Compuware Covisint Also Nominated for 'Solution with Greatest Market Potential' by Leading Healthcare, IT and Business Executives at Invitation- only Event
DETROIT, Nov. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Compuware Corporation (Nasdaq: CPWR) today announced that Compuware Covisint earned the "Best Demonstration of Value/ROI" IT Executives' Choice Award at the recent Gartner Healthcare Summit, sponsored by Gartner Vision Events. Additionally, for the second consecutive year, Compuware Covisint was nominated for "Solution with Greatest Market Potential."
The IT Executives' Choice Award was conferred through the votes of the approximately 250 leading healthcare executives, CIOs and physicians in attendance. During the event, Covisint Vice President of Healthcare, Brett Furst, presented case studies demonstrating the value Covisint delivered to United Physicians, an independent physician association, and to BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina. United Physicians and BlueCross and BlueShield of South Carolina participated in the presentations, which highlighted the unique solution Covisint brings to its partners in the healthcare market.
"The key to breaking down the barriers to healthcare IT collaboration is to deliver interoperability as a service," said Furst. "Compuware has long been associated with delivering value by enabling IT, and it is a privilege to be recognized by such a prestigious group of industry leaders for our healthcare achievements."
"The healthcare IT, payer and provider executives in attendance review many leading healthcare IT solutions at the Gartner Healthcare Summit," said Charles Badoian, Global Senior Director for Gartner Healthcare Summit. "An 'IT Executives' Choice' Award signifies that the attendees viewed the vendor as having demonstrated healthcare IT excellence."
Covisint is uniquely positioned to mitigate the cost of entry of, and accelerate the time-to-value for, key healthcare initiatives with its hosted service. Covisint recently announced that it has leveraged its existing infrastructure to provide a collaborative exchange that enables the access to, and improved visibility of, critical healthcare information. More information about Covisint's healthcare offering is at www.covisint.com.
Covisint currently connects more than 14,000 healthcare users representing 450 healthcare organizations with its hosted healthcare solution, providing secure, reliable and real-time access to healthcare information. Covisint provides a collaborative healthcare framework, consisting of portal, messaging, unstructured-data management and security services. Combined, these capabilities help healthcare entities--regardless of size, location or technical sophistication--collaborate and communicate effectively.
Vision Events, a Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT) company, is a leading producer of highly focused business events that bring resellers and end users together with leading and emerging vendors in private boardroom appointments to form strategic partnerships and secure new business in the technology sector. Additional information about Vision Events can be found at www.visionevents.com.
Compuware Corporation (Nasdaq: CPWR) maximizes the value IT brings to the business by helping CIOs more effectively manage the business of IT. Compuware solutions accelerate the development, improve the quality and enhance the performance of critical business systems while enabling CIOs to align and govern the entire IT portfolio, increasing efficiency, cost control and employee productivity throughout the IT organization. Founded in 1973, Compuware serves the world's leading IT organizations, including more than 90 percent of the Fortune 100 companies. Learn more about Compuware at www.compuware.com.
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