|[November 09, 2012]
HMS Wins Prestigious Information Technology Awards
NEW YORK --(Business Wire)--
HMS Holdings Corp. (News - Alert) (NASDAQ: HMSY) announced today that Ventana Research
named the company the winner of the analytics category at its 7th
annual Leadership Awards yesterday. Mike Klinkenberg, senior director of
business intelligence for HMS, also won the Overall IT Leader Award.
The San Ramon, Calif.-based Ventana Research is a leading business
technology research and advisory services firm. The Leadership Awards
recognize organizations and supporting technology vendors that have
achieved superior results through people, processes, information, and
technology while applying best practices within specific business and
HMS won the analytics category for advancing analytics capabilities by
leveraging key partners in data warehousing, data integration, big data
analytics, and business intelligence, such as Teradata (News - Alert), Informatica, and
MicroStrategy. HMS's Klinkenberg won the Overall IT Leader Award for
working with key partners to deliver significant information technology
improvements at HMS.
"We have been pleased to see that important performance reports that
used to take weeks to develop are now available in seconds," Klinkenberg
said. "And that these reports were delivered with quick time to value
for our business partners."
Cynthia Nustad, senior vice president and chief information officer of
HMS, summed up: "Since HMS specializes in healthcare analytics, we're
excited to win Ventana Research's analytics award. Our improved data
warehouse helps individuals at all levels of the organization better
serve our government and commercial insurance clients."
Mark Smith, chief executive officer and chief research officer of
Ventana Research, added, "The 2012 Leadership Awards is the largest
industry technology awards to date, with over 26 awards honoring
individuals and organizations of all industries and sizes from across
the world that have distinguished themselves in their approach to using
software and technology. I would also like to congratulate HMS for their
achievements and also to congratulate the technology vendors for their
support in helping their customers find the most value from their
About HMS Holdings Corp.
Holdings Corp., through such business units as HMS
of benefits and program
integrity services for payers. These units serve health
and human services programs in more than 40 states; commercial
programs, including commercial
and over 135 Medicaid
managed care plans; the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
(CMS); and Veterans
Administration facilities. As a result of these services, clients
recovered more than $2.5 billion and saved nearly $7 billion through the
prevention of erroneous payments in 2011.
About Ventana Research
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