AtlantiCare Selects MEDai’s Predictive Analytics Solutions

Health Engagement program to use MEDai’s Risk Navigator as tool in coordinating care delivery

Orlando, FL – 4 April, 2011 – AtlantiCare, the largest health system in southeastern New Jersey, will allow its healthcare providers to better manage patient populations and track clinical and financial objectives with quality-focused tools from Elsevier/MEDai, a leading provider of predictive analytic solutions. 

AtlantiCare’s vision is to build healthy communities. It will use MEDai’s Risk Navigator solutions to provide analytics for its Health Engagement program, which is positioned to prevent injury and illness, and manage health risks, chronic illnesses and healthcare utilization. Additionally, AtlantiCare is part of Premier, a collaborative to design and implement an Accountable Care Organization (ACO) in New Jersey. ACOs are designed to keep patients healthy and out of intensive care settings, while simultaneously shifting reimbursements to be based on quality outcomes and efficiencies.

AtlantiCare will use MEDai’s Risk Navigator solutions in conjunction with its patient-centered medical home model toenhance cooperation and communication between plan, provider and nurse case managers. Risk Navigator provides the ability to integrate data from multiple sources and systems and produce information that is needed to provide proactive patient care. 

“The collaborative nature of ACOs is an extremely important step in the evolution of our nation’s healthcare systems,” said Clayton Ramsey, COO, MEDai. “MEDai’s predictive analytics and healthcare expertise aid clients in ensuring they have the necessary resources to make quality, efficient patient-care decisions based on accurate information.”

For more than a decade, MEDai’s predictive modeling suite has accurately forecasted prospective high-risk patients to improve patients' health and quality of care while controlling cost. Risk Navigator Clinical is built to fit the clinical workflow by wrapping business intelligence around a member-centric database providing evidence-based medicine guideline compliance information and cost and utilization forecasts. Clients can also leverage MEDai’s motivation index to determine the level of member engagement most appropriate based on the members’ motivation to self manage their conditions.

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About MEDai
MEDai, Inc. is a subsidiary of Elsevier, a world-leading publisher of more than 2,000 scientific, technical and medical information products and services. MEDai offers award-winning solutions for the improvement of healthcare delivery. Utilizing cutting-edge technology, payors and care management organizations are able to predict patients at risk, identify cost drivers for their high-risk population, forecast future health plan costs, evaluate patient patterns over time and improve outcomes. For more information on MEDai, visit www.medai.com.

About Elsevier
Elsevier is a global information analytics company that helps institutions and professionals progress science, advance healthcare and improve performance for the benefit of humanity. Elsevier provides digital solutions and tools in the areas of strategic research management, R&D performance, clinical decision support, and professional education; including ScienceDirect, Scopus, ClinicalKey and Sherpath. Elsevier publishes over 2,500 digitized journals, including The Lancet and Cell, more than 35,000 e-book titles and many iconic reference works, including Gray's Anatomy. Elsevier is part of RELX Group, a world-leading provider of information and analytics to professionals and business customers, in a wide range of industries. www.elsevier.com

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