SOURCE: BlueWare

November 22, 2005 09:00 ET

BlueWare Chooses IBM as Preferred Partner to Deliver On Demand Business Solutions to Meet Healthcare Industry Customers Needs

Joins IBM PartnerWorld Industry Networks

CADILLAC, MI -- (MARKET WIRE) -- November 22, 2005 -- BlueWare today announced it has achieved industry optimized status in IBM's PartnerWorld Industry Networks. BlueWare can now take advantage of IBM's sales, marketing and technical expertise to develop and deliver solutions that meet customer requirements in the healthcare industry.

Customers are seeking solutions that can help them better integrate processes and applications and allow them to quickly respond to changing market opportunities -- all key elements in transforming to an On Demand business.

BlueWare is a software developer and international provider of information systems for the healthcare industry. BlueWare is a Premier IBM Business Partner in systems, software and development categories, and is an IBM eBusiness Certified Partner. Recently BlueWare joined the HIMSS Electronic Health Record Vendor's Association (EHRVA). BlueWare also provides consultation for disaster recovery, planning for present and future technologies and management of data and images.

BlueWare's Wellness Connection Electronic Health Record solution helps acute care hospitals significantly reduce medical errors, increase productivity and meet the emerging mandate for a national health information infrastructure. Through its use of IBM DB2 Content Manager on Demand, IBM Lotus Workflow, Linux and IBM eServer iSeries, the Wellness Connection offers secure "anywhere, anytime" access to complete patient medical information. Better information management is enabled by features that include support for multimedia objects such as heart and lung sound clips, electronic signature, physician workflow, and analysis of charts for missing information. For Evangelical Community Hospital in central Pennsylvania, the Wellness Connection is the right prescription for faster access to patient information in a format that is seamless to end users.

"The PartnerWorld Industry Network helps us extend our reach to millions of IBM customers who are searching for a solution to their document management needs through an IBM hosted web directory which makes it easy for customers and IBM sales teams to find our application," states Rose Harr, President/CEO of BlueWare.

"We are pleased that BlueWare has committed to IBM as a partner of choice by joining PartnerWorld Industry Networks," said Buell Duncan, general manager, ISV & Developer Relations, IBM. "Collaborating with BlueWare will ensure that we develop open solutions that are easy to maintain and cost effective for our customers in the healthcare industry."

The IBM PartnerWorld Industry Networks provide ISVs with comprehensive business insight, technical resources, networking opportunities, and marketing and sales support designed to help them reach more customers and close deals faster. Participants in the PartnerWorld Industry Networks can team with IBM to bring on demand solutions to market more easily and to ensure these solutions meet specific industry needs, reflecting how customers buy technology today.

ISVs can sign up for PartnerWorld Industry Networks at www.ibm.com/isv.

About BlueWare

BlueWare, Inc. is a software firm that develops and supports the Wellness Connection Suite for healthcare facilities. The Wellness Connection Suites' modules include Electronic Medical/Patient Record System, Transcription/Dictation System, Healthcare Specific CRM (Customer Relationship Management), Healthcare Specific Intranet, and Healthcare Specific Extranet. BlueWare is a solution provider to hospitals, clinics, and home healthcare agencies. In addition to being an IBM Premier Business Partner, BlueWare is also an Advanced Lotus ISV, providing product sales, support, and service. BlueWare also provides consultation for disaster recovery, planning for present and future technologies, and management of data and images.

Contact Information

  • Media Contact:
    Rose Harr
    CEO & President
    Phone: 231-779-0224 ext. 101
    Email: Email Contact