Avnet Technology Solutions Americas and Partners Presents Healthcare IT Solutions and Services at HIMSS13
Mar 07, 2013 (Close-Up Media via COMTEX) --
Avnet Technology Solutions, a global IT solutions distribution company and an operating group of Avnet, Inc., announced that it and eight members of its healthcare solution provider partner community in the Americas, is exhibiting at HIMSS13 through March 7, in New Orleans.
In a release, the company noted event details:
Visitors to booths #1851 and #1969 will learn about the latest healthcare IT solutions from HP, IBM, NetApp, Oracle and Polycom available through Avnet's highly trained solution provider community. Additionally, Avnet will feature IBM solutions at booth #1969 that support healthcare IT services.
"Today's healthcare organizations require incredibly complex IT solutions to tackle the challenges of managing analytics, big data, business intelligence and mobility in a patient-focused and highly regulated environment," said Michael Houghton, VP of strategic sales, Avnet Technology Solutions, Americas. "Avnet's ecosystem of experienced solution provider partners evaluate technology strategies and solutions for healthcare organizations through the eyes of the patients and the healthcare professionals who use technology to save lives every day. Avnet has further strengthened this partner ecosystem through recent acquisitions, including Ascendant Technology and BrightStar Partners, which specialize in services and software solutions for high-growth markets, such as healthcare."
At HIMSS13, Avnet and its partners will showcase services, software and hardware offerings that consistently improve the in-person or online patient experience, including:
-Avnet's Healthcare Provider Portal: Offers web and mobile access to a diverse set of systems that connect patients, families and caregivers throughout the continuum of care in a single environment. This portal is built on open standards-based software solutions and is complementary to traditional Healthcare Information Management Systems. It can also play a significant role in improving Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) survey results. This solution will be demonstrated in Avnet booth #1969.
-Avnet's OneVoice Solutions: Enables healthcare organizations to send messages to patients across multiple platforms, including email, text and voice in order to communicate with patients in a coordinated and predictable manner. This solution is based on IBM Cross Channel Integration technology and will be demonstrated in Avnet booth #1969.
-Healthcare Information Exchange and Enterprise Healthcare Analytics Solutions: Helps small and mid-sized hospitals solve business challenges related to accountable care, electronic health records (EHRs) and health information exchanges (HIEs). Additional details available at Avnet booth #1851.
-Vendor Neutral Archive (VNA): Provides healthcare institutions with scalable image and information life cycle management solutions, enabling images and related patient information to be stored, searched and retrieved. Additional details available at Avnet booth #1851.
Attendees can also meet with experts to gain deeper insight into how Avnet and its partners can help healthcare organizations provide secure, mobile-enabled patient and family portals, intranets and websites.
Solution providers featured in the Avnet booth #1851 include: Analytic Partners, Insight, Logicalis, MEDfx, Perficient, Polycom, Solutions II and Vital; booth #1969 will feature healthcare IT services from Ascendant Technology and BrightStar Partners.
"When implemented correctly, healthcare technology has the ability to radically and positively change the entire patient experience, while reducing healthcare costs," said Karen Burton, U.S. healthcare business development manager with Logicalis, an international IT solutions and managed services provider, and an Avnet partner. "We've worked with leading healthcare organizations for more than a decade to deploy solutions, including those related to EMR, analytics, business continuity, disaster recovery, mobility and BYOD. By showcasing our best practices at HIMSS13 with Avnet, we can help other healthcare organizations implement innovative new solutions that transform patient care through advanced technology."
Avnet, Inc. is a distributor of electronic components, computer products and embedded technology serving customers globally.
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