Outcomes Health Information Solutions to Chair 2013 ACO Data Quest Conference

Leading healthcare analytics provider will also present strategies for using data analytics and care coordination to drive quality improvements and cost reductions in ACOs

Outcomes Health Information Solutions to Chair 2013 ACO Data Quest Conference

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(Outcomes Health), a leading healthcare analytics and services provider, today announced Lynne Padilla, vice president of clinical operations at SeniorCare, will be the conference chair for this year’s , which begins today. In addition, Outcomes Health will co-present a session, about improving quality of care through effective population health management.

During the session, Anthony Slonim, MD, DrPH, executive vice president and chief medical officer at Barnabas Health, and Rolland Ho, senior vice president of Medicare Advantage at Outcomes Health, will focus on how using the proper data analytics and care coordination activities can drive quality improvement and cost reduction for accountable care organizations (ACOs). In addition, they will discuss ways to leverage sophisticated data analytics to achieve greater patient satisfaction and retention within the ACO, patient compliance and self-management.

“As part of managing a successful ACO, organizations will need to leverage precise, real-time data analytics to identify and track gaps in care across their population and deliver this information to the point of care in a timely, efficient manner,” said Ho. “The ACO care model is built on twin pillars of quality improvement and cost reduction. We believe that only organizations that embrace the use of data and analytics in new and more sophisticated ways will be successful in achieving both metrics.”

ACO Data Quest brings together organizations looking to gain data management and technology solutions necessary for running a successful ACO. Sessions at the event will be led by various ACO leaders and healthcare information technology professionals who will address specific challenges associated with streamlining data management processes and transforming information into actionable data.

“This year’s ACO Data Quest is highly focused on data management and technology necessary for accountable care to be successful. This conference and the topics that will be discussed perfectly align with the industry’s realization that to properly implement these changes will require time, coordinated efforts and mutual understanding of goals,” said Wanda Kochhar, chief executive officer at Outcomes Health. “We are honored to be the conference chair for this year’s event, and we hope we’ll be able to further help the industry understand the importance of leveraging data analytics to establish sustainable ACOs and ultimately improve patient care outcomes.”

Outcomes Health is also a silver sponsor for this year’s conference, which will be held in Phoenix, Ariz. For additional information, visit their booth at the show or their website at .

Outcomes Health is a technology-enabled healthcare services provider focused on advancing data to improve care, quality, information accuracy and security, and financial performance for its healthcare partners. A recognized domain expert in risk adjustment, HEDIS/Stars, and payment integrity, Outcomes Health leverages its national footprint, targeted analytics, superior clinical abstraction and coding capabilities, and unmatched transparency to advance its mission of providing better data for better decisions.