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Patient Engagement Systems® Launches Care Management Web Portal to Significantly Enhance the Management of Patients with Chronic Conditions

Patient Engagement Systems®, a leader and innovator in creating effective care management programs and solutions which support and enhance the management of high-cost patients, including diabetes and chronic kidney disease, today announced the launch of its Care Manager Web Portal.

The web portal is an easy to use tool that provides care managers and others with timely, accurate and actionable information not otherwise available.

Benjamin Littenberg, MD, medical director, Patient Engagements Systems, said, "This new tool allows Care Managers to take advantage of the groundbreaking science behind patient engagement while enhancing their workflow. We have seen substantial improvements in diabetes control, cholesterol, and renal function with simultaneous reductions in ER visits and hospital admissions. The result is better health and lower costs. This is a 'must-have' for ACOs and other value-based reimbursement systems."

Patient Engagement Systems’ robust suite of patient engagement tools, analytics and decision support services enable care managers and providers to improve outcomes and significantly reduce costs.

Added Stanley M. Goldstein, Patient Engagement Systems President and CEO, “The web portal is designed to improve communications with providers and patients and when combined with other Patient Engagement Systems’ tools, results in better outcomes and reductions in claims exceeding $2,400 per patient per year. This is of great value to the growing number of provider groups and ACOs who are now at risk.”

For more information, please contact Stanley M. Goldstein, president and CEO, Patient Engagement Systems at 617-504-8853, [email protected] www.patientengagementsystems.com

About Patient Engagement Systems®

Patient Engagement Systems® (PES) is a nationally recognized healthcare services company dedicated to supporting its customers’ goal of helping people with chronic diseases, specifically diabetes and chronic kidney disease, improve their health, and reduce costs. PES provides medical groups, IPAs, health plans, health systems and government agencies with a suite of automated patient engagement tools, timely clinical decision support and the analytics needed to better identify, manage and monitor these high cost patients. PES’s signature platforms include the Diabetes Patient Engagement System℠, a chronic care management and patient engagement technology developed and tested in a five-year National Institutes of Health funded study that verified care process improvements and cost reductions, the Chronic Kidney Disease Patient Engagement System℠ and the ESRD Prevention Program℠. PES is an IBM Global Entrepreneurial Partner, and is a 2011 URAC Bronze Awardee for Best Practice in Health Care Consumer Empowerment and Protection. www.patientengagementsystems.com

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