July 10, 2013 – Weymouth, MA – Beacon Partners, a leading healthcare management consulting firm, and Information Builders, a leader in business intelligence (BI) and analytics, information integrity, and integration solutions, today announced the formation of a strategic business partnership. Information Builders provides healthcare organizations with a complete BI and analytics solution – and has now added Beacon Partners as an integral component in this effort. Beacon Partners will help its customers leverage Information Builders software to meet the integration, intelligence, and data integrity challenges of electronic medical records (EMR), clinical transformation, and consumer engagement.
The partnership teams Beacon Partners’ consulting expertise with Information Builders’ software solutions for clinical analytics, decision support, performance management, and enterprise integration, plus Omni-Patient, a master data application that provides a single view of patient, provider, payer, workforce, and facility. Their joint mission is to help healthcare organizations overcome the challenges associated with the fragmented information architectures and produce consistent, timely, and accurate information to meet regulatory requirements, improve patient care, reduce costs, and improve evidence-based decision-making.
This relationship enables Beacon Partners to offer its healthcare customers and prospects a true end-to-end solution and robust, real-time-information-driven strategic advisory services around analytics, organizational strategy, and other services that incorporate Information Builders’ related BI, analytics, and enterprise integration software.
“With Accountable Care Organizations, ICD-10, Meaningful Use, and a more competitive market for healthcare providers, capturing actionable information from your data sources is absolutely essential,” said Ralph Fargnoli, president and CEO of Beacon Partners. “Together, we can help healthcare organizations build a strong analytics framework that will provide the data needed to improve quality of care, enhance the revenue cycle and operational effectiveness, and stay compliant with regulatory requirements.”
“Healthcare reform mandates, coupled with increasing expenses, have fostered transformation within the healthcare community. Our partnership with Beacon Partners allows us to provide powerful, efficient, and meaningful software and services solutions that will drive change across the industry,” said Gerald Cohen, president and CEO of Information Builders. “Customers will receive solutions that will foster usage of information in new ways to make healthcare that much more responsive to change.”