HGE Health to Provide Respiratory / COPD Remote Patient Monitoring Services to Science Management Company's National Client Portfolio of Payer and Healthcare Institutions

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 Corporate News
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The expanded partnership between Science Management Company and HGE Health grows an existing regional network of technology-enabled disease management respiratory services

FT. WASHINGTON, Pa., Dec. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Science Management Company, LLC (SMC) and Philadelphia-based HGE Health agreed today to expand their strategic partnership to serve the respiratory and COPD needs of SMC's portfolio of healthcare clients – bringing HGE Health's solutions to its multiple health plans and nationally-recognized academic and faith-based healthcare institutions in the United States.

The move comes following HGE Health's recently demonstrated patient clinical outcomes and physician engagement results across several regional markets as a technology-enabled services provider of Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) services and value-based care.

"Focused on SMC's mission of clinical and operational excellence, while leveraging my perspective as a past board member of one of the country's top Blue's health plan, we conducted a rigorous review of HGE's solution and results. We feel HGE Health can immediately provide an improved patient care experience and enable our clients to confront the upward trend of costs associated with COPD," stated James Skidmore, CEO of Science Management Company, LLC. "HGE Health maintains the world's largest longitudinal COPD symptom and treatment response dataset, so we are confident that their combined platform, proprietary algorithms, and accumulated clinical support services experience will significantly contribute towards supporting the physicians that treat patients living with this devastating and growing disease."

HGE Health works with the nation's leading pulmonologists and primary care providers. Their technology and data analytics infrastructure are also used in the curation and development of real-world evidence for respiratory disease research.

"We're excited to deepen our relationship with SMC and their clients as they seek to engage and empower physicians and their patients living with COPD," said Michael J. Markus, PhD, CEO of HGE Health. "Together we will accelerate the use of data-driven personalized medicine combined with the accessibility and reach of remote patient monitoring services to improve interactions between physicians and their patients. Patients enrolling on our service have multiple co-morbidities and complex healthcare needs, yet our platform has repeatedly proven itself to be an easy-to-use and timely mechanism for providers and their COPD patients to better manage their day to day symptoms and improve a patient's quality of life."

About HGE Health Headquartered in Fort Washington, PA, HGE Health harnesses its deep experience in chronic disease management and digital health in pulmonary disease, telemedicine, and mobile health to develop a clinical services platform that delivers better care faster at a much lower cost for patients, physicians and payors. Built on clinical protocols developed and supported by 16 years of research, the company's technology has compiled the longest-running and world's largest longitudinal data set of COPD symptoms, interventions, and clinical management to help physicians provide care for a geographically and socio-economically diverse COPD and pulmonary patient population.

About Science Management Company, LLC As a leading international professional services firm, Science Management Company, LLC addresses the most-challenging management issues of our time, including information technology, quality, productivity, and culture. In the healthcare industry, Science Management Company, LLC assists healthcare institutions to become more financially stable and self-reliant by seeking out and providing them with the most economically-effective solutions that improve cash flow, instill discipline in the financial process, demonstrate clear Return on Investment (ROI), mandate compliance adherence and overall business management, and enhance the critical operating processes and systems. Science Management Company, LLC has assembled the tools and services required to confront the major issues of the healthcare industry.



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