CHICAGO, July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Impact Advisors, LLC, a healthcare information technology consulting firm, was recognized as the leader in the health information exchange (HIE) consulting market in the most recent KLAS study "HIE Consulting: Leveraging Third-Part Expertise for HIE Success." Impact Advisors was specifically identified as the only fully rated vendor providing HIE advisory and technical work.
The key findings noted that Impact Advisors has a proven reputation for broad-based healthcare experience and for taking the lead in HIE consulting. Impact Advisors also had the most verified engagements (six) of any firm and scored highly among providers.
"Impact Advisors worked with us on our HIE RFP process, planning and solution selection," said Alastair MacGregor, CIO/CMIO, SVP for Methodist LeBonheur Healthcare. "Their deep experience in the HIE market and professionalism allowed us to quickly determine our key business and technical priorities for HIE and focus on these through the vendor and solution selection. As a result, we have a clear path to meet our integration and operation needs."
Overall, providers see value in using consultants and 96 percent of providers report benefits from engaging third-party firms. Impact Advisors ranked highest above the 13 firms included in the study offering HIE consulting.
Impact Advisors has won Best in KLAS three of the last four years for their advisory work. Their portfolio of HIE services includes strategic planning, assessments, vendor selection, and implementation work in both the public and private spaces.
Impact Advisors has consistently received other industry recognitions such as Best in KLAS awards, top 100 healthcare IT vendor by Healthcare Informatics, Best Places to Work in Healthcare by Modern Healthcare Magazine, and a Best Firm to Work for by Consulting Magazine.
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About Impact Advisors, LLC
Impact Advisors, LLC is a privately held Healthcare Technology consulting firm based in Naperville, Illinois. The firm is dedicated to providing premier consulting services to the healthcare industry and works with leading Integrated Delivery Networks, Academic Medical Centers, Medical Groups and Community Hospitals across the country. Impact Advisors' Associates bring deep domain knowledge in healthcare IT and applied operational experience, and as such, they are exceptionally qualified and skilled at providing strategic consulting services that reflect integrated understanding and insightful analysis of challenging technology and business issues. Impact Advisors offers advisory, planning, and implementation services in a variety of areas, including: Strategic Information Technology Planning, New Facilities Technology Planning and Transition, Clinical and Revenue Cycle System Planning and Implementation, and Program Quality Assurance and Project Management.
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