Navigation Links
Microsoft to Showcase Innovative Solutions for Health Plans at AHIP Institute 2008

Microsoft demonstrates new technology for health plans aimed at increasing

customer satisfaction and driving new business opportunities.
SAN FRANCISCO, June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --

What: At America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) Institute 2008,

Microsoft Corp. will showcase new solutions designed for the

health plans industry, such as the following:

o Driving business performance with Microsoft Office Business

Applications (OBAs)

-- Health plans are challenged with costly paper and manual

processes when responding to proposals. Microsoft will

highlight a demo titled Automating the Request for

Proposal (RFP) Process, an OBA designed to eliminate

"people as middleware" between productivity and

line-of-business applications.

o Improving customer experience with Microsoft unified


-- Microsoft's unified communications suite enables health

plans to offer chat-based conversations with their

members, conducted virtually or with a live agent,

allowing consumers to communicate using their own words.

Microsoft will demonstrate how this can help improve

first call resolution rates and shorten average call and

hold times, resulting in a quick return on investment.

o Accelerate innovation and process improvement with Microsoft

Office Visio

-- Health plan business managers can significantly accelerate

innovation by reducing the complexity and cost of

analyzing and improving business and care processes. This

demonstration will feature a simple, Office Visio-based

tool that empowers everyday business managers to easily

and quickly make informed decisions to help improve the

processes most likely to improve quality and the

bottom line.

When: June 18-20, 2008

Where: Moscone Center West

Microsoft Booth No. 525

747 Howard St.

San Francisco

Who: o Paul Mattes, managing director, Microsoft U.S. Health and Life


o Dennis Schmuland, U.S. health plans industry solutions

director, Microsoft U.S. Health and Life Sciences

o Hector Rodriguez, U.S. health plans industry technology

strategist, Microsoft U.S. Health and Life Sciences

Other Info: o "Process Innovation to Improve Your Bottom Line" -- This

breakout session will explain how Highmark Blue Cross Blue

Shield was able to standardize processes across its

fragmented ecosystem, resulting in significant cost

savings and improved customer satisfaction and employee

morale. Learn how the 2007 Microsoft Office system helped

Highmark realize immediate cost savings of 10 percent

within its disability claims division and an additional

savings opportunity of 40 percent.

-- Thursday, June 19, 4:45-5:45 p.m. PDT

Moscone Center West, third floor, Room 3006

More Info: Additional information is available at


SOURCE Microsoft Corp.
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Microsoft Announces 2008 Partner of the Year Awards Finalists and Winners
2. Microsoft Announces Alliance to Accelerate Consumer-Centered Delivery of Health and Human Services
3. MediKeeper Forms Alliance With Microsofts HealthVault
4. Nonin(R) Medical Announces Strategic Relationship With Microsoft and its Microsoft HealthVault Platform
5. Kaiser Permanente and Microsoft Empower Consumers to Take Charge of Their Health
6. Omron Healthcare Introduces New Device Drivers Built on Microsoft HealthVault
7. Microsoft HealthVault Be Well Fund Increased to $4.5 Million
8. Yales Scassellati gets Microsoft breakthrough research award for robotics
9. Updated Microsoft Health Common User Interface Furthers Clinical Effectiveness, Increases Patient Safety
10. Microsoft Health & Life Sciences Developer and Solutions Conference to Feature the Latest Microsoft-Based Software Solutions
11. Scientists Explore Human Gene Pool With Help From Microsoft Research
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/25/2015)... ... November 25, 2015 , ... Additional breast cancers found ... mammography, according to a study published online in the journal Radiology. Researchers said ... may necessitate a change in treatment. , Breast MRI is the most sensitive ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... ... November 25, 2015 , ... Medical Solutions, one of ... its stellar workplace culture with the company’s Cincinnati office being named a finalist ... office was named a finalist in Cincinnati Business Courier’s 13th annual Greater Cincinnati ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... ... , ... On November 10, 2015, Bohrer Brady, LLC filed a class and ... a home health care worker who provided companionship services for the elderly, ill or ... by Humana, Inc., Humana at Home, Inc., and SeniorBridge Family Companies (CT), Inc. since ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... ... , ... Dental professionals who would like to become more proficient on their ... Mark Iacobelli’s Advanced Implant Mentoring (AIM) CE course. Courses will be held on December ... of Advanced Implant Mentoring (AIM), Dr. Iacobelli and Dr. D’Orazio are proud to announce ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... November 25, 2015 , ... On November ... of Tri Lite’s personal heating products business. Cozy Products explains what this ... heaters that fit in well with the Cozy Products business model: to sell personal ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:11/26/2015)... 2015 Research and Markets ( ) ... Care Market by Type (Dressings, Therapy Devices, Active Wound ... Out-Patient Facility), and Geography - Global Forecast to 2020" ... --> --> The purpose of this ... of the global advanced wound care market. It involves ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... , Nov. 26, 2015 Research and ... of the "2016 Future Horizons and Growth ... Market: Supplier Shares, Country Segment Forecasts, Competitive Intelligence, ... --> --> ... of the Italian therapeutic drug monitoring market, including ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... SYDNEY , Nov. 26, 2015  The total global ... nearly 7% over 2015-2016. Latin America ... Asia , (excluding Japan ), is ... continues to face increased healthcare expenditure. In 2013-2014, ... expenditure declined from 43.5% in 2008-2009 to 41.2% in 2013-2014. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: