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PHA Forum 2017
Stakeholders United for Population Health

In case you missed it, The Population Health Alliance (PHA) was proud to host our PHA Forum 2017 in Philadelphia, PA on March 27 co-located with the Population Health Colloquium and co-hosted by Jefferson College of Population Health. Rose Maljanian PHA Chairman of the Board welcomed PHA’s multi-stakeholder membership and audience and discussed PHAs rich nearly 20 year history of accomplishments and current strategic focus. Sandeep Wadhwa PHA Executive Committee Member introduced two prestigious keynotes from Clay Alspach on Implications for Health Care under the New Administration and Congresswoman Allyson Schwartz on A Thought Leadership Perspective on Population Health. Panels on population health implication for were led by David Chess MD for senior health and John Sory on value based care. The Forum concluded with a panel on PHA initiatives led by Brenda Schmidt and a VIP luncheon and member annual meeting. More

Thank you to our sponsors:
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Welcome PHA’s Newest Members
Welcome American Heart Association, BioIQ, Continuance Health Solutions Inc., Iowa Chronic Care Solutions, and Rosetta Health as PHA’s newest members.

American Heart Association - The American Heart Association’s Workplace Health Solutions offers a suite of evidence-based tools to help you maximize your current employee health program. With our solutions you can a) assess your programs and supporting workplace environment, b) consult resources to make improvements, c) engage your employees with tools and trackers to reach ideal cardiovascular health, d) access reports to monitor progress, and e) qualify for recognition from the American Heart Association.

BioIQ - BioIQ is evolving the way health measurement works. By seamlessly connecting people to health testing through our software, we make testing more accessible, creating more insight for people and more touch points with health service partners.

BioIQ simplifies health measurement for organizations and empowers individuals to take action to improve their health. The BioIQ Platform provides tools for orchestrating programs across multiple vendors, engaging and motivating participants and organizing mobile-enabled screening events.

Continuance Health Solutions Inc. - Continuance Health Solutions, Inc. combines data aggregation/integration, data analytics and consulting into a single solution to enable its clients to generate value by identifying opportunities to improve health status, control costs and enhance productivity.

It’s flagship population health management solution, WellScore, is the “credit score” for a person’s health, wellbeing, and engagement. Understanding illness burden and engagement for individuals and population segments is a critical step in developing a data-driven and ROI-based population health strategy.

Iowa Chronic Care Consortium - The Iowa Chronic Care Consortium is a voluntary collaboration of public, private, academic and government organizations whose purpose is to develop capacity throughout Iowa to effectively manage the most prevalent chronic diseases affecting Iowans.
Through effective health promotion and chronic care management strategies, ICCC strives to improve the health and productivity of individuals where they live and work. ICCC is a not-for-profit partnership founded by Des Moines University, Iowa Farm Bureau Federation, Iowa Health System, Mercy Health Network, and Iowa United Auto workers.

RosettaHealth - Created by Nitor Group, experts in health record interoperability, the RosettaHealth platform is making electronic health record exchange affordable and ubiquitous. Currently, over one million health records move across the platform per month. The SaaS platform enables efficiencies, scale and ease not seen before in records exchange.

Population Health Management

Population Health Management is the official journal for the Population Health Alliance. PHA corporate members receive a complimentary subscription. In the December issue we had a full insert highlighting the PHA Value to Members.

In future issues we will include PHA Member Showcase where your company can be highlighted to the journals more than 14,000 corporate and individual subscribers.

Please contact Allison King at or 202-737-5476 for more information on being featured in the PHA Member Showcase.

PHA Members in the News
3M Honored for Its Technology Innovations at 2017 Edison Awards

ST. PAUL, MN - 3M today announced that two of its most innovative and advanced technologies have been selected to receive a 2017 Edison Award — a global recognition honoring innovators that create a positive impact in the world. The 3M™ Molecular Detection Assay 2 from 3M Food Safety received a Gold and 3M™ Mobile True Definition Scanner from 3M Oral Care received a Bronze Edison Award in the Diagnostic Tools category. More

AARP Innovation@50+ Announces Winners of LivePitch: GoGoGrandparent and Golden as Judges’ Choices; Siren Care and LifeSite as Consumers’ Choices

WASHINGTON, DC – AARP announced the winners of its sixth Innovation@50+ LivePitch event held Wednesday April 12 and Thursday April 13, 2017, at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, CA. Ten caregiving health technology startup companies and ten financial technology startup companies pitched their businesses at the event. GoGoGrandparent and Golden were chosen as Judges’ Choices. Siren Care and LifeSite were voted Consumers’ Choices by the 500+ audience. More

Aetna Selected For State of Delaware Contract

DOVER, DE - The state of Delaware has awarded Aetna a three-year contract to provide an HMO option and a consumer-directed health plan to state employees, pensioners and their dependents. The contract takes effect July 1. More

Capital BlueCross Collaborates with St. Luke’s University Health Network to Offer New Health Plan for Large Employers

HARRISBURG, PA – Capital BlueCross announced it is collaborating with St. Luke’s University Health Network to offer an Exclusive Provider Organization (EPO) health insurance plan for employers with 51 or more employees. The new plan connects customers with the high quality benefits and services of Capital BlueCross and the renowned doctors and hospitals of St. Luke’s clinically integrated network. More

eQHealth Solutions Named a Top 20 Leading IT Services Company

BATON ROUGE, LA – eQHealth Solutions is named a Top 20 Leading IT Service Provider Award winner in The Technology Headlines publication. The top 20 companies were selected for being a trusted business partner and for their ability to offer exceptional service delivery to their customers. The Technology Headlines serves as a platform disseminating information about the latest technology trends and empowers industry leaders to share their experiences, knowledge and insights. eQHealth is the only health information technology (HIT) and services firm included on the list of Top 20 IT Service Providers. More

Mark Dogadalski joins HealthFitness as Chief Operations Officer

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - HealthFitness is pleased to announce that Mark Dogadalski has joined as its Chief Operations Officer. In this role, Dogadalski will oversee, develop and set the strategic direction for the operations of HealthFitness and work to enhance client satisfaction, achieve business objectives and ensure operational excellence across the company. More

Neighborhood Signs 5-Year Contract with Rhode Island’s Medicaid Program

SMITHFIELD, RI - Neighborhood is Rhode Island’s largest Medicaid partner; currently serving 66% of the total Medicaid managed care population in the state. We are proud to have served Rhode Island’s communities since 1994 and we look forward to expanding upon our trusted record of providing quality, affordable health care to Rhode Island communities. More

UnitedHealthcare Invests $12 Million in PATH's New Supportive-Housing Community in Los Angeles to Serve Homeless and Low-Income Individuals and Families

LOS ANGELES, CA — UnitedHealthcare is the largest investor in PATH Metro Villas, a new 65-unit supportive-housing community under construction that will provide permanent homes to individuals and families who have been suffering from homelessness or struggling to find affordable housing.

The $12 million investment is part of UnitedHealthcare's nationwide initiative to help people live healthier lives by connecting them to safe, affordable housing with important on-site support services to improve their well-being. More

Solera Health Named a 50+ Innovation Leader

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA —Solera Health, an integrator of chronic disease prevention and management solutions, was announced today as one of the healthcare industry’s 50+ Innovation Leaders, an AARP initiative administered by MedCity News to recognize entrepreneurs, companies and ideas behind innovative new products and services for Americans aged 50 and older. More

Tufts Health Plan expands into Rhode Island to offer Medicaid coverage

WATERTOWN, MA and PROVIDENCE, RI,– Tufts Health Plan has been selected by the Rhode Island Executive Office of Health & Human Services (EOHHS) as a new choice for residents who receive RIte Care and Rhody Health Partners benefits. This represents the first time in seven years that Rhode Island has offered a new Medicaid plan option in the state. More

If you would like to have your PHA member company featured in Population Health in the News contact Allison King at (202) 737-5476
The PHA Board thanks its many committed members advancing Population Health for individuals and communities every day. If you are not a PHA member join the Population Health Alliance today.
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