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December 21, 2011

Cognosante Completes CRM Implementation for Improved Healthcare

Deltek, Inc., provider of enterprise software and information solutions for services clients and government contractors, revealed that its Costpoint and GovWin CRM solutions have been deployed by Cognosante, provider of IT services to healthcare organizations. The company in its announcement said that the Deltek software offerings which had been purchased by Cognosante less than a year ago have now been deployed for enhancing and improving business performance across Cognosante's organization.

Health and human service clients of Cognosante depend on it for the development, management, and implementation of healthcare information programs and infrastructures. Post its merger with Fox Systems the company was looking for a highly scalable and integrated system which would help its employees carry out tasks such as timekeeping, processing of payroll as well as other vitally important financial management activities across combined businesses. Cognosante was also looking for ways to increase visibility into its plans for business development.

In a release, Tom Stepka, EVP, and COO of Cognosante, said that, "Deltek's GovWin CRM and Costpoint solutions are delivering real benefits on a daily basis. We now have the tools we need to win more business and gain increased visibility and control over our financial management processes.”

Cognosante which is a GCS Premier user approached Deltek which could help it streamline and improve management for a number of its business processes. Deltek's GovWin CRM is being used by Cognosante for driving its business development activities. The software solution provides a complete range of lead management, automation of proposals and opportunity management functionalities leveraging which Cognosante is now in a position to quickly and accurately bid on decisions.

 Deltek's Costpoint allows Cognosante to optimize mission-critical financial management processes. By doing this, the company has gained from increased control over operational enhancing decision making capabilities across its organization.

Tom Mazich, Deltek's EVP, and General Manager – GovCon, said that, "Deltek has long been a market leader in the government contracting world, delivering a full range of capabilities that power the project lifecycle for fast-growing companies like Cognosante. Like many of our customers, Cognosante began using Deltek GCS Premier as it started its journey as a government contractor and then turned to our integrated Deltek Costpoint solution suite as its organization has grown and transformed. We look forward to providing the company with the solutions and support it needs to continue its journey as a fast-growing company."

Calvin Azuri is a contributing editor for HealthTechZone. To read more of Calvin’s articles, please visit his columnist page.

Edited by Juliana Kenny

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