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MDwise Goes Live on Jiva, ZeOmega's Population Healthcare Management Platform

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MDwise Goes Live on Jiva, ZeOmega's Population Healthcare Management Platform

ZeOmega Inc., the premier provider of software solutions for population healthcare management, announced today that MDwise, Indiana's only nonprofit managed health care organization, has successfully launched ZeOmega's Jiva care management software to enable provider collaboration and improve patient engagement. MDwise partners with more than 1,400 primary care providers to serve more than 300,000 uninsured or underinsured people across Indiana. ZeOmega will host the solution for MDwise in its secure, SOC 2 compliant data center.

MDwise's implementation of Jiva, which was completed in nine months, covered a wide range of modules, including Case Management, Utilization Management, and Grievances, as well as capabilities to run analytics. With these modules, MDwise is now able to obtain a comprehensive longitudinal view of a member including demographics, diagnoses, care plans, medical and pharmacy claims.

"With our commitment to meet the special medical and social needs of the Medicaid population in Indiana, we are first and foremost concerned about continuity of care and patient compliance, as these are the top influencers of the overall health of our population," says Caroline Carney Doebbeling, MD, MSc, chief medical officer for MDwise. "With Jiva's robust analytics, we will be able to easily identify non-compliant patients to re-engage them. We also expect improved patient engagement through better coordination and collaboration with our providers."

"We are very satisfied with Jiva's SaaS model and implementation schedule," continues Dr. Carney Doebbeling. "With the software hosted in ZeOmega's data center, our investments in hardware and infrastructure were minimized, as are the resources needed to maintain our systems on an ongoing basis. It also cut our implementation time down by at least 25 percent, enabling us to immediately put programs into place with the objectives of healthier outcomes for our Indiana families."

"We are very pleased that MDwise is now using Jiva to deliver population healthcare management services to its members," says Nandini Rangaswamy, executive vice president for ZeOmega. "Given the tight deadlines and the complexity of the implementation, this success would not have been possible without the commitment of MDwise leadership, and the extensive preparation and hard work of both teams on this project." Ms. Rangaswamy continues, "We are confident that MDwise will see greater efficiencies in the coming months and years, and look forward to a long term partnership in helping improve the health of the people in the state of Indiana."

About ZeOmega

ZeOmega's powerful population health management platform delivers high-value, strategic solutions enabling payers and care-delivery organizations to improve individual health and provider performance. With deep domain expertise and a comprehensive understanding of complex population health challenges, ZeOmega serves as a "true-north" partner for clients-offering flexible deployment and delivery models that leverage an innovative platform designed to integrate workflow, analytics, content and communication capabilities. By consistently meeting customer expectations and project benchmarks, ZeOmega has earned a sterling reputation in the industry for responsiveness and reliability. For more information, visit www.zeomega.com or call 214-618-9880. Follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn or Facebook.

About MDwise

MDwise is Indiana's only nonprofit managed health care company exclusively serving many of the state's most underserved citizens - Hoosier children and adults who are uninsured or underinsured. MDwise's services are currently provided to over 300,000 Hoosier Healthwise, Healthy Indiana Plan and Care Select members statewide in partnership with more than 1,400 primary medical providers and a statewide array of specialists, hospitals and other providers statewide. By providing a fully integrated network of hospitals, community health centers, physicians and ancillary providers, MDwise's services offer a coordinated, comprehensive approach to managing the cost and utilization of Indiana's health care services. For more information, visit MDwise.org.

Trademark Information: ZeOmega and Jiva are registered trademarks or trademarks of ZeOmega, Inc. or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries. Other marks or brands may be claimed as the property of others.

SOURCE: BUSINESS WIRE ©2014 Business Wire



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