ATLANTA, Nov. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wellcentive, the industry leader in end-to-end population health management (PHM) for healthcare organizations, proudly announced today the debut of its first Medical Scholarship for Veterans. This scholarship, which supports future healthcare professionals, will be awarded to one student intending to pursue a career in medicine.
"Inspired by our co-founder Mason Beard, who is a former United States Marine, Wellcentive proudly supports our armed forces who valiantly serve and protect our interests and citizens around the world, and especially those who wish to contribute to the field of medicine," said Tom Zajac, Wellcentive's CEO. "We are awarding $1,000 to one passionate veteran pursuing a doctor of medicine degree in 2015."
To qualify for the Medical Scholarship for Veterans, active or retired military members representing the U.S. Army, Air Force, Navy or Marines must currently be enrolled or accepted at an accredited U.S. medical college or university in the coming academic year. Qualified candidates can apply by March 15, 2015. Wellcentive will announce the first scholarship winner on March 31, 2015.
The Medical Scholarship for Veterans online application and instructions can be found at http://www.wellcentive.com/medical-scholarship-for-veterans/
Built from the ground up to help customers improve clinical, financial and human outcomes, Wellcentive's population health management technology is cloud-based, scalable, and customized to meet the needs of providers, health organizations and payers. Wellcentive's technology, insight and services help care teams measure and report performance and implement actionable workflow to drive value-based reimbursement and the transition from volume to value. Wellcentive has gained recognition as a leader in population health management in reports recently released by IDC Health, KLAS and Chilmark. Wellcentive aggregates data from more than 3,000 interfaces, and its solutions improve outcomes for over 30 million lives. Visit www.wellcentive.com; follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook; or call 877-213-8456 to learn more.
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