PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 24 Michael Flanagan, VP of productsand marketing for Portico Systems, the leader in Provider Network Managementsolutions, will present a "Toolkit for Optimizing Provider Network Management"at the Institute for International Research's conference in Dallas.
Flanagan will draw from his experience working directly with some of thecountry's largest and most forward-thinking health plans to share best-in-class building blocks to streamlining operations, increasing staff efficiencyand more effectively managing provider relations.
Attendees will also learn how competition, healthcare costs, regulatoryissues and consumerism are impacting the industry, the tools needed to addressthese trends and best practices to achieving success.
More information on this session and the event in general can be found at:http://www.iirusa.com/provnet/28109.xml
About Portico(TM) Systems
Portico Systems offers health plans software solutions exclusively focusedon unlocking the value of Provider Network Management. Our hallmark PorticoProvider Platform empowers health plans to infuse agility into their providernetwork management functions while delivering actionable provider information.The platform streamlines provider network processes while accelerating newrevenue streams, enhancing employee effectiveness and optimizing providerrelationships. Portico Systems is a partner company of Safeguard Scientifics,Inc. (NYSE: SFE) www.safeguard.com. For more information, please contact ChrisJones at firstname.lastname@example.org or 215-358-3723. You may also visit our websiteat www.porticosys.com.WHO: Michael Flanagan, VP of products and marketing for Portico Systems WHAT: Session on Optimizing Provider Network Development & Management WHEN: September 25, 2007 10:45 a.m. WHERE: Institute for International Research Conference; Westin City Center, Dallas, TX WHY: Learn how some of the largest health plans in the country are tapping technology to improve provider network management, and operationally prepare to effectively adopt emerging trends like consumerism, P4P, and transparency.
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