ST. LOUIS -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Perficient, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRFT), a leading information technology consulting firm serving Global 2000 and other large enterprise customers throughout North America, today announced its healthcare technology experts will present on Oracle technology solutions designed to enhance patient engagement and lower cost of care at Oracle OpenWorld 2013. Oracle OpenWorld will be held Sept. 22-26 in San Francisco, and is the world’s largest information technology event for Oracle technology providers and customers.
There is a fundamental shift in the healthcare industry from a focus on fixing sickness to a focus on preventive health and wellness. Providers are challenged with adapting their culture and their resources to better engage patients in their care while at the same time lowering overall costs. Technology plays a strategic role in addressing healthcare industry shifts and provides the opportunity for innovation and success.
“Technology for technology’s sake does not improve outcomes. There has to be a willingness by providers and patients to change the current status quo and become more proactive in the giving and receiving of care,” said Lesli Adams, Perficient director of Oracle Healthcare business intelligence. “As an Oracle Platinum Partner, Perficient is skilled in the entire Oracle Healthcare stack. Our team is uniquely positioned to help our clients develop and implement technology solutions, including patient portals and business intelligence and analytics solutions, to improve quality of care, mitigate costs, ensure regulatory compliance, and provide lasting business results. In doing so, providers can better engage patients in their care and will experience improved operational efficiency. It’s a win-win.”
During OpenWorld, Adams and Dr. Marcie Stoshak-Chavez, Perficient director of healthcare strategic advisory services, will present “Patient Portals, Fulfilling the Patient-Centered Medical Home” on Monday, Sept. 23. In their session, they will discuss the synergy between the patient portal and disease registries, and the power of patient-centered medical homes in engaging patients with medical care when and where they need it most.
In addition, Adams also will co-present with Jim McDowell, Perficient senior director of Oracle healthcare strategy, during the session, “Game-Changing Uses of Big Data in Healthcare,” which will take place on Wednesday, Sept. 25. Adams and McDowell will discuss how Oracle is developing new relationships with key organizations participating in clinical trials, and conducting research and development that will monitor medication adherence and patient compliance, and deliver continuous real-time information for clinical decision-making to optimize drug delivery and enhance the speed of drug trial completion.
Witness Oracle Healthcare Technology in Action
Perficient is an exhibitor at Booth #401 located in the South Hall of the Moscone South Convention Center. The Perficient Oracle team will offer four Oracle healthcare solution demonstrations throughout the day, Monday through Wednesday.
In addition, Perficient experts will be on hand to discuss key Oracle technology solutions including EPM, ERP, CRM, Fusion Middleware and business intelligence for major industries like healthcare, financial services and retail.
Perficient also will be available at the Big Data and Analytics Industry Demo Showcase in Room 106 at the Moscone South Convention Center. Experts will be available to discuss Perficient’s Oracle Business Intelligence solutions, which help enterprise organizations leverage Oracle Business Analytics applications to improve decision support across the enterprise.
Learn more about Perficient’s Oracle Expertise
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. Perficient’s Oracle consultants specialize in several practice areas including Oracle ERP, EPM, CRM and customer experience, business intelligence and Oracle technologies like Fusion Middleware, BPM, and WebCenter platforms. In addition, Perficient Oracle consultants are certified to deliver the official Oracle course curriculum to customers via onsite training classes. Perficient owns and operates an Oracle Approved Education Center in partnership with Oracle University.
For more information on Perficient’s expertise utilizing Oracle technologies across all industries, visit www.perficient.com/Partners/Oracle or follow the team online via the Perficient Oracle blog or via Twitter @Perficient and @PRFT_Oracle.
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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 visit www.perficient.com.
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