WellSky and Option Care Health Launching CommonWell Services

The interoperability initiative will help the national infusion provider and its referral partners coordinate care for more than 250,000 patients.

HME and post-acute software company WellSky and national provider of home and alternate site infusion provider Option Care Health Inc. will launch CommonWell Health Alliance interoperability services.

Starting in the second quarter of 2022, the services will help coordinate care for Option Care Health’s more than 250,000 patients. The interoperability effort will make the following possible:

  • Referral partners will have greater transparency into the execution of their patients’ care plans/
  • Enhanced data exchanges will improve efficiency for providers so they can focus on providing high-quality patient care.
  • Providers will be able to more easily enroll patients into the CommonWell network and contribute information on patient care.=

CommonWell is a not-for-profit trade association that is dedicated to creating universal access to health data via a person-centered, nationwide network. It has a growing network with more than 26,000 provider sites and more than 144 million people enrolled. Participating providers have retrieved over 1.7 billion health records since it was launched.

“We are thrilled to have Option Care Health, a highly regarded home infusion provider with significant national reach, join the CommonWell network,” said Paul Wilder, executive director of CommonWell. “Through the commitment of innovative partners like WellSky and forward-thinking organizations like Option Care Health, we can improve care coordination and health outcomes nationwide.”

“By partnering with WellSky to utilize CommonWell services, our referral partners will have greater transparency into the execution of their patients’ care plans, improving care coordination and outcomes,” said John Rademacher, president and CEO of Option Care Health. “… With enhanced data exchange capabilities, we’ll see improved efficiency for our staff, allowing them to focus on what really matters — providing high-quality care to our patients.”

“Option Care Health is a pioneer in the infusion therapy space, and WellSky is proud to partner with them to further their interoperability initiatives,” said WellSky CEO Bill Miller. “WellSky is committed to bridging gaps across acute, post-acute, and community care with software purpose-built for connected care. Together with the Option Care team, we envision a future where truly coordinated care is not only possible; it’s the standard.”

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