Lumeris Selects Amendola Communications as Public Relations and Content Creation Partner

Sep 12, 2017

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., September 12, 2017 Amendola Communications, a nationally recognized, award-winning healthcare and healthcare IT public relations and marketing agency, announced today that Lumeris, a provider of strategic counsel and technology to health systems, hospitals and insurers, has selected Amendola to be a communications partner. Amendola will provide public relations and content creation services to advance the Lumeris brand among key stakeholders in the payer and provider communities.

“Our awarded-winning model to optimize the transition to value-based care is designed for both payers and providers. That’s why we chose an agency that truly has a 360-degree view of the healthcare ecosystem,” said Art Glasgow, president and COO of Lumeris. “The experienced team at Amendola shares our passion for delivering the Triple Aim Plus One and will help us to more widely communicate the important work that we’re doing with customers across the country.”

The Lumeris model of combining consulting services with health IT solutions helps healthcare organizations lower costs, improve outcomes, increase patient satisfaction and engage physicians achieving the goals of the Triple Aim Plus One.

“Lumeris does what few healthcare firms can do works effectively with both payers and providers to help all sides benefit from new risk-sharing contracts,” said Jodi Amendola, CEO of Amendola Communications. “We are excited to introduce this unique perspective to our wide network of media contacts. Our proven track record in promoting healthcare IT companies will help to elevate the Lumeris thought leaders profiles among journalists, prospective clients and the healthcare community at large.”

The agency will work to increase the Lumeris brand identity and spur recognition of Lumeris as a go-to partner for payers and providers seeking strategic counsel and technology to guide their journey from volume to value-based care. Under the partnership agreement, Amendola will be responsible for delivering content demonstrating the thought leadership and expertise of Lumeris subject matter experts including bylined articles, case studies and other materials.


Lumeris brings common sense to healthcare. We provide strategic advising and technology to help providers and payers get back to the way healthcare should be and share in the rewards. We guide health systems and providers through seamless transitions from volume to value, enabling them to deliver improved and more affordable care across populations with better outcomes. And, we work collaboratively with payers to align contracts and engage physicians in programs that drive high-quality, cost-effective care with satisfied consumers and engaged physicians. An industry recognized leader, Lumeris was awarded 2017 Best in KLAS for value-based care managed services for helping clients deliver improved clinical and financial outcomes. This was the second year we received this distinguished award. For the past six years, Essence Healthcare, Lumeris premier client with more than 63,000 members in Missouri and Illinois, has received 4.5 to 5 Stars from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. We enjoy working with all of our clients, delivering these same results, and aligning our proven multi-payer, multi-population model with their value-based care vision.