ATLANTA, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Streamline Health Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: STRM), a leading provider of transformational data-driven solutions to help healthcare providers reduce exposure to risk, enhance clinical, financial, and operational performance, today announced the Sidney & Lois Eskenazi Hospital, Eskenazi Health located in Indianapolis, IN, has signed an agreement with Streamline Health to deploy its Looking Glass™ suite of business analytics solutions designed to capture, aggregate, and translate much of the disparate data residing across its enterprise. By structuring and presenting this data through Streamline Health's web based analytics platform, Eskenazi Health will have real-time access to the critical information that drives decision making and ultimately revenue cycle performance such as denials, reimbursement, patient mix and other functions designed to improve the hospital's financial position.
As one of the country's five largest safety net health systems providing care to nearly one million outpatient visitors each year, Eskenazi Health plans to use the solutions from Streamline Health to turn data into predictive insights to mitigate risk and deliver improved revenue cycle processes, enhanced operational efficiencies, and optimized financial performance. The health system chose Streamline Health and its Looking Glass™ platform for its ability to provide enterprise reporting capabilities and unique analysis and strategies, aggregating data from multiple systems across all of its facilities.
Mike Edwards, Eskenazi Health's Associate Vice President of Revenue Cycle Administration, has found the Streamline Health solutions strategic initiative to be an imperative behind Eskenazi Health's focus of providing quality patient-centered care by ensuring maximized operating and financial performance. He looks forward to the partnership and subsequent administrative and financial benefits, stating, "We knew we needed a solution that could handle connecting disparate data from multiple vendor systems and present that information in a structured way to facilitate informed business decisions."
Robert E. Watson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Streamline Health, added, "As the pace and complexity of change within the healthcare industry continues to accelerate, today's healthcare providers face increasing pressure to improve the operational performance of their hospitals, while delivering both quality healthcare and sustained financial performance. Our Looking Glass™ solutions deliver superior operational efficiencies and improved patient care."
About Streamline Health
Streamline Health Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: STRM) is a healthcare industry leader in capturing, aggregating, and translating enterprise data into knowledge – actionable insights that reduce exposure to risk, enhance operational performance, and improve patient care. Through our Looking Glass™ Platform we provide clients with meaningful, intelligent SaaS-based solutions from patient engagement to reimbursement. We share a common calling and commitment to advance the quality of life and the quality of healthcare – for society, our industry, our clients, the communities they serve, and the individual patient. For more information, please visit our website at www.streamlinehealth.net.
About Eskenazi Health
Eskenazi Health is one of America's five largest safety net health systems, providing care to nearly 1 million outpatient visitors each year. Eskenazi Health's mission is to advocate, care, teach, and serve, with special emphasis on the vulnerable populations of Marion County, Indiana. Eskenazi Health is one of the leading providers of healthcare in Central Indiana, with physicians of the Indiana University School of Medicine providing a comprehensive range of primary and specialty care services within its 315-bed hospital and inpatient facilities as well as its 11 community health centers located throughout Indianapolis. For more information, please visit www.eskenazihealth.edu.
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