Illinois Rural Community Care Organization ACO & RoundingWell Partner to Enable Improved Patient Engagement and Care Coordination

RoundingWell to be deployed in January 2017 as part of a 3-year agreement to make a positive impact on quality and shared savings

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — December 20, 2016 — RoundingWell, an integrated care management software provider, announced today an agreement with the Illinois Rural Community Care Organization (IRCCO) to deploy RoundingWell in support of an ACO initiative across Illinois comprised of 24 critical access and rural hospitals, 35 rural health clinics, and 14 independent rural physician practices. RoundingWell’s care management platform will help IRCCO’s integrated clinician teams provide care for more than 24,000 Medicare beneficiaries.

“IRCCO has made great strides in the last year toward understanding and improving the health of our beneficiaries,” said Pat Schou, Executive Director, IRCCO. “RoundingWell is the final piece of the puzzle that will enable us to engage and coordinate care for our higher-risk patients by using standardized protocols that are accessible to all care coordinators at our 24-plus locations.”

John Smithwick, CEO of RoundingWell, emphasized, “This is a perfect example of the integrated care delivery models that we built RoundingWell to support. Dedicated care coordinators are working with clinicians from hospitals and primary care settings across Illinois to deliver collectively the very best care for the patients they manage.”

Eric Johns, VP of Business Development at RoundingWell, added “The RoundingWell team is very honored and excited about this partnership with IRCCO. Both organizations desire to improve patient care, and we are confident that with their coordinators, ACO members’ clinician teams, and our technology, we can make a positive impact on quality and ultimately assist them in achieving shared savings.”

For more information, visit iruralhealth.org or RoundingWell.com.

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About the Illinois Rural Community Care Organization
IRCCO is a statewide rural accountable care organization. It is comprised of 24 critical access and rural hospitals, 35 rural health clinics, and 14 independent rural physician practices providing care and services for more than 24,000 Medicare beneficiaries.

About RoundingWell
RoundingWell is integrated care management software for provider organizations’ accountable care, value-based, and population health initiatives. Picking up where EMRs stop, care teams use RoundingWell to coordinate care, engage patients, and measure quality. RoundingWell is offered as a subscription service to a variety of healthcare organizations, including hospitals, Accountable Care Organizations, and specialty care providers.