GetWellNetwork Reports Significant Growth in 2015, Completes Industry’s First Major Acquisition in Interactive Patient Care Market
- 40+ new client facilities and expansions; 6,000+ new beds installed
- Acquires Skylight Healthcare Systems
- 50 million annual patient interactions using GetWellNetwork
- More than 800 live clinical and IT interfaces including Epic, Cerner, Versus Technology, CBORD and more
- O’Neil Center publishes Interactive Care Model
Bethesda, Md., February 24, 2016 – GetWellNetwork®, Inc., the leader in Interactive Patient Care™ (IPC) solutions, today announced its sixth consecutive year of significant growth with the addition of 40+ new client facilities and expansions, and the launch of 6,000+ new beds in 2015. In September, GetWellNetwork acquired its largest competitor, Skylight Healthcare Systems, adding 80+ facilities and 20,000 beds to its growing community. Headquartered in Bethesda, GetWellNetwork now has a full service office in San Diego, Calif., offering enhanced client support and innovation efforts on behalf of West Coast clients including Sharp HealthCare, Kaiser Permanente, Legacy Health and Stanford Health Care.
In November, the company announced that it was ranked as the 382nd Fastest Growing Company in North America on Deloitte’s 2015 Technology Fast 500™ list. The Washington Business Journal (WBJ) also named GetWellNetwork to its list of Fastest Growing Companies of 2015, which recognizes companies in the Washington metropolitan region that have demonstrated consistent growth over the past three years.
“By combining forces with Skylight, we now have the scale and resources to deliver game-changing innovations on behalf of our provider partners to help patients and their families take charge of their health journey,” said Michael O’Neil, founder and chief executive officer of GetWellNetwork. “With more than 800 live clinical and health IT system interfaces, our platform connects health care leaders with the tools they need to revolutionize the delivery of care.”
IPC Community Grows With Industry and VA Leaders
New clients to the IPC community include:
· BJC HealthCare Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, Mo.
· BJC HealthCare Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital, St. Peters, Mo.
· BJC HealthCare Progress West Hospital, O’Fallon, Mo.
· Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, Mass.
· Fort Belvoir Community Hospital, Fort Belvoir, Va.
· Inova Health System Inova Alexandria Hospital, Alexandria, Va.
· Inova Health System Inova Loudoun Hospital, Leesburg, Va.
· Legacy Health System Legacy Emanual Medical Center, Portland, Ore.
· Legacy Health System Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center, Portland, Ore.
· Legacy Health System Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center, Tualatin, Ore.
· Legacy Health System Legacy Mount Hood Medical Center, Gresham, Ore.
· Legacy Health System Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center, Vancouver, Wash.
· Richard L. Roudebush VA Medical Center, Indianapolis, Ind.
Interactive Care Model Published
The O’Neil Center, GetWellNetwork’s research arm, published its Interactive Care Model (ICM) in the October 2015 issue of the Journal of Nursing Administration. The ICM outlines steps providers can take to help patients and families become more fully engaged in the management of their health.
O’Neil Center Executive Director and GetWellNetwork Chief Clinical and Nursing Officer Karen Drenkard, Ph.D., RN, NE-BC, FAAN, will present and discuss the ICM at the Beryl Institute’s Patient Experience Conference 2016 April 13-15 in Dallas.
“Patient engagement technologies must be paired with effective change management models in order to be effective and sustained,” O’Neil said. “Along with a team of leading physicians, nurses, pharmacists and patient advocates, Dr. Drenkard has produced a process model that will help train the next generation of clinicians to empower patients in their journey.”
View demonstrations of GetWellNetwork’s IPC solutions in booth #7933 in the Venetian Ballroom at the HIMSS16 Conference and Exhibition in Las Vegas, Feb. 29 - March 4, 2016.
GetWellNetwork®, Inc. provides patient engagement solutions that help health care providers engage, educate and empower patients along the care continuum. Our patient-centered platform, delivered across multiple technology platforms including mobile devices, computers and televisions, enables providers to implement a revolutionary care delivery model called Interactive Patient Care™ to improve performance and patient outcomes. The company further extends the value of existing IT investments by integrating seamlessly with electronic medical record and patient portal applications.
Learn more at www.GetWellNetwork.com.