Healthcare Data Services Certified by National Committee for Quality Assurance

BOSTON, Aug. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthcare Data Services (HDS), a provider of customizable, integrated healthcare data analysis and management solutions, announced that it has received software certification from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) for its HDS Analyst 2.0 product for 2010. Healthcare Data Services will also seek certification for 2011. NCQA Software Certification demonstrates to prospective provider organization customers the product's integrity and its ability to produce accurate and reliable results.

"We are honored to demonstrate that HDS Analyst 2.0 is tested and meets NCQA standards, and the award is a testament to the level and quality of service we strive to provide to our clients and partners," said Bridget Buckley, Principal of HDS. "Our ultimate goal is to enhance efficiencies across financial and operational systems with our data analysis and management solutions. NCQA certification has further solidified our commitment to improving data management for healthcare providers and their members."

Clients of HDS include Beth Israel Deaconess Physician Organization/Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Caritas Christi Network Services and New England Quality Care Alliance including Tufts Medical Center Physician Organization. For additional information about HDS, call 617.597.0111 or visit

About NCQA

Celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2010, NCQA is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to improving health care quality. NCQA accredits and certifies a wide range of health care organizations and recognizes physicians in key clinical areas. NCQA's Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS®) is the most widely used performance measurement tool in health care. NCQA is committed to providing health care quality information through the Web, media and data licensing agreements in order to help consumers, employers and others make informed health care choices.

About HDS

Founded in 2004 in Boston, MA, Healthcare Data Services (HDS) provides a highly customizable approach to integrated healthcare data analysis. HDS's approach allows payers, providers, and employers to make accurate, proactive, and knowledge-based decisions in a timely manner by uncovering hidden patterns and predictive data.

HDS Analyst(SM) enables consolidation of critical data, on-demand reporting, and high-level analytic solutions for clients, while HDS Expert(SM) guarantees platinum level service enhancements, customization capabilities, and superior technical support for every user.

For more information, call 617.597.0111 or visit

HDS Analyst and HDS Expert are service marks of Healthcare Data Services, LLC.

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