Covisint to Showcase Strategies for Success in Accountable Care, Clinically Integrated Networks and Social Media at HIMSS 2014

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DETROIT, Feb. 21, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Covisint Corporation (Nasdaq:COVS), provider of the leading cloud engagement platform, today announced its expert line-up of speakers at the HIMSS 14. HIMSS brings together more than 37,000 healthcare IT professionals, clinicians, executives and vendors globally. Key presentations at the Covisint HIMSS 14 booth include:

1. Guess Who's Accountable in Accountable Care? Offering answers to core business questions for healthcare executives when entering into value-based, capitated and other alternative reimbursement models. Presented by Milliman, Inc. Principal, Art Wilmes -- Feb, 24, 2:30 p.m.; Feb. 25, 9:45 a.m.; Feb. 26, 9:45 a.m.;

2. The Dos and Don'ts of Building a Clinically Integrated Network. Discover the lessons Munroe Regional Medical Center and Physicians Health Partners (PHP) learned as they joined forces to form a clinically integrated network. Presented by PHP's Executive Director, Steve Christoff and Munroe Regional Medical Center's Clinical Integration Expert, Anessa Coffey -- Feb, 24, 3:15 p.m.; Feb. 25, 4 p.m.; Feb. 26, 2:30 p.m.; and,

3. Why Twitter, Facebook and Population Health Matter Today. Consumerism, chronic disease and technology disruption drive today's healthcare reality. At this session, attendees will learn a proven path for strategic and operational success to maximize profits, reduce costs and increase satisfaction. Presented by Covisint CMIO, Dr. John Haughton -- Feb, 24, 4 p.m.; Feb. 25, 11:30 a.m.; Feb. 26, 3 p.m.;

Who should attend: Health executives and professionals from both payer and provider organizations, including chief medical officers, CMIOs, CIOs, CTOs and healthcare chief security officers -- along with anyone interested in how the cloud can improve securely and efficiently accessing health information for accountable care and reimbursement initiatives such as ACO, PQRS and PCMH.

"Every health IT professional and executive attending these 15-minute Covisint sessions will walk away with tangible information important to doing their jobs better," said Tim Busche, Covisint Director of Healthcare Marketing. "To benefit HIMSS attendees, Covisint will detail the people, technology and ideas that will drive the next generation of healthcare success."

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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