HMS Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:HMSY) — a leading provider of cost-containment services for Medicare, Medicaid, and other healthcare payers — announced today that it made the InformationWeek 500 for the second consecutive year. The annual list tracks the nation’s most innovative users of business technology.
“We are thrilled to be honored again on the InformationWeek 500 for key technology investments we’re making to help drive our business,” said Cynthia Nustad, Chief Information Officer at HMS. “Our technical and business teams continue to focus on the enhancement of our data warehouse and the delivery of our analytics solutions — critical systems to improve service to our clients and to lay the foundation for future success. Our teams also focused on ensuring technology investments are transparent so our executives have insight to the items they want to prioritize.”
InformationWeek identifies and honors the nation's most innovative users of information technology with its annual InformationWeek 500 listing, and also tracks the technology, strategies, investments and administrative practices of some of the best-known organizations in the country. Unique among corporate rankings, the InformationWeek 500 spotlights the power of innovation in information technology.
“The theme of this year's InformationWeek 500 is digital business,” said InformationWeek Editor in Chief Rob Preston. “It’s a movement rooted in data analytics, mobile computing, social networking, and other customer-focused technologies that is turning companies and industries on their ear. Every enterprise is now a digital business — or needs to become one fast. The companies in our ranking are leading the way.”Several factors contributed to HMS’s selection, including the development of sophisticated cost-containment solutions that allow our clients to make more fact-based decisions. In addition, HMS’s data analytics has enhanced our internal business processes, and the development of our products and services. Additional details on the InformationWeek 500 can be found online at www.informationweek.com/500. About HMS Holdings Corp. HMS Holdings Corp., through business units including HMS and HDI, provides coordination of benefits and program integrity services for healthcare payers. These units serve health and human services programs in more than 40 states; commercial insurers, including Medicaid managed care, Medicare Advantage, and group health plans; the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services; and Veterans Administration facilities. As a result of our services, clients recovered more than $3.2 billion in 2012 and saved billions of dollars more through the prevention of erroneous payments. About InformationWeek For more than 30 years, InformationWeek has provided millions of IT executives worldwide with the insight and perspective they need to leverage the business value of technology. InformationWeek provides CIOs and IT executives with commentary, analysis, and research through its thriving online community, digital issues, webcasts, proprietary research, and live, in-person events. InformationWeek's award-winning editorial coverage can be found at www.informationweek.com. InformationWeek is produced by UBM Tech, a global media business that brings together the world’s technology industry through live events and online properties. Other UBM Tech's brands include EE Times, Interop, Black Hat, Game Developer Conference, CRN, and DesignCon. The company's products include research, education, training, and data services that accelerate decision making for technology buyers. UBM Tech also offers a full range of marketing services based on its content and technology market expertise, including custom events, content marketing solutions, community development, and demand generation programs. UBM Tech is a part of UBM (UBM.L), a global provider of media and information services with a market capitalization of more than $2.5 billion.