Phoebe Health Partners Selects Valence Health to Im prove Patient Care and Bottom Line through Population Health Management and Clinical Integration Solutions

We chose Valence Health because of their robust software solutions and track record of helping clients produce results. Their efficient data gathering methodology will allow us to quickly build the network and offer value to both physicians and patients.

Chicago, Ill. – June 18, 2013 – Valence Health, a leading supplier of population management, clinical integration and value-based care solutions, announced today that it was selected by Phoebe Health Partners (PHP), a not-for-profit physician hospital organization, to help create a clinically integrated network. Together, Valence Health and Phoebe Health Partners, an Albany, GA-based organization, will provide common clinical infrastructure and data information to PHP’s physicians.

“We’re excited to partner with Valence Health to achieve our vision for clinical integration and population health management,” said Pat Sumner, executive director of Phoebe Health Partners. “We have a record of working with our physicians to provide solutions to improve quality and manage healthcare costs. We chose Valence Health because of their robust software solutions and track record of helping clients produce results. Their efficient data gathering methodology will allow us to quickly build the network and offer value to both physicians and patients.”

PHP participants will have access to a clinically integrated network that includes information from more than 400 community physicians, 12 hospitals, and numerous other healthcare providers. Valence Health will help ensure high quality care and control costs through common quality standards linked across a common clinical information platform. Once integrated, all providers within the network will have access to a patient’s complete history of services received within the network and gaps in care will be clearly indicated as opportunities for improved compliance.

“Phoebe Health Partners is helping to define new models of care delivery in the value-based healthcare environment,” said Valence Health CEO, Phil Kamp. “We are excited to help them realize their vision and are confident that Valence Health’s solutions will further advance their initiatives into cost and quality control.” Under the agreement, Valence Health will also provide PHP the Valence Vision solution that combines data from over 50 practice management and hospital information systems and dozens of EMRs with lab, prescription and other data sources, to provide a comprehensive clinical view of PHP member patients. Once operational, the system will allow care providers and coordinators to identify customized patient populations based on combinations of clinical information – such as conditions, gaps in care per evidence-based guidelines, lab results, vitals and more.

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About Valence Health:
Valence Health provides healthcare organization solutions for value-based care, helping them better manage their patient populations and accept financial responsibility for the quality of the care they provide. With unique data collection and analysis solutions, Valence Health has emerged as a leader in population management and clinical integration, serving dozens of clients from physician groups to standalone hospitals to large IDNs such as Cleveland Clinic. In-depth actuarial analysis combined with operational excellence allows Valence to not only advise but also provide ongoing services to provider organizations operating under various value-based reimbursement models. From risk-based contracting to accountable care organizations (ACOs) to administering provider-sponsored health plans, Valence has been helping providers appropriately accept and manage financial responsibility while improving clinical quality since 1996. Headquartered in Chicago, with three other office locations, Valence Health serves more than 30,000 physicians and 100 hospitals, helping them manage the health of 15 million patients nationwide. Follow Valence Health on LinkedIn and Twitter.

About Phoebe Health Partners:
PHP’s mission is to make its community a better place to live by providing access to quality healthcare at affordable cost. PHP was created to provide quality health coverage to employers in its coverage area at a competitive cost. We are committed to excellence and dedicated to improving the health and wellness of the communities we serve.

Participants of PHP have access to a network that includes more than 400 community physicians, 12 hospitals, and numerous other healthcare providers. Over 100,000 individuals are covered through its managed care products. Collectively, the staff at PHP has over 50 years of managed care and healthcare experience.

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