Covisint Named Overall "Top Performing Payer/Enterprise HIE" by Black Book Market Research

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DETROIT, Jan. 30, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Covisint Corporation (Nasdaq:COVS), provider of the leading cloud engagement platform, has earned "top performing enterprise HIE vendor" for the "payer/insurer-centric" category by Black Book International. The annual satisfaction survey polled 4,000 individuals using health information exchange (HIE) technology, measuring Covisint and other vendors supporting both public and private exchanges on 18 specific performance metrics.

Black Book polled users of 80 public and private operational HIEs to uncover the top performing vendors. In addition to being named "top performing enterprise HIE vendor" for payers, Covisint scored first in:

  • HIE stakeholder alignment;
  • widespread interoperability and flexibility;
  • cost and labor improvements/ efficiencies; and
  • configuration and interfaces.

Covisint also placed in the top five in:

  • data use reliability/accuracy/continuity;
  • data integrity;
  • ease of data transmittal;
  • security/privacy;
  • clinical systems workflow productivity;
  • best-of-breed technology/ innovation;
  • quality reporting services and communications; and
  • customer service, care and support.

"Black Book is the largest user-based opinion poll of its kind, polling healthcare financial leaders and more than 4,000 administrative, financial and technology staffers for payers, hospitals and physician practices," said Doug Brown, Managing Partner of Black Book. "Covisint's results speak loud and clear regarding the company's HIE leadership and vision -- as attested to by the industry professionals that rely on its offerings every day."

"This independent recognition further validates Covisint as the proven source for the reliable exchange of health information to support population health management and accountable care," said Doug Kuiper, Chief Marketing Officer for Covisint. "Covisint's leading cloud engagement platform enables organizations to effectively transform from today's fee-for-service environment to the value-based purchasing model of tomorrow."

Covisint delivers high value to accountable care stakeholders by supporting a comprehensive health information technology roadmap that helps improve health outcomes, increases efficiencies and fills the gaps left by existing technology investments. Covisint's agnostic platform, which works with or without an existing EMR system, enables the free, secure flow of information with the customer in full control, helping healthcare providers and payers maintain data independence and control.


Covisint provides the leading cloud engagement platform for creating and enabling new mission-critical external business processes. Our solutions enable organizations to connect, engage, and collaborate with the critical external audiences that define their success--including customers, business partners, and suppliers. Covisint allows its clients to establish a secure, reliable, integrated presence in the cloud, and offer the kind of engaging information experiences that people everywhere have come to expect. Learn more at

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