St. Louis – October 24, 2011 – Perficient, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRFT) a leading information technology consulting firm serving Global 2000 and other large enterprise customers throughout North America, today announced it is the sole recipient of IBM’s 2011 Information Management Solution Excellence Award. Perficient was announced as the winner of the award during the opening General Session of IBM’s Information on Demand 2011 held October 23rd-27th at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas.
“We’re thrilled IBM selected the Integrated Performance Platform Solution for this prestigious recognition,” said John Jenkins, Vice President of Perficient’s IBM business group. “This innovative solution leverages several IBM technologies to support the analytical needs for healthcare providers that require a robust data model and analytical applications. It delivers critical information and key performance indicators for patient safety, quality outcomes, core measure reporting, service line management, physician alignment, surgical analytics and integrated care.”
Perficient has partnered with Premier, a healthcare performance improvement alliance serving more than 2,500 hospitals and 77,000 additional healthcare sites, for the development and inaugural deployment of this innovative solution.
“Together with Perficient and IBM, we’re building a transformative new infrastructure based on data that is unified, easily-accessed and from providers, payors and patients,” said Denise Hatzidakis, Premier’s Chief Technology Officer. “This new data model provides clinical decision-support at the point of care delivery, helping providers make faster, better decisions to reduce preventable harm and waste.”
“Perficient’s industry expertise, combined with their deep technical strength across the entire IBM software portfolio, allows them to deliver best-in-class industry focused solutions, such as the Integrated Performance Platform for healthcare providers they’re collaborating on with Premier,” said Rob Thomas, IBM’s Vice President of Business Development for IBM Software Group, Information Management. “Perficient is an exemplary IBM business partner and this award recognizes their collective excellence in solution delivery.”
The Solution Excellence Award is the second award Perficient has received at IOD 2011. Earlier in the event, IBM honored Perficient with the Business Analytics Solution Provider Achievement Award.
At previous IOD events, Perficient has been honored with awards including Warehouse Pack Partner of the Year, Information Agenda Partner of the Year, Best of Show 2010 for Retail Analytics and multiple Cognos Partner of the Year awards.
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 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, a Documentum Select Services Team Partner, and an Oracle Platinum Partner. For more information, please visit www.perficient.com.
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