August 13, 2012 08:35 ET

WPC Honored as a Microsoft Public Sector Partner of the Year

Award Recognizes Outstanding Use of Microsoft Technology, Deep Industry Expertise and Exemplary Customer Satisfaction

BRENTWOOD, TN--(Marketwire - Aug 13, 2012) - WPC, a full-service healthcare technology and business process consulting organization based in Brentwood, Tenn., today announced its recognition as 2012 Microsoft U.S. Health Plan Partner of the Year. The award honors WPC's innovative use of Microsoft technology in support of Public Sector Agencies and Organizations. Winners and finalists were nominated and selected by Microsoft's U.S. Public Sector team working throughout the nation. 

"Microsoft relies on its network of dedicated partners around the globe to deliver technology solutions that empower public sector missions," said Vince Menzione, General Manager of U.S. Public Sector Partner Strategy at Microsoft. "We are thrilled to recognize WPC as Health Plan Partner of the Year for its unwavering commitment to serving customers across the healthcare information technology industry."

WPC consistently delivers deep understanding of healthcare data and industry standards. The U.S. Health Plan Partner of the Year award recognizes the company's success in using Microsoft technologies to help hospitals, health systems, payers, vendors and other organizations reduce costs, enhance quality of patient care delivery, and improve operational efficiency. 

"WPC is committed to providing quality services and solutions to meet the multitude of regulatory, clinical and financial demands facing healthcare organizations," said Eric Mueller, services president, WPC. "We are honored to accept this prestigious award for our technical solutions and knowledge-based service contributions to our customers, Microsoft and the healthcare industry."

"Healthcare organizations are being challenged to deliver improved services while simultaneously cutting costs," said Michael Robinson, General Manager, U.S. Health & Life Sciences at Microsoft. "Over the past year, WPC has shown how the innovative deployment of Microsoft technology can transform operations for our Health and Life Sciences customers."

The Microsoft Partner Program is designed for all partners who develop and market solutions based on Microsoft platforms, provide consulting or technical services on Microsoft systems, or recommend Microsoft technology purchases. Microsoft partners include consulting services providers, independent software vendors (ISVs), independent hardware vendors, large account resellers (LARs), original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), support providers, system integrators, system builders, training providers, value-added resellers and value-added providers.

About WPC

WPC is a healthcare industry leader, providing world class consulting solutions and serving as the exclusive publisher of critical HIPAA implementation publications and related products. WPC was founded in 1975 as Washington Publishing Company, and over the last 37 years, thousands of customers -- including the largest firms in healthcare -- have relied upon WPC's expertise to solve their business problems. WPC provides technical, business process, and compliance solutions while focusing on improving quality, lowering costs, and optimizing performance for health plan and health provider customers. Expertise includes: BI/analytics, data warehouse, integration, portal development, ICD-10, security and compliance, ACO and HIE development, and patient engagement strategies. For more information, visit Follow @WPCSolutions on Twitter and become a WPC fan on Facebook.

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