Excel Health Releases Q3 2017 Post-Acute Care Utilization and Performance Data

Excel Health customers receive quarterly post-acute care referral and outcomes insights to guide business development efforts

February 9, 2018 – Atlanta, GA Excel Health announced today the availability of its Q3 2017 referral and outcomes insights for its customers in the home health and hospice industries. Released each quarter, Excel Health makes available market share, performance analytics and quality metrics, based on 100 percent of the most recent Medicare Part A and B claims data from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Chronic Conditions Data Warehouse. By releasing detailed insights into the pathways of patients leaving the acute and ambulatory settings as well detailed data about the physicians that serve these patients, only Excel Health customers are able to truly identify in near real-time the opportunities for growth and operational improvements.

“In today’s value-based care economy, healthcare providers are looking for new ways to contain costs, such as readmissions and avoidable complications, while improving outcomes for the populations they serve,” said Ian Juliano, CEO of Excel Health. “We are pleased to be able to package these insights into an easy to use system that empowers each one of our 2,000+ users to develop trusted-advisor relationships with their referral partners and discover new growth opportunities. By leveraging both clinical and competitive insights from the most recent and complete claims, post-acute care providers of all sizes can use Excel Health to gain the visibility they need to communicate the positive impact they have on patient populations.”

Many Excel Health customers are experiencing significant growth when it comes to patient admissions and utilization in part due to the detailed market intelligence they are able to access with the Excel Health solution. According to one customer, “Since equipping our sales team members with the Excel Health solution, we are now able to have more meaningful conversations with our prospective referral partners by providing them visibility into their populations that they never knew was possible,” said the director of sales operations for one of the largest home health agencies in the country. “We’re also able to demonstrate the unique value we can bring by providing comparative outcomes data for the post-acute care providers in their network or area.”

Excel Health Group is the only market intelligence provider that equips healthcare providers with clinical and competitive outcomes and activity data across all care settings, derived from the CMS Chronic Care Datawarehouse claims data within about a quarter after the CMS quarter close date. Each quarter, Excel Health issues its latest data to customers who are able to see referral patterns and clinical outcomes of patients by care setting, provider, and even diagnosis code. This insight empowers high-performing home health and hospice providers as well as hospitals to work together to ensure patients are placed in the right hands to ensure optimal care is provided.
To access the full state-by-state Q3 2017 utilization report or to learn more about how your agency can use Excel Health to outperform your competition, visit www.excelhealthgroup.com and request to speak with one of our data experts or sign up for a free trial.

About Excel Health

Excel Health enables healthcare providers to thrive in the new paradigm of value-based care. With access to complete Medicare Part A and Part B data, refreshed quarterly with only about one quarter lag, (over 1.25 billion claims annually), Excel Health has put the most current, comprehensive, and robust medical databases in the world at your fingertips in our easy to use Home Health and Hospice portals. Our goal is for care networks to be constructed and providers selected based on care efficacy (superior outcomes) and care efficiency (reduced utilization). The potential of our suite of on-demand, cloud-based data solutions to profoundly impact healthcare and patient lives is immediately evident in client success stories. For more information, please visit: http://www.excelhealthgroup.com or to see a demonstration email us at sales@excelhealthgroup.com.