|By Business Wire||
|January 15, 2013 08:00 AM EST||
QlikTech, (NASDAQ: QLIK) a leader in Business Discovery – user-driven Business Intelligence (BI), today announced it ranked second in the enterprise vendor category in the “Business Intelligence: Influencing Change?”1 and “2012 Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Services”2 reports by KLAS, a research firm specializing in monitoring and reporting healthcare vendor performance. QlikView’s overall ranking and score in the Enterprise Business Intelligence category is based on direct feedback from healthcare providers who have used QlikView across their enterprise and measures software performance in areas such as product quality, implementation, and support.
Today, public and private healthcare providers struggle with operational visibility into information spread across their numerous clinical, financial, and resource planning systems. This inability to efficiently access, aggregate, and explore data contributes to mounting financial strains, patient wait times, resource constraints, and vulnerability to medical errors. In addition, the public demands transparency and accountability and CMS is incenting for showing Meaningful Use, which is driving the healthcare industry to shift to Evidence-Based Medicine (EBM) and health outcomes reporting, Pay for Performance (P4P) and Value Based Purchasing/Reimbursement, Diagnosis-Related Groups (DRG), and Consumer-Directed Health Plans (CDHP). As such, capabilities are needed to quickly integrate and analyze BI data across healthcare and hospital systems.
With the QlikView Business Discovery platform, healthcare providers can:
- Improve patient care with shorter wait times from synchronizing resource scheduling with patient flow models;
- Improve patient safety from immediate access to consolidated diagnostic information, reducing opportunities for medical errors;
- Reduce healthcare operational costs from analyses of resource utilization, materials stocking levels, purchasing options, and supplier performance;
- Optimize revenue cycle management from reducing the time and cost to collect reimbursements; and
- Ensure trusted and timely regulatory compliance, show meaningful use, and drive towards becoming an accountable care organization by delivering on key operational, patient safety, demographic, and quality of care metrics.
Through QlikView’s powerful, accessible Business Discovery solution, global healthcare providers such as Centerstone Research Institute (CRI), Children’s Hospital of Atlanta (CHOA), NHS, Allina, and ThedaCare now have an integrated view of information, providing actionable insights from billions of records in seconds – improving healthcare delivery and helping to forge the path to accountable care.
“Healthcare providers are recognizing the need to create a culture of data driven decision-making with the ultimate goals of improving patient care, patient satisfaction, and clinical and operational efficiency,” said Ellen Derrico, Director GlobalMarket Development, Life Sciences & Healthcare at QlikTech. “Receiving recognition in this KLAS report for the second consecutive year is a testament to the more than 1,000 healthcare providers worldwide that have turned to QlikView to overcome their information challenges and improve their organizational performance.”
QlikTech (NASDAQ: QLIK) is a leader in Business Discovery—user-driven Business Intelligence (BI). Its QlikView Business Discovery solution bridges the gap between traditional BI solutions and inadequate spreadsheet applications. The in-memory associative search technology QlikTech pioneered created the self-service BI category, allowing users to explore information freely rather than being confined to a predefined path of questions. Appropriate from SMB to the largest global enterprise, QlikView’s self-service analysis can be deployed with data governance in days or weeks. The QlikView Business Discovery platform’s app-driven model works with existing BI solutions, offering an immersive mobile and social, collaborative experience. Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, QlikTech has offices around the world serving approximately 26,000 customers in over 100 countries.
KLAS is a research firm on a global mission to improve healthcare delivery by enabling providers to be heard and to be counted. Working with thousands of healthcare executives and clinicians, KLAS gathers data on software, services, medical equipment, and infrastructure systems to deliver timely reports, trends, and statistical overviews. The research directly represents the provider voice and acts as a catalyst for improving vendor performance. KLAS was founded in 1996, and their staff and advisory board members average 25 years of healthcare information technology experience. For more information, go to www.KLASresearch.com, [email protected], or call 1-800-920-4109to speak with a KLAS representative. Follow KLAS on Twitter @KLASresearch.
QlikTech and QlikView are trademarks or registered trademarks of QlikTech or its subsidiaries in the U.S. and other countries. Other company names, product names and company logos mentioned herein are the trademarks, or registered trademarks of their respective owners.
1 December 2012 “Business Intelligence: Influencing Change?”, © 2012 KLAS Enterprises, LLC. All rights reserved. www.KLASresearch.com.
2 December 2012 “2012 Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Services” © 2012 KLAS Enterprises, LLC. All rights reserved. www.KLASresearch.com.
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