Halfpenny Technologies Provides Blueprint for Improved Patient Care Management through Lab and Health Plan Collaboration

Charles Halfpenny presents a Master Level Class at the 18th Annual Executive War College

Halfpenny Technologies Provides Blueprint for Improved Patient Care Management through Lab and Health Plan Collaboration

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Halfpenny Technologies’ Chief Technology Officer, Charles Halfpenny will be presenting a Master level session for lab executives to provide insight on how they can achieve better patient care through a better awareness of the value of lab data to Health Plans. The session is entitled, “and will be presented at the 18 Annual Executive War College in New Orleans, LA held April 30 – May 1.

“Health plans utilize care management programs that typically implement a variety of interventions tailored to needs of specific groups of affected individuals. A model that identifies those individuals who have high risk of complications has greatest potential to impact outcomes and lower healthcare cost,” Charles Halfpenny said. "Complete and real time lab results can help health plans model individuals who have high risk of complications, greatest potential to impact outcomes, and lower healthcare cost.”

Halfpenny’s presentation will educate lab executives in the importance of access to lab results by health plans to help them better determine the effectiveness of care management programs. Some of the key points discussed include:

Halfpenny's proven one connection method of clinical data capture, aggregation, normalization and archive & retrieval are being used by clinical laboratories and health plans to bridge the gap between claims information and discrete clinical data.

In addition to the master level session, Halfpenny will engage in a roundtable discussion, “

As one of the largest and most highly regarded conferences in the diagnostic laboratory industry, the Executive War College Conference is hosted by The Dark Report, and provides educational opportunities, including success stories, case studies and firsthand experiences on laboratory strategy, operations and management from more than 80 of the industry's leading experts. More information about the 18th Annual Executive War College is available at .

. provides clinical laboratories, hospitals, health plans, health information exchanges and EHR vendors with a cloud based, secure, scalable, vendor-neutral . Our proven track record of providing advanced features, rapid implementation, reliable technology infrastructure and enables laboratories and hospitals to win new clients and better compete in the HITECH era; health plans to improve HEDIS reporting and STAR ratings, increase revenue and support population-based initiatives; and to include CPOE and results delivery in their solutions and meet Meaningful Use certification requirements.

To learn more about Halfpenny Technologies visit the web site: .

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