DIAMOND SPONSOR

Ab Initio has created a new class of software for building, powering, and managing mission-critical information processing systems.

 

Ab Initio software solves the hardest problems in corporate computing — how to take massive amounts of data from the widest array of sources and process them using any and all hardware resources available; how to make that process scale infinitely as the volumes of data grow; and how to give developers building specific processing applications the flexibility to quickly translate complex logic into reality.

 

The world’s leading companies are using Ab Initio software to build enterprise-scale applications with unmatched performance and complete scalability.

Clarity Insights is the nation’s largest onshore consultancy focused exclusively on data and analytics. With a team unrivaled in both technical expertise and business acumen, Clarity Insights’ consultants are force multipliers for Fortune 1000 companies that want the most out of their data.

Working across the full data stack—data science, data visualization, data engineering and data strategy—the company helps clients create an environment where data is not only accessible, but usable and useful for everyday business decisions across industries, including financial services, insurance, CPG/retail, entertainment, healthcare and media.

 

PLATINUM SPONSOR

 Leveraging the power of medical and pharmacy claims data from more than 180 million Americans, Blue Health Intelligence (BHI) delivers insights that empower healthcare organizations to improve patient care, reduce costs, and optimize performance. With the largest, most up-to-date, and uniform data set in healthcare, BHI provides an accurate  representation of the health profile of commercially insured Americans.

 

Our team of data analysts, clinicians, IT experts, and epidemiologists provide analytics, software as a service, and in-depth consulting to payors, providers, employers, medical device companies, and other healthcare stakeholders. Blue Health Intelligence is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association and carries the trade name of Health Intelligence Company, LLC. For more information, visit www.bluehealthintelligence.com.ations with unmatched performance and complete scalability.

IBM is helping enable systems of health to become smarter, more efficient and uniquely personalized. With Watson Health, we are pioneering a new partnership between humanity and technology with the goal of transforming global health. IBM's healthcare solutions, technology & consulting can enable organizations to achieve greater efficiency within their operations, collaborate to improve outcomes, and integrate with new partners for a more sustainable, personalized and patient-centric system.

Payer solutions from IBM Watson Health help you discover opportunities and implement strategies designed to sustain, grow and transform your business so that you are not left behind in this era of disruption. Our health plan portfolio is focused on three key areas essential to evolving your business:

· An infrastructure optimized for enterprise analytics and artificial intelligence. Break down data data silos with an information-centric strategy that supports data-driven decisions across your enterprise and uses artificial intelligence that can help you accelerate process improvement.
· Provider collaboration. Drive value-based care arrangements and population health management through stronger relationships with providers and other stakeholders.
· Improved member experience. Design flexible, member-centric solutions that engage and activate members in their health at every touchpoint.

 

 

GOLD SPONSOR

In the 1990s, Amit Bhagat recognized the power of data in decision making, but also realized that few organizations in the healthcare industry were maximizing its potential. He decided to put that foresight into action and founded Amitech which has grown to become a leading data analytics and management consulting firm, believing that informed healthcare leads to improved health and wellness for all.

 

Amitech sits at the forefront of thought leadership in data analytics leveraging its true value to help healthcare systems and insurers lower costs, improve the health of populations, and enhance the patient experience.

 

Headquartered in a tech hub of St. Louis, Amitech draws on more than two decades of experience and industry-leading talent to deliver management consulting, information management, business analytics, population health, clinical analytics, care management, digital health, and big data & IoT solutions.

Optum is a leading information and technology-enabled health services business dedicated to helping make the health system work better for everyone. With more than 133,000 people worldwide, Optum delivers intelligent, integrated solutions that help to modernize the health system and improve overall population health.

Verato improves your ability to match and link member data through two powerful cloud-based Referential Matching solutions. Plug Verato Auto-Steward™ into your master data management (MDM) technology to automatically resolve 50-75% of its suspect duplicates and data stewardship tasks. Because it is SaaS-based, Verato Auto-Steward does not require any customization, does not disrupt any of your MDM’s core functionality, and can be deployed in as little as 6 weeks.

 

Or, rapidly deploy the Verato Universal™ Master Person Index—a SaaS-based matching solution that is easier to implement and much more accurate than any other identity matching technology.

CAQH, a non-profit alliance, is the leader in creating shared initiatives to streamline the business of healthcare. Through collaboration and innovation, CAQH accelerates the transformation of business processes, delivering value to providers, patients and health plans.
CAQH Solutions are fundamentally changing the direction of healthcare: re-defining how the industry does business today and in the future.
CAQH Solutions include:

  • COB Smart® quickly and accurately directs coordination of benefits processes.

  • EnrollHub® reduces costly paper checks with enrollment for electronic payments and electronic remittance advice.

  • CAQH ProView® eases the burden of provider data collection, maintenance and distribution.

  • DirectAssure® improves provider directory quality by enabling providers participating in

  • CAQH ProView to easily review and update their self-reported professional data for use in health plan directories.

  • VeriFideTM streamlines credentialing by consolidating and standardizing primary source verification.

  • SanctionsTrack® delivers comprehensive, multi-state information on healthcare provider licensure disciplinary actions.

Check out our booth to learn more about how CAQH Solutions can help reduce the administrative burden at your organization.
 

Digital transformation changes expectations: better service, faster delivery, with less cost. Businesses must transform to stay relevant and data holds the answers.

 

As the world’s leader in Enterprise Cloud Data Management, we’re prepared to help you intelligently lead—in any sector, category or niche. Informatica provides you with the foresight to become more agile, realize new growth opportunities or create new inventions. With 100% focus on everything data, we offer the versatility needed to succeed.

 

We invite you to explore all that Informatica has to offer—and unleash the power of data to drive your next intelligent disruption.

Information Builders helps organizations transform data into business value. Our software solutions for BI and analytics, integration, and data integrity empower people to make smarter decisions, strengthen customer relationships, and drive growth. Our dedication to customer success is unmatched. Founded in 1975, Information Builders is a New York institution with offices around the world, and remains one of the largest independent, privately held companies in the industry.

NASCO delivers comprehensive core administrative solutions that help healthcare payers address unique business challenges and revolutionize business operations. We provide seamless benefit management, eligibility, membership, billing and claims processing support for Blue Plans across the nation, allowing them to provide competitive healthcare products in federal, state and multistate markets for nearly 25 million members.

 

NASCO’s partnership with multiple Blue Plans cultivates a community that fosters the collaboration needed to promote innovation, deliver shared solutions and create a competitive cost advantage. For more information, visit www.nasco.com.  

X by 2 is a technology consultancy focused on the practice of application and data architecture in the insurance industry. Whether Health, Life, or Property and Casualty, X by 2’s Architects understand the insurance business and have proven experience planning and delivering core insurance systems, strategic business applications and enterprise integrations.

For more info, please visit xby2.com and follow us on LinkedIn or Twitter.

There’s no such thing as accidental success in the life sciences and healthcare industries. In an environment defined by competitive and regulatory pressures, consistent performance hinges on the knowledge to evaluate your strategic plan – and the experience to carry it out.

That’s why HighPoint consultants bring more than 12 years of personal industry experience to every engagement, as well as insights accrued across hundreds of successful assessments and implementations. Our experts support life sciences and healthcare clients at every project phase: steering strategy, establishing best-practice frameworks, and implementing technology to meet complex requirements and exceed business objectives on a global scale.

CitiusTech (www.citiustech.com) is a specialist provider of healthcare technology services and solutions to health plans, medical technology companies, providers and life sciences organizations, with over 2,900 healthcare IT professionals worldwide. CitiusTech is a General Atlantic Portfolio company serving over 80+ healthcare organizations globally and enables them to build and implement cutting-edge technology to enhance care delivery, optimize clinical processes and accelerate innovation in healthcare. CitiusTech provides deep healthcare domain knowledge, strong technology expertise, compliance to world class quality and security standards, and a highly effective global resource base.

Health plans today need to innovate and meet new market needs around revenue optimization, payment integrity, quality reporting, population health management and clinical data integration. With its exclusive healthcare focus, CitiusTech is well-positioned to help health plans to address their unique business needs and succeed in this dynamic environment.

CitiusTech enables healthcare organizations to drive clinical value chain excellence – across clinical data integration & interoperability, data management (EDW, Big Data), performance management (BI / analytics, clinical quality measure including HEDIS & STAR), predictive analytics & data science and digital engagement (mobile, IoT). CitiusTech helps customers accelerate innovation in healthcare through specialized solutions, healthcare technology platforms, proficiencies and accelerators. With cutting-edge technology expertise, world-class service quality and a global resource base, CitiusTech consistently delivers best-in-class solutions and an unmatched cost advantage to healthcare organizations worldwide.

In a world of hidden risks and opportunities, LexisNexis® Risk Solutions can help transform the way you make decisions by combining high performance, big data, and advanced analytics to find the answers you need.  With LexisNexis, health plans have access to solutions that leverage the industry’s leading public, claims, provider and consumer data potentially transforming your business-improving outcomes, increasing market share, reducing fraud and staying compliant.  Our data solutions help plans ensure the right people receive the right care by the right providers at the right cost.  Harness the power of advanced analytics with LexisNexis® Risk Solutions.

Hortonworks is a leading innovator in the industry, creating, distributing and supporting enterprise-ready open data platforms and modern data applications. Our mission is to manage the world’s data. We have a single-minded focus on driving innovation in open source communities such as Apache Hadoop, NiFi, and Spark. We along with our 1600+ partners provide the expertise, training and services that allow our customers to unlock transformational value for their organizations across any line of business. Our connected data platforms powers modern data applications that deliver actionable intelligence from all data: data-in-motion and data-at-rest. We are Powering the Future of Data™.

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Since 1992, XTIVIA has developed a proven reputation for delivering leading-edge IT solutions and technology support for our customers’ specific requirements, regardless of project complexity. Our commitment is to drive digital transformation by empowering our clients to create brand-specific customer experiences as a sustainable competitive advantage. XTIVIA’s vision is for enterprises to have better software development, faster application integration, and affordable technical success in meeting their business needs and goals. XTIVIA’s purpose is to listen to enterprise customers’ unique technical needs, wants, issues and business goals, then provide strategic, tactical and adaptive solutions as their expert technology partner — for life. Our mission is to reliably, quickly and affordably help our customers innovate and implement trusted, customized quality technology-based solutions to enhance their business performance, deliver better brand, customer, and user experience, and be more competitive in their markets. XTIVIA’s service areas, provided through in-house experts, include Mobile Application Development, Business Intelligence, Customer Relationship Management, Data Warehousing, Database Support & Management, Enterprise Information Management, Enterprise Resource Planning, and Digital Experience Solutions. XTIVIA’s success stems from a demonstrated ability to deliver deep expertise via professional services so that our customers can leverage their chosen technologies successfully, competitively, and profitably. Customers include Avaya, Blue Cross-Blue Shield, Castrol, Dominos, HP, Schneider Electric and Xerox. XTIVIA has offices in Colorado, New York, New Jersey, Missouri, Texas, and Virginia.

Companies trust Protegrity to help them identify, locate and protect sensitive data, manage risk, achieve compliance, enable business analytics and confidently adopt new platforms. Protegrity enables businesses to protect sensitive data everywhere while maintaining the freedom to innovate with it anywhere. Built for complex, heterogeneous business environments, the Protegrity Data Security Platform provides unprecedented levels of data security for applications, data warehouses, mainframes, big data and the cloud in the industry's first all-in subscription solution.

Insight Driven Health is the foundation of Accenture’s innovation-led approach to more effective, efficient and affordable healthcare. Our committed professionals operate at the intersection of business and technology to combine real-world experience, business and clinical insights and innovative technologies to deliver the power of insight driven health. That's why the world's leading healthcare payers, providers and public health entities choose Accenture for a wide range of services and technologies that help them use knowledge in new ways – from the back office to the doctor's office. Visit www.accenture.com/health

SILVER SPONSOR

 
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erwin provides the most comprehensive data management and governance solutions to automate and accelerate the transformation of data into accurate and actionable insights. The erwin EDGE platform combines data governance, enterprise architecture, buisness process, data modeling and data mapping. Thanks to the broadest set of connectors for data preparation, modeling and governance, government agencies, financial institutions, healthcare companies and other enterprises around the world can use data to fuel their compliance, innovation and transformation initiatives. Learn more at www.erwin.com.

HealthLX is a managed clinical data exchange solution for payers, providers and software vendors serving the healthcare industry. The HealthLX suite of products, services and support enables clinical data exchange between clinical data external to a payer or provider organization and their enterprise applications. HealthLX is at the forefront of the interoperability landscape solving the data management challenges required for effective Value-Based Care Solutions.  Find out more at HealthLX.com

Today’s healthcare industry requires highly responsive business service partners that can operate efficiently in highly regulated industries. The healthcare payer industry sets a high bar for outsourced business service providers and expects an unwavering focus on data security, executional excellence and precision.

 

For almost 20 years Solix has delivered business services to some of the most demanding sectors of the economy. We are committed to helping progressive organizations accelerate large scale program deployment while supporting our clients with highly responsive relationship management and program reporting.

 

Solix works hard to support the operational and business challenges of health insurance payers as they work tirelessly to support patient populations that rely on maintaining their wellbeing. We understand the delicate balance that must be maintained between customer satisfaction and the need to manage costs and program efficiency.

A global leader in consulting, technology services and digital transformation, Capgemini is at the forefront of innovation to address the entire breadth of clients’ opportunities in the evolving world of cloud, digital and platforms. Building on its strong 50-year heritage and deep industry-specific expertise, Capgemini enables organizations to realize their business ambitions through an array of services from strategy to operations. Capgemini is driven by the conviction that the business value of technology comes from and through people. It is a multicultural company of 200,000 team members in over 40 countries.

 

The Group reported 2017 global revenues of EUR 12.8 billion.

Visit us at www.capgemini.com

Health Language brings clarity to disparate data via powerful solutions that can be customized to your organization’s needs. Our solutions are designed to support health systems, HIEs, payers, and health IT vendors so you can maximize reimbursement, meet regulatory compliance, improve operational efficiencies, enable interoperability and enhance patient care.  Our library of content sets enhance your existing data and provide a single source for your content needs.  Our software applications allow you to customize data so you can model, map, group, and search your data, all on a cloud-based platform.  Our clinical experts ensure data accuracy in your environment.

Integrity is fundamental in data, just as in business. Infogix’s data integrity and data governance solutions, powered by advanced analytics and big data, ensure that organizations can maximize the value of their data. Data’s value is unlocked when users trust that data is accurate, can operationalize insights from raw data, and all stakeholders understand and agree on what data means. For 35 years, our global customers have relied on Infogix data and analytics software solutions to reduce risk, support regulatory compliance, improve profitability and substantially enhance operational efficiencies. To learn more visit www.infogix.com or @Infogix.

TABNER Inc. (Technology and Business PARTNER) is a business technology firm that provides consulting services and solutions for Healthcare, Financial, Retail and IT industries with primary focus on delivering business value and helping solve complex problems in a rapidly changing business environment. Tabner offers data federation (MDM, RDM, ETL)  advanced analytics (HEDIS, BI/DWH, Predictive Modeling), data strategy, data governance and clinical interface integration services to Health Information Exchanges, Payers, Managed Care as well as Provider Organizations. Our healthcare clients include Rhode Island Quality Institute, HealthShare Exchange, AmeriHealth Caritas, HealthSourceRI, Blue Cross Blue Shield Plans, etc. Combining collective cross-sector expertise of business and technology professionals, we go beyond providing options to help identify and implement the RIGHT solutions that meets your BUSINESS needs. Tabner is proud to be a member of the Strategic Health Information Exchange Collaborative (SHIEC), and an advisory partner with other technology companies like Information Builders, AnalytixDS, Denodo, Collibra, Talend, SnowFlake, etc.

TABNER currently has 125+ staff and affiliate consultants, and is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina.

At Cerner, we’re continuously building on our foundation of intelligent solutions at more than 20,000 facilities worldwide. Cerner believes the best way to manage the health of a population is one member at a time. Our suite of solutions and services enables organizations to know a population, engage members and providers, and manage to an optimal outcome. We engage and empower stakeholders through our industry-recognized platform, technology and services. Our value-driven, communitywide approach supports clinical, financial and operational needs for payers, providers, health organizations, employers and governments across the continuum for today and tomorrow.

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Knowledgent is a data intelligence company that enables enterprises to become digital and intelligent by innovating in and through data for the healthcare and financial services industries. For more information, visit knowledgent.com.

A pioneer in healthcare analytics, MedeAnalytics helps organizations make even smarter decisions. With the most advanced data orchestration in healthcare, our intelligent cloud-based analytics platform combines data to deliver state-of-the-art analytics, all in a business context. MedeAnalytics’ scalable solutions for financial management, operations, value-based care, and strategic planning – and the ability to tailor-build – deliver the action-ready insights organizations need to achieve success.

 

Helping clients realize financial and operational value almost immediately is just one of the many reasons why MedeAnalytics is the leading healthcare-only analytics provider. With offices in the U.S. and U.K., MedeAnalytics serves 1,500+ organizations and 60M covered lives, and has been named one of Modern Healthcare’s Top 100 Best Places Work. Learn more at www.medeanalytics.com.

Cogent Consulting is a blend of senior executives in the healthcare industry and technology field, experts formerly with the Big 4, Knightsbridge and other leading systems integrators.  We provide strategic, tangible value to IT, Finance, Operations and other departments of many BCBS Plans across the country.  Our key differentiators include; Healthcare industry knowledge across the care continuum; World-class expertise in delivering data and analytic solutions to improve performance; Expertise in technology best practices to get the most out of your investment. Cogent’s solution offerings focus on the business benefits of technology. 

 

We provide the insights and capabilities Organizations need to balance the introduction of new, innovative solutions while continuing to maintain ongoing operations in line with cost and quality targets. 

  • IT Infrastructure Assessment

  • BI Strategy and Roadmap

  • Application Rationalization

  • Cloud Strategy and Deployment

  • Change Management

  • Data Center Strategy and Optimization

  • Demand Management Infrastructure

Health Data & Management Solutions, Inc. (HDMS) is a trusted leader in health care performance analytics. The company transforms data into a high-value decision-support asset for 100+ health plan, employer and provider clients.

 

The company’s web-enabled platform puts unparalleled analytic power into the hands of customers, guiding them to make actionable decisions to improve the health of their population.

emids Technologies is a global provider of healthcare technology expertise and consulting services and solutions that serve both payer and provider organizations. Headquartered in Nashville, emids helps bridge the critical gaps in accessible, affordable, high-quality healthcare by providing advisory consulting services, custom application development, and data solutions. Services include EHR application deployment and management, analytics, data integration and governance, software development and testing, and business intelligence. Visit emids.com.

Fuzzy Logix delivers high-impact business outcomes in Healthcare, Finance and other verticals by applying advanced analytics and machine-learning techniques to real world data.  Our solutions are developed by engineers and data scientists who are practitioners in the field and bring decades of industry expertise.  DB Lytix™, Fuzzy’s in-database, in-Hadoop or in-GPU analytics suite of algorithms is proven to be 10-100x faster than conventional products and has been applied to create and deploy solutions such as Predictive Healthcare, Opioid Abuse Prevention, Care Gap Analysis and more.  Fuzzy Logix can provide end-to-end services, from analytics consultancy and data management to industry-specific solutions and visualization services. We make analytics fast, pervasive and accessible within organizations.

Motio is a global software company and partner with IBM, Qlik, and Tableau. At Motio, we develop software solutions that enable BI & Analytics platforms to be the most accurate, efficient, and reliable. 

Since 1999, Motio has been a home for software professionals who are passionate about the art of software development. Our mission is to build innovative solutions that improve the lives of our customers and make BI & Analytics better! 

www.motio.com

The Reltio Self-Learning Data PlatformTM, developed natively in the cloud, organizes enterprise data for continuous self-learning. Healthcare enterprises can now continuously organize all consumer, member, and provider data, and recommend actions to measure and improve operations. Reltio organizes data from all sources and of all formats, creating a unified data set with unlimited personalized views across households, products, plans, providers and inputs to care. Using machine learning, Reltio recommends actions and measures their business impact. Reltio customers become Self-Learning Healthcare Enterprises by putting data at the heart of every decision, building analytics into operations, and continuously learning about customers, products and their relationships.

CCG provides analytics solutions and services that enable businesses to increase performance and drive innovation through the transformation of data into intuitive and actionable intelligence. CCG offers data strategy consulting, implementation and migration planning, and ongoing analytics, BI and cloud data management services. CCG’s Machine Learning and Data Science services have received national notoriety by industry experts, Gartner, who recently recognized CCG as one of 20 recommended vendors in North America. Our business-minded consultants help companies to leverage all available resources, including internal, external and big data along with human capital as a competitive advantage to reveal answers, look ahead, see farther and go faster.

CarePort Health provides care coordination software solutions to manage patient transitions across the continuum. The end-to-end platform bridges acute and post-acute EHRs, providing visibility for providers, payers and ACOs into the care that patients receive across care settings so that all providers can efficiently and effectively coordinate patient care.

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