BOSTON, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthcare Data Services (HDS) is pleased to announce a three year contract renewal with Beth Israel Deaconess Physician Organization (BIDPO) and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) to provide managed care data management services, including analytical and reporting capabilities using their proprietary HDS Analyst™ tool and new access to the HDS Quality Manager™ registry module. The renewal was agreed upon following a successful three year contract during which BIDPO/BIDMC utilized the HDS products and services with great results, and coincides with the implementation of BIDPO's new Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA Alternative Quality Contract (AQC).
HDS Analyst™ consumes, extrapolates and organizes vital financial, utilization and outcomes data from limitless sources and provides every client with flexible, needs-based reporting systems that effectively measure and analyze data to improve healthcare quality and cut costs.
"HDS Analyst™ is unique in that it offers an exceptional level of customization, giving BIDPO/BIDMC extraordinary control, flexibility, visibility, and utilization of their data," says Bridget Buckley, Principal of HDS. "By choosing to leverage HDS data management services for another three years, BIDPO has demonstrated its continued commitment to reducing financial risk, cutting costs by monitoring efficiencies, and improving the quality of healthcare services offered to patients."
According to Roberta S. Zysman, Executive Director of BIDPO, "We decided to renew our contract with HDS based on the exceptionally high level of customer service they demonstrated during the original contract, in addition to their ability and willingness to adapt our data warehouse to changing market demands. As a provider organization, we are faced with a rapidly changing business landscape, and we are confident that our ongoing relationship with HDS will allow us to continue to effectively manage these changes."
Beth Israel Deaconess Physician Organization, LLC (BIDPO) is a value-based physician network of approximately 1,800 participating providers. Through coordinated, integrated medical management programs and managed care contracts, BIDPO promotes the highest quality of patient care, patient safety, and cost effective care among its participating providers.
The BIDPO network is affiliated with the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) in Boston, which serves as the hospital site for tertiary and quaternary care for all of BIDPO's providers, and as the primary hospital for providers in closer geographic proximity to BIDMC. BIDPO's physicians use their local hospitals for primary and secondary care including key community hospitals such as Beth Israel Deaconess Needham, Milton, Anna Jaques and Lawrence General Hospitals. For more information, visit www.bidpo.org and www.bidmc.harvard.edu.
Founded in 2004 in Boston, MA, Healthcare Data Services (HDS) provides a highly customizable approach to integrated healthcare data analysis. HDS's approach presents information that allows payers, providers, and employers to make accurate, proactive, and knowledge-based decisions in a timely manner.
HDS Analyst™ enables consolidation of critical data, on-demand reporting, and high-level analytic solutions for clients, while HDS Expert™ guarantees platinum level service enhancements, customization capabilities, and superior technical support for every user. Together, HDS Analyst™ and HDS Expert™ are leveraged to reduce financial risk, cut costs by monitoring efficiencies, and provide the tools to improve patient care.
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