|By Business Wire||
|February 6, 2014 07:01 AM EST||
Deerwalk, Inc., a healthcare analytics and custom software development company, announced today that it has achieved full certification from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) for 2014 Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS). This is the first year Deerwalk applied for certification and the 100% pass for all 69 measures is noteworthy.
"This NCQA Measure Certification℠ demonstrates Deerwalk's capability to comply with NCQA's standards and the commitment to be a leading provider of comprehensive solutions for the healthcare industry. We are confident that our offering of a HEDIS solution via Makalu, which is our platform for quality measurement, reporting and improvement, will delight our customers, existing and new," said Jo Anne Hunt, SVP, Clinical Development of Deerwalk.
"Our HEDIS solution is different from those of many other companies in the sense that we've leveraged Big Data technologies to provide this solution. The speed and scalability of our solution gives us the leading edge and we see ourselves transforming the healthcare business by use of emerging technologies to overcome the industry's challenges," said Jeff Rick, CTO of Deerwalk.
Established in 2009, Deerwalk, Inc., is a healthcare analytics and custom software development company focused on delivering Big Data solutions to the healthcare industry. Deerwalk's suite of products includes Makalu, a data analytics platform, Everest, a care coordination solution, Yala, a member portal, and Namche, an ETL solution. Its services include web/desktop/mobile applications development services, data conversion services and IT services to clients from all kinds of industries.
NCQA is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to improving health care quality. NCQA accredits and certifies a wide range of health care organizations. It also recognizes clinicians and practices in key areas of performance. NCQA is committed to providing health care quality information for consumers, purchasers, health care providers and researchers.