SPH Analytics and Medecision Announce Strategic Partnership to Bring Quality Measure Solution to Health Plans

February 11, 2019

Partnership will enable payers to improve measures prior to HEDIS submission with Aerial™ platform

Alpharetta, GA – SPH Analytics, a leader in healthcare analytics and population health management, and Medecision, a leader in integrated health platform solutions, announced today a strategic partnership to help health plans improve the quality of care their members receive and lower related costs. This partnership adds SPH Analytics’ award-winning Quality Measures™solution to Medecision’s Aerial™ platform, so care managers can quickly and easily identify, monitor, and close care gaps, improving quality measures prior to regulatory submission. 

The solution will be driven by SPH Analytics’ certified quality measure engine, which previews measure performance in advance of required Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS) data submission so that health plans can drive early intervention and performance. HEDIS is the measurement tool used by more than 90 percent of the nation’s health plans to evaluate their performance in terms of clinical quality and customer service, as established by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).   

“Health plans need strategic partners who understand their complex challenges in managing compliance and care for their members,” said Deb Gage, President and CEO of Medecision. “Our collaboration with SPH Analytics enhances the power of Aerial™ and improves the value we provide to our clients.”

“Accurate, timely, and actionable quality data measurement is crucial to improving patient care,” said Amy Amick, President & CEO of SPH Analytics. “Our unmatched ability to map health data and calculate measures will provide the insight health plans need to improve their HEDIS measures and ultimately improve the health of their membership. The SPH Analytics partnership with Medecision allows health plans to drive a higher quality standard in a compressed timeline, as together our companies will offer a seamless approach to gain clear insights partnered with a natural workflow to drive action.”

SPH Analytics is also an NCQA-certified CAHPS® Survey vendor with more than 25 years of experience with administration of healthcare surveys. Together, HEDIS measures and CAHPS survey results make up 50% of the NCQA accreditation score. As the industry transforms to value-based care delivery, SPH provides the clinical, cost, and experience measures required for that transformation.

HEDIS is a registered trademark of the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).

About Medecision

At Medecision, we believe in a liberated healthcare system where people, plans and care teams engage in driving the best health outcomes in a seamless, interconnected way. That’s why we invest every year in Aerial™, our integrated health platform with a suite of applications for engagement and workflow, as well as in our people whose expertise helps clients achieve their own goals. With more than 30 years of business success under our belt, and more than 50 million lives on our platform, we know what it takes to power success for our clients – more than 85 of the leading health plans and systems in the US. Together, with our professional services division Aveus, we tackle complex challenges in the government, commercial and integrated health markets. Learn more about how we’re creating a new experience in healthcare by visiting medecision.com or follow us on LinkedIn.  

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 patient outreach 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 SPHAnalytics.com.


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