BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SwedishAmerican Health System of Rockford, IL, a leading not-for-profit integrated delivery system, has selected Humedica MinedShare® to be its clinical analytic solution for robust clinical, operational, and financial benchmarking and comparative analytics. Humedica MinedShare® will enable SwedishAmerican to measure quality, outcomes and resource use at the system, clinic and physician levels by integrating multiple electronic health record systems and billing systems.
“When SwedishAmerican began investigating analytic solutions, we found that Humedica offered superior analytic capabilities that could incorporate our clinically rich EHR data,” said Thomas Schiller, M.D., President of SwedishAmerican Medical Group. “As a participant in a pilot of the PROMETHEUS bundled Payment® system for ACOs, we knew that we needed to track and manage patient care in both the inpatient and outpatient settings. For us, that meant integrating data from two different EHR systems and being able to readily access our data. Humedica has a proven track record of successfully doing this,” Schiller added.
"With its innovative approach to population health management, SwedishAmerican is already well down the path of evolving from a ‘fee-for-service’ to a ‘fee-for-value’ care system,” said Michael Weintraub, President & Chief Executive Officer of Humedica. “Access to clinical and financial data and the ability to turn it into actionable information will ensure that SwedishAmerican continues to be well-positioned to succeed in the fast-changing reimbursement environment,” said Weintraub.
SwedishAmerican Medical Group, a member of the American Medical Group Association, also joins Anceta – AMGA’s Collaborative Data Warehouse, developed in partnership with Humedica. “SwedishAmerican is well-known in Northern Illinois for consistently driving innovation and bringing high-quality care to its patients,” said John Cuddeback, M.D., Ph.D., Chief Medical Informatics Officer, Anceta.
“The Anceta comparative data will allow us to identify opportunities to enhance quality, safety and cost-effectiveness and collaboration with our peers in Anceta will help us achieve optimal value for our patients,” Dr. Schiller noted.
Humedica is a next-generation clinical informatics company that provides novel software-as-a-service (SaaS)-based business intelligence solutions to the health care industry. Through cutting-edge analytics, Humedica connects patient information across varied medical settings and time periods to generate a truly longitudinal and comprehensive view of patient care. Humedica provides our partners and customers with the informatics solutions necessary to improve, manage, and succeed in today’s dynamic health care market. Humedica is defining knowledge in health care.
Anceta LLC is a subsidiary of the American Medical Group Association (AMGA), building upon AMGA’s tradition of collaborative quality improvement and best practices sharing among AMGA member medical groups and other organized systems of care. Anceta facilitates data-driven collaboration to enhance quality, safety, and cost-efficiency. The Anceta Collaborative Data Warehouse illuminates the relationships between care process, patient outcomes, and cost – all the elements of the value equation. Anceta enables AMGA member medical groups to enhance value by transforming data into actionable knowledge and accountable, evidence-based practice.
ABOUT SWEDISHAMERICAN HEALTH SYSTEM
SwedishAmerican is a not-for-profit, locally governed health care system, headquartered in Rockford, Illinois. The Health System is comprised of two hospitals, 22 clinics, a home health care agency, a foundation and an exclusive affiliation with UW Health.
ABOUT PROMETHEUS Payment®
PROMETHEUS Payment® is a registered trademark of PROMETHEUS Payment®, Inc.
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