ATLANTA and BINGHAM FARMS, Mich., Jan. 26 WellCentive, LLCtoday announced that WellCentive Registry has been selected by my1HIE(sm) (MyOne Health Information Exchange) as its patient registry and diseasemanagement system.
Through the use of WellCentive Registry, more than 1,000 my1HIE physiciansand other health care providers in Southeast Michigan will be better able toprovide preventive care services and track and manage patients with chronichealth conditions, such as diabetes, asthma or heart disease. WellCentiveRegistry combines the capabilities of a Web-based, community-wide,point-of-care all-patient registry system with custom interfacing,customizable alerts, targeted patient outreach, comprehensive reporting tools,secure messaging features and direct reporting of outcomes to a variety ofpayors. WellCentive Registry includes highly effective patient outreachtools, including an integrated automated telephone appointment and carereminder system called WellCentive Outreach.
"Michigan led the industrial age with manufacturing, and we are now adriving force in the health care industry's adoption of new technologies bymeans of connecting physicians, labs, health plans, hospitals, electronicprescribing and other clinical applications -- with physicians leading theway," said Steven D. Grant, MD President and CEO of United Physicians, PC."This new partnership with WellCentive gives us an opportunity to expand theplatform we initially created with my1HIE and continue to advance thephysician adoption of innovative technology."
my1HIE is a unique, physician-driven health information exchange launchedin November 2008. With the physician and their respective physicianorganization at the forefront of the complete health information exchange,four physician organizations representing more than 3,000 physicians arealready committed to my1HIE, and there are discussions in the works with atleast four additional physician organizations representing an additional 2,000physicians.
"The idea of physicians working together through their physicianorganizations is a concept that has come to the forefront. Before my1HIE wewere all individually trying to determine how to add this technology toimprove patient care," said Randall Bickle, DO, JD, CPE President and MedicalDirector of Olympia Medical Service (OMS). "Now, through the my1HIE physicianorganization model, more physicians can realize and adopt the many benefits ofsuch applications as WellCentive with a high success rate."
"We are very pleased to partner with my1HIE," said Paul Taylor, M.D.,WellCentive co-founder, CEO and medical director. "WellCentive Registry hasbecome the dominant patient registry system in Michigan, because thousands ofMichigan physicians have determined that no other health information systemcan deliver the features and return on investment that are available throughthe use of WellCentive Registry. We are confident that the my1HIE physicianswill find WellCentive Registry to be easy-to-implement, cost-effective and
extremely helpful for improving the quality of care they provide theirpatients."
my1HIE is a Health Information Exchange designed by physicians thatfacilitates clinical information sharing between physicians and other healthcare entities to improve patient care. my1HIE enables health care entities tosend and receive vital patient information securely, which allows providers tomore effectively collaborate on patient care issues. For more informationvisit www.my1hie.com.
WellCentive is a health information technology company, which providescomprehensive Web-based preventive care and chronic disease managementsolutions and integrated community-wide health care data sharing and dataexchange platforms with industry-leading capabilities. WellCentive systemsare used by physicians, physician organizations, health plans, and otherhealth care organizations and include WellCentive Registry, WellCentiveOutreach, WellCentive Gateway and WellCentive Connect.
For more information, visit www.wellcentive.com.