Changepoint and SIHIS Partner to Provide Project and Portfolio Management
Solution for French Healthcare Providers
DETROIT, June 27, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Compuware Corporation
(Nasdaq:CPWR), the technology performance company, today announced a
partnership with France-based healthcare system integrator SIHIS to deliver a
specialized and integrated solution for end-to-end management of complex
projects within the private and public healthcare sector.
The solution combines Compuware Changepoint's project and portfolio management
(PPM) solution with SIHIS's specialized expertise, and provides French
healthcare providers in France with specific tools adapted to meet the
specific project management challenges of the sector and in accordance with
best practice project management methodologies and models set out by French
national authorities. It will allow healthcare institutions to control and
manage all project-related activities from planning to ongoing management and
analysis of the end result.
Public and private healthcare institutions in France manage a variety of large
projects from complex real estate transactions through the implementation of
health information systems. In addition to managing successful project
delivery on time and on budget with increasingly limited resources, healthcare
providers are also striving to achieve new levels of project management
maturity. They are accomplishing this through the implementation of
workflow-enabled business processes and adoption of advanced PPM capabilities
such as investment planning, resource optimization and ongoing performance
The Compuware Changepoint/SIHIS solution will allow healthcare institutions
*Gain credibility through better management and monitoring of project
performance with adherence to service levels and budgets on IT projects.
*Ensure effective utilization of resources while enhancing skill sets of
teams to better manage equipment, critical applications and budgets.
*Ensure alignment of project initiatives to business goals.
*Maintain an up-to-date record of project activities and adherence to
*Enable collaboration between public and private healthcare sectors and
their respective. constituents, including authorities, other institutions
and service providers.
*Implement a decision model to mitigate investment and project risk.
*Measure and monitor key performance indicators on an ongoing basis.
"We have long sought the right solution for hospitals and private groups
offering the right balance of ease of use and rich functionality. Changepoint
2012 is very flexible and configurable; it allows us to adapt the solution to
large and mid-sized companies in the healthcare sector and leverage our
industry-specific expertise to reflect the specific work processes of each
organization," said Olivier Stelian, CEO, SIHIS.
"This partnership blends together the core PPM capabilities of Changepoint
with SIHIS's extensive knowledge and expertise of the healthcare sector in
France," said Lori Ellsworth, Senior Vice President and General Manager,
Compuware Changepoint Business Unit. "It gives our organization the
opportunityto further extend into the healthcare sector with a tailor-made
Compuware Changepoint enables growth and improved efficiency for technology
services organizations. Our powerful solution marries PSA, PPM and powerful
business analytics giving services teams total operational visibility and
control over the services portfolio. Services organizations can manage every
aspect of their business with Changepoint from customer acquisition, to
services delivery, through to financial control and visibility. Changepoint
allows services teams to achieve strong margins, manage projects and resources
with greater efficiency, deliver a competitive product and services mix, and
maintain top-line revenues and bottom-line profitability. Flexible and easy to
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