NEW YORK – January 4, 2018 – VirtualHealth, the leading provider of population health and care management technologies, announced today that WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) will deploy VirtualHealth’s nationally recognized platform to support millions of members enrolled in its Medicare and Medicaid health plans across 20 states. WellCare will leverage VirtualHealth’s extensive capabilities across care management, including multi-source integration, risk stratification, trigger-based tasking, clinical automation, care planning, service management, and real-time analytics.
The recipient of the 2017 Frost & Sullivan Product Leadership Award in Population Health Management and ranked by Black Book Market Research as one of the Top 50 Disruptive Health IT Companies, VirtualHealth is the first platform to comprehensively solve the technology challenge of value-based care. The secure, cloud-based platform features unparalleled interoperability, deployment speed, and configurability, and offers healthcare organizations the ability to replace multiple legacy components with a single integrated platform.
“At WellCare, we strive to enhance quality of life for all members by emphasizing preventive care,” said Darren Ghanayem, senior vice president and chief information officer, WellCare. “Our collaboration with VirtualHealth will support our ability to deliver targeted, optimal care across all of our plans and help our members live better, healthier lives.”
A leader in delivering high quality, cost-effective care, WellCare provides more than 3.2 million Medicare and Medicaid members with access to more than 450,000 care providers. As part of its implementation, VirtualHealth will work with WellCare to build workflows and processes to identify and optimally manage high-risk members in each of its markets.
“VirtualHealth is excited to collaborate with one of the most successful and innovative healthcare organizations in the country,” said Adam Sabloff, founder and CEO, VirtualHealth. “VirtualHealth and WellCare have a shared focus on improving health outcomes through next generation technology, and we look forward to empowering care for millions of WellCare members through our platform.”
VirtualHealth provides the leading platform purpose-built for integrated value-based care. Winner of the 2017 Frost & Sullivan Product Leadership Award, VirtualHealth offers a vast range of technology capabilities to payer and provider markets, including person-centered care/case management, disease management, utilization management, interdisciplinary collaborative workflows, broad spectrum interoperability, patient engagement, and configurable analytics and reporting. VirtualHealth empowers healthcare organizations to achieve enhanced outcomes while maximizing efficiency, improving transparency, and lowering costs. VirtualHealth is a member of Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) and America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) and an invited member of Healthcare Executive Group (HCEG). For more information, please visit www.VirtualHealth.com.
About WellCare Health Plans, Inc.
Headquartered in Tampa, Fla., WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) focuses exclusively on providing government-sponsored managed care services, primarily through Medicaid, Medicare Advantage and Medicare Prescription Drug Plans, to families, children, seniors and individuals with complex medical needs. The company serves approximately 4.3 million members nationwide as of Sept. 30, 2017. For more information about WellCare, please visit the company's website at www.wellcare.com or view the company's videos at https://www.youtube.com/user/WellCareHealthPlan.