Dina, a Chicago digital health technology company, is planning a bigger push into the Philadelphia market as it embarks on plans for a national expansion.

The five-year-old company, previously known as Prepared Health, has developed a care coordination platform that allows hospitals to connect and collaborate in real time with post-acute care providers — such as home health care agencies and nursing homes — when a patient is ready to be discharged.

Dina already has partnerships with Jefferson Health, Holy Redeemer Health System, Kennett Square-based Genesis Healthcare and Bayada Home Health Care in Moorestown, New Jersey.

By working with Dina, our company has been able to identify patients who require timely interventions and empower them to live independently in their homes and communities. -David Baiada, CEO, Bayada Home Health Care

Improving Efficiencies in Post-Acute Care

Dina’s analytics help determine the optimum post-acute care providers for individual patients based on a variety of factors including where they live, who their insurers are, what services providers offers in relation to any special needs patients have, and quality metrics.

Dina’s model was created to improve efficiencies in post-acute care at a time when providers are accepting more risk in their contracts with health insurers, and the federal Medicare program penalizes providers for patients who are readmitted to a hospital soon after they are discharged.

Ashish V. Shah, the company’s CEO, noted this region has a growing elderly population, particularly among dually Medicaid/Medicare eligible patients, along with care providers increasingly looking to get more into value-based care payment models.

By John George – Senior Reporter, Philadelphia Business Journal

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