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Leaders Discuss “Shaping the New Continuum of Care” with Nashville Health Care Council

NASHVILLE, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, the Nashville Health Care Council hosted a panel of experts from start-ups and established organizations to discuss how they are innovating care delivery as the industry shifts to create a new continuum of patient care. More than 350 members attended the event. Guest speakers included Michael Burcham, founder and CEO, Narus Health; Paul Kusserow, president and CEO, Amedisys; Travis Messina, CEO, Contessa Health; and Wright Pinson, M.D., CEO, Vanderbilt Health System and Deputy CEO/Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, Vanderbilt University Medical Center. The discussion was moderated by David Gruber, M.D., managing director and director of research,…

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Contessa Health Raises $3.5 Million in Financing from BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners, Sandbox Advantage Fund and Martin Ventures

NASHVILLE, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–December 2, 2015– Contessa Health, Inc., today announced it has secured $3.5 Million in Series A Financing from BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners, Sandbox Advantage Fund and Martin Ventures. Contessa Health creates and manages home hospitalization programs, a new form of value-based care, that optimizes the initial site of care delivery and provides in-patient level acute care in a home environment. The clinical model is supported by Contessa Health’s administrative services and proprietary technology platform, ContradoClaim™, to successfully operate the programs in a prospective bundled payment arrangement. “Contessa Health’s clinical model truly places the patient at the center of…

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Contessa Health Raises $3.5 Million in Financing from BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners, Sandbox Advantage Fund and Martin Ventures

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http://www.streetinsider.com/Press+Releases/Contessa+Health+Raises+$3.5+Million+in+Financing+from+BlueCross+BlueShield+Venture+Partners+Sandbox+Advantage+Fund+and+Martin+Ventures/11120766.html NASHVILLE, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Contessa Health, Inc., today announced it has secured $3.5 Million in Series A Financing from BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners, Sandbox Advantage Fund and Martin Ventures. Contessa Health creates and manages home hospitalization programs, a new form of value-based care, that optimizes the initial site of care delivery and provides in-patient level acute care in a home environment. The clinical model is supported by Contessa Health’s administrative services and proprietary technology platform, ContradoClaim™, to successfully operate the programs in a prospective bundled payment arrangement. “Contessa Health’s clinical model truly places the patient at the center of the…

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New home hospitalization venture lands $3.5M

authors Emily Kubis http://www.nashvillepost.com/business/finance/venture-capital/article/20487280/new-home-hospitalization-venture-lands-35m Startup home health services venture Contessa Health has landed $3.5 million in series A financing, the company announced Wednesday. Investors included BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners, Sandbox Advantage Fund and Martin Ventures. The funding will be used to expand and grow Contessa’s home hospitalization programs, which are built around bundled payment programs. The company combines administrative services and analytics tools to optimize the delivery of higher-acuity care in a home setting. “Contessa Health’s clinical model truly places the patient at the center of the care delivery universe by enabling clinicians to deliver care in the most appropriate…

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