New population health tools needed to effectively manage ACOs.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' (CMS) final rule on accountable care organizations (ACOs) includes 33 measures on overall performance while allowing providers options on shared savings. While the new ACO rule is likely to persuade payers and providers to provide better quality at a lesser cost, it now draws focus on a greater need for new population health information technology to support ACOs.
Symphony offers revolutionary cloud based technology for population health management
Customizable rules engine where users can define disease criteria, evidence based guidelines criteria, task, workflow, measure definitions and reporting
Data Integration module that can extracts, transforms and loads data from any electronic data source
Interoperability module to connect to external entities like HIEs, labs, EMRs, Practice Management Systems and Hospital CCD’s
ePrescription module for drug titration including, patients safety, drug interaction and fulfillment analysis.
Order management to order and receive results from national lab and networks throughout the country.
Remote monitoring module to connect and provide real-time measure data from home monitoring devices such as pulse oximeter, glacometer.
Patient profiling to assign severity, episodic and prospective risk scores, can be customized to include ad-hoc patient profiling parameters
Patients Portal al as a platform for self-management including care plans, tasks, health & wellness programs and online secure patient-care team communication. Integrated with billing to facilitate payment for online patients consultation.
Behavior modification module enabling care teams and patients to overcome substance abuse, obesity and compliance with wellness plans.
Referrals to enable patient information including CCD and longitudinal view of the patient.
Communication includes templates, and online content editor for mass communication or one-to one. Includes secure messaging, online consults and print. Enabled case specific communication between care team as well as with the patients.
Education & knowledge module enables care teams to maintain and manage repository of education material that can be distributed to patients and the care team. System can also prompt care team to send the materials based on specific criteria.
Reports include interactive, graphical data on core care measures as well as productivity and utilization reports. Includes upload of data to PQRI, and customizable for specific P4P requirements of health plans.
Preventive Care guidelines containing 30 predefined measures customizable for practices. Includes workflow and communication lined with specific overdue screening & immunization.
Benefits of Symphony Care Solutions include:
No Upfront IT investment. Symphony Care Solutions is a browser based application that requires no investment in hardware or software. The product is embedded with advanced technologies that enhance data visualization & interactivity that create high end user satisfaction.
Configurable to meet your needs. User can avail of the entire Care Solutions suite or just specific functionality based on their needs. You only pay for the functions that you use.
Flexible engagement models. Care Solutions can be deployed as an ASP or licensing model. Depending on the availability of your IT resources, you can choose to host and maintain the application within your hosting center.
Scalable: Symphony currently supports all ANSI X-12 EDI transactions, standard HL7 messaging, National Provider Indices, ICD-10 and custom file formats as required. Our Microsoft SQL Server based data integration solution can easily extract data from most electronic data sources and formats.
Secure: Care Solutions contains extensive security layer that ensures HIPAA compliance for all participants. IN addition to software security the ASP hosting facility is SAS 70 certified, includes SSL’s and data encryption.
Integration: For clients that already use an EMR, ePrescription and Lab order management systems, Symphony Care Solutions can be easily integrated with the existing systems. Care Solutions integrates through multiple routes including real-time, Single-Sign on, as well as the clients centralized data warehouse.
Interoperability: Symphony Care Solutions architecture is SOA based and can integrate with CONNECT compliant health information exchanges. We are also in the process of integrating with Microsoft Health Vault.