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Baptist Health Selects Explorys Big Data Analytics Platform For Its Value-Based Care Initiatives

Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) August 25, 2014

Explorys, the leader in big data-driven healthcare transformation, today announced that Baptist Health has selected Explorys and its Value-Based Care (VBC) Program Framework to improve care quality, and reduce unnecessary cost across their enterprise and clinically integrated networks. Baptist Health, based in Jacksonville, Florida, is a network of five hospitals affiliated with 45 primary care offices located throughout Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia.

“By leveraging the Explorys platform and applications, Baptist Health will gain deeper insights into our patient population that will support our ability to transform the process of care,” said Roland Garcia, senior vice president and chief information officer, Baptist Health. “In a fragmented and immature market, we evaluated multiple vendors and ultimately selected Explorys as our first generation health management tool. They demonstrated flexibility, a cloud-based approach and the ability to benchmark against other clients’ data.”

Explorys enables large healthcare systems and clinically integrated networks in the United States to navigate and manage the unprecedented change brought about by healthcare reform and new value-based models of care. Utilizing a combination of clinical, claims, and operational data, Baptist Health will utilize the Explorys Platform to stratify risk, predict costs, pinpoint patients that need intervention, enable care coordination, and close gaps in care. Baptist Health will leverage the Explorys national data set to benchmark its performance on key population health and utilization measures.

Baptist Health also will apply the Explorys VBC Program Framework as it rolls out its value-based care initiatives along with its affiliates. Running atop the Explorys Platform, the Explorys VBC Program Framework provides a tightly integrated set of risk and prediction models, as well as pre-built reports, measures, registries, and dashboards for assessing populations and contracts, managing populations, and measuring performance across their networks.

“As demand grows for healthcare systems to drive better outcomes while eliminating unnecessary costs, the ability to master the mitigation risk has become more crucial than ever,” stated Charlie Lougheed, president and chief strategy officer, Explorys. “We are thrilled that Baptist Health chose us to further their mission to improve care and make it more affordable for the communities and patients they serve.”

Inspired by physicians and informatics leaders, Explorys combines the most powerful healthcare-computing platform in the world with turnkey solutions for clinical integration, at-risk population management, cost of care measurement, and pay-for-performance solutions. Explorys’ cloud-based platform is serving 22 integrated healthcare systems, 340 hospitals, and over 300,000 providers to identify patterns in diseases, improve treatments, and outcomes.

About Baptist Health

Baptist Health is a faith-based, mission-driven system in Northeast Florida comprised of Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville; Baptist Medical Center Beaches; Baptist Medical Center Nassau; Baptist Medical Center South; Baptist Clay Medical Campus and Wolfson Children’s Hospital – the region’s only children’s hospital. All Baptist Health hospitals, along with Baptist Home Health Care, have achieved Magnet™ status for excellence in patient care. Baptist Health includes the area’s only dedicated heart hospital; a cancer center; orthopedic institute; women’s services; neurological institute, including comprehensive neurosurgical services, a comprehensive stroke center and two primary stroke centers; a Bariatric Center of Excellence; a full range of psychology and psychiatry services; outpatient facilities; urgent care services; and primary and specialty care physicians’ offices throughout Northeast Florida. For more details, visit For information on Wolfson Children’s Hospital, visit

About Explorys

Founded in 2009 as an innovation spinoff from Cleveland Clinic, Explorys provides the healthcare industry a secure, cloud-based analytics platform that leverages big data for clinical integration, predictive analytics, risk management and business intelligence. Its platform enables the country’s leading provider organizations to more effectively leverage their data to improve care quality, patient satisfaction, and deliver value-based care. The Explorys solution supports Population Health Management and Accountable Care models while applying the power of massively-parallel data processing to save lives and make healthcare affordable. Since its inception, the Explorys platform has been adopted by 22 major integrated healthcare systems with 275 billion data elements, 48 million unique cared-for-lives, 340 hospitals, and 300,000 providers who collectively deliver $63B in care annually. For more information, visit

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