Local employee benefits firm Virtus has partnered with similar companies based in Kentucky and Maryland to launch a company that will crunch masses of data to help clients lower their health care costs. Virtus President David Johnson said Acclaim Health Analytics will "identify cost drivers and compliance with treatment protocols" and help insurance plan members improve their health.
Nashville's SeniorMetrix has been sold to recently formed Brentwood-based NaviHealth for an undisclosed sum, according to reports yesterday, this one from Venture Nashville Connections.
Brentwood, Tennessee-based SeniorMetrix, provider of predictive modeling to optimize post-acute care of the frail elderly, has sold to NaviHealth, a recently created and not previously announced company here.
NaviHealth is led by executives previously with Healthways and CVS/Caremark, among others; and, is backed by the Welsh Carson Anderson & Stowe private-equity firm, Select Medical and Uiversal American. Navihealth, with Healthways, CVS and many other actors, seem to be congregating around a shared sector.
NaviHealth is led by, among others, former Healthways General Counsel Clay Richards and boasts major partners including those mentioned above.