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Walgreens brings data analytics to clinics


Deerfield Park, Ill. – Walgreens is expanding its relationship with Inovalon, Inc. to implement its patient assessment tool and technology platform to support improvements in care, quality and risk score accuracy programs across more than 400 Healthcare Clinics at select Walgreens locations. The convergence of Inovalon’s data-driven patient assessment tool, Electronic Patient Assessment Solution Suite (ePASS), and Healthcare Clinic at select Walgreens brings Inovalon’s analysis of more than 8.3 billion medical events brings analytic insights to Healthcare Clinic programs.

Inovalon’s ePASS system delivers a patient assessment tool with individualized predictive analytics to the point of care. The risk score models of Medicare Advantage, Commercial Health Insurance Exchange, and state managed Medicaid are each supported within the ePASS system. Similarly, the industry’s wide array of quality outcomes programs including HEDIS, CMS Stars, state Medicaid programs, and commercial accreditation requirements of NCQA and URAC are supported within the platform provided at Healthcare Clinics at select Walgreens locations.

“By integrating data analytics, we can gain even deeper insights to help improve patient care and, ultimately, outcomes,” said Heather Helle, divisional VP, Healthcare Clinic. “We continue to expand the scope of services, capabilities and footprint at Healthcare Clinics. These types of innovative solutions enable our nurse practitioners and physician assistants to play an increasingly important role as part of a patient’s care team.”

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