Market Demand Fuels Expansion of Intel-GE Care Innovations™ CI Validation Institute
Company Appoints Executive Director to Develop and Manage the Institute
ROSEVILLE, Calif., October 23, 2014 – Care Innovations™, an Intel-GE company, today appointed Karissa Price-Rico, Ph.D., as executive director of the CI Validation Institute, which was launched in June and has already garnered national recognition as a much needed service and innovative contribution to the field. As executive director, Price-Rico is charged with further developing the Institute and managing its operations.
The goal of the CI Validation Institute is to improve standards for measuring and promoting the benefits of population health and remote care management solutions and services. Through this effort, Care Innovations aims to give organizations involved in population health efforts – from health plans to healthcare providers to employers – an easy way to ensure their vendors and consultants adhere to the highest standards of validity, and compete for their business on the basis of integrity and performance. It also provides certification for consultants and vendors to enable them to distinguish themselves as adhering to the highest standards for research as well.
“Karissa’s entrepreneurial background and passion for improving the quality of service in the healthcare space will help elevate the CI Validation Institute to be the organization of choice for population health companies to provide them with confidence in their results and to credibly market solutions and services,” said Sean Slovenski, chief executive officer at Care Innovations.
“We’re at an exciting point in time at the Institute and have some new and exciting things coming down the line with a highly esteemed advisory board to continue to grow the science and rigor we are becoming known for. I am honored to take on this new role and help lead the growth of the CI Validation Institute,” said Karissa Price-Rico, the newly appointed executive director at the CI Validation Institute.
Price-Rico was co-founder and CEO of The Trusted Hands Network, the first national, certified network of Home Care Agencies and service providers to help consumers age in place. As CEO, she was responsible for developing all consumer and business marketing strategies and with her team built a national network of more than 500 certified home care agencies and service providers.
About Intel-GE Care Innovations
Intel-GE Care Innovations, a joint venture between Intel Corporation and GE Healthcare, makes it easier for patients, family caregivers, and professional caregivers to interact and achieve better health at home.
Experts in technology and behavior change, Care Innovations identifies the best methods for health care providers and health plans to capture and integrate real-time data from the home into care delivery. The company’s third-generation remote care management solution, Connect RCM, delivers insights for timely intervention and superior patient engagement with patients outside the formal care setting. The Connect RCM application is built with a smart filter and predictive analytics platform that sorts the complex array of aggregated data captured from a wide array of sensors and sources present in the daily lives of consumers. Visit www.careinnovations.com to learn more.
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