Cutting-edge Business Intelligence Provider to License RiskSmartTM Stand Alone
BOSTON, Mass., April 4, 2005 — DxCG®, Inc., the leading provider of predictive modeling software for health care organizations, today announced a distributor partnership with Integration Management, Inc. (IMI), a provider of cutting-edge business intelligence solutions for the managed care industry. IMI will integrate RiskSmart Stand Alone into its data mart to provide clients with enhanced data intelligence.
"We are committed to providing our clients with best-in-class decision support solutions. The integration of RiskSmart Stand Alone will enhance the intelligence of data for our clients," said Leon Dowling, president of Integration Management. "With enhanced data intelligence, clients can make more informed decisions impacting managed care delivery, pricing and performance measurement.
"Our partnership with Integration Management will help expand the options available to our managed care clients looking for advanced ways to incorporate our predictive models into their business intelligence," said Marilyn Schlein Kramer, president of DxCG.
Integration Management Business Intelligence Solutions transform data into information aimed at better utilization of resources and cost reduction, using cutting-edge proprietary technology coupled with best-in-class business intelligence from Cognos. DxCG predictive models contain best-in-class Diagnostic Cost Group and RxGroups® models to assess health status and predict next year's health care costs so clients can appropriately budget medical and financial resources.
About Integration Management, Inc.
Integration Management, Inc. (IMI) enables managed care companies to make more informed decisions by providing timely, accurate and meaningful information from operational and clinical transaction data. From customized reporting (data marts) to full-scale decision support tools (data warehousing), IMI turns the mountain of disparate health care data into rich, integrated information aimed at better utilization of resources, quality improvement and cost reduction. IMI brings decades of experience both in the management of health care organizations and enabling technology to bring a total business intelligence solution. Their proprietary solutions coupled with industry-leading business intelligence tools from Cognos provide feature-rich solutions that are both relevant and cutting-edge.
About DxCG, Inc.
DxCG, a unit of ISO, promotes fair and efficient health care by providing software solutions to more accurately plan, budget and evaluate health care management programs. DxCG has more than 175 clients, covering over 75 million lives in the U.S. and abroad. The company's Diagnostic Cost Group (DCG) and RxGroups® predictive models are used to negotiate health-based payments, identify opportunities for disease management, profile physicians and evaluate managed care programs. Recognized by leading independent researchers as the most proven models available, DxCG's methodologies are used by the federal government to set payment rates for Medicare.
ISO is a leading provider of products and services that help measure, manage and reduce risk. ISO provides data, analytics and decision-support solutions to professionals in many fields, including insurance, finance, real estate, health services, government and human resources. Professionals use ISO's databases and services to classify and evaluate a variety of risks and detect potential fraud. In the U.S. and around the world, ISO's services help customers protect people, property and financial assets.
Stephanie Martinovich (DxCG, Inc.)
Leon Dowling (Integration Management)