St. Joseph Heritage Healthcare Adopts Cozeva as their Platform for Provider Collaboration and Continuous Improvement of Quality

PALO ALTO, C.A.- Applied Research Works, Inc. (ARW), a health information technology and services company that specializes in cloud data analytics, provider engagement dashboards, collaborative health records, and health information exchange, announces that St. Joseph Heritage Healthcare has chosen Cozeva as their platform to manage their value-based environment. As healthcare continues to shift aggressively from volume to value, Cozeva enables payers and providers to collaborate in real time to improve quality performance for their Medicare Stars and California Pay for Performance.

St. Joseph Heritage Healthcare operates in California, a state which runs the largest pay-for- performance program in the United States. Cozeva is certified to handle both the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS) and Integrated Healthcare Associates Pay for Performance (California P4P) standards. These certifications enable organizations, like St. Joseph Heritage Healthcare, to view and act on both national and regional standards while providing the flexibility to customize organization- specific payment programs important to value-driven health care. Cozeva’s platform also promotes accuracy of chronic condition coding. Through Cozeva, St. Joseph Heritage Healthcare will have the ability to improve performance on their entire system’s prospective quality, cost, utilization and risk goals. “As a fast-growing California-based company, it is a pleasure to help clients in our home state reach their quality goals. While Cozeva is excellent at meeting of our clients’ needs for today’s quality environment, we also accelerate their most innovative payment models for tomorrow’s health systems. We’re very excited to do that for well-regarded St. Joseph Heritage Healthcare and look forward to the exciting work we’ll be doing together to help their provider network reach their ambitious goals,” said Shaibal Roy, CEO at ARW. “St. Joseph Heritage Healthcare has raised the bar in the IHA P4P program. With our innovative and robust quality outreach program, along with the right technology partner, like Cozeva to provide analytics, we are able to continually improve the patient experience and the health of our communities,” said Dr. Michael Gilbert, Medical Director, Quality for St. Joseph Heritage Healthcare. For more information on ARW, go to www.appliedresearchworks.com. To learn more about St. Joseph Heritage Healthcare, please visit www.stjhs.org. About Applied Research Works Applied Research Works, Inc. (ARW) is a health information technology and services company creating a new operating system for new value-based health care. Cozeva®, ARW’s flagship product, creates trust, transparency and accountability for open relationships between health plans, systems, physicians and the people they serve. Health plans entrusts Cozeva to execute their quality payment programs. Health systems taking on capitated risks, including Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), trust Cozeva to orchestrate their networks. Cozeva® is designed to support health plans and health systems in managing quality, cost and access with precision as performance risk at the provider level increases. Cozeva’s platform combines cloud-based data analytics, a real-time metrics engine, submission services, provider dashboards that directly engage patients and caregivers, collaborative health records for chronic care and case management and secure health information exchange. It is the first product that is certified by NCQA, DirectTrust, EHNAC, ONC, PQA, Drummond, and IHA simultaneously. For more information, visit www.AppliedResearchWorks.com. About St. Joseph Heritage Healthcare Based in Anaheim, Calif., St. Joseph Heritage Healthcare (Heritage) includes eight medical groups throughout the state in Orange County, the High Desert, and Napa, Sonoma and Humboldt Counties. In addition to its medical groups, Heritage supports four affiliated physician networks in Orange County. Heritage medical groups and affiliated physicians have received top honors from various organizations, including the Orange County Medical Association for Physicians of Excellence and the Integrated Healthcare Association with distinction in clinical quality. Media Contacts Applied Research Works Joyce Lignell (808) 271-4943 info@cozeva.com St. Joseph Heritage Healthcare Nisha Morris (949) 381-4782 Nisha.Morris@stjoe.org