NEW YORK - Sep 10, 2012
Infor, a leading provider of business application software serving more than 70,000 customers, today announced that the University of Colorado Hospital, the Rocky Mountain region's leading academic medical center, has expanded its partnership with Infor to create a high functioning shared services operation to support future growth. The organization, which recently finalized a joint operating agreement with Poudre Valley Health System and is in the midst of finalizing its partnership with Memorial Health System in October, is creating a system called University of Colorado Health that will widen healthcare services and provide unparalleled patient care in the Rocky Mountain region. The organization has chosen Infor to provide innovative technology to support this growth in order to streamline operations and create organization across the network based on the company's expertise in the healthcare industry.
Infor Lawson Healthcare Financial, Supply Chain Management and Human Capital applications will serve as the foundation for this shared services organization and will enable University of Colorado Health to operate with minimal unexpected costs as it grows, contributing to the hospital system's overall efficiency.
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"In the world of enterprise resource planning software, only one company was able to demonstrate a deep understanding of the healthcare industry and our business, and that was Infor," said Steve Hess, chief information officer at the University of Colorado Health. "As we continue to expand our network, Infor's deep industry functionality and innovative tools will be critical as we look to meet new business needs and make decisions in real-time."
"Every healthcare organization needs to truly leverage information technology if they are to both improve patient outcomes and financial performance," said Jim Catalino, senior vice president and general manager for Healthcare, Infor. "Infor Healthcare applications with their flexible deployment options are giving organizations, like University of Colorado Health, access to essential information at the moment of decision making, as well as an agile infrastructure that can quickly adapt as the organization responds to the impactful changes affecting the industry today."
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About University of Colorado Health
University of Colorado Health is a Front Range health system that delivers the highest quality patient care with the highest quality patient experience. University of Colorado Health combines Memorial Health System, Poudre Valley Hospital, Medical Center of the Rockies, Colorado Health Medical Group (formerly Poudre Valley Medical Group), and University of Colorado Hospital into an organization dedicated to building a healthier community and providing unmatched patient care in the Rocky Mountain West. Separately, these institutions can continue providing superior care to patients and service to the communities they serve. Together, they push the boundaries of medicine, attracting more research funding, hosting more clinical trials and improving health through innovation.
Infor is the world's third-largest supplier of enterprise applications and services, helping more than 70,000 large and mid-size companies improve operations and drive growth across numerous industry sectors. To learn more about Infor, please visit www.infor.com.
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