Mennonite Health System has selected Acupera, a provider of population health and workflow technology for health systems, to help manage its growing patient population.
Established in 1944 Mennonite Health is both an integrated health system and insurer that serves patients across Puerto Rico and the Caribbean.
With over 1500 providers in both primary and specialty care Mennonite Health System said selected Acupera because it delivers the sought-after technology that will provide its physicians and nurses with actionable information on patient risk care management and population analytics.
The system works in coordination with Mennonite Electronic Health Record (EHR) system and other databases pulling key information to offer insights that inform clinicians on patients who are at the highest risk of hospitalizations Emergency Room visits and short- and long-term complications.
"At Mennonite Health System we are committed to offering our patients with the highest quality of care throughout Puerto Rico. In order to do so we needed a technology partner that truly understood our staff and patient population," said Pedro Melendez, chief executive officer (CEO) of Mennonite Health System. "The most provider-friendly solution available Acupera has delivered a custom-built solution that offers our clinicians unparalleled support."
Eric Grafals, director for care management at Mennonite Healthcare System, added: "With four hospitals and five family health centers our network is both geographically and culturally diverse. Being the first health system in Puerto Rico to embrace the population health concept we needed a population health partner who understood the constraints of our staff and offered a system that met their exact needs. Acupera's intuitive design makes it easy for our clinicians to instantly absorb information and respond to patients quickly."
Ronald Razmi, CEO of Acupera, said: "Acupera is committed to providing doctors and nurses with the exact patient information they need the moment they need it. Built specifically with the clinician in mind we've developed a system that fits easily into the daily workflow of hospital staff to simplify population health."
Mennonite Health System, Acupera, Pedro Melendez