ORLANDO, Florida, October 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
Risk Navigator Clinical ® to provide AmeriBen with population management and analytics solution
Elsevier's MEDai, which empowers payers and providers to transform care delivery and streamline operations through actionable analytics, today announced a new licensing agreement with AmeriBen/IEC Group, a full-service TPA (third-party administrator) and the largest group in the Northwest possessing both human resource consulting and benefit administration services, for MEDai's Risk Navigator Clinical® software. MEDai's Risk Navigator Clinical will assist AmeriBen, which manages more than 150,000 lives, in its population management.
MEDai will provide AmeriBen with Risk Navigator Clinical, a robust solution to analyze and understand their care populations, and execute on strategies to improve the quality of care, reduce costs and waste, and ultimately impact health for their members."Risk Navigator Clinical will help AmeriBen as a TPA to promote clinical integration and care coordination in the various employee groups we serve," said Ben Wright, Chief Financial Officer and VP of Strategic Initiatives, AmeriBen. "We are very excited to turn membership data into actionable information from which we will be able to provide improved quality, better outcomes in delivered care and reduced costs through analytical modeling to our clients." Risk Navigator Clinical leverages predictive analytics to transform raw data into intelligent insight that payers can use to allocate resources efficiently and intervene before adverse, costly outcomes occur. Through an easy-to-use web interface, Risk Navigator's results outline areas that provide the greatest potential for intervention and management, allowing stakeholders to improve operations and set competitive premium rates. "We are pleased to integrate Risk Navigator Clinical into AmeriBen to help it manage its clients' populations, cut costs and improve overall health though analytic modeling," said Thomas Zajac, President of Elsevier's MEDai. "Both AmeriBen/IEC Group and MEDai believe that this relationship translates into a powerful new value proposition for the many members overseen by AmeriBen." For more information, please visit http://www.medai.com or call +1-800-446-3324. About AmeriBen