Avnet Technology Solutions Showcases Latest in Healthcare IT Solutions and Services at HIMSS15

Avnet’s deep healthcare expertise and SolutionsPath methodology helps U.S. and Canada partners accelerate their time to market and capitalize on the burgeoning healthcare sector

Healthcare at a glance infographic provided by Avnet, an exhibitor at the 2015 Healthcare Information and Management Systems (HIMSS15) annual conference and exhibition, April 12-16 at McCormick Place, Chicago. (Graphic: Business Wire)

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CHICAGO--()--HIMSS15 – Avnet Technology Solutions, the global IT solutions distribution leader and an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), today announced that it will showcase its latest healthcare IT solutions and services, including mobility, analytics, security, cloud and managed services, and data management, at the 2015 Healthcare Information and Management Systems (HIMSS15) annual conference and exhibition, April 12-16 at McCormick Place, Chicago.

Avnet, along with members of its highly knowledgeable IT solution provider partner community, will demonstrate how they can help customers achieve better patient outcomes through unique healthcare IT solutions. As the largest health IT event in the industry, HIMSS brings together more than 38,000 healthcare IT professionals, clinicians, executives and vendors from around the world for exceptional education, world-class speakers, cutting-edge health IT products and powerful networking.

Avnet’s booth at HIMSS15 (#5085) will feature a vintage 1969 Airstream trailer where attendees can build their own Tradeshow Survival Kits for better healthcare IT outcomes. Additionally, four Avnet partners will be exhibiting at the booth and offering valuable healthcare IT demonstrations. Participating partners include:

  • Lumenate: Lumenate is a national technical consulting firm, enabling Business Model Flexibility via nCubed™ — Now - Next - Nirvana. Lumenate is transforming the economics of healthcare IT and accelerating the "cloud ready” model through the effective use of virtualization and automation management tools integrated into leading EHR/EMR applications. The company enables health facilities to realize a service-oriented IT model through the effective use of approved emerging technologies and practices in order to reach the highest stage levels for HIMSS Analytics. During HIMSS15, Lumenate will showcase its solutions that enable a service-oriented IT model to provide a high level of security, compliance, scale, management, agility and clinician-led end user experience.
  • Razor Technology: Razor Technology is a leading end-to-end infrastructure solution provider dedicated to helping organizations solve business challenges. Razor will present the following world-class solutions at HIMSS15: IT infrastructure transformation solutions, end-to-end environment health check assessments, portfolio of HIPAA-compliant cloud and managed services, and live demos of Patient Secure, an award-winning biometric patient identification system.
  • SHI International Corp.: SHI is a global provider of IT products and services. SHI delivers custom IT solutions to corporate, enterprise, public sector and healthcare customers. During HIMSS15, SHI will demonstrate how it can support organizations’ solutions surrounding mobility, networking, security and HIPAA.
  • Sirius Computer Solutions, Inc.: Sirius is a national integrator of technology-based business solutions that span the enterprise, including the data center and lines of business. Sirius understands that today’s healthcare organizations face many challenges managing their healthcare IT environments while dealing with rapid industry changes. At HIMSS15, Sirius representatives will be on hand to discuss solutions to help healthcare organizations with government regulations like HIPAA, HITECH, Meaningful Use or ICD-10, the change from “fee-for-service” to “fee-for-value,” and the medical and consumer data flood.

Additionally, executives from Avnet and Mindful Experience, a Canadian-based technology and innovative services provider, will be available during the show to discuss a full suite of healthcare IT solutions that deliver high-impact results. At the show, Mindful will launch its Integrated Digital Hospital, a proven solution that enables hospitals to take full advantage of their existing infrastructure – enabling workflows to provide a turbo-charged, integrated digital hospital for a fraction of the cost. Mindful is working with Avnet and its healthcare and technology experts to provide the process, framework, engagement and procurement to help hospitals move into a fully integrated environment.

“There is a huge transition going on right now with healthcare organizations shifting focus from volume (pay-per-service) to value (pay-for-performance) and identifying ways to adhere to the new models of reimbursement like forming an Accountable Care Organization (ACO),” said Jim Bindon, director, vertical markets, Avnet Technology Solutions, Americas. “From provider and member/payer portals, to mobile solutions for remote monitoring and telemedicine, and analytics for population health management, Avnet’s solutions and partner community help healthcare organizations deliver exceptional online experiences, support improved outcomes, lower operational costs and enhance patient satisfaction. We invite HIMSS attendees to learn more about how Avnet’s portfolio of IT solutions and services are transforming the healthcare experience on the road to better patient outcomes.”

Avnet to Host HealthPath University

Avnet's healthcare partner community has honed its industry knowledge through Avnet's SolutionsPath® methodology and HealthPath® practice. Participating partners work with industry experts and receive in-depth healthcare market training. This unique face-to-face training curriculum for IT solution providers focuses on trends, terminology, regulatory and compliance challenges, and technology needs in the healthcare industry. This year, the one-day training on April 13 combines instruction-led classroom study with a visit to the HIMSS15 exhibition floor to explore leading technology suppliers and their solutions.

Additionally, Avnet offers a week-long HealthPath University Internship, which is held on-site at Scottsdale Healthcare hospitals in Arizona. This specialized program takes participants into a hospital to provide a true "on-the-job" educational experience. The curriculum provides participants with a better understanding of the daily challenges facing healthcare providers and their patients.

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About Avnet Technology Solutions

As a global IT solutions distributor, Avnet Technology Solutions transforms technology into business solutions for customers around the world. It collaborates with customers and suppliers to create and deliver services, software and hardware solutions that address the changing needs of end-user customers. The group serves customers and suppliers in North America, Latin America and Caribbean, Asia Pacific, and Europe, Middle East and Africa. It generated US $11.0 billion in annual revenue for fiscal year 2014. Avnet Technology Solutions is an operating group of Avnet, Inc. For more information, visit ats.avnet.com.

About Avnet, Inc.

Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a Fortune 500 company, is one of the largest distributors of electronic components, computer products and embedded technology serving customers globally. Avnet accelerates its partners' success by connecting the world's leading technology suppliers with a broad base of customers by providing cost-effective, value-added services and solutions. For the fiscal year ended June 28, 2014, Avnet generated revenue of $27.5 billion. For more information, visit www.avnet.com.

Contacts

Brodeur Partners, for Avnet Technology Solutions
Marcia Chapman, 480-308-0284
mchapman@brodeur.com

Release Summary

Avnet showcases its latest healthcare IT solutions and services, including mobility, analytics, security, cloud and managed services, and data management, at the 2015 HIMSS event this week in Chicago.

Contacts

Brodeur Partners, for Avnet Technology Solutions
Marcia Chapman, 480-308-0284
mchapman@brodeur.com