New Work Expands Infection Prevention Portfolio for the Company
Salt Lake City, Utah — Comagine Health, a leading national nonprofit health care consulting firm, received multiple new infection prevention contracts related to the coronavirus. The new work focuses on training, education and clinical consultation and is aimed at helping health care staff create an evidence-based approach to infection prevention during the COVID-19 pandemic.
“The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the need for comprehensive infection prevention across the health care spectrum,” Marc Bennett, Comagine Health’s president and chief executive officer said. “By working together to protect our patients and providers from the spread of infectious disease, we can create safe care environments and enable our communities to safely reopen.”
The new contracts include:
Utah Department of Health
Comagine Health is designing and delivering a training and education collaborative for over 380 assisted living homes and intermediate care facilities. The program covers topics such as COVID-19 preparedness and management with deep dives into infection prevention strategies useful during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.
Washington State Department of Social and Health Services
Comagine Health will provide infection prevention training, education and consultation through an interactive, virtual learning series and direct consultation with infection prevention advisors and registered nurses. The services will be offered to over 3,200 adult family homes in Washington and will focus on advancing infection prevention and control measures in this residential care setting.
In addition to offering infection prevention services, Comagine Health is also helping communities and health care organizations respond to the pandemic using:
Contact Tracing — Comagine Health’s data-driven and community-based approach to supporting contract tracing efforts strengthens the effectiveness of this important public health tactic to control the spread of the disease.
Advanced Analytics — Through provider centered analytics, academic research and public content, Comagine Health’s advanced analytics help health care professionals see the broader impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and plan for the long term.
Telehealth and Virtual Services — Comagine Health’s training and consultation for telehealth and virtual services expand health care service delivery options, enhance access for vulnerable populations, and improve care outcomes and other clinical quality measures.
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About Comagine Health
Comagine Health, formerly Qualis Health and HealthInsight, works collaboratively with patients, providers, payers and other stakeholders to reimagine, redesign and implement sustainable improvements in the health care system. As a trusted, neutral party, we work in our communities to address key, complex health and health care delivery problems. In all our engagements and initiatives, we draw upon our expertise in quality improvement, care management, health information technology, analytics and research. We invite our partners and communities to work with us to improve health and redesign the health care delivery system. For more information, please visit comagine.org.