FirstPoint ECM Solution Available to Healthcare Organizations through CSC's
FALLS CHURCH, Va., June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- CSC (NYSE: CSC) today announced that its enterprise content management (ECM) solution, FirstPoint, is now available through the company's FirstPortfolio offering. FirstPoint streamlines a health organization's document management processes and incorporates industry best practices in ECM.
Launched in October, FirstPortfolio provides users with a collection of applications that are hosted and maintained by CSC. With the addition of FirstPoint, FirstPortfolio offers a scalable Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007-based ECM solution.
"Today's healthcare organizations are struggling with content management challenges," said Deward Watts, president of CSC's Global Healthcare Sector. "With the addition of this comprehensive ECM and collaboration solution, CSC's FirstPortfolio enables health plans to simplify their document management environment across many functions including marketing, sales and partner/supplier collaboration."
FirstPortfolio allows health plans to add new functionality in a fraction of the time required for traditional implementations while reducing financial risk and decreasing capital expenditures. Additionally, health plans benefit from a single contract that includes pre-negotiated prices for applications that are available through FirstPortfolio and CSC's data center management services.
CSC's Global Healthcare Sector, which serves healthcare providers, health plans, pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers, and allied industries around the world, is a global leader in transforming the healthcare industry through the effective use of information to improve healthcare outcomes, decision-making and operating efficiency.
CSC is a leading information technology (IT) services company. CSC's mission is to be a global leader in providing technology-enabled business solutions and services.
With approximately 90,000 employees, CSC provides innovative solutions for customers around the world by applying leading technologies and CSC's own advanced capabilities. These include systems design and integration; IT and business process outsourcing; applications software development; Web and application hosting; and management consulting. Headquartered in Falls Church, Va., CSC reported revenue of $16.5 billion for the 12 months ended March 28, 2008. For more information, visit the company's Web site at http://www.csc.com.
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