Perficient to showcase expertise in business intelligence and
analytics, portals and interoperability solutions at HIMSS 2013
ST. LOUIS -- (Business Wire)
The healthcare industry is continually challenged with addressing
regulatory requirements, lowering cost of care and improving patient
health. In the wake of accountable care and the movement toward
population health management, the focus for healthcare organizations has
turned to inviting patients into the care model. Perficient,
Inc. (NASDAQ: PRFT), a leading information technology consulting
firm serving Global 2000 and other large enterprise customers throughout
North America, today announced it will attend the 2013
HIMSS Annual Conference and Exhibition from March 3 – 7 in New
Orleans, where its healthcare technology experts will showcase how it’s
helping organizations better address these challenges head on.
“Two forces are colliding in the industry,” said Martin Sizemore,
principal, healthcare strategic advisory services at Perficient.
“Healthcare executives continue to face demands to control costs and
demonstrate quality improvements. Simultaneously, healthcare consumers
are bringing their experience from other industries to their healthcare
decisions, and demanding better collaboration with their providers and
As a result of this shift toward consumer-centric healthcare, Perficient
has experienced meaningful growth in its healthcare practice, delivering
business intelligence and analytics, portal and collaboration, and
interoperability and information exchange solutions. These solutions
help organizations provide instantaneous access to patient and clinical
information, streamline core business processes, and improve
interactions with patients, physicians, administrators and partners.
“If healthcare organizations are to manage, evaluate and transform
healthcare delivery under these evolving market conditions, they must
realize there is an important underlying theme throughout it all –
patient engagement,” continued Sizemore. “At Perficient, we’ve seen an
increase in demand from clients needing help designing and implementing
healthcare technology solutions to both address the need for authentic
communications and collaboration, and to ensure that patient interaction
produces meaningful, actionable information to transform delivery of
care and lower overall costs.”
Witness Perficient’s Healthcare Expertise in Action
Perficient experts will be on hand in Booth #1555 to discuss key focus
areas top of mind for healthcare organizations – business
intelligence and analytics, social
and collaboration, and integration
and interoperability. Specifically, visitors to the booth can learn
how, through its partnerships with leading technology innovators – IBM,
– Perficient drives faster, more cost effective healthcare technology
solutions for its clients.
Additionally, Perficient’s Martin Sizemore will lead the “Patient
Engagement: Transforming the Healthcare Experience” TweetUp, which
will be held Wednesday, March 6, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Social
Media Center in Lobby G. The #epatient TweetUp will focus on how
providers are designing secure and engaging patient portals for access
to records, and how the world of social media is shaping patient
expectations around caregiver interaction.
To further address the patient engagement topic, Perficient has released
a new white paper, “Patient
360: The Complete View of Patient Engagement,” in conjunction with
the HIMSS 2013 conference. This whitepaper will discuss how healthcare
organizations can end the long-running trend of low patient engagement,
along with the dangerously high cost of care, by shifting to true
patient engagement that holds the patient experience, and the power of
the resulting data, at the forefront of healthcare business strategy.
Business Intelligence and Analytics
Healthcare organizations are under considerable pressure to leverage
their information resources to optimize business performance, reduce
costs, mitigate risks, and improve quality of service. Visitors to the
Perficient booth can experience:
Perficient Oracle’s “Healthcare Analytics: Beyond the Data Warehouse”
demonstration that shows how to analyze data to accelerate compliance
to ACO reporting requirements, including a persona-based demonstration
that highlights data-driven decision making for the CFO, CMO and chief
Perficient IBM’s “ACO33” demonstration, which showcases how companies
can use informative dashboards on mobile devices to collaborate
and share metrics with providers around ACO33.
Perficient Microsoft’s “HealthBI” demonstration, which will showcase
how to leverage Microsoft tools for a complete reporting and analytics
package that will help an organization meet Meaningful Use, ACO and
HEDIS using more than 600 predefined metrics.
Microsoft NSI partner Perficient also will be the designated business
intelligence partner in the Microsoft booth (#1127).
Oracle platinum partner Perficient will have a presence in the Avnet
partner booth (#1851) to provide an overview of Oracle Exalytics, Oracle
Health Analytics and Oracle Hyperion Profitability & Cost Management, in
addition to a session on how to uncover data with Oracle Endeca.
Social and Collaboration
Perficient’s Connected Health solution aims to maximize healthcare
resources and provide increased and flexible opportunities for
healthcare consumers to engage with providers and better manage their
own care. Visitors to the Perficient booth can experience:
Perficient’s latest Connected Health offerings. To learn more, check
out the “Invite
Patients into the Care Model with Connected Health” Perficient
Perficient Oracle’s “Physician and Patient Portal” demonstration,
which will provide examples that leverage Oracle technologies to
provide a unique view into an “e-Patient” experience.
Perficient IBM’s Patient Engagement project, a demonstration that
showcases IBM technologies used to focus on attracting new healthcare
consumers and converting them into loyal consumer patients using
personalized healthcare content.
Perficient Microsoft’s “SharePoint 2013 Patient Portal” demonstration,
which showcases how SharePoint 2013, Microsoft HealthVault and
Microsoft Lync provide enhanced services that build a stronger
relationship with patients.
Integration and Interoperability
Healthcare systems and state and local government agencies are being
confronted with how to exchange health information electronically. The
key benefit of interoperability is enhanced visibility, and sharing and
re-use of data collection between disparate healthcare applications and
devices. Visitors to the booth can experience:
Oracle’s HIE and HIX offerings
Perficient’s Smart SOA solution developed for client BlueCross
BlueShield of Massachusetts
Perficient’s SOA Health Check offering, new Health Information
Exchange strategy offering, and a presentation on using Microsoft
Office 365 and the Direct Project for healthcare interoperability.
Find out more
For more information on Perficient’s expertise in healthcare technology
including Connected Health, regulatory compliance, system
interoperability, information exchange, and business intelligence and
analytics, visit http://www.perficient.com/himss.
For live updates throughout the event, follow Perficient experts via
social media by viewing their Healthcare
IT blog and on Twitter @Perficient_HC.
To learn more about Perficient’s partnerships, visit http://www.perficient.com/Partners.
To schedule a media interview with a Perficient subject matter expert,
please contact Liz Drazen at 314-529-3563 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Perficient is a leading information technology consulting firm serving
Global 2000 and enterprise customers throughout North America.
Perficient’s professionals serve clients from a network of offices
across North America and three offshore locations, in Eastern Europe,
India, and China. Perficient helps clients use Internet-based
technologies to improve productivity and competitiveness, strengthen
relationships with customers, suppliers and partners, and reduce
information technology costs. Perficient, traded on the Nasdaq Global
Select Market(SM), is a member of the Russell 2000® index and the S&P
SmallCap 600 index. Perficient is an award-winning “Premier Level” IBM
business partner, a TeamTIBCO partner, a Microsoft National Systems
Integrator and Gold Certified Partner, an EMC Select Services Team
Partner, and an Oracle Platinum Partner. For more information, please
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