Thomson Reuters Upgrades Advantage Suite, the Healthcare Industry's Leading Decision Support Solution

Health Plans Use Application for Benchmarking, Provider Performance Management, and Proactive Care Management

Jun 09, 2010, 01:00 ET from Thomson Reuters

ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomson Reuters Advantage Suite™ 5.0 — the newest version of the market-leading decision support system for healthcare payers — will be available in the fall.

Health insurers, employers, and state Medicaid agencies use Advantage Suite to integrate and analyze data in order to generate intelligence that helps them manage the cost and quality of healthcare.

Health plans, for example, use Advantage Suite for trend management, benchmarking, provider performance management and proactive care management.

Advantage Suite 5.0 continues to deliver sophisticated analytics while improving usability, accessibility, and reporting capabilities. New features include:

  • Web access that accommodates the workflow needs of data analysts and business managers.
  • Dashboard capabilities that enable users to easily create customized reports and distribute them to executives and other key stakeholders.
  • Improved user experience delivered via an intuitive, easy-to-use interface.

"Advantage Suite integrates our proven, state-of-the-art executive information, decision support, and ad hoc query applications," said Jon Newpol, executive vice president for the Healthcare & Science business of Thomson Reuters. "And now it comes in a more intuitive, user-friendly package that makes it easier to access, analyze, and distribute knowledge."  

The release of Advantage Suite 5.0 was announced today at America's Health Insurance Plans Institute in Las Vegas. More information is available at

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