BIRT-based Rich Information Applications Enable Healthcare Providers to Manage and Maintain Data
San Mateo, Calif. April 26, 2010 – Actuate Corporation (NASDAQ: ACTU), the people behind BIRT®, announced today the availability of Healthcare Reference app on the BIRT Exchange Marketplace. The Marketplace is an open software showcase on the most active online BIRT community, where any developer can promote, share or sell BIRT-related applications, solutions and components. The Actuate Healthcare Reference app is free to download and serves as a starting point for Healthcare Provider Performance Management strategies.
Built on the BIRT Performance Scorecard suite, the Actuate Healthcare Management Reference app provides users predefined Healthcare Management measures using BIRT Performance Scorecard interfaces built around typical organizational structures and data. Users can add their unique data, additional users, and organizational structure to the app, and have a performance management solution up and running in a fraction of the time it would take to build from scratch.
“Getting started can be a challenge for healthcare providers looking to deploy a system that ensures accountability and industry leading performance management throughout hospitals, medical clinics, and health insurance entities,” said Molly Payne, performance management architect at Presbyterian Healthcare Services. “With BIRT Performance Scorecard as the backbone of the Actuate Healthcare reference app, healthcare organizations can easily deploy a system that is ready to go “off the shelf,” significantly shortening the usual software rollout period. Additionally, user adoption of the system can be achieved very quickly due to the application’s user-friendly interfaces. After the initial deployment, customization and report building is a breeze.”
Actuate Healthcare Reference app deliver a cost-effective powerful solution that can be used by hospitals, medical facilities and healthcare professionals. With the BIRT Performance Scorecard based app organizations are able to use BIRT to display visually engaging dashboards and scorecards to track healthcare Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) such as operational efficiencies, billing and claims information, and physician performance and convey this information to hospital administrators in an easily consumable format.
Additional benefits of the Actuate Healthcare Reference app for organizations include:
- Streamlining financial, operational and customer interaction processes with up-to-the-moment information to slash costs and improve patient satisfaction
- Delivering regular and on-demand content to physicians, nurses and other staff so they can make the right decisions at the right time
- Over 500 pre-defined healthcare metrics including financial, operational, resources and utilization, employee and patient metrics to help you get started.
“The Actuate Healthcare Reference app is the latest in our expansion of the BIRT Exchange Marketplace,” said Nobby Akiha, senior vice president of Marketing at Actuate. “By offering industry specific apps we aim to expedite the speed to deployment for organizations looking to implement BIRT and Actuate offerings.”