Salient Helps NY Healthcare Groups Visualize Progress On Medicaid Reform Goals

Interactive dashboards now providing timely gap-to-goal feedback on DSRIP targets

05 Feb, 2016, 07:00 ET from Salient Management Company

ALBANY, N.Y., Feb. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Performing Provider Systems (PPS) in New York State now have access to a new and important tool as they pursue the $6.4 billion Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment program (DSRIP).

Salient Management Company, a longtime partner of New York State for Medicaid Reform initiatives, played a key role in launching the DSRIP Performance Dashboards on January 29th.  The DSRIP dashboards are now available to all 25 statewide PPS, tasked with restructuring and improving quality in the safety net health care system by focusing on primary and preventive care and reducing avoidable hospital use.

The DSRIP program spans 5 years, and allows PPS to earn incentive payments for meeting performance targets on key measures. Each DSRIP measure is designed to reward more efficient and effective delivery of healthcare services, resulting in better patient care at lower costs. For the first time, PPS can track their performance on DSRIP measures presented through Salient's powerful data visualization layer. This empowers PPS to investigate root causes, take action, measure results, and adjust strategy.

Salient brings 30 years of experience helping companies continuously improve performance by putting knowledge in the hands of decision makers quickly enough to positively impact outcomes. Salient also has a long history of working with New York State, having previously deployed solutions for the Office of the Medicaid Inspector General (OMIG) as well as working closely with the Medicaid Redesign Team (MRT) in the years leading up to deployment of the DSRIP program.

"Putting the right information into the right hands at the right time is our basic idea," added Guy Amisano, Founder and CEO of Salient. "Helping New York State build a solution to transform and enhance service delivery certainly adds another proud chapter to our story."

Salient Management Company is a worldwide provider of advanced performance management and decision support systems for a wide range of industries and the public sector. Founded in 1986, Salient today serves more than 115,000 users in 61 countries. Salient's approach to continuous improvement is to enable decision makers to take timely and precise action to eliminate waste and expand opportunity.

For more information on Salient Management Company, visit salient.com or contact Margaret Amisano, Marketing Communications Manager, at 607-739-5228. Email mamisano@salient.com

For more information on DSRIPvisit the New York State Department of Health DSRIP website.

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