Perficient, Inc. : Microsoft Names Perficient 2012 Healthcare Provider Partner of the Year
08/01/2012| 01:30pm US/Eastern
Second time in three years Perficient has been recognized for its
outstanding use of Microsoft technologies on behalf of healthcare clients
Inc. (NASDAQ: PRFT), a leading information technology consulting
firm serving Global 2000 and other large enterprise customers, today
announced it has been named Microsoft's 2012 Healthcare Provider Partner
of the Year. The award recognizes Perficient, one of the top NSI
partners in the country, for using Microsoft technology to deliver
innovative healthcare solutions. Microsoft made the presentation to Liza
Sisler, Perficient's Microsoft marketing director, and Aaron Sloman,
general manager of Perficient's Microsoft National Business Unit, at its
U.S. Public Sector FY13 Kickoff and ISU event, held July 30 through Aug.
2 in Phoenix.
"Perficient combines deep health industry expertise with a high level of
competency on Microsoft technologies. The result is a set of high value
solutions that deliver value to the world's leading healthcare
enterprises," said Steve Aylward, general manager, US Health & Life
Sciences, Strategies & Solutions, Microsoft. "We are proud to award them
Health Provider partner of the year."
Healthcare organizations are challenged with a rapidly changing industry
that requires the adoption of holistic, business-driven technology
solutions. The Healthcare Provider Partner of the Year award recognizes
Perficient's consistent work in delivering solutions designed to address
these challenges, including healthcare business intelligence and
analytics, and portals and collaboration solutions, specifically
hospital intranets and patient portals. These solutions enable data
sharing between critical systems, collaboration between stakeholders,
and compliance with industry standards and regulations. In October 2011, Perficient
launched Health BI, an ONC-certified Healthcare Analytics and
Business Intelligence solution built using technologies including
SharePoint and SQL Server. Health BI is an extensible solution that
addresses Meaningful Use Stage 2 and ACO reporting requirements.
"We are extremely honored to be named the 2012 Healthcare Provider
Partner of the Year. This recognition exemplifies Perficient's core
mission of driving measurable results for our healthcare clients," said
Sloman. "Since the beginning, our partnership with Microsoft has been
built on trust and a shared vision of success. Perficient prides itself
on our ability to leverage our healthcare industry expertise and partner
with Microsoft to deliver truly integrated end-to-end solutions for our
Microsoft most recently recognized Perficient with the 2012
Microsoft Northeast Area Cloud Practice Award, which recognized
Perficient's work in helping customers move to Office 365, Microsoft's
cloud-based productivity and collaboration suite. Additionally,
Perficient was named a 2012 Microsoft US Partner of the Year runner-up.
In 2010, Microsoft named Perficient the Health Provider Partner of the
Year for its work implementing a content management platform for a
multi-hospital healthcare system.
Through its partnerships with leading technology innovators, Perficient
provides clients in all industries business-driven technology solutions
and support in a wide range of practice areas.
For more information on Perficient's expertise in Microsoft technologies
across all industries, visit www.perficient.com/Partners/Microsoft
or follow @Perficient_MSFT. For more information on Perficient's
healthcare expertise, visit www.perficient.com/Industries/Healthcare
or follow @Perficient_HC.
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
TeamTIBCO partner, a Microsoft National Systems Integrator and Gold
Certified Partner, an EMC Select Services Team Partner, and an Oracle
Platinum Partner. For more information, please visit www.perficient.com.
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