Minnesota chooses 3M Health Information Systems to support healthcare improvement

The Minnesota Department of Human Services has chosen 3M Health Information Systems as its analytics contractor, according to a Stockhouse report.

3M's analytics will power the state's Integrated Health Partnership, an initiative designed to test new healthcare delivery and payment models.

3M Health Information Systems will provide the state's IHP organizations with data management, analysis and access, according to the report. Currently, 16 organizations are participating in the IHP initiative. Those 16 organizations provide care for more than 204,000 Minnesota patients enrolled in medical assistance.

The IHP project is part of the State Innovation Model, a $45 million cooperative agreement awarded to the state health department by CMS in 2013, according to the report.

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