ACN manages value-based care contracts for its network of more than 5,000 physicians covering 250,000 members. ACN is based in Phoenix, Arizona and is a joint venture of Dignity Health Systems and Tenet Healthcare.
Solve.Care is an innovative healthcare administration platform that empowers patients, employers, physicians, healthcare organizations and insurance companies such that care delivery can be more efficient, effective and affordable. The platform is designed to decentralize processes and synchronize all parties using the power of distributed ledgers and intelligent process automation. The partnership between ACN and Solve.Care is a first in the healthcare industry in that it applies blockchain technology, cloud computing and cognitive learning capabilities to healthcare to directly reduce administrative costs and friction associated with value-based care delivery and payments.
“ACN is focused on innovation in the healthcare industry and seeks to be the leading technology-enabled ACO in the US. This is why we chose to partner with Solve.Care, a true innovator in the healthcare care administration and payments sector,” said Dr. David Hanekom, CEO of Arizona Care Network. “Solve.Care brings a lot to the table in terms of their ability to simplify and decentralize complex processes related to value-based care delivery and payments. We couldn’t be more excited as a result of this partnership and look forward to launching the platform with our providers and members.”
This partnership is one of the first between a significant healthcare administrator and a blockchain technology leader. Solve.Care CEO Pradeep Goel agreed with Dr. Hanekom and commented on why this partnership furthers the mission of Solve.Care:
We are committed to decentralization of processes and delegation of greater authority to patients and physicians, without loss of control over cost and utilization. Solve.Care platform is a perfect match with the mission of Arizona Care Network and we look forward to helping them define and implement the future of value based care administration.
Solve.Care Foundation was established with the goal to revolutionize administration of healthcare and other benefit programs globally. The stated mission of Solve.Care is to “Make healthcare and benefit programs work better for everyone.” The platform brings a relationship-centric approach to care coordination, administration and payments that addresses all three pillars of healthcare: clinical, administrative and financial.
Solve.Care platform is designed to enable insurance companies, government agencies, hospitals and providers, pharmacies and businesses to build care coordination and delivery networks and engage their stakeholders. Solve.Care is launching a number of groundbreaking innovations such as Care.Wallet, Care.Cards, Care.Coins, Care.Vault and Care.Protocol through their platform. Solve.Care is implementing the relationship-centric approach by using distributed ledger technology and Blockchain.
Mariya Ozadovskaya, Mariya.Ozadovskaya@solve.care
About Arizona Care Network
Arizona Care Network is a physician-led and governed accountable care organization that improves healthcare and reduces costs by actively managing care for its patients.
ACN is a partnership between Dignity Health Arizona and Abrazo Community Health Network and is affiliated with Phoenix Children’s Care Network for pediatric care.
The network is comprised of more than 5,500 primary care and specialty physicians providing a broad range of clinical and care coordination services to adult and pediatric patients in Maricopa and Pinal counties. For more information, visit www.azcarenetwork.org.
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