Cary, NC (PRWEB)
April 18, 2017
Relias Learning, a trusted partner in online analytics, assessments, and learning for the healthcare market, today announced the acquisition of Morrisville, N.C.-based Care Management Technologies (CMT). CMT offers best-in-class, evidence-based behavioral health analytics and decision-support tools to help payers and providers better coordinate care for persons with complex needs. The acquisition complements Relias’ core learning offerings and, along with the assessment tools from recently acquired APS, provides clients with a suite of products to reduce costs, improve care and identify areas for key workforce development.
“CMT’s robust analytics capabilities can help payers and behavioral health providers uncover real insights that lead to improved patient care and measurable improvement in workforce training and management,” said Jim Triandiflou, CEO of Relias Learning. “With CMT, and the recently acquired APS, Relias can now offer clients a unique suite of products that apply analytics, assessments, and learning to get people healthy and help organizations maximize reimbursement.”
CMT boasts broad expertise and extensive experience in behavioral health and advanced technologies. This combination of expertise and experience has enabled the development of proprietary health information technology that is behaviorally health-focused and unique in the marketplace. CMT also offer payers a scalable solution to address less severe behavioral health issues prevalent in their larger populations.
“As part of Relias, we now have the opportunity to use data analysis, not only to drive care but to drive targeted work force development and performance,” explained Carol Clayton,PhD, Translational Neuroscientist for Relias and former CEO of CMT. “Our combined solutions change the equation exponentially, leading to improved consumer outcomes while sustaining and growing an expert workforce.”
Over the past ten years, CMT has developed an extensive array of algorithmic rules based in evidence that promote improvements in care, both behaviorally and medically, including validation of rules that provide predictive, prospective identification of near term preventable hospitalizations and emergency room presentations. These tools, now accessible via CMT’s online portal, ProAct, are used by health plans, behavioral health organizations, medical and behavioral health homes and ACO’s to support the management of integrated and holistic care across the entire continuum of service settings.
“In an industry where most analytics companies have been attempting to ‘tack’ behavioral health components onto physical health-focused analytics, CMT is the only population health analytics company that I know of that really has had an integrated physical and behavioral health focus since the very beginning,”…