Healthcare Transformation

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At Oracle Open World in San Francisco, Oracle made two key announcements that portend a more focused strategy and presence in the US and global healthcare payer market.  On September 20, Oracle announced an agreement with Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan to develop a core healthcare payer administrative application.   This follows an Oracle's announcement in August 2010 of a revenue cycle management and billing application for healthcare payers. Additional presentations at Oracle Open World this w

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If you were reading the news about healthcare information technology mergers and acquisitions this summer, you were probably reading about Ingenix.  The company, consistent with its history of building its product portfolio via acquisition, acquired three companies that serve the provider health IT market.  According to Ingenix, the company now obtains approximately 50% of its revenue from the provider market, making it a significant provider vendor, despite its historical positioning in the payer

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In August, TriZetto announced its acquisition of Tela Sourcing, a Baltimore-based business process outsourcing organization with which TriZetto has had a long partnership.  The acquisition is consistent with TriZetto's long term strategic objective to establish itself as a services organization, built upon owned technology solutions.  Until this acquisition, TriZetto was one of the few large applications vendors  (competitors including Dell Services, EDS, and DST) serving the healthcare payer

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