“… Known as the ‘Silicon Valley’ of Federal healthcare, The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation Center (CMMI) is chartered with improving the quality of healthcare while reducing the cost for beneficiaries of Medicare, Medicaid, and the Children’s Health Insurance Program.”
“NewWave Telecom & Technologies, a leading digital services provider, partnered with CMMI to bring actual Silicon Valley cloud solutions into the Federal government and meet this challenge head-on.”
“CMMI needed NewWave’s help to design, test, and deploy an IT system that enables the flexibility, concurrency, and scale required to build innovative models of healthcare delivery and payment systems with the goal of delivering the highest quality of care while managing costs.”
“Together with Snowflake, a cloud data platform service, the companies collaborated on a game-changing, multi-year contract to build the cloud data platform that CMMI needs…”
“CMMI needed to test various payment and service delivery models that aim to achieve better care for patients, better health for our communities, and lower costs through improvement for our healthcare system to deliver on its mission.”
“NewWave and CMMI quickly integrated Snowflake’s cloud data platform service with virtually infinite scalability and high resiliency into the technology stack – enabling CMMI to operationalize its system without a large upfront investment or management. NewWave’s solution, paired with Snowflake’s technology, allows payment model creators, testers, stakeholders, policymakers, and innovators to quickly test and iterate models with the utmost flexibility…”
“The benefits are clear to the agency…” Read the full article here.
Source: Catalyzing the Future of Federal Healthcare IT – February 4, 2020. MeriTalk.