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May 2018

2018 May Newsletter: Skin Cancer Awareness Month

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2018 May Newsletter: Skin Cancer Awareness Month

Monthly Healthcare Buzz…

 

The Department of Veterans Affairs turn to telemedicine to treat patients with mental health disorders. The use of telemedicine increases access to care and helps reduce high anxiety levels in patients unable to go to a clinic due to anxiety.

Scientists discovered 12 ancient hepatitis B genomes in 4,500-year-old humans remains, including a type of the virus that is now extinct. A technique called shotgun sequencing was used by the scientists to shred, at random, long strands of DNA. The fragments are then cloned.

An independent federal study reports that President Trump’s short-term health insurance plans could cost individuals and the government more than originally estimate. The chief actuary estimates the proposal could increase federal spending by $38.7 billion over 10 years.

The FDA approved a monthly shot for preventing chronic migraines, the first of its kind to be approved in the U.S. Three additional shots are also expected to be approved by next year.

U.S. sunscreens protect against sunburns causing UVB, but are not as effective at blocking UVA which can lead to premature aging and skin cancer. New sunscreen filters have not been approved in the U.S. since the late 1990s falling behind many European countries with sunscreen containing filters providing better UVA protection.

May was Skin Cancer Awareness Month

In the U.S., skin cancer is the most common and one of the most preventable types of cancer. (1)

Skin Cancer Awareness infographic

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) reports that UV radiation exposure in childhood and adolescence increases the risk of cancer later in life. They recommend behavioral counseling for parents and those between the ages of 6 months to 24 years of age, with fair skin types, on minimizing exposure to UV radiation.(1) Incorporating behavioral counseling and interventions into clinical settings proved effective and beneficial in several trials conducted by the USPSTF. Of the six trials evaluating the effect of sun protection behavior interventions among children and adolescents, five reported statistically significant improvements in parent-reported scores of child sun protection behaviors. As the incidence of this disease reaches epidemic levels, it is vital healthcare professionals find effective ways of educating patients about the risks of UV overexposure and how to prevent it.

 

Healthcare professionals are often pressed for time, so incorporating sun behavior counseling may seem difficult to fit into an appointment, but the health and financial benefits could be significant. If clinicians are alerted to patients at risk (fair skin types), prepared interventions could be incorporated into appointments. Offering print materials and sun protection aids such as sunscreen samples, hats, and shirts could be an efficient way to educate parents and encourage sun safety behaviors. Patients could then continue to educate themselves at home followed up by quick telephone calls from their doctor to check on the progress of sun protection behaviors. By incorporating behavioral counseling interventions into care plans, significant reductions in skin cancer incident and mortality could be achieved as well as easing the financial healthcare burden.

 

1. May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://www.skincancer.org/get-involved/skin-cancer-awareness-month
2. Final Recommendation Statement: Skin Cancer Prevention: Behavioral Counseling. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. (2018, March). Retrieved from https://uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Document/RecommendationStatementFinal/skin-cancer-counseling2
3. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Prevent Skin Cancer. Washington, DC: U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services, Office of the Surgeon General. (2014) Retrieved from https://www.surgeongeneral.gov/library/calls/prevent-skin-cancer/call-to-action-prevent-skin-cancer.pdf

April 2018

2018 April Newsletter: Care Management

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2018 April Newsletter: Care Management

Monthly Healthcare Buzz…

Walmart considers buying Humana, a health insurer with a recent valuation of $37 billion. Preliminary talks have been held exploring the possibility of a combination or merger.

Medicare launched a Diabetes Prevention Program April 1st to address one of the most costly and common medical conditions in the U.S. Community organizations will be running the program, but they are hesitant to adopt the program due to contracting requirements. An early version of a CDC diabetes program resulted in participants being 58% less likely to develop diabetes than the placebo group.

Researchers from the London School of Economics and Harvard University found that the U.S spends twice as much on medical care as compared to 11 high-income countries. Utilization rates, though, were relatively similar. Pharmaceutical and labor rates contribute to America’s high healthcare costs. (Infographic).

Senators urge the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to lower the price for naloxone used to reverse opioid overdoses. 115 people are estimated to die per day of an opioid overdose and it is argued cheaper prices would make the reversal drug more accessible for governmental units.

Scientists find a DNA structure, known as an i-motif, in human cells. The structure resembles a twisted know and was originally believed to only occur when a cytosine-rich region of DNA is in acidic conditions that don’t exist in a cell. Researchers have since found the i-motif can form in extremely crowded environments that are possible in a cell.

The MedCompass Approach: Comprehensive Care Management

Care management typically involves a team-based, patient-centered approach to healthcare assisting patients with managing medical conditions. Here is an example of two approaches to the simple care management task of a woman named Sarah for a Breast Cancer Screen.

MedCompass Comprehensive Care Management comparison chart.

March 2018

2018 March newsletter, the heavy burden of chronic conditions.

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2018 March newsletter, the heavy burden of chronic conditions.

Monthly Healthcare Buzz…

 

California’s new drug transparency law is beginning to take effect. Drug companies are required to disclose cost components and give major purchasers a 60 day’s notice of any significant price increase. It is unclear whether this law will pressure drug companies to keep costs low, but other states, such as Oregon, are beginning to follow suit.

Cybersecurity was a popular topic at the HIMSS 2018 conference. The survey released at the conference revealed that a majority of healthcare organizations faced a security incident the previous year. Most of the attacks being identifiable threat actors, such as negligent insiders and hackers.

The FDA approved a smart continuous glucose monitoring system (CGM) that can alert patients up to 60 minutes in advance of potential high or low glucose incidents. In the clinical study, the system accurately alerted patients to 98.5% of hypoglycemic events.

New technologies have shown promise in utilizing artificial intelligence (AI) and computational image analysis coupled with new insights into how cancer works to help with lung cancer diagnosis, prognosis, and best treatment. Researchers hope the use of advanced imaging, during clinical trails, will result in more precise ways of knowing which patients are more likely to experience recurrence.

Uber announces new Uber Health app to provide patients with transportation to and from hospitals and doctor’s appointments. Healthcare providers can order rides for their patients and patient’s without smartphones can still receive messages/alerts through text messages or phone calls.

The Heavy Burden of Chronic Conditions

Chronic health conditions are a heavy burden on the people living with them as well as the healthcare system. The number of people with three or more chronic conditions is projected to increase from 30.8 million in 2015 to 83.4 million in 2030, if left unaddressed.(2) As the prevalence of chronic conditions continues increasing the cost of treating these patients will also increase. Patients with 5 or more chronic conditions make up 12% of the population, but account for 41% of healthcare spending.(1) This makes it vital for payers, providers, and care coordinators to implement intelligent solutions targeted at curbing these staggering costs.

The heavy burden of chronic conditions infographic.

  1. Buttorff, Christine, Teague Ruder and Melissa Bauman. Multiple Chronic Conditions in the United States. Santa Monica, CA: RAND Corporation, 2017. Retrieved from https://www.rand.org/pubs/tools/TL221.html.
  2. New National Data Shows: The Projected Total Cost of Chronic Disease from 2016-2030 in America is $42 Trillion. (n.d). Retrieved from  https://www.fightchronicdisease.org/latest-news/new-national-data-shows-projected-total-cost-chronic-disease-2016-2030-america-42.

February 2018

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Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) algorithms are being developed by Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis and the Regenstrief Institute to predict the need for patient SDOH service referrals.

 

Following the Parkland Florida high school shooting, Alex Azar, Secretary of Health and Human Services, expresses support for gun violence research by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

 

The Healthcare Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) outlines its 4 policy priorities for 2018. Among them are addressing potential budget cuts to AHRQ, educating HHS secretary Alex Azar, interoperability call to action, and a continued focus on cybersecurity.

 

New drugs are being developed in the wake of this years deadly flu season. They will not come in time for this flu season, but could be available in the U.S. next winter.

 

To cut drug prices, states look to advance a bill allowing drugs to be imported from Canada. The practice, pursued before, is currently illegal, but states, including Utah, Vermont, Virginia, and Oklahoma, are pushing the federal government to revisit this option.

Does Your Zip Code Affect Your Health?

 

Healthy habits lead to a healthy life, but how is our life affected by factors outside of our control? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), “your zip code can be more important than your genetic code.”(1) In Philadelphia, two babies born just 5 miles apart face up to a 20-year difference in life expectancy.(2) We don’t control where we are born but, as a community, we can counteract and prevent known healthcare inequities based on circumstances. An individual’s health is affected by several factors beyond the clinical measures, including neighborhood and built area, economic stability, education, and social and community context.(3) Together these factors make up Social Determinants of Health: the conditions in which we grow, learn, work, and play.

 

Take Tracy for example. Tracy is a 34-year-old woman from rural Kentucky. She is a high school dropout working at the diner walking distance from her home. She has not seen her primary care physician for over 3 years and is morbidly obese. Living in a food desert, with no nutritional, fresh, and healthy food, and without access to her primary care physician, how can Tracy successfully manage her obesity and other risk factors? Clinical care affects only 20% of health(1) according to the CDC. Limited or no access to a grocery store, stable housing, education, a safe place to exercise, air quality, etc. play an active role in a person’s health.

 

1. Invest in Your Community [PDF file]. (2015 March). Retrieved from https://www.cdc.gov/chinav/docs/chi_nav_infographic.pdf 
2. Mapping Life Expectancy: Philadelphia. (2016, April 6). Retrieved fromhttps://societyhealth.vcu.edu/work/the-projects/mapsphiladelphia.html
3. Social Determinants of Health. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/topics-objectives/topic/social-determinants-of-health

January 2018

2018 January Newsletter: AssureCare develops new MTM module, part 3

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AssureCare® Announcement!

 

We are very proud to announce our achievement with Kroger of Level III (Active Medication) capability from Community Care of North Carolina (CCNC) for the Pharmacist eCare Plan initiative. We further enhance capabilities of our industry leading clinical platform, MedCompass, by enabling and empowering pharmacies to be active players in patients’ overall health care ecosystem Read more!

Monthly Healthcare Buzz…

 

Hospital groups announced a plan to create a not-for-profit drug company with a goal of creating cheaper generic drugs. The drug company will initially be supported by Ascension, Intermountain Health, SSM Health, Trinity Health, and the VA health system.

Spark Therapeutics developed a gene therapy drug for treating a rare, inherited form of blindness. It’s current price-tag of $850,000 raises some health insurance concerns.

CHIP funding was renewed for six years with the reopening of the government on January 22nd. The Congressional Budget Office estimated a federal saving of $6 billion if the funding was extended to 10 years.

A new study appearing in the New England Journal of Medicine found that the flu can increase the risk of a heart attack. The study found that patients diagnosed with the flu were six times more likely to have a heart attack that week compared to the year prior or after.

The blood-brain barrier, lining blood vessels in the brain, blocks out foreign invaders while also blocking most drugs from reaching the central nervous system. Scientist Choi-Fong Cho is growing tiny versions of the blood-brain barrier in her lab to make drug research less difficult

AssureCare® Develops New Medication Therapy Management Module, Part 3

 

Currently, Medication Therapy Management (MTM) is practiced inconsistently throughout the pharmacy world. There are some retail pharmacies that have haphazardly incorporated MTM services, while others have created call centers devoted to conducting Comprehensive Medication Reviews (CMRs) over the phone. MTM services are a very manual, high energy, low return experience for most practitioners. Pharmacists often do not pursue available opportunities because of lack of incentive as compared to the redundant paperwork that is required. A smart system, taking into account all of the MTM criteria for comprehensive as well as targeted medication reviews would not only greatly expedite the process for pharmacists, but increase the monetary returns as well. “Our intent is to build a world class product that will scale from large retail pharmacies to family owned community pharmacies,” said Dr. Yousuf J. Ahmad, President & CEO of AssureCare®.

The chances for medication mismanagement are high for patients with multiple chronic conditions taking multiple medications. Often members of the care team will be unaware of what the other providers are prescribing – causing potential life-threatening drug interactions. In the USA, patients over the age of 65, on average, see 13 different practitioners, have 8 comorbidities, and take 15 medications.(1) Proper implementation of a robust MTM system would lead to fewer complications and readmissions, saving time and money for the patients, practitioners, and payers.

  1. Linda M. Strand; Peter C. Morley; Robert J. Cipolle. (2012) Pharmaceutical Care Practice: The Patient-Centered Approach to Medication Management Services. The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc

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AssureCare® and Kroger Achieve Level III (Active Medication) Capability for the Pharmacist Electronic Care Plan (eCare Plan)

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AssureCare® and Kroger Achieve Level III (Active Medication) Capability for the Pharmacist Electronic Care Plan (eCare Plan)

AssureCare® further enhances capabilities of its industry leading clinical platform, MedCompass, by enabling and empowering pharmacies to be active players in patients’ overall health care ecosystem

CINCINNATI, Ohio—January 22, 2018—AssureCare and Kroger today announced that they achieved Level III (Active Medication) capability from Community Care of North Carolina (CCNC) for the Pharmacist eCare Plan initiative. Using AssureCare’s solution, MedCompass, Kroger pharmacies in North Carolina can share care plans electronically, support care coordination, and actively participate with CCNC and its patient-centered medical home and care-management activities. By virtue of being able to submit the ecare plan, they are able to engage the patient and his/her care team, improving health outcomes, and reduce costs.  For more information on the Pharmacist eCare Plan initiative, click here

“This level 3 capability allows Kroger pharmacies to transmit patient active medication lists, drug therapy problems, gaps in care, interventions and patient-centered goals,” said Colleen Lindholz, President of Kroger Pharmacy and The Little Clinic. “By using AssureCare, our pharmacists have a much broader, real-time view of the patient’s care plan, and consequently, they have the tools to go ‘beyond the fill,’ improving patient health outcomes, enhancing patient engagement, and reducing costs,” she added.

“The Pharmacist eCare Plan is a dynamic plan that contains information on the patient, pharmacist and care team’s concerns and goals related to medication optimization. The care plan may also contain information related to individual health and social risks that may impact care, planned interventions, expected outcomes, and referrals to other providers or for additional services e.g., nutrition consultation or diagnostic laboratory studies,” said Jim Kirby, Senior Director of Pharmacy Services.

Kroger’s community pharmacists can also use AssureCare’s technology platform to identify what interventions or services a patient needs and drive patient services like medication reconciliation, adherence monitoring and medication synchronization, immunizations, Medicare plan reviews, patient engagement, communication to the electronic health record to other healthcare providers, and billing for enhanced services.

“Reaching Level 3 is an important milestone.  AssureCare is an innovator and their technology allows Kroger pharmacies to now communicate with commercial health plans, government sponsored health programs, hospitals, physician practices, Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) quality assurance organizations, Risk Bearing Entities (RBEs) and other care team members in a way that gives depth and context to their pharmacy’s activities,” said Troy Trygstad, vice president, Pharmacy Programs at Community Care of North Carolina. “This is an important step towards pharmacies’ meaningful integration with the rest of the health care team. Without the Pharmacist eCare Plan, it is difficult for pharmacies to participate in widespread healthcare system payment reform efforts and they risk getting left behind.”

“I commend CCNC and Kroger’s innovative pharmacy leadership for taking a pioneering role in creating this eCare Plan standard which not only exchanges real-time pharmacy related clinical information, but also leverages the depth and breadth of AssureCare’s member-centric technology that helps coordinate the entire ecosystem of a human life,” said Yousuf J. Ahmad, DrPH, MBA, MHSA, FACHE, a healthcare industry veteran and President & CEO of AssureCare.  “It allows pharmacists to exchange real-time information with the entire care team of the patient with a keen focus on the triple aim – improving health outcomes, engaging patients, and reducing costs,” Dr. Ahmad added.

About AssureCare®

AssureCare is a privately held healthcare technology company that transforms the health management process for providers and payers by enabling the delivery of higher quality, cost effective, collaborative care across the complete continuum of care. AssureCare’s flagship software platform, MedCompass, is used by many of the nation’s leading commercial and government organizations (Medicare and Medicaid) to deliver end-to-end care management for millions of members daily.  MedCompass transforms healthcare management by automating processes and streamlining workflows, thus allowing care professionals to make better decisions that dramatically improve the quality of care.  AssureCare is considered an industry leader in developing modular, seamless solutions designed to improve patient outcomes and reduce avoidable costs associated with population health management.

AssureCare is a Vora Ventures portfolio company with headquarters in Cincinnati, OH. For more information call 513-618-2150.

About Kroger

The Kroger Co. is 453,000 associates who serve nearly nine million customers every day in 2,793 retail food stores under a variety of local banner names in 35 states and the District of Columbia.

 

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December 2017

2017 December Newsletter: AssureCare develops new MTM module, part 2.

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2017 December Newsletter: AssureCare develops new MTM module, part 2.

Monthly Healthcare Buzz…

 

CVS Health announced its plan to acquire Aetna with the intention of offering lower-cost care. The deal is valued at $77 billion and will undergo federal review.

 

Ascension and Providence – St. Joseph’s Health talk about a merger between the two non-profits. This merge would create the largest hospital chain in the U.S.

 

Congress passes short-term solution for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). They are allocating nearly $3 billion to keep CHIP funded through March.

 

ADA released their 2018 Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes that they will continue to revise with the latest information throughout the upcoming year. There have been several updates to recommendations including an increased awareness for social determinants of health.

 

FDA addressed a number of regulations in 2017 with the increase of digital health clearances and the appointment of a new commissioner Scott Gottlieb. The FDA began accepting applications to a pilot program for pre-certification in which the companies would not need the FDA’s blessing on every individual product.

AssureCare® Develops New Medication Therapy Management Module, Part 2

Proper implementation of MTM is a win-win-win for members, providers, and payers. Medication mismanagement can be fatal for the members. The American College of Prevention Medicine reported that poor medication adherence takes the lives of an estimated 125,000 Americans annually.(1) MTM services help members take a more active role in managing their comorbid chronic conditions. Providers also benefit by saving crucial time and resources currently spent on addressing recurrent clinical problems. As the healthcare reimbursement model shifts from a strictly service-based model to a more outcome-based model, providers find MTM services very pertinent. The payer’s advantage to MTM is straight forward. By preventing complications and drastically reducing readmissions, the cost is significantly reduced. “AssureCare’s® MedCompass® product already captures salient clinical and demographic information needed for care coordination making MTM a perfect evolution of our product. We also see a huge opportunity in expanding our MTM solution for a complete, end-to-end, pharmacy solution,” commented Dr. Yousuf J. Ahmad, President & CEO of AssureCare®.

 

1. Medication Adherence Clinical Reference. Retrieved from http://www.acpm.org/?MedAdherTT_ClinRef

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November 2017

2017 November Newsletter: AssureCare develops new MTM module, part 1.

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2017 November Newsletter: AssureCare develops new MTM module, part 1.

Monthly Healthcare Buzz…

 

On November 13th, the FDA announced approval for the first use of a digital pill that monitors a patient’s medication intake. The ingestible sensor sends a signal to a wearable patch which passes it on to a mobile app.

 

Amazon considers entering the pharmacy space. Some pharmaceutical companies welcome the prospect of Amazon challenging the current system with technological improvements.

 

Senate Republicans have decided to include a change to the Affordable Care Act in their tax bill proposing a repeal for requiring most American’s to have health insurance.

 

The American Heart Association released new high blood pressure guidelines. Hypertension is now defined as above 130 over 80 instead of the previous 140 over 90.

 

CMS announced 18 areas the new Meaningful Measures program will track. The goal is to alleviate burdensome paperwork and refocus on meaningful patient outcomes and improved communication.

AssureCare® Develops New Medication Therapy Management Module, Part 1

“Medication Therapy Management (MTM) is a patient-centric and comprehensive approach to improve medication use, reduce the risk of adverse events, and improve medication adherence.”(2) Pharmacists and other providers review a patient’s complete medication history including prescription, nonprescription, traditional, alternative, nutritional supplements, and vitamins. This information is then used to improve compliance and adherence to chronic medications, review side effects and drug interactions, address potential issues to the providers, and educate the patients. Medication mismanagement and medication-related problems lead to an estimated, “1.5 million preventable adverse events occur[ing] each year that result in $177 billion in injury and death.”(1) MTM services are targeted to lower these alarmingly high rates and improve patient outcomes. “In all my healthcare experience I have found that pharmacists are the most underutilized healthcare professionals in America given the depth and breadth of their training. Our solution will allow pharmacists to spend more quality time with their patients in optimizing their medication therapy.” said Dr. Yousuf J. Ahmad, President & CEO of AssureCare®.

 

1. APhA MTM Central. (2013, October 13). Retrieved from https://www.pharmacist.com/
2. Health Literacy Tools for Providers of Medication Therapy Management. Content last reviewed July 2017. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. Retrieved from http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/pharmhealthlit/mtm.html

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AssureCare® and Centerprise Form Strategic Partnership

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AssureCare and Centerprise Form a Strategic Partnership to Enhance Federally Qualified Health Centers’ (FQHC’s) Ability to Improve Health and Outcomes through Care Coordination

Partnership to drive an innovative approach to ensure more Americans can receive the best coordinated care leveraging AssureCare’s® state-of-the-art care coordination platform, MedCompass®.

Cincinnati, Ohio – May 17, 2017 –In a joint announcement, AssureCare® and Centerprise stated their strategic partnership provides targeted care management solutions to FQHCs. FQHCs are community-based and patient-centered healthcare centers with a focus on serving underserved populations.

FQHCs play an important role in caring for both urban and rural populations throughout the United States. As of 2015, over 24 million Americans were cared for by providers employed by FQHCs. Many of these patients suffer from one or more chronic illnesses. With ever increasing co-morbidities, care management and disease management solutions are needed more than ever. In addition to their federal reporting requirements, health centers are driven to demonstrate value that is provided to their patients, payers, and providers. This is to ensure continued financial resources that allow them to provide quality care to the underserved population. To date, FQHC’s have been searching for software technology to report their outcomes effectively and to provide targeted care management approaches to the most vulnerable patients. AssureCare® and Centerprise formed a partnership to address the need for technology-driven coordinated care and real-time outcomes.

This collaborative solution, MedCompass®, will allow care coordinators, case managers, providers, and administrators to manage their patients’ chronic diseases, reduce patient costs and enhance patient satisfaction. Furthermore, it will provide a foundation for FQHCs to reach and surpass their quality benchmarks while providing a streamlined way of reporting them. The platform integrates easily with existing systems that help FQHC’s with their daily practice functions, making it a cost-effective care coordination approach.

“Federally Qualified Health Centers in the United States are a driving force in maintaining positive health outcomes for patients in communities that are underserved”, said Ken Page, President and CEO of Centerprise. “Our partnership with AssureCare® highlights our strong commitment to help provide the best coordinated care possible for these individuals. We are thrilled to be able to provide this innovative solution for FQHCs and assist them in navigating the world of advanced technology-driven healthcare,” says Page.

“Consistent with our mission, AssureCare® strives to make care coordination streamlined, efficient and outcomes focused. Our partnership with Centerprise allows us to catalyze and concretize our care coordination solutions to solve healthcare delivery issues for population(s) and in the communities, they live,” says Dr. Yousuf J. Ahmad, President & CEO of AssureCare®.

ABOUT ASSURECARE®

AssureCare® is a privately held healthcare technology company that transforms the health management process for providers and payers by enabling the delivery of higher quality, cost effective, collaborative care across the complete continuum of care. AssureCare’s® flagship software platform, MedCompass®, is used by many of the nation’s leading commercial and government organizations (Medicare and Medicaid) to deliver end-to-end care management for millions of members daily.

MedCompass® transforms healthcare management by automating processes and streamlining workflows, thus allowing care professionals to make better decisions that dramatically improve the quality of care. AssureCare® is considered an industry leader in developing modular, seamless solutions designed to improve patient outcomes and reduce avoidable costs associated with population health management.

AssureCare® is a Vora Ventures portfolio company with headquarters in Cincinnati, OH. For more information, please visit https://www.assurecare.com or call 513-618-2150.

ABOUT CENTERPRISE

Centerprise originated from a Federally Qualified Health Center in Ohio and work nationally with Federally Qualified Health Centers into make them leaders in a Population Health environment. Their services include revenue cycle management, insurance billing, professional and consulting services, and population health strategy. The group is based in Ohio and is a corporative member of the National Association of Community Health Centers. For more information, please visit: www.centerpriseinc.com