Article highlights Perficient’s key role in developing data collection and reporting applications for members of the Premier healthcare alliance
SAINT LOUIS (June 20, 2013) – Perficient, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRFT), a leading information technology consulting firm serving Global 2000 and other large enterprise customers throughout North America, recently was featured in the InformationWeek article, “Healthcare Collaborative, IBM Partner on Big Data Platform” published on June 19.
The article highlights a recent announcement by Perficient’s client Premier healthcare alliance, which has joined together with four healthcare systems to launch the Data Alliance Collaborative (DAC). The collaborative is focused on using data analytics and business intelligence to improve population health.
“Premier has been leading the charge in transforming healthcare, helping its members collaborate with one another to improve the quality and decrease the cost of healthcare across the nation,” said Jeffrey Davis, Perficient CEO and president. “The work around the collective is incredibly important to further their mission to improve the overall health of communities. We are pleased to partner with them to develop the systems and technologies needed to do so.”
DAC members are co-developing and sharing knowledge, data and resources to address healthcare needs. Currently, Perficient is developing assets in partnership with Premier that it intends to market to Premier members and the broader healthcare market. One of the first products Perficient will develop provides a snapshot of how providers are performing against the 33 Accountable Care Organization (ACO) quality measures defined by the Affordable Care Act.
The entire InformationWeek article is available to read here.
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, 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 visitwww.perficient.com.
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