AMC Health Demonstrates Advances in Monitored Care at HIMSS 2015


Partnerships with Qualcomm and Verizon; i - HOME Workshop



NEW YORK – AMC Health, a leading provider of 'real-time' patient management solutions, will showcase advances in monitored care that are transforming chronic care and population health management at the upcoming HIMSS 2015 Conference. The conference will be held at McCormick Place in Chicago, from April 12 through 16. In addition to demonstrating its partnerships with Qualcomm and Verizon at their respective booths, AMC Health will share innovations that transform the way healthcare is delivered in the home through its participation in the Intelligent Health Association's "The Continuum of Health from the Hospital to the i - HOME" workshop. The workshop will be held at the Roosevelt University Downtown Campus on April 12.



AMC Health will participate on the New Solutions Technologies Transforming the i - HOME Landscape panel. Patients, caregivers and clinicians are much more connected than they were even just a few years ago, and panel experts will review solutions and technologies that are now leveraged in the home to keep patients healthier and enable them to take a more active role in managing their health.



AMC Health will be on the exhibition floor at the following locations:



Intelligent Home Pavilion - See and learn about AMC Health's Remote Patient Monitoring and Engagement Solutions in the Intelligent Medical Home installation. Take the tour and experience technologies now available in a patient's home. Different use cases will demonstrate how the home has now become the third locus of care, supplementing hospitals and outpatient settings (such as clinics and doctors' offices). Booth #6656, Kiosk 36



Qualcomm Pavilion - Learn how the integration of Qualcomm Life's Connectivity Platform with AMC Health's CareConsole™ care coordination platform will increase connectivity and care coordination between patients and their care teams. Booth #6420



Verizon Pavilion - Understand how the AMC Health / Verizon Wireless partnership provides solutions and services that engage patients in their own care and improves their connectivity with the healthcare ecosystem. Technology is improving patient-provider communication, supporting care compliance, affecting hospital readmissions, and improving the patient experience. Booth #1838



AMC Health's expertise in customizing and implementing chronic care management programs has contributed to significant improvements in health outcomes and reductions in costs of care, which have been validated in peer-reviewed publications. AMC Health solutions have been proven to reduce all-cause hospital readmissions(1) by 20 percent, reduce costs of care for patients with heart failure(2) by 11 percent, improve HbA1c levels for patients with diabetes(3) by 1.8 points, and improve blood pressure levels for patients with hypertension(4) by 11/6 mmHg. AMC Health leads the industry in proven clinical outcomes, and their Remote Patient Monitoring and Engagement Solutions have earned the exclusive endorsement of the American Hospital Association(5).



Journalists interested in scheduling a meeting with any of the presenters should contact Tim Boivin, tboivin@acmarketingpr.com, 224-209-6495.



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About AMC Health

AMC Health is advancing monitored care. As a leading provider of customized, scalable, cost-effective "real-time" patient management solutions, the company assists organizations serving at-risk populations and those conducting clinical trials. Its patient engagement, health monitoring and care coordination solutions have been proven in several peer-reviewed, published journals to improve patient outcomes, improve quality of care and reduce overall healthcare costs. AMC Health is headquartered in New York, NY. For more information, visit www.amchealth.com.



AMC Health's remote patient monitoring and engagement solutions have earned the exclusive endorsement of the American Hospital Association.



For more than 100 years, the American Hospital Association (AHA) has been a powerful symbol of quality. By consistently applying a formal due diligence process, AHA Solutions, Inc., an AHA member service, identifies products and services that foster operational excellence in our nation's hospitals.



AHA Solutions, Inc., a subsidiary of the American Hospital Association (AHA), is compensated for the use of the AHA marks and for its assistance in marketing endorsed products and services. By agreement, pricing of endorsed products and services may not be increased by the providers to reflect fees paid to the AHA.



(1) Graham J, Tomcavage J, Salek D, Sciandra J, Davis D, Stewart W. Postdischarge Monitoring Using Interactive Voice Response System Reduces 30-Day Readmission Rates in a Case-managed Medicare Population. Medical Care. 50(1):50-57, January 2012.

(2) Maeng D, Starr A, Tomcavage J, Sciandra J, Salek D, Griffith D. Can Telemonitoring Reduce Hospitalization and Cost of Care? A Health Plan's Experience in Managing Patients with Heart Failure. Population Health Management. DOI: 10.1089/pop.2013.0107, December 2014.

(3) Stamp K, Allen N, Lehrer S, Zagarins S, Welch G.  Telehealth Program for Medicaid Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Lowers Hemoglobin A1c. Journal of Managed Care Medicine 15(4), October 2012.

(4) Margolis K, Bergdall A, Asche S; Sperl-Hillen J, Maciosek M, Schneider N, Kerby T, Pritchard R, Sekenski J, O'Connor P. Outcomes at Six Months of a Randomized Trial of Home Blood Pressure Telemonitoring with Pharmacist Case Management Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. Vol 310 No.1; July 2013.

(5) http://www.amchealth.com/news/the-american-hospital-association-exclusively-endorses-amc-health-remote-patient-monitoring-and-engagement-solutions



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