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Capitol Health Network and Sutherland Healthcare Solutions Partner to Deliver Advanced Population Management to Sacramento

CLIFTON, N.J., Aug. 27, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sutherland Healthcare Solutions and Sacramento-based Capitol Health Network (CHN) have teamed up to deliver an advanced population management solution to improve the overall health and wellness of the Sacramento community.

The solution leverages a customized patient registry along with Sutherland's SmartHealthConnect tool. Sutherland developed a patient registry for CHN to improve the overall health of CHN's members. Sutherland's proprietary SmartHealthConnect tool provides real-time information at the point of care, including risk scores, gaps in care, and admit discharge and transfer (ADT). Analytics are then leveraged to improve health outcomes, increase the quality of patient care, and lower costs.

"CHN has been in need of a solution that bends the care delivery curve in the community," said CHN Chief Executive Officer James Ellsworth. "One that supports the primary care provider at the point of care and prepares the clinic for alternative payment and care delivery models. Sutherland and SmartHealthConnect will not only meet this requirement but will deliver results."

"With the redistribution of financial risk from payers to care delivery organizations, Healthcare is rapidly shifting to a population management model with new forms of contracting, payment and care delivery methods," said Sutherland Healthcare Solutions CEO Thomas Laur. "We're excited to have teamed up with Capitol Health Network to provide a solution that not only improves their financial results but can help all types of healthcare accountable care players achieve the triple aim of improved access, better care, and lower costs."

To learn more about Sutherland Healthcare Solutions and the Capitol Health Network partnership, contact Mike McCabe at healthcare@sutherlandglobal.com.

About Capitol Health Network (CHN)

Capitol Health Network (CHN) is a membership organization composed of Federally Qualified Health Centers, Rural Health Centers, medical clinics, support and specialty clinics, and health-oriented community-based non-profits working to provide medical care and health related services to the underserved people in a five county region surrounding Sacramento. Our members provide primary medical care, behavioral health (including substance abuse and mental health), dental, and other specialty medical care; as well as prevention, health education, enrollment and other health related services.

About Sutherland Healthcare Solutions

Sutherland Healthcare Solutions is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sutherland Global Services, a global provider of business process and technology management services with more than 36,000 employees and 50 locations. Headquartered in Clifton, New Jersey, Sutherland Healthcare Solutions is a leading provider of consulting, business process outsourcing (BPO), information technology outsourcing (ITO), and analytics solutions to the entire healthcare ecosystem. Sutherland Healthcare Solutions has 3,500 dedicated employees in 10+ global sites delivering customized and scalable solutions including contact center, coding, revenue cycle management, healthcare IT, provider data management, experience consulting, and population and payment solutions.

CONTACT: Media Contact: Nancy Breed, Vice President, Global Head of Marketing 585-586-5757 ext. 2583 or Nancy.Breed@sutherlandglobal.comSource: Sutherland Healthcare Solutions