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New name reflects the strength of its brand, its focus on growth, and success in providing enhanced connectivity in the healthcare industry
PISCATAWAY, N.J., Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- IGI Health, a provider of collaborative healthcare IT and reporting solutions, today announced that, effective immediately, it has changed its name to HEALTHEC and its product line from Orbit to the HEALTHEC Product Suite. The name HEALTHEC was carefully chosen to better reflect the company's significant growth, breadth of services and consulting solutions, as well as its success in providing enhanced connectivity across healthcare.
"The motivation behind the re-branding is to demonstrate who we are today – a national firm with a global reach that provides enhanced connectivity, collaboration and care in a value-based and ever-changing healthcare industry," said Arthur Kapoor, founder and chairman, HEALTHEC. "HEALTHEC has demonstrated its sustainability for the long haul, having helped shape the ways in which healthcare has been delivered these past 16 years. We are now positioning ourselves for future expansion while maintaining our reputation for having an unparalleled commitment to our customers."
Since its inception in 1997, HEALTHEC has been on the forefront of the healthcare industry, providing best-in-class data connectivity and consulting solutions. Today, it provides a seamless exchange of financial, administrative and clinical data between all stakeholders, including major healthcare delivery systems, hospitals, physician practices, payers, patients, labs, pharmacies, employers, government agencies, vendors and other industry partners.
HEALTHEC provides the full range of solutions for enhanced care – from clinical and business analytics to payer-provider portals; from personal health record apps to care coordination and population health management (PHM) services. The company serves as the hub for health information exchanges (HIEs) and accountable care organizations (ACOs), providing platforms that power the clinical and financial transactions necessary to optimize patient care and revenue for all healthcare stakeholders.
Recent success includes HEALTHEC partnering with Barnabas Health, New Jersey's largest not-for-profit health system and an ACO recognized by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). HEALTHEC provides the health system's HEALTHEC ACO Solution Suite, a comprehensive group of solutions that track quality and cost of care under any number of financial arrangements and payers.
"Our partnership with HEALTHEC demonstrates our shared commitment to improving the health and wellbeing of patients," said Anthony D. Slonim, MD, DrPH, CPE, FACPE, chief medical officer of Barnabas Health, headquartered in West Orange, N.J. "Through this partnership, we are advancing our goal of achieving an integrated system of care. We look forward to continuing our collaboration with HEALTHEC for years to come."
HEALTHEC is a healthcare information software company. Our solutions streamline the secure exchange of clinical, financial and administrative information to improve patient outcomes, increase care efficiency and reduce healthcare administrative costs. Leveraging our cloud-based technology platform and our deep expertise in the healthcare information field, we provide custom and out-of-the-box software and services solutions that connect patients, providers, pharmacists, employers, payers, and financial services stakeholders. HEALTHEC is based in Piscataway, New Jersey and can be found online at www.HEALTHEC.com.
Baroum Mrad, Marketing and Communication Executive
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