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LexisNexis Risk Solutions to Provide Clinical Analytics Support to AultCare

Company’s Solutions to Offer New Insight into Health and Benefits Administration and Population Health Management LexisNexis® Risk Solutions announced the company has been selected to provide clinical analytics support to AultCare, a third-party administrator that processes health insurance and benefits claims. AultCare will use a diverse suite of LexisNexis clinical analytics solutions to help its 165,000 commercial, Medicare Advantage, individual and ... Read More »

Experian in Partnerships with AxiaMed and Ingenico Group

Experian teams with AxiaMed and Ingenico Group to provide efficient and secure payment processing devices to healthcare organizations New EMV-compliant solution reduces fraud liability and increases patient payment security In an effort to help healthcare providers comply with upcoming fraud-liability standards and protect their patients, Experian Health today announced it has joined forces with AxiaMed and Ingenico Group to deliver a new solution that ... Read More »

LexisNexis Completes Acquisition of Health Market Science

LexisNexis® Risk Solutions, a Reed Elsevier company, announced it has completed regulatory review to acquire Health Market Science (HMS), a leading supplier of high-quality data on health care professionals and an administrator of one of the largest practitioner-level medical claims databases in the U.S. LexisNexis, together with HMS, offers health care organizations a comprehensive suite of health care provider and ... Read More »

LexisNexis Announces Intention to Acquire Health Market Science

Healthcare Info Platf LexisNexis® Risk Solutions, a division of Reed Elsevier, announced its intent to acquire Health Market Science (HMS), a leading supplier of high-quality data on health care professionals and an administrator of one of the largest practitioner-level medical claims databases in the U.S. LexisNexis, together with HMS, will deliver best-in-class data and data linking capabilities to help address ... Read More »

FICO Launches Payment Integrity Platform

Payment Integrity Platform to Slash Fraud, Waste and Abuse in Health Care Insurance.   Integrated analytics help identify 30 to 40 percent more payment irregularities than traditional rules-based systems. FICO introduced the FICO® Payment Integrity Platform, which addresses health care payment fraud, waste and abuse with out-of-the box adaptive predictive analytics. This platform helps healthcare payers improve multiple aspects of their ... Read More »

Gerry McCarthy Named President, TransUnion Healthcare

TransUnion announced that Gerry McCarthy has joined the company as the new president of TransUnion Healthcare.  McCarthy will be responsible for the strategic direction of the healthcare business and expanding its footprint in the healthcare market overall. He will report directly to chief executive officer and president Jim Peck. McCarthy has more than 20 years of experience in healthcare information ... Read More »

IMS Health Second Quarter 2014 Revenues Up 6.1%

Revenue for the second quarter increased 6.1 percent to $662 million, or 5.4 percent on a constant currency basis, compared with the second quarter of 2013. The company’s strong revenue performance in the second quarter was driven by a 12.7 percent increase in technology services. Information offerings revenue grew 1.8 percent. Revenue grew across all regions. Emerging markets increased 8.7 ... Read More »

IMS Health to Acquire Cegedim’s Information Solutions and CRM Businesses

IMS Health (NYSE:IMS) announced its intention to acquire certain Cegedim information solutions and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) businesses for €385 million (approximately$520 million) in cash. Cegedim is a global technology and services company specializing in healthcare.  The proposed transaction includes Cegedim’s CRM solutions that help life sciences clients in 80 countries drive sales effectiveness, optimize marketing programs across multiple channels and mitigate regulatory compliance ... Read More »

LexisNexis Expanded Health Care Solutions for Life Science Marketplace

LexisNexis Verified Data on More than 6.5 Million Providers Strengthens Identity Transparency and Reduces Costs for Life Sciences Organizations LexisNexis® Risk Solutions has expanded its health care solutions for the life sciences marketplace. The company will leverage its leading, health care provider and claims databases to improve effectiveness and efficiencies, resulting in reduced costs, competitive advantage and greater identity transparency for life ... Read More »

Philips and Salesforce.com in Cloud-based Healthcare Information Technology Alliance

In a move to accelerate the transformation of the healthcare industry, Royal Philips and salesforce.com announced a strategic alliance to deliver an open, cloud-based healthcare platform, leveraging Philips’ leading positions in medical technology, clinical applications and clinical informatics and salesforce.com’s leadership in enterprise cloud computing, innovation and customer engagement. Patient relationship management will be at the center of the envisioned ... Read More »

IMS Health Acquires Forcea

Advances Business Intelligence and Performance Management Capabilities, Extends IMS One Platform in Europe IMS Health has acquired Forcea, a leading Belgium-based provider of business intelligence applications and analytics, to advance performance management capabilities for hospitals and life sciences organizations around the globe.  The acquisition brings together IMS Health’s comprehensive information and technology services with Forcea’s hospital-based technology solutions to drive more effective ... Read More »

TransUnion First Quarter 2014 Revenues Up 4.4% (constant currency)

TransUnion reported revenue of $303.4 million, an increase of 4.4% compared to the first quarter of 2013. Weakening foreign currencies accounted for a decrease in revenue of 2.0%.  2013 acquisitions accounted for an increase in revenue of 5.3%. Operating income was $34.8 million, compared to $44.2 million in the prior year.   Adjusted Operating Income was $34.8 million, compared to $43.1 ... Read More »

IMS Health Gains After $1.3 Billion Share Sale

IMS Health and investors including TPG Capital raised $1.3 billion after selling the stock for $20.  IMS Health Holdings Inc. shares gained 15 percent to $23. The IPO marks a return for IMS to the public markets after it was acquired by a group of private-equity funds four years ago. While private, IMS spent $900 million on acquisitions between 2011 ... Read More »