Industries: Healthcare

Ascend’s breadth and depth in Heathcare industry span both payors and providers. We have expertise working with wide range of large nationwide payors such as Blue cross blue shields, Coventry Healthcare, Wellpoint as well as smaller regional providers and PBMs (AllScripts, ExpressScripts, SxC). Our provider experience spans several Hospitals and their medical systems in modernizing their medical data or overall technology across a number of medical and support systems. Specifically we have developed data and BI strategy that centered around creating 360* views such as EMPI – both patient and/or Physician Indexs with meaningful use reporting architecture and implementation.
We understand the macro trends and challenges facing the payor and provider industry and often called up on to devise specific business and technology solutions in the IT Transformation and Strategy, Enterprise Information Management and business consulting areas. If you are like our healthcare clients, we know you have steep challenges to overcome – with ever changing regulatory landscape (Healthcare reform), HIPPA, Meaningful Use Act.
Ascend’s team of consultants build solutions at the nexus of the point of care and information technology. With dozens of success stories to share, we have in depth knowledge of the leading Electronic Medical Record and Practice Management software packages. How to integrate them, how to secure them, how to evaluate and measure the merits of Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions to determine the right course for your healthcare practice. We have the bench strength that includes former architects and CSOs that served the largest global Healthcare software firms, hospitals and pharmaceutical manufacturers. We offer breadth of advice and consulting on meaningful use readiness eligible solutions, HIPAA compliance projects, overall hospital governance technologies and more.

We have helped organizations apply the right Technology Strategy, Enterprise Architecture, Information and Data Architecture, Security and Risk solutions that apply to numerous healthcare business processes such as:

  • Medical Management Improvement
  • Claims Optimization – Online Claim payment and adjudication Optimization
  • Self Service to Consumers
  • BI and Analytics, Reporting and dashboards
  • HIE/EMPI Strategy and Implementation

At Ascend, we’ll help you deliver pragmatic insights and predictable outcomes in your projects by applying an integrated business process, people and technology approach to your media and publishing services business needs. To learn more about our practice areas, click here.