FRANKLIN, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Parallon, a leading provider of healthcare business and operational services, announced today its Technology Solutions business unit received a five-star, “Best Practice” rating after completing the MEDITECH Infrastructure and Supporting Process Assessment of its world-class managed services data centers. The assessment was performed by an independent, third-party firm, Securance Consulting.
The MEDITECH assessment measured Parallon against 32 key metrics that focused on quality, integrity, security, compliance and reporting metrics. Parallon excelled across all areas of the assessment. To be considered for this top-tier designation, Parallon exceeded standards and earned the required 5-star rating in policies and procedures, quality of service-level agreements, privacy, security, training, data center controls, and analytics.
“We are honored to receive the validation from our technology partner on Parallon’s commitment to deliver quality solutions and support for MEDITECH users,” said Chris Taylor, president, Parallon.
“It is vital that providers have the technology needed for efficiency and to enhance patient care and outcomes. The MEDITECH assessment helps establish that Parallon offers both the technology platform and support that empowers our clients to achieve this,” Curtis Watkins, president and chief executive officer for Parallon’s Technology Solutions business unit, added.
Parallon’s Technology Solutions business unit provides an advanced approach to healthcare IT services to help hospitals and health systems efficiently support their technology systems and maximize cost savings. With a team of trained clinical and technical professionals, Parallon Technology Solutions has implemented clinical systems in more than 300 facilities. Parallon drives proven efficiencies for healthcare providers, including maintaining a 40 percent lower implementation time than industry average, supporting more than 250 meaningful use attestations and completing over 100 CPOE implementations in the last 24 months. Parallon Technology Solutions is a certified MEDITECH READY Consulting Firm.
MEDITECH has been the leader in the EHR industry since 1969. MEDITECH’s applications unify clinical, administrative, and financial information across healthcare organizations - including acute care, long-term care, home health care, and physician practices. Today, more than 2,300 institutions worldwide use MEDITECH’s information systems. For additional information, visit www.meditech.com.
Headquartered in Franklin, Tenn., Parallon Business Solutions, LLC is a leading provider of healthcare business and operational services. Parallon partners with hospitals and healthcare systems to improve their business performance through proven practices in revenue cycle; technology; workforce management and consulting, in addition to group purchasing and supply chain management through Healthtrust Purchasing Group, L.P. Parallon is dedicated to bringing deep and evolving industry knowledge, a long track record of operational excellence and a broad portfolio of services to all partnerships in order to help clients thrive in the communities they serve. Together with its affiliates, Parallon employs more than 26,000 professionals and serves nearly 1,400 hospitals and 11,000 non-acute care providers, including ambulatory surgery centers, physician practices and alternate care sites. Visit www.parallon.com or follow @ParallonConnect.