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Cognizant Deploys a Comprehensive Hospital Performance Management Solution at Hunterdon Healthcare

February 21, 2012


TEANECK, N.J., Feb. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH), a leading provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services, today announced that it has deployed a comprehensive Hospital Performance Management (HPM) solution at Hunterdon Healthcare, a non-profit health care organization.

The HPM solution leverages InterSystems DeepSee(TM) embedded real-time analytics technology to enable a seamless flow of information from multiple administrative, financial, and clinical IT systems and data repositories used by Hunterdon. The HPM solution delivers real-time business analytics and decision support to help Hunterdon improve safety and quality of care delivery, enhance operational efficiencies, and optimize resource utilization and hospital throughput. It also enables Hunterdon to systematically measure, track, and analyze key performance indicators (KPIs), rapidly analyze data, and identify trends and new business opportunities.

“Our technology environment includes a range of applications from multiple vendors,” said Glenn Mamary, Vice President and CIO at Hunterdon Healthcare. “The HPM solution developed by Cognizant using InterSystems DeepSee(TM) provides accurate, complete information on KPIs in real-time, effectively addressing our need for smooth integration to support connected care. The solution leverages our existing investment in InterSystems CACHE® database system and Ensemble® rapid development and integration platform to unlock the knowledge hidden in silos of data throughout the organization, and allows us to use interactive dashboards to monitor real-time data with complete transparency.”

“Hunterdon has been a leader for years in using the best IT capabilities available to enable cost-effective, quality care delivery to its patients,” said Paul Grabscheid, Vice President of Strategic Planning at InterSystems. “The DeepSee-based HPM rollout across the Hunterdon enterprise is the latest example of how our advanced technology can be leveraged to create a more connected healthcare system.”

“We are committed to helping Hunterdon leverage actionable intelligence about patient safety and satisfaction, outcome patterns, and financial performance into timely and informed strategic decisions,” said Krish Venkat, Executive Vice President and Global Leader of Cognizant’s Healthcare practice. “The HPM solution enables Hunterdon to combine the power of data analytics, real-time online processing, and reporting services to systematically measure, track, and share performance indicators, and correlate data among those indicators across the organization. The customized, interactive dashboards, reports, KPIs, and visualizations delivered by the solution help Hunterdon monitor performance goals, enhance regulatory compliance, optimize supply chain processes, and gain foresight into potential business and clinical issues.”

About Hunterdon Healthcare System

Hunterdon Healthcare System is a non-profit health care organization in Flemington, New Jersey that has partnered with the Hunterdon Physician Practice Association to form Hunterdon Healthcare Partners LLC, an integrated delivery network dedicated to enhancing patient care. This Partnership was created with the goal of providing the residents of Hunterdon County and the surrounding area access to integrated health care. Hunterdon Healthcare System is the parent of the Hunterdon Medical Center, a 178-bed facility that provides comprehensive medical, diagnostic, surgical, behavioral health, rehabilitative, and preventive health services for inpatients and outpatients. For more information, go to www.hunterdonhealthcare.org.

About InterSystems

InterSystems Corporation is a worldwide leader in breakthrough solutions for connected care with headquarters in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and offices in 23 countries. InterSystems DeepSee(TM) is software that makes it possible to embed real-time analytics capabilities in transactional applications. InterSystems CACHE® is the most widely used database system in clinical applications. InterSystems Ensemble® is a platform for rapid integration and the development of connectable applications. InterSystems HealthShare(TM) is a strategic platform for healthcare informatics, and the creation of an Electronic Health Record on a regional or national scale. InterSystems’ products are used by thousands of hospitals and labs worldwide, including all 17 hospitals on the Honor Roll of America’s Best Hospitals as rated by U.S. News and World Report. For more information, visit InterSystems.com and youtube.com/InterSystemsCorp. And, please join the InterSystems community at facebook.com/InterSystems or @InterSystems on Twitter.

About Cognizant

Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH) is a leading provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services, dedicated to helping the world’s leading companies build stronger businesses. Headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey (U.S.), Cognizant combines a passion for client satisfaction, technology innovation, deep industry and business process expertise, and a global, collaborative workforce that embodies the future of work. With over 50 delivery centers worldwide and approximately 137,700 employees as of December 31, 2011, Cognizant is a member of the NASDAQ-100, the S&P 500, the Forbes Global 2000, and the Fortune 500 and is ranked among the top performing and fastest growing companies in the world. Visit us online at www.cognizant.com or follow us on Twitter: Cognizant.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release includes statements which may constitute forward-looking statements made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, the accuracy of which are necessarily subject to risks, uncertainties, and assumptions as to future events that may not prove to be accurate. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied include general economic conditions and the factors discussed in our most recent Form 10-K and other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Cognizant undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.

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