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Madison, WI, United States, 2014/11/13 - Finalists were selected by a distinguished panel of CIOs from renowned U.S. hospitals and healthcare systems, including Allina Health, Rush University Medical Center, Mayo Clinic and JFK Health System - Wellbe.me.
Wellbe has been chosen as a finalist in this year’s Fierce Innovation Awards: Healthcare Edition, a recognition program from the publisher of FierceHealthIT, FierceHealthcare, and FierceMobileHealthcare. Wellbe is one of three finalists in the category of Population Health Management/Patient Engagement.
Wellbe was selected as an innovations finalist for its Guided CarePath solution, which engages patients to navigate their episodes of care in partnership with their providers.
The Fierce Innovation Awards recognize pioneering technologies and solutions that will catapult healthcare delivery into new realms. “Our finalists represent the exciting innovation happening in the healthcare industry today,” said Wendy Johnson, FierceMarkets’ healthcare group publisher. “These companies have developed game-changing technologies and solutions that can improve safety, efficiency and patient outcomes.”
All applications were evaluated based on the following criteria: quality of care and patient outcomes, care efficiency, financial impact, market validation and overall innovative “fierceness.” Finalists were selected based on calculation of the judges’ scores in each area.
“Wellbe is committed to ‘Triple Aim Design Thinking’ our home-grown innovations approach to patient-centered healthcare. Our goal is to help our hospital clients achieve value through simultaneous impact on costs, quality and patient experience,” said James Dias, CEO of Wellbe. “So we’re excited to be recognized for the work we’re doing to transform systems of care into value-driven programs.”
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Wellbe, the inventor of the cloud-based Guided CarePath®, works with health providers to engage patients as partners in their episodes of care. Our Guided CarePaths empower patients to learn and take the actions required to achieve better outcomes at lower costs. High-performing hospitals use Wellbe’s Connected Care solutions to improve the experience and efficiency of helping patients to succeed with their medical treatments and surgeries.