Lancaster General Health Selects Explorys to Support Value-Based Care Initiatives

Health System to Implement Suite of Big Data Analytics Solutions to Execute Population Health Management Strategy and Deliver High-Value, Cost-Effective Care


WEBWIRE – Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Explorys, the leader in big data-driven healthcare transformation, announced that Lancaster General Health (“LG Health”), a regional not-for-profit healthcare system located in south central Pennsylvania and serving the greater Lancaster County community, has selected Explorys to assist with its population health management strategies. LG Health will be implementing the Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) Application Suite, a set of SaaS-based applications that enable rapid population health management, measurement, and engagement.

Explorys’ EPM solution suite will support LG Health’s value-based care initiatives with tools that enable the health system to demonstrate its ability to meet target metrics and deliver high-value, cost-effective care with superior outcomes.

“We have seen the power of the Explorys Platform and are excited to take full advantage of the company’s big data analytics solutions,” said Gary Davidson, CIO, Lancaster General Health. “As we expand our efforts to transform our care models, we see Explorys as a tool that will help us in a value-based compensation environment, and are confident that Explorys’ solutions will deliver metrics and analytics to help us better manage our populations.”

“Lancaster General Health saw the value we could provide in helping them assess risk, cost, and quality across its vast population,” said Sarah Mihalik, VP of Provider Solutions, Explorys. “Lancaster will benefit from the power of our network and the largest database of clinical, financial, and operational data in the industry, supporting them as they participate in ACO programs.”

Inspired by physicians and informatics leaders, Explorys combines the most powerful healthcare-computing platform in the world with turnkey solutions for clinical integration, at-risk population management, cost of care measurement, and pay-for-performance solutions. Explorys’ cloud-based platform is serving 19 integrated healthcare systems, 310 hospitals, and over 220,000 providers to identify patterns in diseases, improve treatments, and outcomes.

 About Lancaster General Health

Lancaster General Health (LG Health) is a 689-bed not-for-profit health system located in Lancaster, PA, with a comprehensive network of care encompassing Lancaster General Hospital, Women & Babies Hospital, Lancaster Rehabilitation Hospital, a network of outpatient centers, and Lancaster General Health Physicians primary and specialty care. Thrice designated a Magnet hospital for nursing excellence, LGH has been nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report in Cardiology & Heart Surgery, Diabetes & Endocrinology, Gastroenterology & GI Surgery, and Orthopedics. Its Level II Trauma Center is the only trauma center in Lancaster County. The Lancaster Heart & Vascular Institute is committed to expanding programs, services and advanced technology in cardiovascular care and is a regional leader in groundbreaking research with more than 400 clinical trials conducted.  The Ann B. Barshinger Cancer Institute provides advanced technology and integration of cancer care, and as a member of the Penn Cancer Network, has access to the research and technological resources.  Other entities include the Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences, Afflia Home Health and Horizon Healthcare Services.

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About Explorys Today

Founded in 2009 as an innovation spinoff from Cleveland Clinic, Explorys provides the healthcare industry a secure, cloud-based analytics platform that leverages big data for clinical integration, predictive analytics, and business intelligence. Its platform enables the country’s leading provider organizations to more effectively leverage their data to improve care quality, patient satisfaction, and deliver value-based care. The Explorys solution supports Population Health Management and Accountable Care models while applying the power of massively-parallel data processing to save lives and make healthcare affordable. Since its inception, the Explorys platform has been adopted by 19 major integrated healthcare systems with 226 billion data elements, 38.5 million unique cared-for-lives, 310 hospitals, and 220,000 providers who collectively deliver $55B in care annually.

For more information, visit www.explorys.com



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