Tri-City Medical Center Selects Aegis Health Group’s MDSmart Physician Data Analytics Tool to Identify Physician Referral and Market Trends

Medical Center
, a Gold Seal-approved, acute care hospital in
Oceanside, California, has partnered with Aegis
Health Group
to identify and analyze physician referral and market
trends within the communities it serves. This agreement with Aegis
includes the use of MDSmart
physician data analytics
, a cloud-based intelligence tool that
provides actionable analytics focused on identifying physician referral
trends and quantifying care relationships. Headquartered in Brentwood,
Tennessee, Aegis has assisted hundreds
of hospitals and health systems
with employer
, population
and physician
solutions for nearly three decades.

“Partnering with Aegis Health Group will help Tri-City Medical Center
gain valuable insights for advancing the health and wellness of the
communities we serve,” said Steve Dietlin, Chief Executive Officer of
Tri-City Medical Center. “MDSmart simplifies extremely complex data into
an easy-to-use visual tool enabling us to better align physicians, to
strategically grow our network and to more thoroughly understand the
healthcare needs within our market.”

Developed through a proprietary licensing agreement between Aegis and
Nashville-based Perception Health, the MDSmart
physician data analytics tool has the ability to visually
map referral patterns and leakage trends
for individual physicians,
which is truly groundbreaking intelligence for healthcare providers.
MDSmart has the largest, most current set of claims data available on
the market today, with more than 3 billion records that are updated
every 30 days. The dataset is also the most complete and encompasses the
full continuum of care, including pre-acute, acute and post-acute care.

The MDSmart technology complements Aegis’ proven track record of
providing consultative services and analytics to a wide array of
healthcare providers across the nation. Aegis provides a comprehensive
to help analyze the intelligence from MDSmart, identify
opportunities, and develop and implement a strategic action plan.

“We are pleased to assist Tri-City Medical Center and are impressed with
its leadership in serving the healthcare needs of San Diego County’s
coastal communities and surrounding region,” said Phil
Suiter, President and CEO
of Aegis Health Group. “As healthcare
providers continue to operate on increasingly tight margins, optimizing
care networks by strengthening physician relationships and improving
physician alignment is more critical than ever. Actionable analytics
enable leaders to identify steps that significantly grow primary care
visit volumes while improving overall population health.”

About Tri-City Medical Center

Tri-City Medical Center has served its community for over 50 years and
is a 397 bed full service, acute-care hospital in Oceanside, California
with a primary care clinic and over 700 physicians practicing in 60
specialties. Its Gold Seal of Approval® from the Joint Commission
recognizes its commitment to safe and effective patient care for the
residents of the community it serves. It operates the only Level III
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) in North County as well as an
Orthopedic & Spine Institute, a Cardiovascular Health Institute and a
Neuroscience Institute along with the Tri-City Wellness Center in
Carlsbad, California, recognized as one of the best wellness centers in
San Diego County. It also specializes in women’s health, robotic
surgery, cancer and emergency care. Tri-City Medical Center has received
its sixth consecutive “A” rating from the national hospital safety
scoring organization, The Leapfrog Group. For more information about
Tri-City Medical Center and Tri-City Healthcare District, please visit

About Aegis Health Group

For 27 years, Aegis Health Group has assisted hundreds of hospitals and
health systems with proven-effective employer engagement, population
health and physician relationship solutions. Its award-winning employer
engagement and population health strategies enable hospitals to grow
market share, reduce outmigration and increase revenue by identifying
the health risks of local employees and consumers within the community.
Complementing this is Aegis’ data-driven physician relationship
management solution that strategically aligns hospitals and their
medical staff in a way that drives service-line growth, increases
referrals, enhances patient care and provides timely issue resolution.
Further information about Aegis Health Group, a privately-held company
based in Brentwood, Tennessee, is available at


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