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HMS Cited by Gartner in Payment Integrity-Focused Research Report and Market Guide for Healthcare Payer Care Management Workflor Applications
March 22, 2018

HMS Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:HMSY), a leading provider of cost containment solutions to the U.S. healthcare market, was named a Representative Vendor in two recently published Gartner reports: U.S. Healthcare Payer CIOs Must Adopt Prospective Payment Integrity to Thwart Improper Claims Payment and Fraud and Market Guide for Healthcare Payer Care Management Workflow Applications.
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HMS Appoints Two Healthcare Veterans to New Leadership Roles
January 8, 2018

HMS Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:HMSY) today announced that Emmet O’Gara and Michael Cole, two veteran healthcare executives, have joined HMS in newly created positions to help accelerate the company’s growth initiatives. This includes driving growth through its consumer engagement business, care management platform, and analytics offerings.
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HMS Teams with Halfpenny Technologies to Strengthen Payer-Provider Collaboration, Promoting Seamless Care Management
December 21, 2017

HMS Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:HMSY) today announced the launch of a strategic partnership with Halfpenny Technologies, a leader in clinical data exchange and business intelligence solutions, to strengthen payer-provider coordination and promote seamless care management.
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CIO Review: The Internet of Things: New Connections to Healthcare Opportunity
July 2017

[CIO Review – Andy Gaudette, SVP, HMS Essette] Healthcare benefits play a big part in IoT adoption rates. The healthcare industry has three primary entities involved: providers, payers, and healthcare consumers. There is a promising future for IoT in each of these areas, and they do intersect.
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HMS Releases New Version of Care Management Platform Cloud-Based HMS Essette 3.10: Includes New Customer Service Solution and Provider Portal
June 7, 2017

HMS Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:HMSY) today unveiled version 3.10 of HMS Essette. The care management platform helps risk-bearing healthcare organizations identify, engage and better manage patient populations toward improved financial and healthcare outcomes.
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HMS Announces New Release for Care Management Platform
Oct. 04, 2016

HMS Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:HMSY) today announced the release of Version 3.9 (v3.9) of Essette, its newly acquired web-based care management platform. The Essette Suite, which includes case management, utilization management, and population health management modules, assists risk-bearing healthcare organizations to identify, engage, and better manage patient populations toward improved financial and clinical outcomes.
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Hms Holdings Acquires Essette – A Web-Based Care Management Technology Platform
Sept. 7, 2016

HMS Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:HMSY) today announced the acquisition of Essette, a web-based care management platform which helps risk-bearing healthcare organizations identify, engage, and manage at-risk patient populations to improve outcomes while managing costs.
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Essette Chooses Izenda’s Self-Service Business Intelligence Solution
May 24, 2016

Today marks Essette’s official announcement of Essette Dashboard, its highly anticipated, web-based software module. The cutting-edge feature provides end users with an embedded, real time data visualization platform. The application’s “secret sauce”? Integration with Izenda’s self-service business intelligence solution and its analytics engine.
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AmeriBen Medical Management Selects Essette
April 28, 2016

AmeriBen Medical Management, the in-house medical management department for AmeriBen, has elected to adopt the robust combination of Essette’s Utilization Management software module, its accompanying Fax Management module (a RightFax integration), and Essette’s Provider Portal module—a web-based trilogy made even more powerful paired with MCG’s industry-leading CareWebQI™, combined with Milliman’s CiteAutoAuth™ determination functionality. AmeriBen is a full-service TPA providing benefit plans for over 325,000 members throughout the United States.
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Essette Releases v3.8 Software with Regulatory Improvements and Powerful Collaboration Tools
February 18, 2016

Essette is excited to announce the release of the newest version of its industry-leading Medical Management software, Essette v3.8. Completion of this project finalizes important development originally started with the design of v3.7, positioning the agile software platform towards superior integrations. As a result, Essette clients interested in expanding their collaborative efforts can now better utilize a variety of systems—and do so efficiently and effectively.
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Essette Releases v3.7 Software with a Comprehensive Data Redesign
June 23, 2015

Essette is excited to release v3.7 of its industry-leading Medical Management software, which was heavily focused on a redesign of the data integration and import process. Data is clearly one of the most important components of Healthcare IT, and receiving clean data from clients is crucial to the success of an Essette implementation.
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Community Health Innovations Selects Essette
February 10, 2015

Community Health Innovations (CHI), a subsidiary of Community Hospital Foundation, has chosen the Essette Suite of Medical Management software to support the provision of care management, disease management, and population health management, across the care continuum in Monterey County. Essette provides advanced technology infrastructure for CHI’s care managers, disease managers, and other staff to seamlessly deliver high-value care.
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Maine Community Health Options Implements Essette
January 06, 2015

Maine Community Health Options (MCHO) has implemented the Essette Medical Management Software Suite to support their ongoing focus on health outcomes improvement. Essettes comprehensive Care Management platform will also enhance MCHOs continued emphasis on excellence in service.
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ReAdmission Solutions, LLC Selects Essette
November 24, 2014

ReAdmission Solutions, LLC (RAS), a provider of care coordination and disease management services to health plans, hospitals, and accountable care organizations, has chosen to implement Essette’s Medical Management software suite. ReAdmission Solutions will use the powerful new Essette SaaS platform in a program to reduce patients’ avoidable readmissions to hospitals.
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San Francisco Health Plan Selects Essette to Provide a Comprehensive Care Management Suite
November 24, 2013

A provider of affordable health care coverage to over 80,000 San Francisco residents, San Francisco Health Plan (SFHP) has partnered with Essette to provide an advanced suite of care management software. A number of Essette’s current clients located in California, and major Essette clients such as the Central California Alliance for Health, served as valuable Essette references to SFHP in their vendor decision.
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THIPA Goes Live with Essette CM v3.1 for Use in IPA, New ACO
May 9, 2013

Torrance Hospital IPA (THIPA), an affiliate of Torrance Memorial Medical Center, goes live with Essette CM today. THIPA chose Essette software to provide care management for their population of more than 45000 members, and to help them achieve their stated mission of “providing personalized, cutting-edge medical care.”
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SynerMed Ugrades to Essette v3.1 for CM Module, UM Module to Follow
February 8, 2013

SynerMed, one of the largest Managed Services Organizations (MSO) in the United States, with a network of 10,000 providers providing access to care for more than 700,000 members, was successfully upgraded to Essette 3.1 today.  The software upgrade was completed and SynerMed able to go-live on Essette v3.1 in a single evening.
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