BOSTON & ALEXANDRIA, Va. & SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Brown & Toland Physicians, an independent practice association (IPA) of more than 1,500 physicians in the San Francisco Bay Area, has selected Humedica MinedShare® as its clinical intelligence solution and joined the American Medical Group Association’s Anceta collaborative.
Brown & Toland is one of the nation’s Pioneer Medicare Accountable Care Organization’s (ACOs), and is focused on delivering coordinated care to patients while improving quality and health outcomes. “A significant driver of our decision to select Humedica MinedShare was the strategic partnership between Allscripts and Humedica,” said Mark Ficker, Chief Operating Officer, Brown & Toland Physicians. “Humedica MinedShare allows us to interact readily with rich, clinical data, providing unparalleled insight into our population. With the application we’re able to both move beyond claims-based reporting and adopt predictive models powered by large samples of clinically comparable patient segments, helping drive improvement in patient outcomes.” Ficker added that in addition to the Medicare ACO, Brown & Toland participating in an ACO with Blue Shield of California and the City of San Francisco.
“We’re thrilled that Humedica MinedShare will serve as Brown & Toland’s unified solution, integrating clinical data from its Allscripts™ Electronic Health Records system with financial and operational data, giving the medical group a common platform to consistently monitor patient treatments, clinical outcomes, and resource utilization at the clinic and individual physician level,” said Michael Weintraub, Humedica’s President & CEO.
Anceta, which facilitates data-driven shared learning to improve population health, is excited to have Brown & Toland join the collaborative. “We are proud to welcome Brown & Toland, an advanced IPA that’s moving from clinical integration to accountable care. They join a fast-growing group of leading organizations across the nation,” said John Cuddeback, MD, PhD, Anceta’s Chief Medical Informatics Officer. “Medicare ACOs are assuming greater financial risk, which makes it all the more important to have detailed, apples-to-apples comparative data for decision-making.”
Humedica is a next-generation clinical intelligence company that provides novel software-as-a-service (SaaS)-based 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 its 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 is a subsidiary of the American Medical Group Association (AMGA), extending AMGA’s tradition of collaborative quality improvement among AMGA member organizations. Using Humedica’s unique clinical analytics platform, Anceta facilitates data-driven shared learning among AMGA member organizations to enhance value in population health. Anceta illuminates the relationships between care process, patient outcomes, and cost—all the elements of the value equation.
ABOUT BROWN AND TOLAND MEDICAL GROUP
Brown & Toland Physicians is an independent practice association (IPA) of more than 1,500 physicians serving more than 335,000 HMO and PPO patients across the San Francisco Bay Area. The group has earned numerous awards for quality and innovation over the years, and has been named a California Association of Physician Groups (CAPG) “Elite” group for five consecutive years and most recently was selected as a Medicare Pioneer ACO. For more information, visit www.brownandtoland.com.
Allscripts™ is a registered trademark of Allscripts Healthcare Solutions Inc.
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