Health Plans, Hospitals, Physicians and Employers Need Easy-to-Use Tools for Value-Based Care Success
Geneia an analytic solutions and services company that is simplifying the evolution to value-based care, announced its new partnership with Salesforce Health Cloud to better serve the needs of health plans, hospitals, providers and employers transitioning to value-based care. The joint solution, which combines the Theon platform’s cost and quality analytic capabilities with Salesforce Health Cloud’s workflow, member engagement and communication tools, was debuted at Dreamforce 2017. At the conference, Geneia CEO Mark Caron, FACHE, CHCIO, Chief Strategy Officer Heather Lavoie, and Chief Technology Officer Fred Rahmanian presented alongside Salesforce Vice President of Health Cloud Rita Sharma.
“We’re thrilled to work with Geneia to better serve the value-based care market,” said Susan Collins, vice president, general manager healthcare & life sciences at Salesforce. “With Geneia’s expertise in population health management and Salesforce’s track record in customer and patient relationship management, we are able to provide a solution that uniquely serves the needs of healthcare organizations moving into more patient-centric models of care.”
The Theon Platform Key Features
Available on Health Cloud, the Theon platform drives repeatable improvements in health, quality and financial outcomes. The Theon platform has helped customers:
- Close care gaps and increase Medicare star ratings
- Reduce acute inpatient hospital admissions by up to 7.2 percent
- Lower emergency department visits by more than 8 percent and readmissions by more than 14 percent, and
- Reduce claims costs by 2 percent
Salesforce and Geneia will collaborate on product development, go-to-market strategy and business development opportunities, and together will communicate the value and opportunity to key target audiences and market analysts. The Geneia app for Health Cloud will expand and enhance existing capabilities for health plans, providers and employers. The Theon platform solution for population health management and member engagement is now available on Health Cloud.
Caron added, “Salesforce is the leader in customer relationship management. Geneia is an industry leader in cost and quality analytics, risk stratification and population health management. Together, we are delivering an easy-to-implement and use solution that simplifies the transition of health plans, hospitals, physicians and employers to value-based care. Our combined solution was created to meet healthcare organizations where they are and grow with them as they evolve to more sophisticated population health management.”