BATON ROUGE, La – eQHealth Solutions was chosen by State of Franklin Healthcare Associates (SoFHA), which serves the Tri-Cities Tennessee-Virginia region, to support their quality improvement program by leveraging eQSuite® Business Intelligence and Healthcare Analytics technology. Features of the technology include predictive modeling, risk stratification and the ability to assess the likelihood of future risks and co-morbidities for SoFHA’s patient population. State of Franklin, one of the largest primary care based practices in the region, manages a diverse population comprised of multiple payers including Medicare Advantage (MA) plans, Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+) lives, Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) and commercial lives. SoFHA anticipates the number of patients in value-based contracts to increase significantly over the next five years.
Founded in 1998, SoFHA is physician-owned and operated. The organization adheres to a patient-centered model of healthcare service by partnering with their patients to provide easy access to care and by focusing on better outcomes while improving overall health. SoFHA has127 providers specializing in internal medicine, obstetrics & gynecology, family practice, pediatrics and sleep medicine.
“eQHealth Solutions is delighted to partner with State of Franklin Healthcare Associates to serve its diverse patient population. With more than 30 years of experience driving quality improvement programs, our team is well-versed on strategies to improve care quality and our innovative technology quickly identifies patterns in information, revealing associations and insights to manage risk. Our company’s mission is to improve the quality of people’s lives; we look forward to making a positive impact in the SoFHA population,” said Glen J. Golemi, eQHealth Solutions, Chief Executive Officer.
“After an extensive review of population health management companies, we have enlisted eQHealth Solutions to enhance our efforts to drive operational improvements including cost management, identify gaps in care and to improve quality measures for clinicians. A key factor in our decision to select eQHealth was their ability to not only provide a robust, cloud-based, business intelligence technology platform, but to also provide the consultative services to help us solve our most pressing operational challenges. We also look forward to working together to support our diverse patient population by providing our clinical teams with direct access to actionable information,” stated Richard Panek, State of Franklin Healthcare Associates, Chief Executive Officer.
About eQHealth Solutions
Founded in 1986, eQHealth Solutions is a population health management and technology solutions company that touches millions of lives annually throughout the nation. Our high-tech and high-touch models include innovative technology solutions, quality care coordination services, and focus on high-quality outcomes and optimization of provider and payer networks. eQHealth serves a variety of entities including federal, state and commercial clients. www.eqhs.org
About State of Franklin Healthcare Associates
State of Franklin Healthcare Associates (SoFHA) was founded in 1998 and serves the Tri-Cities Tennessee-Virginia region. With medical services in internal medicine, OB/GYN, family practice, pediatrics, hospitalists and sleep medicine, SoFHA is currently supported by 127 skilled healthcare providers working in 12 healthcare practices. Eleven of these are located at our main campus (near Franklin Woods Community Hospital) on Med Tech Parkway in Johnson City, Tennessee with one location in Elizabethton, TN. For more information, visit www.sofha.net.