Houston-based practice to leverage the Lightbeam platform to lower costs and improve care for diverse pool of value-based contracts and large patient population
IRVING, Texas – February 18, 2015 – Lightbeam Health Solutions, Inc., a leader in endto-end population health management solutions, announced today an agreement with Village Family Practice of Houston. Village Family Practice is a growing 25 provider MultiSpecialty practice serving approximately 75,000 patients across the Houston Metropolitan area. Village Family Practice will be leveraging Lightbeam’s population health platform to manage the practice’s multiple value-based contracts through comprehensive analytics, risk stratification, care coordination, patient engagement and more, all on a single, unified platform.
Village Family Practice was founded on the belief that family medicine should be centered on providing lasting, caring relationships with patients and their families, emphasizing the importance of understanding the impact of a patient’s health history and situation, and taking the time to listen and help each individual.
“Here at Village Family Practice, we have a long history of success with value-based contracts,” said Clive Fields, M.D. “We are excited about using the Lightbeam platform to help us manage chronic conditions and disease states, avoid readmissions, and ultimately improve the quality healthcare we deliver to our patients while reducing overall costs.”
“We’re delighted to add Village Family Practice to our growing base of passionate, forwardthinking client partners” said Jerry Shultz, President of Lightbeam Health Solutions. “The practice’s vision aligns perfectly with what our solutions were built for, and we look forward to working with the Village team to ensure their patients continue to receive the right care at the right time.”
About Village Family Practice
Village Family Practice has been a leader in providing primary care service in the Houston area since 1975. The Practice has been an early adopter of Health Care technology to drive excellence in Healthcare. Since 1994, Village Family Practice has been participating in Value based contracts with 80% of Current Medicare and Commercial patients on such contracts.
About Lightbeam Health Solutions
Lightbeam Health Solutions delivers a revolutionary model for managing patient populations and associated risk. Lightbeam’s vision is to bring health data into the light through the use of analytics and to provide the insight and capabilities healthcare clients need to ensure patients receive the right care at the right time. Lightbeam’s platform facilitates end-to-end population health management for ACOs, payers, provider groups, health systems, and other healthcare organizations aspiring to provide superior care at a lower cost. For more information, visit www.lightbeamhealth.com, and follow Lightbeam on LinkedIn and Twitter.