Indiana Regional Center Selects Aegis Health Group for Population Health Program Focused on Employer and Community Groups

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

INDIANA, Penn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Indiana Regional Medical Center, a non-profit institution located in Indiana County, has engaged Aegis Health Group to assist in its efforts to expand their population health management programs. The new initiative will focus on building relationships with area employers, aligning their needs with appropriate hospital programs that improve workforce health, lower health-related costs and support the hospital’s mission of creating healthier communities.

“We feel the hospital plays an important role in the community, providing care to all segments of our population,” said Stephen A. Wolfe, president and CEO of Indiana Regional Medical Center (IRMC). “In partnership with Aegis, we can more effectively reach out to local business and community groups, helping them with one of their biggest challenges – the high cost of healthcare – as we identify and address health risks before they become critical or result in costly healthcare claims.”

Aegis will support the non-profit institution which is the sole full-service healthcare provider in their county, with a portfolio of proprietary resources and technology. One of the innovative tools IRMC will offer employers is OneCommunity, a hospital branded, population health website. It allows users to track their health and wellness activities online and employers to anticipate and mitigate workforce health risks using services offered by the hospital.

“One notable benefit of OneCommunity, it makes it easy and engaging for employees to access healthcare information and guidance, keeping them involved in their personal health. Employers also benefit from a management application that streamlines rewards and incentive tracking, particularly important considering the latest ACA wellness program rules,” says Phil Suiter, president and CEO of Aegis Health Group. “Our solutions are designed to help strengthen IRMC’s position as the provider of choice in their market while positively impacting their market share.”

About Aegis Health Group

Aegis Health Group has assisted hundreds of hospitals with proven-effective business development strategies for 25 years. Its strategic, award-winning Population Health Management solutions enable hospitals to grow market share and revenue by identifying and intelligently managing the health risks of local consumers. Complementing this are Aegis’ data-driven and nationally recognized Physician Relationship Management solution, and physician data analytics tool which creates strategic alignment between hospitals and their medical staff to drive service-line growth, enhance patient care, and provide timely issue resolution. Further information about Aegis is available at http://www.AegisGroup.com or on their blog at www.aegishi4.com.

About Indiana Regional Medical Center

Indiana Regional Medical Center is a not-for-profit hospital located in Indiana, Pennsylvania that was founded in 1914. For over 100 years, Indiana County residents have looked to Indiana Regional Medical Center (IRMC) to meet their personal and family health needs. The facility resides on a 50-acre main campus with 164 beds, serving nearly 250,000 patients annually. An independent healthcare provider, IRMC has grown to be the second largest employer in Indiana County with almost 1,300 employees. It is a member of the Pennsylvania Mountain Care Network (PMCN) that was established to provide community-based health care via independent regional hospitals. To learn more, visit www.indianarmc.org.

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