HOUSTON, July 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- - Innovista Health Solutions (Innovista), a leading Population Health Management organization enabling providers to successfully participate in value based agreements, has partnered with the newly established Houston Regional Accountable Care Organization, LLC (Houston Regional ACO). With Innovista's experience and leadership in building successful ACOs; the Houston Regional ACO estimates 100 partnering Primary-Care Physicians and 18,000 covered lives by the end of 2015.
"One of Innovista's goals is to partner with physician leaders who strive to improve the delivery and quality of healthcare," said Glen Marconcini, CEO of Innovista Health Solutions. "I believe Innovista's proven track record of leading physicians through value-based contracts and the implementation of our population health strategies will truly benefit the Houston Regional ACO."
Innovista's proven success enabling independent physicians to manage value-based arrangements while remaining independent and Houston Regional ACO's goals are in perfect alignment. Innovista will work alongside this new ACO's leadership to foster growth within their ACO by offering prospective physicians innovative, turnkey service solutions. Physicians participating in Innovista partnered ACO's have the support and tools necessary to manage population health across their diverse range of contracts.
"We could not have chosen a better partner than Innovista. They will provide much needed expertise as our new ACO dives into the world of value-based contracting and population health management," says Charlie Stiernberg, M.D., CEO of Houston Regional ACO.
The Houston Regional ACO joins the growing Texas market of independent physician owned ACOs who are partnering with Innovista's unique combination of infrastructure and services. Southwest (SW) Provider ACO located in Austin, TX; was established in January of 2014 and in early 2015; Catalyst Health Network began in Dallas, TX.
About Innovista Health Solutions:
Innovista Health Solutions is a Population Health Management organization that enables independent physicians to engage, support and manage populations in new value-based savings and shared-risk models. With their extensive industry experience, population health focused technology and innovative approach, Innovista delivers a truly unique, state-of-the-art solution for healthcare providers, partnering organizations and facilities.
About Houston Regional Accountable Care Organization
Houston Regional Accountable Care Organization, LLC is an ACO that is wholly owned, governed, and managed by independent physicians. Its primary goal is to create mechanisms in which private practicing physicians in the Houston area can participate in value-based contracting and thereby continue to deliver high quality, cost-effective health care to their patients well into the future. With an ever-increasing array of ACO's, the Houston Regional ACO gives its physician-members the control they need to make the best decisions for their patients and to always be strong advocates for their patients.
SOURCE Innovista Health Solutions