INDEPENDENCE, Ohio, May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Life Line Screening (LLS), a leading national provider of health screening services announced today the creation of a unique partnership with MCM Solutions for Better Health (MCM).
MCM is a population health management organization. LLS will provide health screening services to MCM's growing list of clients. These important expanded services will help MCM and its clients intervene in costly chronic conditions earlier. Effective prevention reduces cost of care when individuals are able to address chronic conditions before they become major health issues.
"Having the ability to detect more chronic conditions using Life Line Screening's set of comprehensive services will allow MCM to deliver better and more cost effective disease management to its clients," said Rhett Chenevert, Sr. Vice President of Business Development for Life Line Screening.
Mike O'Connor, President of MCM, stated, "We are very pleased to be partnering with Life Line Screening. MCM's clients will have access to the very latest in health screening services. The addition of these services will give our nurses important information for the early identification of patients with chronic conditions. This allows us to make the most effective interventions for the better health of the member and, thereby, achieve maximum clinical and financial outcomes."
Life Line Screening (LLS) is the leading provider of community-based preventive health screenings in the United States, with screenings performed in 48 states, the United Kingdom and Australia. Since inception in 1993, LLS has screened over 8 million people, and currently screens about 1 million people each year at more than 15,000 screening events. Life Line Screening's services include detection of heart disease, diabetes, osteoporosis, liver, and kidney conditions. The company website is located at www.lifelinescreening.com.
MCM Solutions for Better Health, a physician directed company, has been performing population health management services, including Wellness Programs, DM, CM and UM for over 25 years. A pioneer in medical management, MCM was founded in 1986 to meet the population health management needs of self-funded plans, Taft-Hartley Trusts, associations, and claim payers. MCM provides its partners Solutions for Better Health which address the challenge of rising health costs with sophisticated risk identification, care management across the entire continuum of care and the promotion of better health. MCM serves over 500 health plans representing over one-half million members on a nationwide basis.
Global Communications Director
Life Line Screening
Brian D. Vervynck
Senior Vice President
Sales, Marketing & Client Services
MCM Solutions for Better Health
SOURCE Life Line Screening