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Pathway Health and PointRight Announce Strategic Partnership

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and WHITE BEAR LAKE, Minn., Oct. 2, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pathway Health (www.pathwayhealth.com), a leading post-acute consulting services, interim management and education services organization, and PointRight (www.pointright.com), the industry-standard predictive analytics leader, announce they have entered into a strategic partnership agreement to provide analytics solutions to providers across the post-acute continuum.



As part of this agreement, Pathway Health will integrate PointRight's analytics solutions into their consultancy practice, assisting providers with an analytics-driven approach to effectively measure quality clinical outcomes, manage costs and reduce risk. The two organizations will roll-out specific offerings that target these operational challenges in the weeks ahead, and will continue to evolve their joint offering within the next year and beyond.

"We are pleased to arm our expert consultants with PointRight's analytics solutions," commented Deborah L. Schuna, founder and Chief Executive Officer for Pathway Health. "Enabling providers to make better-informed business decisions is key as they position for value-based purchasing and the overall impact of healthcare reform."

"In today's healthcare landscape, it's crucial that providers not only be measurably successful within their own organizations, but to also position themselves with external stakeholders like payers and other key referral sources," said Steven Littlehale, Executive Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer of PointRight. "By combining PointRight's predictive analytics solutions with Pathway's expert consultants, it's a win-win for post-acute providers to be able to clearly show how they differ from their competition and to improve quality and mitigate risk throughout their enterprise."

About Pathway Health

Pathway Health is a professional management, consulting, interim management and education services organization, serving clients across the post-acute care continuum. Since 1997, Pathway Health has been keeping a pulse on industry clinical, regulatory, quality and reimbursement trends to keep clients on the path to success. With over 150 experienced professionals, we engage and employ leading clinical and operational experts to assist our clients in achieving the next level of performance. It is our people, their talents and their real-world post-acute experience that set Pathway Health apart. For more information, visit www.pathwayhealth.com.

About PointRight

PointRight® is the industry-standard analytics leader that enables healthcare providers and payers to measure risk, quality of care, rehospitalization, compliance and reimbursement accuracy. Using some of the largest and best databases in the industry, PointRight's nationally recognized clinical staff, researchers, and technologists expertly translate data from multiple sources into actionable information and insight. For more information, visit www.pointright.com.

CONTACT: Organization Inquiries: Lisa A. Thomson Pathway Health Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer Lisa.Thomson@pathwayhealth.com 651.407.8699 Pam Selker Rak PointRight Vice President, Marketing Pam.Rak@pointright.com 781.457.5900

Source:Pathway Health