Risk transfer and care coordination firm, Carisk Partners collaborates with a digital health startup Valera Health to deliver an intuitive behavioral healthcare experience for patients. Valera Health utilizes analytics and mobile tools to supervise, engage, and connect patients with care coordination teams. According to the announcement, Carisk plans to leverage Valera technology to offer its care coordination teams with tools to optimize care management. With this partnership, Valera’s technology further advances Carisk’s P2R platform that enables its care coordination to improve biopsychosocial assessments and incorporate more analytics.
As part of the integration, Valera’s data science capability directly combines with Carisk’s advanced P2R platform for the early identification of high-risk patients and intervention. According to Joseph Berardo Jr., who serves as CEO at Carisk stated that this partnership furthers our patient-centered approach, allowing us to meet the patients where they are in their recovery process, in the manner in which they prefer. He further said that we place a high value on the Valera technology and its analytic capabilities to enhance our workflow resulting in an even more effective, collaborative process for patient-centered care. This partnership aligns with our commitment to achieving consistent, results-driven outcomes by better tracking patient progress toward goals.
Moreover, Carisk is the first and only Managed Behavioral Healthcare Organization that received dual accreditations from both the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) and the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Healthcare (AAAHC). Besides, headquartered in Brooklyn, New York, Valera Health strengthens healthcare firms to scale human-based care management. Additionally, it assesses insurance claims with the aim of assisting key market payers and providers to identify patients with comorbid medical and behavioral health conditions.