SAN FRANCISCO, March 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Carrum Health, the Center of Excellence Cloud platform for self-insured employers, announced today it has added Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland as its newest Center of Excellence (COE). This new collaboration continues Carrum’s aggressive expansion of its national footprint by allowing employers in the Mid-Atlantic region to choose Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center as a COE initially focusing on joint replacement surgeries for their employees and dependents.
“Johns Hopkins Medicine is one of the best health systems in the country, which is what it takes to become a Carrum Health COE,” says Sach Jain, CEO of Carrum Health. “This newest addition means superior care outcomes for our members including a reduction in unnecessary procedures and lower, more predictable health care costs for our employer customers.”
This newest addition increases the number of employees that have a Carrum COE within driving distance, paving the way for increased utilization of Carrum Health. Carrum’s groundbreaking COE Cloud platform provides prospective, fixed-price bundles for several of the highest-cost medical spend areas, including musculoskeletal, bariatric and cardiac specialties.
About Carrum Health
Carrum Health was founded in 2014 with a mission to “bring common sense to healthcare” through a model that benefits providers, employers, and their employees. Through Carrum’s award-winning platform, progressive self-insured employers are connected with regional Center of Excellence (COE) providers under bundled payment arrangements that make costs for procedures more predictable and lower. By aligning provider incentives with quality performance, Carrum is driving dramatic improvements in both the patient experience and care outcomes. Employers and their employees achieve significant cost savings, while top doctors and hospitals recognize increased volume, new revenue streams, and substantial payment efficiencies. Headquartered in San Francisco, Carrum Health partners with top quality providers across the nation. Customers include large Fortune 500 companies and public sector organizations across the country. For more information, visit carrumhealth.com