ZeOmega Identified as a Major Player in Care Management by IDC MarketScape
Report highlights ZeOmega as leading the care management software industry in both care management capabilities and ability to improve the strategic positioning of healthcare payers in the emerging healthcare landscape
FRISCO, Texas – August 09, 2012
ZeOmega Inc., a premier provider of software solutions for collaborative population health management, was recently named as a major care management player in the IDC MarketScape: U.S. Care Management Solutions for Healthcare Payers 2012 Vendor Assessment, Doc # HI235803.
ZeOmega’s Jiva™ software was rated as being the most advanced in the industry in terms of care management capabilities and its ability to help health plans position themselves strategically to address the emerging needs in population healthcare management. ZeOmega was also recognized as having the most flexible deployment options in the industry and as having reported the strongest growth in 2011.
Jiva™ is a Web-based integrated, patient-centric data environment, coupled with an extensive and customizable workflow and business rules engine supporting health, wellness, care and disease management, with strong clinical content “We are extremely pleased and honored to be recognized by IDC Health Insights for our leadership position in care management capabilities and strategic positioning for emerging population healthcare management needs,” said Nandini Rangaswamy, executive vice president and chief financial officer of ZeOmega.
“ZeOmega has, since its inception in 2001, envisioned a single web-based platform centered on the patient that can consolidate all the patient data, integrate workflows intelligently, and facilitate seamless communication and collaboration between members, physicians, care coordinators and other stakeholders in the care continuum.” Ms. Rangaswamy continued, “IDC’s report is an independent validation of our efforts over the past decade to build a platform that truly enables our clients to build sustainable value propositions in improving healthcare quality while reducing costs.”
Healthcare payers are shifting business and technology resources to health, wellness, and health management initiatives, and the related business intelligence solutions that support these efforts,” notes Janice Young, program director, IDC Health Insights. “In response, care management applications are evolving into multifaceted health management solutions integrating workflow, analytics, and communications on a single data warehouse platform.”
The IDC analysis accounted for a wide range of standard characteristics by which vendors are measured through structured discussions, surveys, and interviews with market leaders, participants and end users. Market weightings were based on user interviews, buyer surveys and the input of a review board of IDC experts in each market. IDC analysts base individual vendor scores, and ultimately vendor positions within the IDC MarketScape, on detailed surveys and interviews with the vendors, publicly available information and end-user experiences in an effort to provide an accurate and consistent assessment of each vendor’s characteristics, behavior and capability. Access to the report (IDC Health Insights Document #HI235803, July 2012) is available by subscription from IDC Health Insights.
Care Management Software Solution Jiva™ transforms traditional episodic-based care management into proactive and collaborative population healthcare management through electronic health record-enabled care plans, decision support, and user-configurable workflows for care management.
Jiva™ also enables payers to:
- Improve health outcomes through better member and provider engagement and collaboration.
- Increase efficiency and productivity with automated and streamlined workflows.
- Target opportunities for improving quality of care and reducing costs in real time using analytics-driven, actionable intelligence.
- Ensure accountability and compliance through outcome tracking, performance measurement and comprehensive reporting.
- Promote transparency through seamless workflow integration and information sharing.
- Facilitate collaboration through multi-channel communications.
About IDC MarketScape
The IDC MarketScape vendor analysis model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of ICT (information and communications technology) suppliers in a given market. The research methodology utilizes a rigorous scoring methodology based on both qualitative and quantitative criteria that results in a single graphical illustration of each vendor’s position within a given market.
IDC MarketScape provides a clear framework in which the product and service offerings, capabilities and strategies, and current and future market success factors of IT and telecommunication vendors can be meaningfully compared. The framework also provides technology buyers with a 360-degree assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of current and prospective vendors.
ZeOmega is a premier provider of software solutions for population healthcare management serving payer and provider organizations implementing population healthcare management programs. Our Jiva software solution is a flexible member-centric platform that integrates workflow, analytics, content and communication capabilities and enables our clients to identify opportunities and to collaborate with members, providers and other stakeholders in improving the overall health of the member. For more information, visit www.zeomega.com or call 214-618-9880. Follow ZeOmega on Twitter at www.twitter.com/ZeOmega, on LinkedIn at www.LinkedIn.com/company/ZeOmega or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ZeOmega.
Trademark Information: ZeOmega and Jiva are registered trademarks or trademarks of ZeOmega, Inc. or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries. Other marks or brands may be claimed as the property of others.