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Unified Group Services Participates in Indiana Health Information Exchange's Innovative Quality Reporting and Healthcare Disease Management Service
Date:5/27/2009

ef Institute, Inc. and is Regenstrief Professor of Medical Informatics at the Indiana University School of Medicine. He has also been recently appointed to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Health Information Technology Standards Committee.

With almost 50,000 Indiana members, Unified Group Services provides health, dental, vision, short-term disability and COBRA benefit administration to self-funded companies.

"Unified has always had a commitment to help our clients reduce healthcare costs without reducing the quality of care, and we believe that being part of the Quality Health First program will help our members further achieve this standard," said Rich Mousty, President of Unified Group Services . "We look forward to bringing this progressive program to our members as it furthers our company's, our clients', and our nation's desire to provide high quality health care in a cost-effective manner."

As an example of the QHF program in action in the Indianapolis community, the health information exchange platform has found that 30% of area diabetics aren't receiving timely A1c tests and 35% of women aren't having timely mammograms. This data has implications at the individual and community level while also impacting public health and educational initiatives across the state.

About the Indiana Health Information Exchange

Indiana Health Information Exchange, Inc. (IHIE) is a non-profit corporation formed by the Regenstrief Institute, private hospitals, local and state health departments, BioCrossroads, the state's life sciences initiative, and other prominent organizations in Indiana. IHIE is the nation's most respected health information exchange organizations and one of the nation's only health information exchange organizations providing chronic disease and preventive health services (

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