Applied PilotFish Healthcare Integration Helps Morrison Healthcare Increase
Productivity and Improve Services to Hospitals, Patients
New healthcare integration engine solution provides faster, easier systems
MIDDLETOWN, Conn., Feb. 19, 2014
MIDDLETOWN, Conn., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Applied PilotFish Healthcare
Integration, Inc., or PilotFish Healthcare, the healthcare subsidiary of
PilotFish Technology, a leading provider of middleware solutions, today
announced that its new healthcare integration engine has been selected by
Morrison Healthcare to provide an easier, standardized approach to building
and maintaining interfaces. In turn, this will support the company's primary
goal of delivering superior service to its clients at a competitive price.
Morrison is the nation's leading contract food and nutrition service (FNS)
serving more than 600 hospitals and integrated healthcare systems throughout
the United States.
"PilotFish Healthcare met all the criteria we had established for selecting an
integration engine solution. However, what really impressed us was the
ease-of-use of their solution," said Ron Gastin, vice president/ Technology at
Morrison Healthcare. "The PilotFish eiConsole for Healthcare IDE uses a
graphical Assembly Line approach to configuring complex interfaces that is
simple, intuitive and fast. This frees us from our dependency on outside
consultants to build and maintain our interfaces. The solution is a win-win
for Morrison, our customers and their patients. Having a faster and easier way
to integrate our systems with those of our hospital customers will enable us
to lower our IT costs while providing an even higher level of service to the
hospitals and the patients they serve."
The PilotFish Healthcare Integration Engine solution gives Morrison Healthcare
a broad range of message and communication/connection formats, along with the
ability to easily extend them through an open Application Program Interface
(API). This helps the company meet certain technical requirements. It also
oGuaranteed message delivery to help ensure all dietary orders are met;
oThe ability to develop advanced, reliable transformations and business
rules to save time and money on implementations;
oA short learning curve and ease-of-use to quickly train developers and
business analysts to get up to speed and be productive.
"We are extremely pleased that Morrison Healthcare has selected PilotFish
Healthcare to meet its integration requirements," stated PilotFish Healthcare
CEO, Neil Schappert. "Morrison Healthcare did a very thorough analysis of the
alternatives available, including side-by-side comparisons, and chose
PilotFish Healthcare. Clearly, there are some integration challenges that the
old guard integration engines have not been able to meet."
About Morrison Healthcare
Morrison Healthcare is a leading national food and nutrition services company
exclusively dedicated to serving more than 600 hospitals and healthcare
systems. Morrison's hospital kitchens, restaurants and cafes feature socially
responsible practices and exceptional guest experiences. The company's Mindful
Choices^SM platform includes the latest in healthful eating and an
understanding of behavioral change in food consumption. The Atlanta-based
company was recently named one of Modern Healthcare magazine's "Top 100 Best
Places to Work in Healthcare in 2013". The company is a division of Compass
Group and has more than 1,300 registered dietitians, 450 executive chefs and
19,000 professional food service team members. Visit
www.morrisonhealthcare.com for more information.
About PilotFish Healthcare
Applied PilotFish Healthcare Integration, Inc. (APHII) is a subsidiary of
PilotFish Technology. Founded in 2001 and based in Middletown, CT, PilotFish
Technology develops middleware to enable the integration of disparate systems.
APHII distributes PilotFish products directly to healthcare industry end users
and through select channel partners. Visit
www.healthcare.pilotfishtechnology.com for more information.
SOURCE Applied PilotFish Healthcare Integration, Inc.
Contact: Kate Traynor, KNB Communications, Ktraynor@knbpr.com, 203-504-8230
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