WAYNE, Pa., May 17, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Medecision, the leader in population health management solutions for risk-bearing entities, honored Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC) and Nova Healthcare Administrators, an Independent Health company, (Nova) with the company’s 6th Annual Innovation Awards, which were presented at Liberation 2017, Medecision’s annual industry conference. Both were recognized for their part in innovating the healthcare transformation journey. HCSC was recognized for the largest healthcare IT SaaS implementation in US history. Nova was recognized for powering a smarter, more connected healthcare experience. HCSC and Nova join a distinguished list of recent past winners including Automated Benefits Services (now Ascension Care Management), ABQ Health Partners (now Davita Medical Group of New Mexico), Baystate Health, Christiana Care Health System, and Health New England.

Medecision’s annual industry conference, Liberation 2017, convened population health pioneers March 28–30 in Austin, Texas, for inspiring, innovative discussions and hands-on introductions to the latest apps and technologies for handling risk, implementing population health programs, and optimizing performance under existing/emerging government programs.

“The Medecision Innovation Awards distinguish healthcare organizations who demonstrate success across a variety of healthcare models and platforms,” said Deborah M. Gage, president and CEO, Medecision. “This year, Medecision is proud to recognize two pioneering organizations—HCSC and Nova—for leveraging the power of our partnership and Aerial™ platform and applications to decrease care fragmentation, improve the patient experience and lower healthcare costs.”

Medecision’s 2017 Innovation Award Winners

  • HCSC, the largest customer-owned health insurance company in the US, was recognized for the largest healthcare IT SaaS implementation in US history. The full spectrum of Medecision’s SaaS-delivered Aerial™ platform and applications are enabling HCSC’s managed care organizations, with over 6,000 users spread over five states, to effectively serve and provide advanced services to over 15 million members. The Aerial SaaS-based platform has been a favorite with healthcare cloud adopters, with its modern user experience and ease of use helping to bring down costs and accelerating time-to-market. HCSC’s migration to this model is fueling growth-focused innovative projects that help the organization differentiate against competition, target new markets, and support new products and services.
  • Nova, one of the nation’s largest third-party employee benefits administrators, was recognized for powering a smarter, more connected healthcare experience. Nova teamed with Colorado-based Bright Health to create innovative narrow networks for more personalized care while lowering costs for the employers and members within its plans. Members requiring complex care, referrals and authorizations are seamlessly managed through Medecision’s Aerial platform and applications for stronger member engagement.

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