BATON ROUGE, La – eQHealth Solutions, a population health management company, was chosen by Georgia Health Select to provide population health management technology for care coordination, business intelligence and healthcare analytics. eQHealth Solutions’ technology was chosen to enhance Georgia Health Select’s capabilities for more robust care coordination, transitions of care management, and communication across their entire enterprise. Additionally, eQHealth’s Business Intelligence Analytics Solution will be used to strengthen physician practices and identify and prioritize opportunities for quality of care improvements and cost reductions.
Georgia Health Select, a premier regional network of physicians and facilities, uses state-of-the-art technology combined with team-based patient care to keep their network’s members healthier. The network, comprised of 300+ physicians, is clinically integrated so that primary care physicians, physician specialists, and hospitalists all work together using common evidence-based medicine and measures to improve patient care with an emphasis on wellness and preventative care. The Georgia Health Select physician network is a joint venture between Physician Health Services (PHS) and Hamilton Health Care System in Dalton, Georgia; each entity owns 50% of the organization.
“After a thorough review of potential population health management and business intelligence partners, eQHealth Solutions was distinctive for their deep technical and clinical expertise coupled with the ability to provide insights, best practices, and guidance on effective implementation strategies. Our experience providing comprehensive care for our network members has been effective thus far, and we believe the addition of eQHealth will only increase our clinical and financial outcomes as we enter a new healthcare paradigm that rewards and optimizes reimbursements for risk-bearing and value-based healthcare entities,” said David McCreery, Executive Director, Physician’s Health Services.
“eQHealth is proud to partner with Georgia Health Select who has been recognized for their excellent work meeting or exceeding quality metrics while outperforming similar physician networks. Their mission to deliver excellent care locally aligns perfectly with our own organizational goals to improve the quality of life for those we serve,” said Glen J. Golemi, eQHealth Solutions, Chief Executive Officer. “We look forward to our work with Georgia Health Select and making a positive impact on Murray and Whitfield counties in northwest Georgia.”
About eQHealth Solutions
Founded in 1986, eQHealth Solutions is a population health management and technology solutions company that touches millions of lives annually throughout the nation. Our high-tech and high-touch models include innovative technology solutions, quality care coordination services, and focus on high-quality outcomes and optimization of provider and payer networks. eQHealth serves a variety of entities including federal, state and commercial clients. www.eqhs.org
About Georgia Health Select
Georgia Health Select, is a premier regional network of physicians and facilities. Over the past six years PHS physicians have met or exceeded recognized quality metrics and outperformed similar physician networks. Hamilton Health Care has been nationally recognized as one of the nation’s top regional hospitals. Georgia Health Select is “National Excellence. Delivered Locally.” About Georgia Health Select.
About Physician’s Health Services
Physician’s Health Services (PHS) is an Independent Practice Association (IPA) located in Dalton, GA, created to help physicians from different practices work together to improve individual patient and community health while decreasing the cost of care. The organization was formed in 1990 and most of the physicians in Whitfield and Murray counties are members. To be a member, physicians go through a credentialing process that verifies their qualifications such as education, board certification and experience. PHS is a corporation with a board of nine physicians who are elected by the members. About PHS.