FLORHAM PARK, N.J., June 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Managed Health Care Associates, Inc. (MHA), a leading health care services and technology company focused on the alternate site health care provider marketplace, today announces an exclusive partnership with VUCA Health. The partnership provides MHA member pharmacies in the Specialty, Long-Term Care and Home Infusion segments with access to VUCA Health's innovative patient engagement technology platform, MedsOnCue. MHA is committed to providing member pharmacies with services and solutions that are designed to engage their patients and caregivers, in this case through emerging technologies aimed at increasing the understanding of prescription medicines and complex specialty disease states.
Through the MedsOnCue platform, VUCA Health delivers a unique digital medication experience to support patients and their families, when they need it and in the media format of their choice. Through the MHA-VUCA Health partnership, MHA member pharmacies that utilize MedsOnCue will have access to a library of prescription-specific video briefings that deliver current information on top-prescribed medications, including proper usage, expected benefits and potential side effects. Available in English and Spanish, videos can be integrated into individual pharmacy websites and can also be accessed by patients via mobile device.
Erik Halstrom, Vice President of MHA Specialty Pharmacy Solutions, comments, "We are excited to help VUCA Health accelerate their reach in the alternate site market while enabling our member pharmacies to engage their patient base through this innovative platform. As our markets continue to evolve, we are proud to align with VUCA Health in helping our members manage care in complex markets."
"Aligning with highly strategic and effective partners has been a key focus for VUCA Health. We are excited to leverage the deep experience of the talented team assembled by MHA to further expand the reach of our meaningful solutions," said David Medvedeff, CEO of VUCA Health. "Addressing health literacy is fundamental to the safe and effective use of medications, and our exclusive partnership with MHA will ensure more patients and families are empowered with the most cutting-edge information available."
Managed Health Care Associates, Inc. (MHA) is a leading health care services and technology company that offers a growing portfolio of services and solutions to support the diverse and complex needs of the alternate site health care provider. MHA provides expertise in Group Purchasing, Managed Care and Payer Contracting, Reimbursement Management, Specialty Pharmacy Solutions, Pharmaceutical Data Analytics, Consultant Pharmacy Software and Legislative Advocacy. Through the delivery of innovative health care services and solutions, MHA helps members increase operational efficiency, maximize business growth and provide optimum care for their patients. For more information, visit www.mhainc.com.
About VUCA Health
Based in Lake Mary, Fla., VUCA Health (www.vucahealth.com) provides a gateway to patient engagement that serves as an on-demand extension of pharmacists and other healthcare providers. The company's MedsOnCue solution leverages advanced mobile, web and on-demand video and communication technologies to deliver trusted patient information that enhances the medication use process. It offers a convenient and cost-effective way for clients to provide on-demand patient medication information and strengthen customer connections with video briefings, web messaging, reminders and alerts and a host of other customizable services that extend and enhance the patient relationship.
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