MEDecision and NaviNet Partner to Improve Healthcare Coordination, Quality and Administrative Efficiencies

Joint Solution Will Enable Payers to Deliver MEDecision Patient Clinical Summaries to Providers Through NaviNet, Offering Easy Access to Actionable Data at Time of Service

WAYNE, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MEDecision, Inc., a leading provider of collaborative health care management solutions, today announced that it has entered into a joint integration and marketing agreement with NaviNet, America's largest real-time healthcare communications network. The partnership will enable health plans to deliver MEDecision Patient Clinical Summaries—clinically validated, payer-based electronic health records—and advanced referral and authorization technology to any provider enrolled in the NaviNet Network, which includes hundreds of thousands of physicians, clinicians and other caregivers across all 50 states.

The joint solution will deliver MEDecision data via NaviNet, the industry-leading multi-payer Web portal, directly into the provider office workflow, giving physicians easy access to more robust, actionable patient information at the time of service. This advanced solution can help payers and providers increase administrative and operational efficiencies, control costs and improve care coordination and quality.

“MEDecision has long advocated collaboration and interoperability as a means of improving healthcare and our alliance with NaviNet demonstrates our commitment to that belief,” said Scott A. Storrer, president and CEO at MEDecision. “Together, we will deliver a powerful solution that facilitates the growing need among payers and providers to enable the best clinical decisions, reduce costs and improve outcomes. As we approach the reform era, these are the types of relationships that will allow the industry to meet the mandates for change.”

“NaviNet is committed to streamlining health information exchange among stakeholders to improve efficiencies and quality of care. Our relationship with MEDecision is an extension of that approach,” said Bradley J. Waugh, president and CEO at NaviNet. “Combining NaviNet’s Web-based healthcare communications solutions and our vast network of electronically enabled providers with MEDecision Patient Clinical Summaries results in a best-of-breed solution that offers a true differentiator to health plans seeking innovative ways to improve care coordination and manage costs.”

For more information about MEDecision, please visit www.MEDecision.com. Follow the company on Twitter at @MEDecision and on Facebook at www.MEDecision.com/Facebook.

About NaviNet

NaviNet, America’s largest real-time healthcare communications network, securely links hundreds of thousands of physicians, clinicians and other healthcare providers to patients, industry partners and leading health plans. More than 70 percent of the nation’s physicians are enrolled in the NaviNet Network, which touches 121 million insured patients. NaviNet’s advanced solutions, services and expertise streamline business processes and drive industry-leading innovation. In a time when access to healthcare is a critical issue, NaviNet fosters collaboration and helps government, plans and providers improve quality of care and reduce costs. For more information, or to sign up for NaviNet, please visit www.NaviNet.net or call 617-715-6000 or 800-805-7569. Follow the company on Twitter at @NaviNet.

About MEDecision

MEDecision offers collaborative healthcare management solutions that provide a simple and smart way for payers and providers to harness the power of knowledge to enable the best clinical decisions and improve health outcomes. Designed around a patient-aware health management philosophy, MEDecision’s solutions include Alineo®, a collaborative healthcare management platform for delivering outcome-driven case, disease and utilization management, Nexalign®, a collaborative healthcare decision support service that fosters better payer-patient-physician interactions and InFrame™, a collaborative health information exchange service that connects care delivery organizations with one another and their patients. For more information, visit www.MEDecision.com.

MEDecision is a trademark of MEDecision, Inc. The MEDecision logo and product names are also trademarks or registered trademarks of MEDecision, Inc. Other product and brand names are trademarks of their respective owners.

Tags: MEDecision, Patient Clinical Summary, healthcare, healthcare reform, collaborative healthcare management, Health Information Exchange, HIE, interoperability, patient centered medical home, Electronic Health Record, EHR, case management, disease management, utilization management, NaviNet



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