BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DST Health Solutions, LLC (DSTHS), a leading provider of technology solutions and services to health plans, integrated delivery systems, and health care providers, today announced the company has passed its 2013 ISO re-certification audit with zero non-conformances.
The 2013 audit included an additional eight key service areas, including Business Process Outsourcing, Regulatory Compliance and Project Management. DSTHS Product Development has been ISO 9001:2008-certified since June 2009. The certification means DSTHS is officially ISO 9001:2008-certified in providing software solutions, services for application solutions (ASP), and business process outsourcing (BPO) for the U.S. healthcare industry.
The International Organization for Standardization (ISO), an independent, non-governmental organization, is the world's largest developer of voluntary international standards. ISO's standards are used by organizations worldwide for the purpose of improving safety, reliability, and productivity within an organization, as well as evaluating its quality in comparison to other companies in the industry.
"Choosing to hold our company to ISO 9000 standards illustrates a complete commitment to adhering to the best business practices and processes in the industry," said Steve Sabino, president of DST Health Solutions. "It's a challenge in the increasingly regulated healthcare field, but we are dedicated to meeting these standards and providing our customers with a higher level of quality service."
About DST Health Solutions
DST Health Solutions, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of DST Systems, Inc., delivers systems and services that help improve efficiency, reduce operational costs, increase speed to market, and facilitate medical cost management and price containment. Clients include commercial health plans, consumer-directed plans, government plans (Medicare Advantage, Medicare Part D and Medicaid) and physician practices. DST Health Solutions' enterprise applications and outsourcing services include claims processing, member and provider management, benefit plan management, new product development, care management and medical management, and decision support/analytics. For more information about DST Health Solutions, contact 800.272.4799, e-mail Marketingdsths@dsthealthsolutions.com, or visit www.dsthealthsolutions.com.
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