Activate Care Expands Presence in California, Providing Social Risk Management Technology and Services to Address Medi-Cal Population SDoH

Activate Care Expands Presence in California, Providing Social Risk Management Technology and Services to Address Medi-Cal Population SDoH

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Activate Care®, a leader in social risk management solutions, today announced that it is further expanding its presence in California, adding Central California Alliance for Health, Monterey County and Health Plan of San Joaquin to the list of organizations that have chosen its CareHub platform to proactively manage the social determinants of health (SDoH) of their population.

Active Care offers everything communities need to improve outcomes for their at-risk populations by providing a community care records platform that enables a network of community partners to deliver and coordinate critical care based on social factors.

A Growing Need to Proactively Respond to SDoH

Social Determinants of Health (SDoH) are conditions in the places where people live, learn, work and play that affect a wide range of health risks and outcomes and quality of life. With estimated medical care to take into account for only 10-20% of modifiable contributors to healthy outcomes for a population – and the remaining 80-90% are SDoH – it is essential that we identify solutions and tactics to address these conditions before they send someone to the emergency room.

As a leader in social risk management, Activate Care enables organizations to engage those identified as high risk for one or more SDoH and design a standardized care plan tailored to their specific risk factors.

“At Activate Care, we fundamentally believe that technology can drive meaningful change, if designed and operated correctly – and for the right issues,” said Ted Quinn, CEO and co-founder of Activate Care. “In the United States, we can provide the best health care in the world, but the way we currently do it is misaligned. By leveraging technology, data, and the right resources, we can redirect that 80% of medical care spent on SDoH today, improve health outcomes, and improve care delivery. Working with our partners, we are achieving quantifiable results, such as a 28% decrease in chronic homelessness and a 54% reduction in calls for emergency transportation services. »

Central California Health Alliance (The Alliance)

Central California Health Alliance is an award-winning, nonprofit regional health plan that serves members of Santa Cruz, Monterey, and Merced counties. They work to promote prevention, early detection and effective treatment for their members, and to improve members’ access to quality health care through local innovations.

“By working with Activate Care, we have a great opportunity to better serve all of our members, especially those with the highest needs,” said Van Wong, COO of the Alliance. “Based on the results they have achieved in California and other states, we are confident that we can quickly begin to generate long-term results focused on improving health outcomes and quality of life. of our fellow Californians while reducing health care costs.”

Monterey County

Monterey County mission is to excel in providing quality services for the benefit of all residents of Monterey County while developing, maintaining and improving the resources of the area. The county aims to improve and improve services to ensure an adequate safety net and quality of life for all residents.

San Joaquin Health Plan

Serving families in San Joaquin and Stanislaus counties, San Joaquin Health Plan strives to improve the health of the community by providing access to high quality, cost-effective health care for its 384,000 members.

“In San Joaquin and Stanislaus counties, we are committed to addressing factors that interfere with standards of care and result in high utilization and costs for our residents,” said Cheron Vail, chief information officer for the plan. of San Joaquin health. “With Activate Care, we now have the right tools to proactively address and manage the social risk factors that negatively affect a significant portion of our population.”

The Activate Care team will be present National RISE in Nashville, Tennessee. To tune in, stop by booth #1308 and visit them during the first part of the interactive roundtables on Tuesday, March 8andat 4:50 p.m.

About Activate Care®

Activate Care is the US leader in social risk management solutions. The company’s expertise and experience in designing and implementing innovative models of care, coupled with its cloud-based CareHub™ platform, helps communities across America address the social determinants of health (SDoH) and create better holistic care. With Activate Care, all members of a community can act together seamlessly to improve outcomes for their at-risk populations.

Based in Boston, MA, Activate Care is privately held and venture-backed by disruptive innovation investment firm, Rose Park Advisors. The company was named one of BostInno’s “50 on Fire” in Fall 2020, which features Boston’s 50 companies “with innovative approaches to solving problems and having the greatest impact.”

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