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PHNS/Anthelio Forms Healthcare Innovation Council

February 8, 2011
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PHNS, the Dallas-based provider of healthcare information technology services and business process solutions for healthcare providers, today announced that it is changing its name to Anthelio, effective immediately.

The new name also reflects the broadening of the company's services portfolio and a reinvigorated go-to-market strategy focused on providing hospitals with innovative ways to use technology and re-engineered business processes to improve patient care, streamline operations and achieve significant cost advantages. This follows the Company’s acquisition by The ConJoin Group and Actis on Oct. 29, 2010.

As an important part of Anthelio’s goal to create a higher standard in healthcare, the Company has established an independent group of outstanding healthcare experts who have become members of its Healthcare Innovation Council, which will generate innovative ideas about how U.S. hospitals can meet their escalating quality and financial pressures. The Healthcare Innovation Council will develop innovative ideas that would enable healthcare providers to improve their delivery of high quality, safe, effective, patient-centered, timely, efficient and equitable healthcare services, and improve their top-line and bottom-line financial results.

The Healthcare Innovation Council will use sophisticated ideation software to harness ideas from Anthelio’s customer base of more than 100 hospitals and healthcare providers. Council members will meet quarterly to review innovative ideas generated by members, Anthelio’s employees and employees of Anthelio’s customers. Anthelio will also soon launch a collaborative public healthcare innovation “wiki” to demonstrate that mass collaboration can generate game-changing innovative ideas that will improve our healthcare quality and costs. In order to convert ideas into results, Anthelio will “road test” merit worthy innovative ideas generated by its Healthcare Innovation Council and its “wiki” by implementing them in pilot projects at selected hospitals using Anthelio’s extensive clinical, information technology and business process resources and expertise, and the results of these pilot projects will be shared publicly.


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