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Geisinger Health System Honored With 2007 Innovative Solution Award for Groundbreaking Use of TIBCO BPM Software
Nov 14, 2007 (08:11 AM EST)


PALO ALTO, Calif., Nov. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- TIBCO Software Inc. today announced that DM Review has honored its customer, Geisinger Health System, with a 2007 Innovative Solution Award for the results the health provider has achieved using TIBCO iProcess (TM) Suite. DM Review introduced the Innovative Solution Awards this year to recognize technology implementations and approaches that are groundbreaking and provide quantifiable business value.

"In selecting the winners for our first annual Innovative Solution Awards, our judges looked for examples that demonstrated both insight and invention, and that were able to create competitive advantage and positive ROI for the end-user," said Mary Jo Nott, DM Review editor-in-chief. "Geisinger Health System's implementation of TIBCO iProcess Suite best exemplified these winning characteristics in the Business Process Management category."

"TIBCO's iProcess Suite has helped us drive greater efficiencies across clinical, financial and customer service processes spanning a diverse array of systems and applications," said David Partsch, program director, Enterprise Imaging and Content Management for Geisinger Health System. "We are honored that DM Review recognized the innovation that has gone into this BPM implementation, which ultimately enabled us to improve member satisfaction, cut costs and more effectively ensure patient safety and HIPAA compliance."

Geisinger Health System is a physician-led health care system in northeastern Pennsylvania providing health care, education and research services spanning 41 counties, 20,000 square miles and 2.5 million people. The organization's patient information, technology systems and personnel are distributed across 40 clinics and three major hospitals. The ability of TIBCO iProcess Suite to streamline process workflow across departments, specialties and geographic locations has enabled Geisinger to improve performance in a number of areas including clinical document management, customer support and accounts payable.

"The ability to drive cross-enterprise process excellence, regardless of the underlying systems or applications involved, is key to overall business success," said Ram Menon, executive vice president, Worldwide Marketing at TIBCO. "We congratulate our customer Geisinger Health on the great results they've been able to achieve."

TIBCO iProcess Suite is a suite of application modules built on an open architecture that is designed to provide a complete end-to-end process management solution. For more information on TIBCO iProcess Suite, please visit: http://www.tibco.com/solutions/bpm/iprocess_suite.jsp .

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About TIBCO

TIBCO Software Inc. http://www.tibco.com provides enterprise software that helps companies achieve service-oriented architecture (SOA) and business process management (BPM) success. With over 3,000 customers, TIBCO has given leading organizations around the world better awareness and agility-what TIBCO calls The Power of Now(R). To learn more, contact TIBCO at +1 650-846-1000 or on the Web at .

TIBCO, The Power of Now, TIBCO iProcess Suite, and TIBCO Software are trademarks or registered trademarks of TIBCO Software Inc. in the United States and/or other countries. All other product and company names and marks mentioned in this document are the property of their respective owners and are mentioned for identification purposes only.

CONTACT: Jenna Kuhl of TIBCO Software Inc., +1-650-846-5396, jkuhl@tibco.com; or Bill Bourdon of Bateman Group, +1-415-602-1491, for TIBCO Software Inc.

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