantify, and reduce no-value care that physicians deliver- a central tenet of successful pay-for-value programs.
Through practice patterns and referral analysis, RowdMap's benchmarks identify the health care entities that manage unwarranted and unexpected variation in care. This variation contributes to more than $900 Billion in low-value care and waste annually. Payers and physicians use RowdMap's physician and population health benchmarks to create strategies that put these highest performing physicians at the center of networks and then design products, organize clinical programs, and coordinate sales and marketing around them.
RowdMap's platform comes preloaded with benchmarks for every physician, hospital, and zip code in the United States- no IT integration required. RowdMap's Risk-Readiness® Platform works across all market segments and has significantly larger returns than traditional medical economics approaches.
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