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Clinigence and Halfpenny Technologies Partner to Enhance Data Capabilities Across the Care Continuum

Clinigence, a next-generation clinical business intelligence technology provider, today announced a strategic partnership with Halfpenny Technologies, an interoperability technology framework and cloud-based platform enabling the exchange of clinical data. Through this alliance, physician practices and emerging organizations such as an Accountable Care Organization (ACO) will be able to more effectively gather the necessary clinical data from across the care continuum to provide improved coordination of care.

Through this partnership, organizations can implement both Clinigence’s and Halfpenny Technologies’ solutions to work in parallel to compile the necessary analytics with claims and clinical data so providers in any care setting can more effectively and proactively address and close patient care gaps. Halfpenny Technologies allows providers and partners to access and exchange lab data to better manage care and gain additional insight into the health of the patient population. Combined with Clinigence’s data analytics and efficient aggregation capabilities, providers will be able to further enhance patient care while aligning with new value-based payment and coordinated care delivery models.

“Insight is critical as providers look to take advantage of the many clinical and financial opportunities afforded to them in this new era of healthcare,” said Kobi Margolin, CEO of Clinigence. “We are thrilled about our partnership with Halfpenny Technologies as their forward-thinking and committed approach to managed care and analytic reporting will truly benefit our mutual clients by providing real-time, concrete data that can be used to improve patient care and meet emerging reporting demands.”

The Clinigence solution is built around several key capabilities, including clinical data analytics, semantic data aggregation and normalization, data mining, predictive modeling and business intelligence. Leveraging cloud-based cross-organization collaboration, the solution fuels a continuous cycle of improvement in staff performance and process effectiveness while accelerating the creation of best practices.

“The ability to access the most accurate, complete patient data is more important than ever,” said Tim Kowalski, president and CEO of Halfpenny Technologies. “Our intelligent clinical data exchange which solves data interoperability challenges along with our collaboration with Clinigence’s advanced technology platform will expand our capabilities to not only help compile clinical data for providers and physician-led ACOs, but further support the transition from volume- to value-based healthcare delivery resulting in better patient outcomes.”

Halfpenny Technologies provides healthcare organizations with a cloud based clinical data exchange platform designed to optimize care coordination. The company has a proven track record of providing a reliable technology infrastructure, insightful analytics, rapid implementation and professional mapping services to give providers a more complete and actionable clinical data.

About Clinigence

Clinigence, LLC, in Atlanta, GA, is a health information technology company that develops, publishes and delivers collaborative software-as-a-service (SaaS) to help healthcare providers derive business value from clinical data and quality patient care. The Clinigence solution is tailored to the emerging needs of healthcare providers due to the shift of the US healthcare system from volume- to value-based purchasing and the growing demand for quality patient care.

About Halfpenny Technologies

Halfpenny Technologies Inc. provides accountable care organizations (ACOs), health plans, clinical laboratories, hospitals, health information exchanges (HIEs) and EHR vendors with a cloud based, secure, scalable, vendor-neutral clinical data exchange platform designed to optimize care coordination. Their proven track record of providing advanced features, rapid implementation, reliable technology infrastructure and LOINC mapping enables laboratories and hospitals to win new clients and better compete in the HITECH era; health plans to improve HEDIS reporting and STAR ratings, increase revenue and support population-based initiatives; and EHR vendors to include CPOE and results delivery in their solutions and meet Meaningful Use certification requirements.

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