WELLINGTON, Fla., May 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Quantum Group, Inc. (Amex: QGP, QGP.WSA, QGP.WSB) (http://www.QuantumMD.com ) announced today through its subsidiary, Renaissance Health Systems, Inc. (RHS), that it has recently deployed a web-based portal to centralize information pertaining to the top five (5) contracted HMOs of the Company, in a private and secure HIPAA compliant environment. In addition to providing a means for secure communication between RHS and the contracted physicians, the portal enables providers to more easily obtain and access authorizations and referrals, patient eligibility information, formularies, and other relevant information concerning affiliated HMOs.
Currently, 50% of provider requests are being processed through the Renaissance Provider Portal which continues to be developed and improved. The Company expects that by the end of the year, the portal will be integrated into the Quantum comprehensive health information platform announced in February 2008 and is now branded as PwER(sm) for Personalized Wellness Electronic Record.
This announcement reflects our continued commitment to quality and efficiencies in healthcare through the leveraging of technologies. President and CEO, Noel J. Guillama, commented, "This new portal developed internally, has streamlined communication among healthcare providers, reducing the chance of error, omission, and/or miscommunication and ultimately is contributing to a better patient experience."
Pete Martinez, Chief Technology and Innovations Officer, commented, "This is a fundamental element in our comprehensive innovations strategy for healthcare; it is one of the many solutions in our growing portfolio of services."
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