SOURCE: Accept Corporation

Accept Corporation

March 08, 2011 08:00 ET

Anthelio Selects Accept360™ to Drive Innovation in Healthcare

Top Industry Leaders Use Accept360 to Address Critical Industry Challenges to Improve Revenue Cycle Management and Patient Safety

SANTA CLARA, CA and DALLAS, TX--(Marketwire - March 8, 2011) -

News Facts

  • Anthelio is the leading independent provider of comprehensive healthcare information technology ("IT") services and business process solutions for hospitals and other healthcare providers.

  • Anthelio established an independent group of leading healthcare experts to form its Healthcare Innovation Council. The Council has selected Accept360 Ideas to solicit innovative ideas from Anthelio's employees, hospital clients and other interested healthcare industry participants about how U.S. hospitals can meet their escalating quality and financial pressures.

  • The Healthcare Innovation Council ideation focus is to develop innovative ideas that enable healthcare providers to improve their delivery of high quality, safe, effective, patient-centered, timely, efficient and equitable healthcare services, and improve their top-line and bottom-line financial results.

  • In order to convert ideas into results, Anthelio will use Accept360 to select innovative ideas for implementation in pilot projects at selected hospitals using Anthelio's extensive clinical, information technology and business process resources and expertise. The results of these pilot projects will be shared publicly to benefit the healthcare industry.

  • Accept360, by Accept Corporation, is the only end-to-end product portfolio management and execution solution that tightly links company and product strategy with execution to deliver the right products to the right customers at the right time.

  • Accept 360 captures enhancement requests and ideas from multiple internal and external constituents, prioritizes product requirements, provides full traceability of features to ensure contract compliance, and enables cross-organizational visibility into common processes for product, portfolio and development management.

  • Accept360's common repository and best practice process flow enable healthcare IT executives to access critical end-to-end information as well as speed up the development and implementation of electronic health records and revenue cycle management systems.

  • Anthelio joins leading companies around the world who use Accept Corporation's solutions to drive faster-time-to-revenue and increase product development profitability. This is done by linking product development with company strategy through market-based portfolio analysis, requirements prioritization, cross-organizational collaboration, executive visibility, and real-time analytics. Other firms include Avira, Cadence Design Systems, Activant, Ultimate Software, Landis+Gyr Symantec and Alcatel-Lucent.

Supporting Quotes

"There is a critical need for better innovation and fresh thinking within the healthcare industry to redefine fundamental economics of the hospital system, drive stronger financial performance and raise the standard of care," said Richard Kneipper, Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer of Anthelio, and Chairman of the newly formed Healthcare Innovation Council. "Through our partnership with Accept Corporation, we will put a rigorous innovation process in place to collaborate with our Healthcare Innovation Council; physicians, nurses and other healthcare delivery participants; and our employees to identify and implement ideas to raise the standard of care and dramatically improve the efficiency of the hospital system."

"The U.S. healthcare system is in the midst of fundamental changes that require a real commitment to innovation," said Bryan Plug, President and CEO, Accept Corporation. "Anthelio understands that ideation and successful innovation requires a sophisticated approach to collaboration. Accept360 is well positioned to help healthcare executives identify innovative products and services that can have a measurable impact on improving the healthcare industry."

Supporting Resources

About Anthelio
Anthelio provides comprehensive clinical informatics/analytics and deployment services as well as information technology and business process optimization (BPO) to hospitals and healthcare providers across the United States. By provisioning hospitals with comprehensive, high-quality, flexible and secure IT services, Anthelio improves hospitals' healthcare services while reducing costs and streamlining processes. It leverages knowledge and expertise built over a decade of operations about clinical and administrative IT processes and best practices to provide improved IT and BPO services at lower costs to customers. Anthelio is headquartered in Dallas, Texas. For additional information, visit the company's website at http://www.antheliohealth.com/.

About Accept Corporation
Accept Corporation delivers The Product Innovation Management solution that technology-driven companies use to decide which products to bring to market for the fastest time-to-profit. The Accept360 Suite is the only complete end-to-end software solution that tightly links company and product strategy through ideation, portfolio planning, roadmaps, requirements and execution. For more information, visit www.accept360.com or call us at +1.866.423.8376

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