Vision Source, WellMed Create Relationship for Member Vision Care Services
Vision Source named vision, eye care provider for WellMed members in San Antonio, Austin and Corpus Christi
HOUSTON (November 18, 2013) – Texas-based optometric alliance, Vision Source, announced today it has a new relationship with WellMed Medical Management, a large healthcare delivery network focused primarily on senior care, to deliver vision and eye care services to the group's members in San Antonio, Austin and Corpus Christi as part of WellMed's health management program for Medicare Advantage patients. WellMed members will have access to clinicians in the Vision Source network of more than 45 optometric practices and 60 clinicians in the aforementioned service areas.
With a specialty in providing healthcare to seniors and focus on prevention, WellMed looks to the clinicians in the Vision Source network to broaden access to high quality eye care for its members. Glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy screening exams, especially for those in high risk groups, will be an integral part of the relationship.
"Vision Source is proud of this new relationship with WellMed Medical Management 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."
With a comprehensive approach to treating patients, WellMed’s model focuses on preventative care and wellness and the company is an industry leader in medical risk management, highly effective disease management and chronic care programs, health care delivery services, and more. WellMed has been specializing in senior health care since 1990. With more than 70 medical clinics in Texas and Florida, and with supporting services for more than 3,000 independent physicians, the vision of the physician-led healthcare company is to change the face of healthcare delivery for seniors.
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.
WellMed Medical Management delivers quality health care to more than 100,000 members in Texas and Florida, mostly Medicare-eligible seniors. WellMed is an industry leader in medical risk management, highly effective disease management and chronic care programs, healthcare delivery services and more.