MicroStrategy Chosen Following Extensive Analysis of Competitive Business Intelligence Products
TYSONS CORNER, Va., Sept. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MicroStrategy® Incorporated (Nasdaq: MSTR), a leading worldwide provider of business intelligence (BI) software, today announced that CareSource has chosen the new MicroStrategy-based Mobile BI platform following a competitive evaluation of business intelligence products. CareSource will rely on the MicroStrategy platform to measure service quality within its provider network. CareSource, based in Dayton, Ohio, is a major not-for-profit, public-sector managed healthcare company that offers services to roughly 870,000 members in Ohio and Michigan.
CareSource plans to develop a reporting iPhone app built on the MicroStrategy Mobile platform that will allow employees to remotely access key Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS) quality measures in a visual, intuitive way. The mobile app will leverage HEDIS measures, which are used by more than 90 percent of America's health plans to measure performance on important dimensions of care and service.
"Our MicroStrategy-based Mobile BI solution will provide personnel with the enhanced insight and analytic capabilities to make in-location decisions and ensure that our at-risk members receive cost effective and proactive care," said Paul Stoddard, Chief Information Officer at CareSource.
"More and more healthcare organizations are recognizing the value of accessing and analyzing critical data, anytime and anywhere, from a mobile device," said Sanju Bansal, MicroStrategy Chief Operating Officer. "By turning mobile devices into powerful BI tools, not-for-profit healthcare organizations are incorporating mobile intelligence into their operations to improve access to preventative services and making a difference in the care that at-risk communities receive."
CareSource is a non-profit health plan founded on the principles of quality and service, delivered with compassion and a thorough understanding of the Medicaid consumer. By staying true to its mission of making a difference in the lives of underserved people by improving their health care, CareSource has become one of the largest and fastest growing Medicaid managed care plans in the nation. Today, CareSource serves more than 870,000 Medicaid and Medicare Advantage consumers in Ohio and Michigan.
With a strong focus on preventive care, CareSource utilizes a continuum of care model to members at all stages of health and illness. In addition to all required services, CareSource offers extra benefits such as a 24-hour nurse advice line, transportation to doctor's appointments, and a variety of care management programs. For more information about CareSource, visit www.caresource.com.
Founded in 1989, MicroStrategy is a global leader in business intelligence (BI) technology. MicroStrategy software enables leading organizations worldwide to analyze the vast amounts of data stored across their enterprises to make better business decisions. The MicroStrategy platform delivers actionable information to business users via the web and mobile devices, including the iPad, iPhone, and BlackBerry. Companies choose MicroStrategy for its ease-of-use, sophisticated analytics, and superior data and user scalability. MicroStrategy offers free reporting software that can be downloaded from its website. To learn more about MicroStrategy (Nasdaq: MSTR), visit www.microstrategy.com and follow us on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/microstrategy) and Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/microstrategy).
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