Covisint Collaboration Platform for Healthcare to Utilize Initiate Identity Hub Software; Partnership Will Enable Accurate Identification of Patient Information
DETROIT, Oct. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Compuware Corporation (Nasdaq: CPWR) announced today a strategic partnership between Compuware Covisint and Initiate Systems, Inc., developers of the healthcare-industry standard for enterprise master patient index. This partnership will provide healthcare professionals with secure access to complete patient identification and medical records across disparate systems and geographies.
Providing accurate patient identification and medical records across complex clinical data exchange networks is a critical requirement for patient safety and quality healthcare delivery. By delivering a solution that more accurately maintains records and more easily and securely shares those records across vast networks, this partnership will help patients get the best medical care available without the fear of misinformation and the expense of duplicate testing.
"Secure access to comprehensive patient identification and medical data is essential to the healthcare industry," said Mark Battaglia, Senior Vice President of Business Development and International Operations for Initiate Systems. "By combining the unique strengths of Initiate Systems and Compuware Covisint, healthcare organizations will increase efficiencies and significantly improve patient healthcare."
Covisint's healthcare offering will utilize Initiate Identity Hub software, providing a scalable solution that regional health information organizations, integrated delivery networks and other healthcare providers can implement rapidly. The partnership will bring a proven hosted-service to organizations seeking real-time, complete views of patient information across multiple facilities. It will also target global electronic health record initiatives.
"This partnership joins two healthcare technology innovators in providing an extremely accurate, proven and high-performance solution for precise patient identification and health-record maintenance. Just as important, users can realize the value of this solution across multiple facilities, application systems and databases," said Bob Paul, President and COO of Compuware Covisint. "We are very excited to partner with Initiate Systems to deliver this innovative technology to improve healthcare information exchange and collaboration."
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