Allscripts Introduces Population Health Analytics

CHICAGO, Aug. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — As the latest step in defining the next generation of population health management solutions, Allscripts (NASDAQ: MDRX) introduces Population Health Analytics, a real-time, point of care solution that aims to curb the high cost of chronic disease management and reduce readmissions.

Allscripts will demonstrate the Population Health Analytics solution this week at The Allscripts Client Experience (ACE), August 21-23 at Chicago’sMcCormick Place.

The initial release, for inclusion on any electronic health record within the clinical workflow, will include real-time key performance indicators to help inform and guide immediate clinical intervention for chronic conditions and readmission risks. Population Health Analytics leverages the power of dbMotion as the single robust source of semantically harmonized clinical data from across the connected community.

“The Population Health Analytics solution offers the opportunity to truly fulfill the promise of accountable care,” said Dr. Joel Diamond, Chief Medical Officer of Population Health. “Real-time comparative analytics at the point of care is precisely the type of valuable tool clinicians need to access insights necessary to provide better care and create better outcomes for patients.”

This solution provides analytics for high cost, high priority chronic diseases including Diabetes, Heart Disease, Coronary Artery Disease and Asthma. This data will enable physicians to identify target populations, measure performance and outcomes, analyze utilizations, manage risk and access these insights with one click from within their workflow.

“The introduction of Population Health Analytics marks a shift from reactive to proactive care,” said Paul M. Black, President and Chief Executive Officer of Allscripts. “This solution reflects the move from individual patient care to whole population health, an essential change as we make the move towards value-based care.”

About Allscripts
Allscripts (NASDAQ: MDRX) delivers the insights that healthcare providers require to generate world-class outcomes. The company’s Electronic Health Record, practice management and other clinical, revenue cycle, connectivity and information solutions create a Connected Community of Health for physicians, hospitals and post-acute organizations.  To learn more about Allscripts, please visit, Twitter, YouTube and It Takes A Community: The Allscripts Blog.

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