Heritage Valley Named One of the Top 100 Integrated Delivery Networks

Heritage Valley Health System has been named to the 2014 IMS Health Top 100 Integrated Delivery Networks (IDNs) list.  IMS Health recognizes the way that integrated delivery networks, such as Heritage Valley, are reshaping the way care is provided and treatment decisions are made.  

“We are honored to be recognized by IMS Health as one of the top integrated delivery networks in the country,” said Norm Mitry, President and CEO of Heritage Valley Health System.  “Our board of directors, medical staff, and employees are dedicated to moving the organization forward and providing exceptional health care services. At Heritage Valley, we continually strive to be a leader among community health systems nationally.”

IMS Health’s Top 100 Integrated Delivery Network (IDN) ranking measures IDN influence in prescribing for specific therapeutic areas and IDN-affiliated provider impact through prescribing behaviors. The Top 100 IDN ranking is based on a combination of therapeutic areas including cardiovascular, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), diabetes and mental health.

Heritage Valley is ranked 35 in the 2014 list of 100 IDNs. The Health System moved up the list in 2014 having been listed 89 in 2012 and in the IMS Health 2011 “Best of the Rest” section. 

For more information on the 2014 IMS Top 100 IHNs, please visit: http://image.respond.imshealth.com/lib/feef1377726c07/m/1/IMS+Health+Top+100+IDNs.pdf

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About Heritage Valley Health System

Heritage Valley Health System is a $450 million integrated delivery network providing comprehensive health care for residents of Allegheny, Beaver, Butler and Lawrence counties, in Pennsylvania; eastern Ohio; and the panhandle of West Virginia. In partnership with 3,800 employees and more than 450 physicians, Heritage Valley offers a broad range of medical, surgical and diagnostic services at its two hospitals, Heritage Valley Sewickley and Heritage Valley Beaver; in 72 physician offices; and 14 community satellite facilities.  For more information about Heritage Valley Health System, please visit www.heritagevalley.org.

 

About IMS Health

IMS Health is a leading global information and technology services company providing clients in the healthcare industry with comprehensive solutions to measure and improve their performance. By applying sophisticated analytics and proprietary application suites hosted on the IMS One intelligent cloud, the company connects more than 10 petabytes of complex healthcare data on diseases, treatments, costs and outcomes to help its clients run their operations more efficiently. Drawing on information from 100,000 suppliers, and on insights from more than 45 billion healthcare transactions processed annually, IMS Health’s approximately 10,000 employees drive results for healthcare clients globally. Customers include pharmaceutical, consumer health and medical device manufacturers and distributors, providers, payers, government agencies, policymakers, researchers and the financial community. Additional information is available at www.imshealth.com.