CNSI Announces Launch of Midwest Technology Hub

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Feb. 13, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today CNSI, a leading business solutions provider specializing in Health IT announced that the company will be establishing a Midwest Technology Hub in Lansing, Michigan to support business operations in Michigan, South Dakota and other states in the region.

"CNSI is expanding operations nationwide," Adnan Ahmed, CNSI's President stated. "Establishing a Midwest Technology Hub allows us to further our commitment in the Health IT field and to the State of Michigan to continue to build on our experience while helping transform health care technology across the region."

CNSI has worked with the State of Michigan since 2006 when it successfully designed, then implemented the Michigan Community Health Automated Medicaid Processing System (CHAMPS) for the Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH). In addition to managing the Medicaid Management Information Services (MMIS) operations and maintenance for the state, CNSI also works with the State of Michigan on several other health care reform initiatives including leading efforts to comply with the Affordable Care Act, ICD-10 implementation and supporting Michigan with its consumer engagement initiative such as the launch of the myHealthButton mobile application. Moreover, CNSI has implemented HealthBeat which has received wide support and acknowledgment for the detail it provides on the hour by hour status of CHAMPS.

Nick Lyon, Chief Deputy Director of the Michigan Department of Community Health states, "We've been impressed with what we have been able to accomplish through our partnership with CNSI. They have shown a strong commitment to bringing innovative healthcare solutions and jobs to the state of Michigan and to the Midwest region."

Our partnership with Michigan has made it a technology leader in rolling out Federal and State Medicaid programs and leading consumer engagement initiatives for the Medicaid population," stated Sharif Hussein, CNSI's Senior Vice President of the Midwest region. "We are honored to work with MDCH to improve healthcare in the State of Michigan and look forward to continuing to build on these efforts across the region."

About CNSI

CNSI delivers a broad portfolio of information technology (IT) and business process outsourcing (BPO) solutions to a diverse base of federal, state and local government agencies, and commercial enterprises. The firm helps clients improve business performance and align IT with their mission and business objectives. CNSI has established strong domain expertise in prominent industries, including Health, Defense and National Security, Government IT and Enterprise Mobility. CNSI employs a world-class team of technologists, program managers, and subject matter experts, all of whom have experience with large scale mission-critical IT implementations. Formed in 1994, CNSI is headquartered in Gaithersburg, Maryland, with locations throughout the U.S. and India. CNSI's website is:

CONTACT: Jennifer Bahrami Direct: 240.399.2561 Mobile: 301.366.6265 Email: jennifer.bahrami@cns-inc.comSource: CNSI