CSC and Softheon Announce Collaboration to Deliver Cloud-Based Business Process Management Solutions for Health Plans
News Release -- January 17, 2012
FALLS CHURCH, Va., Jan. 17 – CSC (NYSE: CSC) and Softheon announced today a new software distribution agreement that will help healthcare professionals optimize efficiency and increase productivity. CSC will implement and provide the Softheon framework of business administration modules in a cloud environment allowing health insurance plans to extend the capabilities of their current system in a usage-based, software as a service (SaaS) model.
With CSC’s deep knowledge of the healthcare IT space and significant consulting expertise, health plan professionals will benefit from the agility, flexibility and rapid deployment of Softheon’s payer-optimized business process and content management services delivered from an on-premises cloud or a CSC off-premises private cloud. The collaboration will allow health insurance plans to significantly reduce manual processes, enable disparate systems to communicate with one another based on standard Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) protocols and achieve rapid return on investment through a SaaS model.
“We are honored and privileged to work with CSC to assist healthcare payers in being responsive to various market opportunities, from complying with Administrative Loss Ratio (ALR) and Medical Loss Ratio (MLR) mandates to healthcare exchanges and consumerism,” said Eugene Sayan, founder and CEO of Softheon. “Together with CSC, we are uniquely positioned to deliver complex yet proven solutions in partnership with the nation’s leading payer, provider and government agencies.”
“By teaming with industry leaders in healthcare technology, CSC continues to provide tools and services to address the ever-evolving needs of our health plan clients,” said Mark Roman, president of CSC Global Healthcare Operations. “We believe this new relationship will allow our health plans to reduce administrative processes and lower technology costs by utilizing Softheon’s extensive functional capabilities, as needed, in a SaaS model.”
Softheon develops and deploys enterprise content and business process management software solutions. Designed to optimize a compliance-driven business process, Softheon solutions help healthcare professionals increase efficiency and productivity while helping to improve process quality and consistency and addressing compliance challenges.
Softheon, an emerging leader in next generation healthcare business process optimization, enables payer, provider, and government organizations to measurably reduce administrative cost, improve member and provider satisfaction, generate new revenue opportunities, and comply with regulatory compliance by adopting best business practices. For more information, visit www.softheon.com.
CSC is a global leader in providing technology-enabled business solutions and services. Headquartered in Falls Church, Va., CSC has approximately 97,000 employees and reported revenue of $16.2 billion for the 12 months ended September 30, 2011. For more information, visit the company’s website at www.csc.com.