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Esse Health Selects Lightbeam’s Population Health Platform

IRVING, Texas – February 2, 2016 – Lightbeam Health Solutions, a leader in end-to-end population health management solutions, secured an agreement with Esse Health, an independent physicianowned multispecialty group with more than 100 physicians across 38 offices throughout the St. Louis metropolitan area. Esse Health will leverage Lightbeam’s population health platform to manage patient populations in a number of Commercial and Medicare Advantage contracts.

Esse Health will utilize the following Lightbeam solutions:

  • Enterprise Data Warehouse
  • Searchlight Risk Stratification
  • Care Management
  • Comprehensive Analytics
  • Quality Measure Optimization
  • Patient Engagement
  • Physician Engagement

Esse Health’s mission is to lead the healthcare community by placing patients and their physicians at the center of health decisions. “We have a tagline here that states ‘We Want You Well’, and we believe the Lightbeam platform will help support that principle.” said Erin Stamm, Chief Information Officer. “As we continue our transition to value-based care, it is critical we identify gaps in care at an enterprise level and then provide this information to the providers at the point of care for use in treating patients. Lightbeam’s advanced analytics engine combines EHR and claims data in order to create a holistic view of our patient population. The platform is easy to use and its ability to scale and grow as we do gives us assurance this can be a long term partnership.”

“Lightbeam is proud to partner with Esse Health,” said Jerry Shultz, President of Lightbeam Health Solutions. “They share the same convictions we do, that is to improve the quality of healthcare for all patients and enhance the patient experience, while controlling costs and reducing unnecessary spending. We are excited for the opportunity to support them.”

About Esse Health
Esse Health is a St. Louis-based, independent physician group that strives to improve the overall well-being of its patients through patient education, lifestyle modification and prevention. With 38 locations throughout the St. Louis and Metro East area, Esse Health’s services include asthma, allergy and immunology, family medicine, gastroenterology, internal medicine, nutrition, pediatrics, radiology, and urology. Esse Health’s adult and pediatric primary care offices have been awarded Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) 2011 Level 3 recognition by the National Committee on Quality Assurance. Esse Health also has been recognized by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Million Hearts Initiative as a 2014 Hypertension Control Champion for its success in helping patients control their high blood pressure. Esse Health is a recognized leader in using technology in health care and physician accountability for both quality and cost-of-care. For more information on Esse Health, visit www.essehealth.com.

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