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Vision Source, Memorial Hermann Health Solutions Join Forces for Innovative Member Vision Care Solution

Vision Source named as a vision, eye care provider for Memorial Hermann Health System members.

HOUSTON (November 18, 2013) –Texas-based optometric alliance Vision Source announced today it has executed an agreement with Memorial Hermann Health Solutions to provide vision and eye care services to Memorial Hermann Health System's member base. Memorial Hermann Health System members will have access to the clinicians in the Vision Source network of more than 30 optometric practices and 40 clinicians in the greater Houston area.

“Vision Source is proud of this new relationship with Memorial Hermann Health Solutions and the opportunity to provide its members with an enhanced health care experience and the highest level of vision and eye care services,” says Vision Source President and CEO Jim Greenwood. “This innovative solution for collaborative care will help address the need for quality eye care screenings, management and treatment for a rapidly growing senior population faced with the risk of diabetic retinopathy and glaucoma.”

“Memorial Hermann Health Solutions facilitates access to the highest quality health care at an affordable cost to Houston employers and residents,” said Brian Wells, CEO of Memorial Hermann Health Solutions. “This partnership with Vision Source is another example of our commitment to advancing health in Houston. Bringing Vision Source into our extensive network continues our efforts to deliver the highest quality, most efficient, cost-effective care.”

Memorial Hermann Health Solutions offers a suite of affordable employer group health insurance plans and a comprehensive, integrated approach to health care benefits and solutions. Memorial Hermann Health Solutions, Inc. and Memorial Hermann Health Insurance Company strive to deliver excellence in health benefit plans and to offer innovative products. Memorial Hermann Health Solutions, Inc. offers administration of self-funded medical plans and Employer Solutions. Memorial Hermann Health Insurance Company offers Employer Group Health Insurance Plans for groups with two or more eligible employees within the greater Houston area.

About Vision Source

Founded in 1991, Vision Source is North America’s largest network of independent optometrists consisting of 3,400+ key, eye care industry influencers. The clinicians in the Vision Source network enjoy a wide range of innovative technologies, practice management tools, marketing, and unsurpassed purchasing power. Leveraging these tools, the clinicians offer comprehensive eye examinations to their patients delivering an industry leading patient experience. For more information, call 888-558-2020 or visit www.visionsource.com.

About Memorial Hermann

An integrated health system, Memorial Hermann is known for world-class clinical expertise, patient-centered care, leading edge technology, and innovation. The system, with its exceptional medical staff and more than 20,000 employees, serves to advance health in Southeast Texas and the Greater Houston community. Memorial Hermann's 12 hospitals include three hospitals in the TexasMedicalCenter, including the Texas Trauma Institute - a level I trauma center which houses the Life Flight® air ambulance - a hospital for children and a rehabilitation hospital, eight suburban hospitals, and a second rehabilitation hospital in Katy. The system also operates three Heart & Vascular Institutes, the Mischer Neuroscience Institute, three Ironman Sports Medicine Institute locations, cancer centers, imaging and surgery centers, sports medicine and rehabilitation centers, outpatient laboratories, a chemical dependency treatment center, a home health agency, a retirement community and a nursing home. As an Accountable Care Organization, the system also offers employers health solutions and health benefit plans through its wholly owned Memorial Hermann Health Insurance Company.

Posted On November 18, 2013