Summit Reinsurance Services, Inc. today announced a strategic collaboration with Deerwalk, Inc., an innovative population health management, data management, and healthcare analytics software company. Through this collaboration, Summit Re clients will have access to the most complete population health management suite in the industry. Efficient and accurate data collection, intake, enrichment, and reporting, will allow participating clients to obtain a full picture of their risk portfolio in order to make more effective management decisions.
Deerwalk’s customizable, subscription-based software packages helps health plans, TPAs, brokers, and others visualize current scenarios and drill down into cost drivers so they can predict future risks and associated costs. They can accurately compare trends and populations, as well as track the performance of care coordination efforts.
“We are very excited to work with Deerwalk. Our companies share a passion for working with clients on an individual level to help each one be as effective as possible,” says Brian Fehlhaber, Vice President of Sales for Summit Re. “As the healthcare industry continues to shift focus toward quality and value-based measures, the tools Deerwalk brings to Summit Re clients can help them improve their processes to optimize the delivery of care—with the ultimate goal of improving patient outcomes.”
Tim Huke, Chief Growth Officer for Deerwalk, adds, "Deerwalk’s analytics platform delivers tremendous enterprise-wide value to all the business stakeholders involved in managing plan assets, including Summit Re, their TPAs, employer groups, brokers, health plans, provider groups, and ACO clients. We are thrilled to be able to introduce Deerwalk's Plan Analytics clinical and financial reporting platform to Summit Re's clients, as this partnership aligns perfectly with Deerwalk's strategy in these same market segments."
About Summit Re
Summit Reinsurance Services is a managing general underwriter and reinsurance advisor, working with health insurers, managed care plans, provider groups, and self-funded employers throughout the US. Summit Re helps its clients analyze, manage, and transfer risk to protect their financial stability. As a consultant and advisor, the company works with clients to formulate and implement new products and strategies. Further information is available at www.summit-re.com.
About Deerwalk, Inc.
Founded in 2010, Deerwalk provides population health management and analytics software and data management solutions to over 14,000 employer groups, representing over 7 million members, through a diverse client base that includes Third Party Administrators, Broker & Consultants, Health Plans, Accountable Care and Provider Organizations, Care Management & Wellness Firms, Onsite Clinics and Stop Loss Reinsurance Organizations. Deerwalk’s mission is to empower our clients, their members and their providers, to make smarter, more informed decisions about their health benefit plans by providing actionable insights on cost, quality and risk, through a modern, scalable, interoperable and highly accurate population health analytics platform. To learn more, visit www.deerwalk.com.