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Fujitsu Consulting and Initiate Systems Join Forces to Support Canadian Client Registry Requirements.

DALLAS -- The joint venture indicates Initiate Systems' continued commitment to provide a comprehensive approach to the Canadian client registry solution

HIMSS HIMSS Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society  Conference and Expo - Fujitsu Consulting Fujitsu Consulting is a consulting company based in Edison, New Jersey. It is one of the 500 subsidiaries of Fujitsu, a Japanese based company headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. , a trusted provider of management and technology consulting to business and government, and Initiate Systems, the leading provider of Enterprise Master Person Index (EMPI) software and services for managing patient and provider identities, today announced a strategic alliance to provide customers with a comprehensive approach to implementing a client registry solution in Canada. The client registry is an integral part of Canada's nationwide Electronic Health Record (EHR (Electronic Health Records) Computerized medical records that bring patient care into the digital age and save time, money and lives. The push to adopt comprehensive electronic documentation between doctors' offices and hospital settings intensified after the RAND ) strategy, enabling healthcare organizations to cost-effectively enhance patient care through improved data accuracy, integration and availability.

Fujitsu Consulting is committed to becoming a certified See certification.  implementation partner with Initiate Systems. By joining forces with Fujitsu Consulting, Initiate Systems is able to provide its customers with additional delivery options, superior patient care and a more successful client registry implementation.

"Collaborating with Initiate Systems provides healthcare customers with greater access to resources for the successful implementation and integration of EMPI software," said David Shearer shearer

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, senior vice president for Fujitsu Consulting. "We're confident that this alliance combined with our 30-year experience in similar large-scale projects, will help accelerate the time-to-solution of the EHR initiative and the client registry solution."

Initiate Identity Hub(TM) software is the market-leader in EMPI software, as indicated in the past seven consecutive KLAS KLAS Keystone Library Automation System  rankings of EMPI providers, all of which ranked Initiate Systems at the top of the list. KLAS is a leading healthcare research and consulting firm Noun 1. consulting firm - a firm of experts providing professional advice to an organization for a fee
consulting company

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 that provides the healthcare information technology (HIT) industry with unbiased factual information on HIT vendor performance.

Initiate Systems' software is used by healthcare organizations to provide complete, accurate, up-to-date patient and provider data in support of critical clinical and business initiatives, including patient safety, computerized computerized

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 physician order entry (CPOE CPOE Computerized Physician Order Entry
CPOE Computerized Provider Order Entry
CPOE Computerized Prescriber Order Entry
), electronic medical records (EMRs), regional health information organizations (RHIOs), revenue cycle management, improved first pass auto-adjudication rates and others. The software uses sophisticated statistical algorithms and high-performance database techniques to instantly identify and accurately link patient medical records within and across multiple systems and organizations. Initiate Systems' technology enables organizations to enhance the quality of patient care, operate more efficiently and improve regulatory compliance by dramatically reducing the number of duplicate DUPLICATE. The double of anything.
     2. It is usually applied to agreements, letters, receipts, and the like, when two originals are made of either of them. Each copy has the same effect.
, fragmented and out-of-sync medical records.

"Initiate Systems is excited to join forces with Fujitsu Consulting, a company that brings an extensive knowledge of Canada and the pan-Canadian healthcare system to the table," said Lorraine Fernandes, senior vice president of Initiate Systems' Healthcare Practice. "The agreement with Fujitsu enables Initiate Systems to further its commitment to providing superior delivery options to its healthcare customers."

Initiate Systems is exhibiting at the HIMSS conference at booth #2349.

About Fujitsu Consulting

A trusted provider of management and technology consulting to business and government, Fujitsu Consulting is the consulting and services arm of the $45-billion Fujitsu group. Fujitsu Consulting integrates the core expertise of the Fujitsu companies and its partners to deliver complete business solutions in the areas of Information Management, Managed Services An umbrella term for third-party monitoring and maintaining of computers, networks and software. The actual equipment may be inhouse or at the third-party's facilities, but the "managed" implies an ongoing effort; for example, making sure the equipment is running at a certain quality  and Legacy Modernization modernization

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. Through its full range of consulting, implementation and IT management services and its industry-recognized strategic approach, Macroscope(R), Fujitsu Consulting enables clients to build more value into their IT investments and drive their leadership in the marketplace. For more information, please see:

About Initiate Systems

Initiate Systems, Inc. ( is the leading provider of Enterprise Master Person Index (EMPI) software and services for managing patient and provider data. Initiate Systems enables quality-of-care and interoperability The capability of two or more hardware devices or two or more software routines to work harmoniously together. For example, in an Ethernet network, display adapters, hubs, switches and routers from different vendors must conform to the Ethernet standard and interoperate with each other.  initiatives among local, regional and national healthcare entities. The proven Initiate Identity Hub(TM) software finds, links, indexes, maintains and provides secure access to patient records within and across disparate sources to promote collaboration and provide the foundation for electronic health records. Initiate Systems has been recognized by KLAS Enterprises as the leading vendor for the KLAS market segment EMPI for 2001, 2002, 2003 and 2004. Initiate Identity Hub(TM) software delivers high business value in many industries, including financial services The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view of the subject.
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, healthcare, hospitality, the public sector and retail, by instantly finding and accurately linking all the records about a person, household, organization or object across disparate data sources on-demand, regardless of data volume. For more information, please visit

Initiate(TM), Initiate(SM), the Initiate logo, and Initiate Identity Hub(TM) are trademarks and/or service marks owned by Initiate Systems, Inc., which may be registered in certain jurisdictions.
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