The recent acquisition of Affiliated Computer Services, Inc. (ACS) makes Xerox
Corporation (NYSE: XRX) the largest provider to manage all document and business
process needs within a healthcare organization – from clinical and operational
to financial and administrative. Healthcare patients, payers and providers will
benefit from the combined expertise of both companies with improved access to
information, new opportunities for cost savings, and outstanding customer
Xerox works with healthcare organizations to manage documents that support their
business, such as forms, medical records, manuals and patient educational
materials. Through ACS, now a Xerox company, it also manages all aspects of
healthcare programs, healthcare IT, clinical workflows, administration and
patient accounting, care and disease management, and business office and revenue
“As healthcare undergoes transition, providers face the challenge of keeping
their focus on patients despite the distraction of new IT and process
requirements,” said John Kelly, president, Xerox Global Services North America.
“Having a single point of contact for all document and business process
management needs will help organizations keep a steely focus on their real
business – patient care and outcomes.”
Xerox delivers powerful technological solutions that improve the delivery of
care, providing document and business process management through the following
Patient Records: Capturing and linking static documents into electronic patient
records as well as implementing and managing Health Information System (HIS)
software, provides clients with a comprehensive electronic medical records
solution – offering a fast and cost-effective way to manage patient information.
Provider and Patient Communications: From pre-admission to patient discharge and
recovery, integrated services from Xerox and ACS, A Xerox Company, help
providers transform data and documents used throughout the process into
information that educates patients, improving the healthcare experience.
Government Program Administration: With expertise in state and other
publicly-funded healthcare programs, Xerox is in a strong position to provide
states with the analytics and data necessary to address “Meaningful Use”
requirements for Electronic Health Records (EHR) systems. Through ACS, Xerox
offers a full spectrum of systems and complementary services from care
management solutions and child health programs to pharmacy benefits management
and traditional Medicaid fiscal agent services.
Commercial Programs: The company provides multiple industries, including
hospitals, clinics, and medical practitioners around the world with information
technology, clinical solutions and management services so providers can operate
more efficiently and effectively.
Building on a Legacy of Healthcare Leadership
Xerox has spent decades helping healthcare organizations achieve greater cost
savings, regulatory compliance and efficiencies throughout their infrastructure
* Methodist Healthcare: The largest provider of healthcare in San Antonio and
South Texas is cutting millions from its annual operating spend by working with
Xerox to better manage the documents flowing through its 23 facilities – and the
costs associated with printing, sharing and updating them.
* Marin General Hospital: Through ACS, Xerox helps Calif.-based Marin General
Hospital save $2 million annually with an enterprise-wide hospital information
and EHR system.
* University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC): UPMC tapped Xerox to reduce
office printing costs and simplify work processes for the hospital`s 45,000
From March 1 – 4, 2010, Xerox and ACS, A Xerox Company, will showcase the
largest comprehensive business and document process outsourcing portfolio at
HIMSS10 in booth No. 7332 located in Atlanta at the Georgia World Congress
Xerox Corporation is a $22 billion leading global enterprise for business
process and document management. Through its broad portfolio of technology,
services and outsourcing offerings, Xerox provides the essential back-office
support that clears the way for clients to focus on what they do best: their
real business. Through ACS, A Xerox Company, which Xerox acquired in February
2010, Xerox also offers extensive business process outsourcing and information
technology outsourcing services, including data processing, HR benefits
management, finance support, and customer relationship management services for
commercial and government organizations worldwide.
For more information about Xerox Global Services, visit
http://www.xerox.com/services or call 800-ASK-XEROX, ext. 947.
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