SAINT LOUIS (June 17, 2014) – 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 serve as an Exhibitor sponsor at the Healthcare Financial Management Association’s ANI 2014 conference, held June 22-25 in Las Vegas. Hosted by the nation's leading membership organization for healthcare financial management executives and leaders, HFMA’s 2014 National Institute provides a forum for decision-makers to share best practices and reflect on top trends and issues facing the healthcare industry.
As a HFMA ANI Exhibitor sponsor, Perficient experts will be on hand in Booth #1159 to discuss the latest healthcare industry technology related to:
Cost Management and Margin Transformation
The Perficient High Performance Costing Expressway industry tool ensures the right data is properly acquired to answer the critical question of how to identify savings and improve decision-making and ROI using clinical and financial data. Hear how the Perficient High Performance Costing Expressway extracts, consolidates and allocates clinical cost data across the system to determine true patient costs.
Business Intelligence and Analytics
Perficient’s solutions showcase how health systems are implementing enterprise-wide data warehouses and analytics capabilities that provide a comprehensive view of healthcare operations—patient visits, diagnoses, test results, prescriptions, referrals and more. This assessment makes it possible to arrive at insights that can lead to improved patient care and outcomes. Dashboards provide clients with short time-to-value solutions that meet immediate needs around disease management, operational efficiency, costing and profitability and quality.
Finance and Operations
Performance monitoring within the hospital can be accomplished through strategic partnerships between finance and operations. These partnerships serve the organization well and lead to financial steadiness. Learn how Perficient is helping health systems implement innovative performance management solutions that instill a common language of accountability.
“Rising customer-centric business methods and the impact of heightened regulations have led healthcare organizations to reassess whether their back-end systems are efficiently meeting front-end demand,” said Steven Scott, general manager of Perficient’s healthcare practice. “As companies react to these challenges, clinical and financial data must be properly examined, so executives can establish accurate cost models and make informed decisions. Perficient’s vast portfolio of healthcare assets, including the High Performance Costing Expressway on display at ANI 2014, enables clients to leverage technology to manage and monitor both their own systems and the member experience.”
Along with the High Performance Cost Expressway industry tool, Perficient has developed a wide array of intellectual property assets – applications, utilities and products that enable clients to speed time to delivery and reduce total cost of ownership, and operate more efficiently. These foundational tools include configurable Solution Accelerators and Industry Tools that can be customized to solve specific enterprise challenges and can be bundled with Perficient services or implemented individually as a point solution.
Perficient is a leading information technology and management 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, 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 Microsoft National Systems Integrator and Gold Certified Partner, an Oracle Platinum Partner, a Gold Salesforce.com Cloud Alliance Partner, a TeamTIBCO partner, and an EMC Select Services Team Partner. For more information, please visit www.perficient.com.
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