COLUMBIA, Md., Feb. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, xG Health Solutions, powered by Geisinger®, and Epic announced plans to license xG Health Solutions' care management xGContent™/content for use within Epic software. xG's evidence-based content will be available for use in Epic's Healthy Planet population health management software later this year. The clinical content is based on nationally-recognized practice guidelines and standards of care and includes assessments and care plans for 60 conditions most commonly addressed in care management programs.
xG's content will be easy to import into Epic's Healthy Planet, which is the nation's fastest growing population management solution. xG's care management xGContent includes evidence-based comprehensive and condition-specific assessments, as well as rules that get applied to assessment responses to produce a patient-specific care plan, including goals and interventions, on an automated basis. Use of xG Health Solutions' care management xGContent within Epic's Healthy Planet software will promote care manager efficiency and compliance with evidence-based best clinical practices.
"We're thrilled about our agreement with Epic because it will enable the large number of providers who use Epic's EMR and Healthy Planet to take advantage of the evidence-based clinical protocols and efficiency-driving workflows that Geisinger and xG Health have developed," said Earl P. Steinberg, MD, MPP, CEO, xG Health Solutions.
"xG has created content that will help ensure patients are receiving appropriate care and case management services," said Carl Dvorak, President of Epic. "We hope our open platform will continue to encourage xG and others to expand their offerings to the Epic community."
About xG Health Solutions
xG Health Solutions enables healthcare organizations to optimize clinical and financial performance through proven care redesign and management, analytics and clinical content and decision support. We have roots in one of America's most innovative and successful health systems, Geisinger Health System. Our solutions span care management, care redesign, and population health analytics while our products scale and expedite change for providers and payers. xG Health's bundled payment solution has earned the exclusive endorsement of the American Hospital Association. xG Health Solutions and xGContent are among the trademarks of xG Health Solutions, Inc.
For more information, visit www.xghealth.com.
Marcus Gordon, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer
xG Health Solutions, Inc.
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