Clive, Iowa and Davenport, Iowa – MercyOne and Genesis Health System are pleased to announce that they have reached an agreement for Genesis to join MercyOne Network of partner suppliers. The partnership was developed to seek out collaborative opportunities and will be positioned as Incirca Health Network powered by MercyOne and Genesis Health. This multi-year agreement will aim to leverage joint expertise in population health and expand value-based healthcare in their respective regions.
“Our organizations share a deep commitment to the health of our members, the communities we serve, and the promotion of values-based care,” said Derek Novak, president of MercyOne Population Health Services Organization. “By combining our strengths in population health and service areas, we are uniquely positioned to improve health in our communities and reduce the total cost of care. We look forward to working together to improve outcomes for those we are privileged to serve. »
“This partnership will allow us to expand our work to transform care with a focus on keeping patients healthy and able to manage chronic conditions before their conditions require additional interventions,” said Kurt Andersen. , MD, Clinical Director/Chief Medical Officer, Genesis Health System.
The Incirca Health Network offers personalized and extremely convenient access to healthcare through MercyOne’s network of partner providers. This network is made up of health insurance payers participating in a value-based contract with MercyOne.
“Genesis Health System’s expertise and commitment to innovation and quality healthcare aligns perfectly with MercyOne’s commitment to providing radically practical care in a patient-centered approach,” said said Bob Ritz, President and CEO of MercyOne. “As Genesis joins our network of vendor partners, we are taking the opportunity to expand the ability to deliver great health outcomes for a much larger part of the state, bringing more value to patients and to payers.”
“Combining population health resources from MercyOne and Genesis allows us to bring more capabilities to improve the health of Iowans,” said Doug Cropper, president and CEO of Genesis Health System. .
For more than 20 years, MercyOne Public Health Services Organization has developed deep expertise in value-based care and has saved Iowa over $200 million* in healthcare costs while continuously improving quality and patient satisfaction.
About Mercy One
Mercy One is a connected system of healthcare facilities and services dedicated to helping people and communities live their best lives. MercyOne healthcare providers and staff make health the top priority. The system’s clinics, medical centers, hospitals, and affiliates are located throughout the state of Iowa and beyond. Based in central Iowa, MercyOne was founded in 1998 through a collaboration between Catholic Health Initiatives (now CommonSpirit Health) and Trinity Health, two of the nation’s leading nonprofit Catholic health organizations.
Genesis Health System, its affiliates and partners, provide a continuum of health care services for a 12-county region of eastern Iowa and western Illinois. Our affiliates include: hospital care at Genesis Medical Center, Davenport and DeWitt, Iowa and Genesis Medical Center, Silvis and Genesis Medical Center, Aledo, Illinois; home health and palliative care services through Genesis VNA and Hospice; Genesis Workplace Services, including workplace health, employee assistance program and wellness services for employers and their employees; Clarissa C. Cook Hospice; communities of older people; Genesis Health Group, with more than 330 healthcare providers; the Genesis Quad Cities Family Medicine Residency Program; Genesis Psychology Associates; Genesis Practical Care Clinics; and, Genesis home medical equipment. Partners include Crow Valley Surgery Center, Bettendorf; Digestive Health Center, Bettendorf; Spring Park Surgical Center, Davenport; and Genesis Imaging Centers. Genesis operates the Jackson County Regional Health Center, Maquoketa, Iowa. Genesis is one of the largest employers in the Quad Cities region with over 5,000 employees. For more information visit our website at www.genesishealth.com.
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