SOURCE: Boston Software Systems

September 09, 2008 08:30 ET

Boston Software Systems to Demonstrate Revenue Cycle Benefits With Workflow Automation at Insight Annual Conference

Thom Blackwell to Discuss How Automating the Financial Office Benefits STAR Hospitals

SHERBORN, MA--(Marketwire - September 9, 2008) - Boston Software Systems™, the leader in workflow automation technology, today announced that Product Manager Thom Blackwell will present "Developing Workflow Automation in the Business Office with Scripting" at the 2008 Insight Annual Conference in Grapevine, Texas, September 24-27. In the session, Blackwell will discuss how workflow automation can improve the revenue cycle of McKesson STAR hospitals.

Boston Software Systems will be exhibiting in the Insight Product Solution Center in booth 411.

Many mundane administrative tasks in the business and financial offices of hospitals can be automated, allowing staff to complete work more accurately and timely, and giving way to a smoother revenue cycle. Blackwell will illustrate how scripting technology is used in STAR hospitals to perform data entry quickly and accurately. He will show examples of automating the posting of account comments, updating the general ledger, and automating claims processing and numerous other manual projects. Through an active demonstration, attendees will learn how scripting technology collaborates with a STAR system to automate internal tasks and processes in their own work environments.

Who:   Thom Blackwell, product manager, Boston Software Systems.
What:  "Developing Workflow Automation in the Business Office with
       Scripting"
When:  Thursday, September 25, 2008, 3:30 p.m.
Where: Insight Annual Conference; Gaylord Texan Resort, Grapevine, Texas
URL:   http://www.insight-net.org/AnnualConference/tabid/53/Default.aspx

About Thom Blackwell, product manager, Boston Software Systems

Mr. Blackwell brings a career focused on automating workflow and integrating applications in the healthcare industry. His experience includes the early scripting technology, MicroScript, New Era of Networks and Sybase, where he worked directly with customers to best architect their automation and integration needs. As product manager for Boston Software Systems, Mr. Blackwell offers a special understanding of the workflow in healthcare organizations, and how to bring technology to bear in reducing the time and costs associated with information management. Mr. Blackwell is a popular speaker at major conferences where he simplifies technology jargon and shows attendees how to automate the tasks they are faced with every day.

About Boston WorkStation™

Boston WorkStation is a workflow automation and integration technology that provides an environment for on-demand process innovation and development. Boston WorkStation allows healthcare organizations to automate common tasks throughout the organization including revenue cycle projects, interactions with Web sites, integrating new applications, systems and devices, and electronically monitoring and managing user activity.

About Boston Software Systems

Boston Software Systems is the leading standard for workflow automation and system integration software, enabling healthcare organizations to streamline complex business processes and improve productivity. Hundreds of healthcare organizations worldwide respond to regulatory and business initiatives by using Boston WorkStation technology to automate and improve processes throughout their facilities. UNISON accelerates the development of critical dictionary and table synchronization in specific hospital information system environments. Customers include more than 50 HCA hospitals, Mayo hospitals, Stanford Medical Center, CHRISTUS Health, Lutheran Health Network and Tenet Healthcare. Boston Software Systems partners with leading application and system vendors such as McKesson, Siemens, Misys, Orion International and Emdeon. For more information, please visit the company's Web site at www.bostonworkstation.com or call 866.653.5105.

Boston Software Systems, Boston WorkStation are trademarks of Boston Software Systems, Inc.

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