Strategic Partnership Offers Tools to Help Manage Depression, Stress, Anxiety, Substance Use Disorders, Chronic Pain, Opioid Risk and Sleep Issues
DENVER and NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Feb. 28, 2019 – Qualifacts and myStrength are pleased to announce their new strategic partnership, furthering their dedication to enhance quality outcomes and increase access to behavioral healthcare.
myStrength, which was recently acquired by Livongo, offers digital, evidence-based tools designed to empower individuals aged 13 or older who struggle with stress, anxiety, depression, substance use, sleep, chronic pain and co-occurring disorders. By offering personalized goals and tracking areas of concern with self-care techniques, tips, activities and exercises, myStrength helps individuals manage and overcome personal, everyday struggles.
myStrength’s digital behavioral health platform demonstrates exceptional member engagement and rapid symptom reduction while providing substantial cost savings to healthcare payers and providers. Members who return after their first visit average six sessions within the first 45 days; 74% of members experience improvement in depression scores; and payers and providers realized a 4.8x return on investment (ROI) on physical and behavioral health claims.
As a result of this new partnership, Qualifacts’ has integrated myStrength with their industry leading CareLogic electronic health record (EHR) platform. This further supports Qualifacts goal of enabling and empowering behavioral health and human services organizations with the evidence-based tools they need, in a format that seamlessly fits into their clinical workflows. The integration also enables clinicians to directly access the myStrength application within the CareLogic EHR platform, increasing efficiency, client engagement and clinical satisfaction.
Qualifacts customer, Laura Byard, LPC, Montrose regional director, The Center for Mental Health noted: “We are excited to hear this news. Currently, our clients have been incredibly successful working independently and with peer support on myStrength. We believe this integration with [Qualifacts] CareLogic will now increase our clients and clinicians’ ability to work together utilizing myStrength to support their goals outside of their session and regularly review their progress.”
In the 2018 Digital Trends in Behavioral Healthcare survey conducted in partnership with the National Council for Behavioral Health, 74% of respondents said that the ability to integrate with their EHR is one of the most important characteristics of a digital healthcare vendor.
“We are thrilled to partner with Qualifacts and their CareLogic EHR sales team to broaden the reach and accessibility of digital behavioral health services,” said Scott Cousino, co-founder of myStrength and now SVP of Behavioral Health at Livongo. “Integrating myStrength within the CareLogic EHR provides an effective way to help those struggling with challenges, offering coordinated care alongside user-friendly and individualized resources.”
“Behavioral health and human services organizations are facing market factors that are increasing the focus on client engagement between appointments. Given myStrength’s ability to improve outcomes and reduce the cost of care of delivery, our integration with myStrength directly in the clinical record allows our customers to support clients progress, inside and outside the office,” said Qualifacts Chief Product Officer Todd Charest. “We continually strive to offer our customers solutions that improve the lives of those affected by behavioral health issues. This partnership offers ease of integration with our CareLogic EHR and adds an exceptional set of client engagement solutions that support the ongoing shift to value-based care.”
About myStrength, now part of Livongo Health
myStrength is a recognized leader in digital behavioral health and proud to be part of Livongo Health. Livongo pioneered the category of Applied Health Signals, empowering people with chronic conditions to live better and healthier lives. The combined companies uniquely support whole-person health by offering a range of solutions for both physical and mental health – leading to better clinical and financial outcomes, while empowering members to seamlessly manage their chronic conditions and behavioral health on one clinical-grade platform. For more information, visit www.myStrength.com and www.Livongo.com. NATCON booth # 641
About Qualifacts Systems, Inc.
At Qualifacts, we empower our behavioral healthcare partners to achieve better client outcomes. We help simplify complexity through our responsive customer service and robust enterprise EHR solutions, ensuring our customers have the tools and insights needed to deliver quality care and demonstrate clinical and financial value. For more information visit www.qualifacts.com. NATCON booth # 807