IRVING, Texas, February 12, 2014 – Lightbeam Health Solutions is excited to announce it has contracted with National Rural ACO to deliver the Lightbeam Health population health platform to its growing network of accountable care organizations. National Rural ACO is a network of rural-based healthcare organizations that benefit collectively from shared care coordination and healthcare technology.
The Lightbeam Health platform leverages its comprehensive enterprise data warehouse to aggregate disparate clinical and payer data, delivering actionable information directly to the point of care to improve outcomes and reduce costs. National Rural ACO’s member providers will have access to a full suite of solutions available on the Lightbeam platform, including:
“Our vision is to be the national leader in the transformation of rural healthcare systems from fee-based to value-based care, delivering the best possible health for our communities,” said Lynn Barr, Founder and CEO of National Rural ACO. “Partnering with Lightbeam will help us deliver that value with tools and technology that will empower our provider organizations to deliver unparalleled patient care while intelligently reducing costs.”
“We’re proud to be the solutions partner of choice for a rapidly growing, progressive organization like National Rural ACO,” said Jerry Shultz, President of Lightbeam Health Solutions. “I’m excited by the aligned missions our organizations share, and we look forward to helping them achieve their quality improvement and patient satisfaction goals with our advanced platform.”
About National Rural ACO
National Rural ACO’s mission is to collaboratively facilitate the implementation of innovative healthcare models supporting quality, cost-effectiveness, and health promotion for the improvement of the wellbeing of rural communities. They do this through a program that minimizes up-front investment and risk, provides turn-key solutions, and allows rural physician/hospital organizations to carefully implement and evaluate new delivery models. For more information, visit www.ruralaco.com.