SSI Group acquires interoperability company ICA CareAlign, bolstering data integration

SSI Group acquires interoperability company ICA CareAlign, bolstering data integration

In a move it says will help combine financial and clinical data exchange tools to better position its providers and payer clients for value-based reimbursement, SSI Group has acquired Informatics Corporation of America for an undisclosed sum. ICA, which specializes in the aggregation and exchange of clinical data under the name CareAlign, was scooped up

In a move it says will help combine financial and clinical data exchange tools to better position its providers and payer clients for value-based reimbursement, SSI Group has acquired Informatics Corporation of America for an undisclosed sum.

ICA, which specializes in the aggregation and exchange of clinical data under the name CareAlign, was scooped up for an undisclosed sum.

The combined companies will help healthcare organizations improve the ability to combine administrative, financial and clinical data, SSI Group officials said. SSI will use CareAlign’s technology – including new tools derived from their integration products – to bolster its efforts toward the needs of HIEs and other entities that need to aggregate and exchange patient data.

“Integrating clinical information with the administrative and financial data used by SSI revenue cycle solutions will be critical in responding to the changes in payment models represented by value-based reimbursement programs like MACRA,” said Jeff Miller, chief product officer at SSI Group, in a statement.

SSI will keep ICA’s Nashville’s headquarters and will establish a regional office there, drawn to the concentration of healthcare and health IT organizations in that city, officials said.

SSI will be in Booth 1929 at HIMSS18.

HIMSS18 Preview

An inside look at the innovation, education, technology, networking and key events at the HIMSS18 global conference in Las Vegas.

Twitter: @MikeMiliardHITN


Email the writer: mike.miliard@himssmedia.com

All copyrights for this article are reserved to Healthcare IT

Posts Carousel

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked with *

Cancel reply

Latest Posts

Most Commented