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CitiusTech and Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) Sign Partnership

CitiusTech, Inc., a leading provider of healthcare technology services and solutions, has entered into a partnership with Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC), to support the VUMC Meaningful Use Stage 2 program. As part of this partnership, VUMC will leverage CitiusTech’s healthcare BI and analytics platform, BI-Clinical for Meaningful Use Stage 2 (MU2) attestation for its hospitals and physicians.

“We chose CitiusTech’s BI-Clinical as it enables us to meet our needs for Meaningful Use, while providing the opportunity for future expansion across other reporting requirements,” says Blackford Middleton, CIO of Vanderbilt University Medical Center. “The cloud-deployed BI-Clinical solution can be customized and integrated with our internal reporting tools, providing a unified experience within our organization.”

The BI-Clinical platform provides extensive pre-packaged and customizable healthcare content including out-of-the-box apps for population health analytics and regulatory reporting like Meaningful Use (Hospitals & Providers), HEDIS, PQRS, ACO-33 and more. BI-Clinical’s pre-built capabilities and powerful analytics on SAP BusinessObjects will help VUMC quickly ramp up MU2 compliance for Eligible Professional & Eligible Hospital measures and achieve MU2 incentives.

“The partnership with VUMC is an important and exciting initiative for us,” says Bimal R. Naik, Chief Client Officer of CitiusTech. “We look forward to working with VUMC to successfully attest to Meaningful Use and deliver a turnkey and scalable BI and analytics solution. The advanced analytics capabilities of BI-Clinical will also help VUMC manage and improve performance and patient care.”

About CitiusTech

CitiusTech is a specialist provider of healthcare technology services and solutions to healthcare IT vendors, providers, ACOs, health plans and life sciences companies. CitiusTech offers a wide range of healthcare technology services including healthcare software development, healthcare interoperability, Meaningful Use compliance, BI / analytics, care management and consumer health. CitiusTech’s BI-Clinical platform is a leader in healthcare BI and analytics, and is deployed at thousands of provider locations worldwide. With strong healthcare domain expertise across technologies, applications and standards, CitiusTech delivers best-in-class solutions with an unmatched cost advantage to global healthcare clients. For more information, visit www.citiustech.com.

About VUMC

Vanderbilt University Medical Center is home to Vanderbilt University Hospital, the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt, the Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital and the Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital. VUMC is also home to the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing. Vanderbilt University Hospital and the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt are recognized by U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals rankings as being among the nation's best.

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