This Day On The Street
Continue to site right-arrow
ADVERTISEMENT
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here
Cramer's Action Alerts PLUS - See his portfolio and get alerts BEFORE every trade. Learn more NOW!

Compuware Corporation - Special Call

Compuware Corporation (CPWR)

February 15, 2012 11:00 am ET

Executives

Unknown Executive -

Larry Angeli - Former Vice President of Marketing & Healthcare Vertical

George Conklin -

Presentation

Unknown Executive

Hello, and good day. Welcome to Compuware Corporation's Webinar, CIO Insights on How to Optimize Health Care Application Performance.

Today, I'd like to introduce 2 guest speakers, George Conklin, Senior Vice President and CIO from CHRISTUS Health. He will share his best practices for optimizing end-user experience across complex health care environments; and Larry Angeli, Vice President of Healthcare Solutions at Compuware Corporation, and he will share his insights on the challenges of managing business-critical applications. [Operator Instructions]

So without further ado, I will pass this over to Larry Angeli.

Larry Angeli

Thanks, Kristen [ph], and good morning, everyone. My name is Larry Angeli, and my area of responsibility at Compuware is our application performance capabilities in the health care industry. It's my sincere pleasure to speak to you today.

Before I pass the baton to Mr. Conklin, I wanted to say a few words to set the context for today's discussion on optimizing health care application performance. I show this slide, not for the shock value so much, but to indeed communicate that this is still, unfortunately, a common sight in the health care industry. In fact, for over 40 years, our health system has run on paper, physicians were required to study on paper, track patients on paper and indeed prescribe on paper. If these files could talk, they'd communicate that there are over 11,000-plus medical -- medication errors on an annual basis and over 100,000 deaths from medical errors. And all of that, despite the fact that we spend over $2 trillion a year on health care in the U.S., a full 17% of our gross domestic product. This situation clearly has to change and have to change. And in fact, in the last few years and certainly in the years ahead, the health care industry is undergoing a staggering transformation to move to electronic medical record technology and to improve patient care and safety. In fact, the federal government has now stepped in to encourage health care and the health care community to accelerate that adoption of technology, laying out a series of steps of both carrots and sticks to move the process forward.

1 of 3

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Try it NOW
Only $9.95
Try it NOW
14-Days Free
Try it NOW

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Dividend Stock Advisor

David Peltier identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Trifecta Stocks

Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutiny—quantitative, fundamental and technical analysis—to maximize profit potential and minimize risk.

Product Features:
  • Model Portfolio
  • Intra Day Trade alerts
  • Access to Quant Ratings
Options Profits

Our options trading pros provide over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • Actionable options commentary and news
  • Real-time trading community
Try it NOW
Try it NOW
Try it NOW
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
Submit an article to us!
SYM TRADE IT LAST %CHG

Markets

DOW 18,096.90 -106.47 -0.58%
S&P 500 2,098.53 -9.25 -0.44%
NASDAQ 4,967.1410 -12.76 -0.26%

Partners Compare Online Brokers

Free Reports

Free Newsletters from TheStreet

My Subscriptions:

After the Bell

Before the Bell

Booyah! Newsletter

Midday Bell

TheStreet Top 10 Stories

Winners & Losers

Register for Newsletters
Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs