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AMC Health and Comprehensive Home Care Partner to Provide Enhanced Telehealth Solutions to Patients

Leading Florida Home Health Agency Joins AMC Health Customers Focused on Empowering Patients to Actively Manage Their Chronic and Post-Acute Illness at Home

New York, NY – November 10, 2015 – AMC Health, the leading provider of proven ‘real-time’ virtual care solutions, and Comprehensive Home Care, a leading home health agency, announced today that they will partner on a remote patient monitoring program that will help patients with both chronic and post-acute illness adhere to treatment plans and improve their health. AMC Health provides a ‘real-time’ remote patient engagement solution to home health agencies that are working to manage and improve care efficiency and quality of care.

Comprehensive Home Care has been providing in home telemonitoring services to its population for over a decade. In an effort to more strongly align with their mission and goal of raising the standards of home health care, it selected AMC Health to provide enhanced telecare solutions to its patients.

AMC Health’s FDA-cleared technology and services drive reduced readmission rates and care program effectiveness within chronic and post-acute populations, going beyond traditional telehealth. With over 12 years of experience working with more than 50 home care agencies, AMC Health’s cloud-based CareConsole™ platform analyzes biometric data collected via FDA-approved devices and transmitted through home and mobile gateways, aggregating these results with symptom and education assessments, and resulting in clear clinical action plans to improve compliance.

“Comprehensive Home Care’s dedication to provide the highest quality home care to its patients in the home complements AMC Health’s connected care model, which makes the home the third locus of care,” said Garrett Bragg, President and CEO for Comprehensive Home Care. “Most patients with chronic illness receive majority of their healthcare services in the comfort of their own home. This partnership will leverage Comprehensive Home Care’s strong track record of providing high-quality care and AMC Health’s proven remote patient monitoring and engagement solutions, all for the benefit of empowering patients to more actively manage their health at home.”

AMC Health’s performance is supported by a variety of peer-reviewed, published studies proving reduced medical costs and hospital readmissions, improved care management, and 3:1 return on investment, exceeding competitors’ less rigorous customer evaluations. AMC Health solutions have also helped patients with diabetes significantly reduce their HbA1c levels and patients with hypertension significantly reduce their blood pressure. These results have been published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), Journal of Managed Care Medicine, Medical Care and Population Health Management publications.

“With more than a decade of experience implementing programs for at-risk healthcare organizations, we know exactly how to ensure patient compliance and seamless clinical integration, while embracing the latest technological advances to lead healthcare organizations into the future. Comprehensive Home Care is an innovator in the home health market. Our partnership with Comprehensive Home Care will have a significant impact on preventing the onset of complications among members with chronic health issues through remote patient monitoring and engagement,” said Nesim Bildirici, President and CEO of AMC Health. He added, “Both companies share a common mission: putting patients first. Together, we will continue to care for patients in the comfort of their own homes, while also empowering them to manage their health more effectively.”

About AMC Health
AMC Health offers at-risk healthcare organizations a FDA-cleared remote patient engagement solution supporting care program effectiveness, behavior change, and clinical efficiencies for chronic and post-acute populations. Its strategic approach, services suite, and technology platform help healthcare organizations reduce utilization, better manage risk, and achieve aggressive quality goals in risk-based and population health programs. AMC Health’s remote patient engagement solutions have been proven in several peer-reviewed, published journals to improve patient outcomes, improve quality of care and reduce overall healthcare costs.

AMC Health’s remote patient monitoring and engagement solutions have earned the exclusive endorsement of the American Hospital Association.

About Comprehensive Home Care

Comprehensive Home Health Care is dedicated to providing the highest quality multidisciplinary home health care services in the most cost efficient and effective manner. CHC promotes preventive health programs and provides coordinated home health care services to seniors to help them age with grace and dignity in their homes. They have a strong reputation for clinical excellence being recognized as one of the best home health care companies receiving 4 to 4 ½ star rating by CMS. They have achieved this rating by providing the right care in the right environment, the patients home.

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