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Customer Care and Billing (CC&B)

Customer care and billing (CC&B) solutions typically support providers of utilities, telephony, cable, or other services providing companies. CC&B software includes functionality for mediation, provisioning, rating, reporting, financial systems, and billing for voice, data, content, and utility services. 

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IBM Business Analytics for Healthcare


IBM Business Analytics for Healthcare software delivers complete, consistent, and accurate information to healthcare providers. A comprehensive portfolio of business intelligence, advanced analytics, financial performance, predictive analytics, and strategy management software provides healthcare executives with clear, immediate, and actionable insights into current performance and the ability to predict future outcomes.

healthcare providers  Business Analytics for Healthcare IBM Business Analytics for Healthcare software delivers complete, consistent, and accurate information to healthcare providers. A comprehensive portfolio of business intelligence, advanced analytics, financial performance, predictive analytics, and strategy management software provides healthcare executives with clear, immediate, and actionable insights into current performance and the ability to predict future outcomes. Read More

Magic Quadrant for B2B Gateway Providers


Business-to-business (B2B) gateway solutions have matured to the point where they can support a wide range of projects. However, there are still functional differences—including product maturity, service-oriented architecture (SOA) enablement, architectural coherence, and community management—among competing solutions. Find out who the leaders, challengers, visionaries, and niche players are in the B2B gateway market.

healthcare providers  B2B protocole Foothold in healthcare Cautions Functionally limited B2B gateway software functionality Small B2B gateway software user base Late to marke Tibco Software Strengths Strength in SOA BusinessConnect effectively leverages BusinessWork Proven product quality, portability and scalability Strong community management Cautions Limited B2B market share and mind share Limited MFT capabilities and reliance on third-party EDI Last large, stand-alone middleware company Price Vendors Added or Dropped We Read More

Healthy Savings for Aurora Healthcare: Capital Asset Lifecycle Management


Like many health care providers, Wisconsin (US)-based Aurora faces pressures to improve care quality, while monitoring its bottom line. Asset optimization remains elusive for most such enterprises, but Aurora devised a plan to use a centralized service management call center to facilitate service requests, and dispatch resources. Aurora was thereby able to attain higher efficiency, and still strengthen service levels.

healthcare providers  Savings for Aurora Healthcare: Capital Asset Lifecycle Management Like many health care providers, Wisconsin (US)-based Aurora faces pressures to improve care quality, while monitoring its bottom line. Asset optimization remains elusive for most such enterprises, but Aurora devised a plan to use a centralized service management call center to facilitate service requests, and dispatch resources. Aurora was thereby able to attain higher efficiency, and still strengthen service levels. Read More

RFID in Healthcare--A Whole Industry of Value


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healthcare providers  succeed in today’s challenging healthcare environment, providers need to improve care quality and patient outcomes while controlling escalating costs. Because about two-thirds of every dollar spent by hospitals goes to wages and benefits, efficient deployment of nurses and other staff is critical for achieving these goals. After all, chronic overstaffing and understaffing, as well as reliance on unplanned overtime and costly contingent labor, certainly impacts patient care and the bottom line.   If Read More

Jumping on the Cloud - A Measured Approach


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Sage ERP X3 Wins a Healthcare Services Deal


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healthcare providers  ERP X3 Wins a Healthcare Services Deal An unnamed health plan management company recently selected e2b teknologies , a Sage software reseller and Gold Development Partner, and Sage ERP X3 to help the company keep up with increasingly strict and complex industry regulatory compliance and stringent accounting guidelines. The company needed a viable enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution to help it manage company and customer information to ensure the demands of both state and federal agencies are met.� Read More

Infor Continues Significant Investments to Support Healthcare Industry Vertical


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healthcare providers  Trade Applications in Global Credit Crunch - Part III Part II of this blog series allowed members of the two global trade management (GTM) software providers, TradeBeam and Precision Software , to voice their outlooks on the market (in light of the recent global trade decline ). But at the end of the post I introduced the question of the possible threat to GTM providers coming from the large enterprise resource planning (ERP) providers. Given that SAP, Infor and Oracle now have their own GTM Read More

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healthcare providers  Keys to Successful Integration for Outsourced Service Providers Building, maintaining, and leveraging customer data feeds is expensive and difficult. Customer data can be sent in a variety of formats, using a number of delivery methods. Amid this variety of data, outsourced service providers must be able to provide high-speed “provisioning” of customers. Businesses capable of accepting customer data regardless of format will thus have a significant competitive edge. Read More

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