SPH Analytics’ Client COSEHC to Present Practice Transformation Success at HIMSS19

February 10, 2019

Session on COSEHC’s practice transformation network to be featured during educational session and at HIMSS Learning Lounge

Alpharetta, GA – SPH Analytics, the top ranked vendor for population health and value-based care client satisfaction, announced today that one of its key clients, the Consortium for Southeastern Hypertension Control (COSEHC), will present at HIMSS19. The session will highlight COSEHC’s work as a practice transformation network (PTN) under a cooperative agreement from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative (TCPI).  The PTN implemented a patient-centric population health improvement program, powered by SPH Analytics’ Population Care patient registry, that would establish health-improvement targets, reduce costs, and help implement sustainable business processes in practices serving the health of millions of persons across nine southeast states.

“Practices should embrace continuous quality improvement in their ongoing work to achieve holistic transformation,” said Debra Simmons, HIMSS presenter, COSEHC Executive Director, and Project Director, QualityImpact Practice Transformation Network (PTN). “By leveraging SPH Analytics’ Population Care patient registry, we were able to utilize a rapid-cycle quality improvement strategy inclusive of data transparency, continuous measurement, and selection of proven strategies tailored to the practice. This proved to be an effective method to identify and close care gaps and improve patient outcomes, as evidenced by our strong program results.”

For more than 20 years, COSEHC has worked to reduce cardiovascular disease, diabetes morbidity and mortality. COSEHC’s experience enabled it to be one of 29 groups awarded with a cooperative agreementunder HHS’ new Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative. CMS funding supports the PTN’s provision of clinical expertise and technical assistance to providers throughout the Southeast.

“We are proud to partner with thought leaders like Debra Simmons at COSEHC whose innovative work is transforming patient- and family-centered care through data-driven quality improvement and sustainable business operations,” said Amy Amick, CEO of SPH Analytics.  “And we are honored to support the hundreds of provider organizations that are a part of the QualityImpact PTN in their journey to provide the best care to their patients.”

COSEHC’s presentation will take place through the Population Health Management and Public Health Track on Wednesday, February 13, from 1:00-2:00PM (Session ID 140). The session will also be livestreamed and fed into the HIMSS Learning Lounge as well as recorded for on-demand playback by attendees.

To learn more about SPH Analytics, visit HIMSS19 booth #4679 or www.SPHAnalytics.com.

About SPH Analytics

SPH Analytics (SPH), a leader in healthcare analytics and population health management, empowers clients to analyze and interpret their clinical, financial, and consumer experience data to maximize their performance. SPH’s Population Care™, Population Value™, and Population Engage™ solutions are built on the innovative Nexus™ Platform, providing insights and impact to integrated health networks, ACOs, hospitals, ambulatory care providers, physician groups, and health plans. SPH’s quality measure dashboards, financial risk measurement, healthcare survey and call center solutions, and consulting services empower clients to meet the Triple Aim by improving population health, reducing overall cost of care, and improving the patient experience.

SPH Analytics is a recognized leader in the industry, earning accolades as a top ranked population health vendor by KLAS, ranked the number one analytics firm out of the top 50 disruptive health IT companies by Black Book Research, and ranked number one in MACRA and MIPS Support Technology for Value-Based Care by Black Book Research. SPH Analytics has been providing insights to clients for more than 25 years and serves clients in all 50 states. Corporate headquarters are in metro Atlanta. SPH Analytics is a portfolio company of the $3 billion STG Partners. For more information, call 1-866-460-5681 or visit www.SPHAnalytics.com

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