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Qualis Health Wins National Platinum Awards for Case Management and Utilization Management

April 27, 2010

Seattle, WA - Case In Point, the official magazine of the Case Management Society of America, recently honored Qualis Health with two Platinum Awards during a ceremony at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. The first annual Case In Point Platinum Awards competition recognized case management excellence across the healthcare spectrum.

Qualis Health was honored as a Platinum Award winner in both the "Medicaid Case Management Program" recognizing Case Management Programs that focus on the Medicaid population and the "Utilization Management Program," which ensures healthcare resources meet evidence-based requirements and the specific needs of the patient. Qualis Health performs these services for both government and private clients throughout the US. Said Jonathan Sugarman, MD, MPH, President and CEO of Qualis Health, "We are delighted to receive this national recognition which affirms Qualis Health's dedication to high quality care management. To have been acknowledged by the experts in the field, reinforces our commitment to improve healthcare quality through leadership and innovation."

The Case In Point Platinum Awards recognize the nation's most successful and innovative care management programs that work with consumers to improve access to appropriate services and safe, quality, cost-effective care. The competition, sponsored by the publisher of Case In Point, Case In Point Weekly and the Case Management Resources Guide, honors sustained success across a variety of disciplines and settings across the broad continuum of care coordination. Co-sponsors also included Executive Health Resources, the Case Management Society of America, the Commission for Case Manager Certification and URAC. Qualis Health was selected as one of only 29 Platinum winners out of hundreds of national applications showcasing "best-in-class" initiatives and industry personnel. Qualis Health provides care management services for over 2.7 million Medicaid clients in five states.


About Qualis Health

Qualis Health is dedicated to improving the quality of healthcare and health outcomes for individuals and populations across the nation. Headquartered in Seattle, Washington, the nonprofit organization provides a full spectrum of care management, health information and quality improvement consulting services for federal, state and private sector clients. Qualis Health's commitment to ensure the right care at the right time and in the right setting has led to true healthcare improvement for millions of Americans.

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