|[February 16, 2017]
Perficient to Present with Cedars-Sinai on Social Media Governance and with TriHealth on IBM Watson at HIMSS17
Inc. (NASDAQ: PRFT) ("Perficient (News - Alert)"), the leading digital
transformation consulting firm serving Global 2000® and other large
enterprise customers throughout North America, today announced it will
present on proactive social media governance and cognitive computing
using IBM (News - Alert) Watson during the 2017 HIMSS Conference and Exhibition, Feb.
19-23, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando Fla.
Perficient's first presentation, "Four
Pillars of Social Media Governance," at
1:30 p.m. Eastern time, Feb. 20, in Room 230A, will highlight proper
social media governance infrastructure fueled by data insights derived
from social media listening at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los
Angeles. The multi-specialty academic health science center created a
safe environment that fosters interaction and population health
education in ways that create positive impacts within the potentially
risky environment of healthcare social media.
Melody Smith Jones, manager of Connected Health at Perficient, and Nelly
Jacobo, director of digital strategy at Cedars-Sinai, will lead the
session. Perficient and its Perficient
Digital agency enhanced the medical center's overall digital
patience experience and are optimizing its patient portal, web, social
media, and mobile experiences.
Perficient's second presentation will be a Lunch and Learn session on
"Lessons Learned in Applying Cognitive Outcomes," at 1 p.m. Eastern
time, Feb. 21, in Room 202B. Christine Livingston, director of
Perficient's IBM Watson practice, and Liberty Holt, manager of
predictive analytics at TriHealth, will discuss how the Cincinnati-based
health system leveraged cognitive computing and Perficient's Watson
expertise to reduce hospital readmission rates.
Recently, Perficient received a 2017
IBM Beacon Award for the Watson solution that TriHealth implemented.
Perficient provides indstry thought leadership and strategic technology
consulting insights that help our health care clients transform to meet
today's digital consumer experience demands. Our strategic guidance
results in pragmatic technology solutions that improve clinical,
financial and operational efficiency and enable innovation. Perficient
serves 80 of the world's largest health sciences organizations including
15 of the largest healthcare provider organizations, 16 of the largest
health plans, 16 Blue Cross Blue Shield organizations, 15 of the largest
medical device companies, and 17 of the largest drug and biotech
"Perficient's core business and technology solutions include strategy
and roadmaps, enterprise data and analytics and Connected Health," said
Matt Castle, vice president, Health Sciences at Perficient. "We are
focused on digital and data - two critical components for healthcare
organizations looking to enable innovation, achieve growth, improve
performance, and manage risk."
(Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society) is a global
nonprofit organization focused on better health through technology. The
HIMSS conference is among the largest health IT gatherings and features
hundreds of peer-reviewed education sessions. More than 40,000
healthcare industry professionals will attend to discover the newest
technologies and explore top trends and challenges in healthcare.
Engage with Perficient at #HIMSS17
Perficient's team will exhibit at Booth No. 3831 to discuss current
challenges in the healthcare industry. Visitors can learn how Perficient
strategically partners with many of the world's leading technology
vendors - including Adobe, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle (News - Alert), and Salesforce - to
deliver digital experience, business optimization, and industry-driven
solutions. Perficient is also at the forefront of industry thought
leadership on digital transformation, a means of modernizing the systems
that create, deliver and sustain meaningful customer experiences.
For live updates throughout HIMSS17, follow Perficient experts through
blog, on Twitter (News - Alert): @Perficient_HC,
and on Instagram: @PerficientHealthcare.
Perficient is the leading digital transformation consulting firm serving
Global 2000® and enterprise customers throughout North America. With
unparalleled information technology, management consulting, and creative
capabilities, Perficient and its Perficient
Digital agency deliver vision, execution, and value with outstanding
digital experience, business optimization, and industry solutions. Our
work enables clients to improve productivity and competitiveness; grow
and strengthen relationships with customers, suppliers, and partners;
and reduce costs. Perficient's professionals serve clients from a
network of offices across North America and offshore locations in India
and China. Traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market, Perficient is a
member of the Russell 2000 index and the S&P SmallCap 600 index.
Perficient is an award-winning Premier Level IBM business partner, a
Microsoft National Service Provider and Gold Certified Partner, an
Oracle Platinum Partner, an Adobe (News - Alert) Premier Partner, and a Platinum
Salesforce Consulting Partner. For more information, visit www.perficient.com.
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