Stanson Health Partners with Deaconess to Enable Real-Time Clinical Decision Support and Analytics to Improve Patient Care Delivery, ACO Performance

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Health Technology Company Helps CMS Next Generation ACO in Indiana

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Stanson Health, a health technology company supporting medical

providers in real time at the point of care, today announced a new partnership with Deaconess, a health system in Indiana, to enable clinical decision support within the Electronic Health Record (EHR). With the Stanson Health platform, Deaconess providers will have access to highly validated, evidence-based recommendations that will help their clinical teams make better treatment decisions for their patients, reduce costs and remain a leader in value based care.

"Deaconess is a CMS Next Generation ACO committed to the delivery of safe, high-quality, compassionate patient care. Our leaders recognized early-on that successful implementation and use of health information technology benefitted our organization but more importantly, the community members who depend on us in times of need and uncertainty," said Chief Medical Information Officer Dr. Diane Hunt. "Our investment in the Stanson Health platform will enable our clinical care teams to receive real-time, evidence-based advice to the benefit of the patient and the cost of care delivery. Stanson's analytics platform will also enable us to think about decision support more broadly – before ordering to evaluate and update our order sets and after ordering to provide physician peer comparison feedback and de-identified comparative data. This technology will help reduce physician burnout and ensure optimal outcomes for our patients."

The Stanson health library of clinical interventions and analytics solutions will be deployed across the Deaconess network in early 2018. These solutions will be used specifically to:

  • Reduce inappropriate or potentially harmful care
  • Reinforce appropriate care, close care gaps and improve quality
  • Boost financial performance
  • Reduce clinician alert fatigue

"We are very excited to partner with Deaconess to help significantly improve patient care," said Stanson Health Chief Commercial Operations Officer Ryan Nellis. "Deaconess is an innovative, anchor health care organization in southern Indiana that we're honored to support."

About Stanson Health

Stanson Health, headquartered in Los Angeles, California, is leading the way in developing next-generation Clinical Decision Support solutions. Stanson provides EHR-integrated real-time interventions optimized for use in the provider's clinical workflow. These interventions support health systems with important initiatives such as MACRA, Medicare Advantage Star, Antibiotic Stewardship, Opioid Management, PAMA, Choosing Wisely, and more. Combined with relevant analytics, Stanson solutions safely guide physician decisions toward the elimination of unnecessary or inappropriate care and help improve the quality of care. Stanson clients operate more than 350 hospitals and support more than 115,000 providers. Visit us at .

About Deaconess

Deaconess Health System is the premier provider of health care services to 26 counties in three states (IN, IL, and KY). The system consists of seven hospitals located in southern Indiana: Deaconess Midtown Hospital, Deaconess Gateway Hospital, The Women's Hospital, The Heart Hospital, The Orthopedic and Neuroscience Hospital, Deaconess Cross Pointe, and HealthSouth Deaconess Rehabilitation Hospital.

Deaconess Clinic, a fully integrated multispecialty group featuring primary care physicians as well as top specialty doctors, provides patients with consistent and convenient care. Additional components include a freestanding Cancer Center, Urgent Care facilities, a network of preferred hospitals and doctors, more than 30 care sites, and multiple partnerships with other regional health care providers.

CONTACT: Ryan Nellis, 612-865-7742,


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