Dear Readers,
"The spirit, the will to win, and the will to excel are the things that endure" said Vince Lombardi and it is this very will to win and to excel that has led Saviance to consistently win recognition and accolades. The latest feather in our cap is the fact that Saviance is now Gold Corporate Member with Healthcare Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS), which means that Saviance is at the helm of enabling the transformation of the US Healthcare landscape. We are also a 2013 Red Herring 100 Asia Finalist. This is an Award recognizing the 100 “Most Innovative” Startups Leading the Next Technology Wave.

Amongst other news in this issue, you will read about Saviance as a National IT Health Week Partner, our Silver Partnership with Samsung Enterprise Alliance Program and about Viburnix – a unique community building software that takes care of all aspects of creating and sustaining a successful online community.
Happy Reading!

Regards,
Arpan Gujral
arpan.gujral@saviance.com
Editor
Saviance is now the Gold Category Corporate Member with Healthcare Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS). HIMSS is an organization that works to lead change by working from the inside. By staying connected and sharing knowledge with industry stakeholders, HIMSS is committed to bringing about positive change. HIMSS members have access to key insights, best practices, education, and each other – to improve the delivery of care. Rohit Mahajan, Managing Director & President, Saviance Technologies says, “This membership brings with it an increased responsibility of leading change through active involvement and participation in collaboration and knowledge sharing. And I am glad that we are getting the opportunity to become a catalyst of change in this dynamic juncture in the US healthcare industry.”

Saviance is committed to bringing positive change in the us Healthcare sector
As a member of this organization, Saviance can be an active part of the forces that influence public policy impacting the national health IT agenda, educate colleagues on industry trends and market developments and connect with customers, peers and industry leaders.
Learn more: www.himss.org

Saviance wins the 2013 Red Herring Asia Award
Saviance has been selected as a Red Herring's Top 100 Asia winner.This is a prestigious list honouring the year’s most promising private technology ventures from the Asian business region. This award recognizes the 100 “Most Innovative” Startups Leading the Next Technology Wave.

"Choosing the companies with the strongest potential was by no means a small feat,” said Alex Vieux, publisher and CEO of Red Herring. “After rigorous contemplation and discussion, we narrowed our list down from hundreds of candidates from across Asia to the Top 100 Winners. We believe Saviance Technologies embodies the vision, drive and innovation that define a successful entrepreneurial venture. Saviance should be proud of its accomplishment, as the competition was the strongest it has ever been.”

Red Herring’s Top 100 Asia list has become a mark of distinction for identifying promising new companies and entrepreneurs. Red Herring editors were among the first to recognize that companies such as Facebook, Twitter, Google, Yahoo, Skype, Salesforce.com, YouTube, and eBay would change the way we live and work. Learn more: www.redherring.com
Corporate have to continuously bid goodbye to employees who have given their every potential to the current company and want to move on to another firm to grow at a personal level. Such transitions are appreciated, but at the same time underlie the importance of a corporate alumni group that can be leveraged to add value to the organization in the long run.
Leverage your professional network
Such Corporate Community Clubs form the new reliable and productive social networking platform. Alumni Meets bring a wave of nostalgia for everyone. In today’s well connected world why should only alumni relations be treated with the emotion of nostalgia? Having a well-designed Corporate alumni club can be highly beneficial to the organization in terms of brainstorming amongst the members about career progression, networking, finding references, social awareness or a collective purpose. To learn more about how we can equip your organization with an end-to-end comprehensive community solution, please visit: www.viburnix.com or write to us at info@saviance.com

Saviance is a proud Partner at NHIT
Saviance is a proud Partner at the National Health IT Week 2013 at Washington DC. This September, Saviance - as a partner in the advancement of health information technology to help improve healthcare - joined approximately 200 public and private sector organizations to participate in the 8th Annual National Health IT Week (September 16-20, 2013). National Health IT Week 2013 is the premier event offering all healthcare stakeholders an opportunity to unite under one banner, expressing the benefits that health information technology (IT) brings to U.S. healthcare. “One Voice, One Vision.”

With Meaningful Use of IT now paving the way forward, eligible providers across the country increasingly understand the benefits for themselves and their patients, and are adopting Meaningful Use compliant electronic health records. Working together with the growing coalition of HIMSS stakeholders, Saviance Technologies is helping to transform healthcare for all. Learn more: www.HealthITWeek.org
Samsung has chosen Saviance as its Silver Partner in the Samsung Enterprise Alliance Program (SEAP). Samsung associates itself only with world-class mobile enterprise partners through SEAP and this recognition by Samsung furthers confirms that Saviance is poised to make a substantial impact in this market segment through its expertise in cutting edge technology.

The SEAP Silver Partnership is a key milestone in the growth path of Saviance as only selected mobile application enterprises are awarded this partnership worldwide. Says, Jatin Mahajan, AVP – International Business & Investor Relations, “For Saviance, this partnership means that we will have increased market presence in enterprise mobile solutions as SEAP delivers the breadth and depth of Samsung in assisting their partners in the marketplace. We are looking forward to working with them to provide more user-friendly and technologically advanced mobile apps. I am sure that our Microsoft Center of Excellence will enable us to deliver excellence in this domain.” Learn more about our Mobile App expertise: http://www.saviancemobility.com/

Saviance is Samsung Silver Partner
SharePoint usage in the healthcare industry empowers all related staff to work flawlessly and accurately. Since a very high quality of data is accessed by all concerned, decision making is faster and smarter as well.

Saviance Solutions for Healthcare
SharePoint is ideal for locating medical information in the healthcare industry by identifying the appropriate person from within and outside the organization for a particular task. The criteria can be based on social behavior and relevance. Record management is central to SharePoint – it helps to form a central repository of records compliant with statutory requirements. SharePoint solutions are also widely used to comply with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act and other statutory requirements related to security and privacy issues of HIPAA.

Business Analytics

What makes the SharePoint so important is its capacity at turning unprocessed data into documents, dashboards and scorecards by utilizing the Information Technology personnel. Important healthcare indicators can be used for researching and doing analytics with the help of info graphics. This will help healthcare professional to arrive at informed decisions and commence treatment to patients at the earliest.

Easy Integration

SharePoint can be combined with other highly developed tools like Microsoft InfoPath, business connectivity services and SharePoint Designer to create specialized websites with the need to write extensive codes. It is also capable of processing data from other systems through the use of a browser as well as in Microsoft Office.

Meeting Key Business Needs

Help is also available for healthcare institutions for taking care of their business needs. Microsoft SharePoint partners have also developed applications for enhancing their functioning with regard to monitoring and reporting, medical record maintenance and integrating clinical information. SharePoint is a scalable platform which can bring about substantial savings to reduce the cost of operating the healthcare information system.
The primary objective of Blue Button is to give users instant access to their health records, so that patients can share it with their doctors. As on May of 2012 more than 50,000 veterans in the US had used Blue Button to download their health data. The information they downloaded included information on appointments, prescriptions and medications, laboratory results, symptoms and health history while in military service.

Blue Button Advantages
Though originally intended for veterans and military retirees the Blue Button utility has been extended. As a result all US Federal health plans nowadays include the Blue Button in their health portals. As of August 2012, Blue Button had a million plus patient enrolled according to the Department of Veteran Affairs, US.

The Blue Button uses plain ASCII character set to transport data. Several software companies have developed applications to enhance user experience. Some patient controlled repositories like the Microsoft Health Vault for example accept data in Blue Button format. Learn more: http://www.saviance.com/white-papers/Blue-Button