BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- DST Health Solutions, a leading provider of software and services to health plans and physician practices, has achieved ISO 9001:2008 certification, a designation demonstrating its commitment to quality product development. DST Health Solutions received its certification from SRI Quality System Registrar, an independent auditing firm, for meeting the guidelines set forth by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). ISO 9001:2008 is an internationally developed and accepted set of quality system requirements.
"Our goal was to bring consistency and rigor to the software development process," said Tom Hurley, senior vice president of technology, DST Health Solutions. "We chose ISO as our foundation for this effort, which helped us implement a quality-driven development process that supports our commitment to client satisfaction."
DST Health Solutions began its implementation of ISO 9001:2008 standards with the goals of implementing a consistent software development process across all product lines; improving product delivery time; improving the quality and reliability of products; reducing re-work; improving customer satisfaction; and implementing a continual improvement system.
About the International Organization for Standardization
The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is the world's largest developer and publisher of international standards. ISO began operations in 1947, and is a network of the national standards institutes of 157 countries. It maintains a Central Secretariat in Geneva, Switzerland, that coordinates the system. For more information, visit www.iso.org.
About DST Health Solutions
DST Health Solutions, LLC delivers systems and services that help improve efficiency, reduce operational costs, increase speed to market, facilitate medical cost management and price containment - improving both member experience and service for commercial health plans, consumer-directed plans, government plans (Medicare Advantage, Medicare Part D and Medicaid) and physician practices. DST Health Solutions' enterprise applications and ASP and BPO services include claims processing, member and provider management, benefit plan management, new product development, care management and medical management, and decision support/analytics supporting nearly 400 clients representing 40 million lives. For more information about DST Health Solutions, contact 800.272.4799, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.dsthealthsolutions.com.
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