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Netsmart and Perceptive Software Partner to Help Health and Human Services Organizations Enhance Care with Effective Content Management
Technology firms team up to help providers improve financial performance, reduce risk and ensure future flexibility
Overland Park, Kan., March 13, 2013 – Netsmart, the leading provider of clinical solutions for health and human services organizations nationwide and Perceptive Software, part of Lexmark International (NYSE:LXK), today announced a partnership that will give health and human services provider organizations enhanced data capture and content management capabilities designed to improve their financial performance, reduce risk, and enhance workflow and processes throughout the enterprise.
Through the partnership, Netsmart will offer Perceptive Software's established portfolio of content and process management products and solutions to Netsmart’s 21,000 clients nationwide. Perceptive Software offers a complete family of intelligent capture, content and process management, enterprise search and integration products that connect enterprise applications to the processes and information outside those applications.
“Partnering with Perceptive Software provides our clients with a valuable set of tools to help streamline their business operations with immediate efficiency, high value and a rapid return on investment," said Michael Valentine, chief executive officer, Netsmart. “Even though this first step in our partnership focuses on enterprise content management, we both see opportunities to expand our work together. Joining forces puts us both in a better position to address the needs of healthcare."
Perceptive’s strong platform and innovative content management solutions support Netsmart’s commitment to automate costly manual processes so that clients can focus on what they do best -- delivering the best quality of care possible to their consumers. Netsmart clients will see real return on investment, an overall increase in efficiency, immediate benefits of reducing paper and associated costs, all while doing more with the staff currently in place.
“Health and human services organizations rely on Netsmart products to help them improve the quality of life for millions of people,” said Scott Coons, president and CEO, Perceptive Software. “We are proud to partner with this industry leader and look forward to working together to help Netsmart clients deliver better care."
Netsmart helps health and human services organizations transform care through the collaborative, coordinated management and exchange of clinical data across the care spectrum and through effective practice management that improves revenue cycle management. More than 21,000 client organizations, including 350,000 care providers and more than 40 state systems, use Netsmart products to help improve the quality of life for tens of millions of people each year. Netsmart clients include mental health and substance use treatment agencies, psychiatric hospitals, private and group mental health practices, public health departments, social services and child and family health agencies, vital records offices, and managed care organizations. Netsmart’s products are full-featured information systems that operate on a variety of operating systems, hardware platforms, and mobile devices, and offer unlimited scalability.
Netsmart provides the solutions and expertise that help its clients meet all the criteria for Meaningful Use of an Electronic Health Record (EHR) under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009.
Building upon Netsmart’s Complete ARRA-Certified EHRs, Netsmart clients can also create a complete connected care environment encompassing e-prescribing and order entry, sharing clinical information and lab results, and using Web portals to provide secure and private consumer access to care information.
Netsmart is also pleased to support the EveryDay Matters Foundation, which was established for organizations within the behavioral and public health communities to learn from each other and share their causes and stories. Organizations can also request grants for their cause or to help fund technology that advances the way care is delivered. For more information, visit www.everydaymatters.com/foundation
For information about Netsmart’s full range of solutions for health and human services organizations, visit www.ntst.com or call 1-800-472-5509. Also follow us on Twitter, like us on Facebook and visit us on YouTube.
About Perceptive Software (www.perceptivesoftware.com)
Perceptive Software, a Lexmark company (NYSE: LXK), builds a complete family of intelligent capture, content and process management, enterprise search and integration products that connect enterprise applications to the processes and information outside those applications, providing the visibility and control needed to improve financial performance, reduce risk and ensure future flexibility.
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