President of Village Family Practice and Co-Founder of VillageMD Utilizes Data Analytics to Improve Care and Cost

Dr. Clive Fields, President, Village Family Practice and Chief Medical Officer and Co-Founder of VillageMD, will present best practices from his own medical group for leveraging data analytics in managing patient risk at the 2016 Annual Conference of the Health Information Management and Systems Society (HIMSS). These best practices demonstrated cost and quality improvement across Medicare and commercial patients. Using the same proven practices, VillageMD provides primary care management solutions to help physicians create the greatest clinical value every time a patient touches the healthcare system.

At HIMSS 2016, Dr. Fields will discuss how data analytics can be used to optimize diagnostic risk, patient stratification, and improve clinical outcomes in his presentation entitled “Coding for Care: Using Data Analytics for Risk Adjustment” on March 2, 2016 from 2:00- 4:00 p.m.

Dr. Fields will speak to how an improved care model using data analytics and a team-based approach to primary care improved clinical quality and yielded the following results:

• Medicare admission/readmission rates 30 percent lower than the community average
• Medicare total cost of care of 25 to 45 percent below community average
• Commercial total cost of care of seven to 10 percent below community average

“After more than 25 years in family practice, I believe our clinical care and economic model paired with data-driven intelligence have practice-changing implications by helping physicians manage patient risk – the greatest predictor of outcomes,” said Dr. Fields. “I co-founded VillageMD to arm physicians with the same proven strategies used at Village Family Practice to empower providers to deliver the highest-value care.”

With years of experience in high quality, efficient care programs, VillageMD brings the technology, process, staffing, and managed care contracts needed to be successful in a value-based reimbursement environment. The company’s track record includes primary care services management for physician groups, health systems, and clinically integrated networks, and demonstrated results in both Medicare and Commercial populations.

VillageMD partners with primary care physician groups in the Midwest, Northeast and across Texas with plans to expand throughout the Southeast.

About Village Family Practice
Since 1975, Village Family Practice has been dedicated to providing families across greater Houston with the highest quality clinical care. We are a primary care-led, physician-driven practice of 30 primary care providers treating acute care, wellness and prevention, and chronic condition needs. We are proudly a network member of the Accountable Care Coalition of Texas, recently named one of the nation’s best accountable care organizations.

About VillageMD
VillageMD is a leading provider of management services for healthcare organizations moving toward a primary care-led, high-value clinical model. The VillageMD solution provides the tools, technology, operations, and staffing support needed to drive the highest quality clinical results across a population. VillageMD works with physician groups, independent practice associations, and health systems to improve quality, deliver a first-rate patient experience, and lower costs in the communities they serve.

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