IDC MarketScape Recognizes Landacorp as "Major Player" in Care Management

CHICO, Calif., Oct. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Landacorp was recognized as a 'major player' in care management in the recent IDC Health Insights' report, "IDC MarketScape: U.S. Care Management Solutions for Healthcare Payers 2012 Vendor Assessment – A Market in Transition to Health Engagement, (Doc # HI235803), July 2012."

In the report, IDC Health Insights evaluated Landacorp, in its assessment of care management vendors who create products for the U.S. healthcare payer market. Janice Young, program director for IDC Health Insights, summarized that in order for health plans to differentiate from competitors in a post-reform market, they will need to improve outcomes, demonstrate performance and control costs.

Landacorp was listed as a major player. Ms. Young sited, "Landacorp's strengths include: industry longevity, strong client references and platform flexibility, configurability and integration."

Landacorp's CareRadius suite is a population health solutions platform that allows health plans, providers and members to share relevant tools and real-time information via bi-directional communications for better health decision-making. It provides a robust 360-degree view of the member to enable care collaboration from wellness to chronic condition management resulting in improved member health and lower healthcare costs. It is also configurable to adapt to the changing healthcare environment enabling better care management that results in greater compliance and pay-for-performance.

Landacorp's Health Revolution Group provides collaborative care technology and services that share relevant and timely information for a more efficient healthcare system which enables better decisions and lower costs. These technologies and services seek to maximize data and information for actionable member interactions to improve health. Current innovative solutions include:

  • Automated mobile care alerts to provide full-circle outreach, education and actions from health plan to member and back to health plan. Members can act directly from telephonic, email and smart phone notifications
  • Automated Continuity of Care Document (CCD) Exchange for admission avoidance and reduction, as well as better decision making across the healthcare continuum
  • Enhanced Member Profiling using powerful data and analytic capabilities to combine clinical risk and lifestyle risk scoring to create more targeted and personalized interventions
  • Accountable Care Organization (ACO) technology hub for entities that desire to manage risk and bundled payment populations

Jay Dunlap, Landacorp General Manager, "Landacorp is pleased to be recognized as an industry leader by IDC for our strong history of serving health plans and health systems. Janice is timely in her assessment of the market's need for technologies that reach beyond traditional medical management to encompass full population health solutions. Landacorp is committed to creating flexible and fully integrated solutions that link health plans, providers and members for better health."

The IDC Health Insights assessment criteria and weightings were based on user interviews, buyer surveys, and input from a review board of IDC experts in each market. Vendor scores were based on detailed surveys and interviews with market leaders, vendors, publicly available information, and end-user experiences to provide an accurate and consistent assessment of each vendor's characteristics, behavior, and capability.

About IDC MarketScape
The IDC MarketScape vendor analysis model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of ICT (information and communications technology) suppliers in a given market. The research methodology utilizes a rigorous scoring methodology based on both qualitative and quantitative criteria that results in a single graphical illustration of each vendor's position within a given market.

IDC MarketScape provides a clear framework in which the product and service offerings, capabilities and strategies, and current and future market success factors of IT and telecommunication vendors can be meaningfully compared. The framework also provides technology buyers with a 360-degree assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of current and prospective vendors.

About Landacorp
Landacorp is dedicated to the advancement of healthcare collaboration through technology solutions that capture and share relevant information among providers, payers and members to improve health decisions and optimize cost. CareRadius is the collaborative care suite providing big solutions in healthcare technology. Visit for more information.

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