Hayes, Inc. and Procured Health Create Alliance to Support Healthcare Value Analysis Best Practices

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Partnership will help hospitals reduce costs and improve product-evaluation processes.

Hayes, Inc. [http://www.hayesinc.com , a leader in promoting better health outcomes through the use of evidence, is pleased to announce that it has entered into an alliance to make its research available on the Procured Health [http://www.procuredhealth.com platform effective September 23, 2013. Procured Health’s EvaluationPRO software manages hospitals’ value analysis efforts, and IntelligencePRO provides comprehensive clinical and market information on medical products. This partnership will allow Procured members to access Hayes’ proprietary database of evidence reports to further determine the impact of health technologies on patient outcomes and safety.

“This partnership enables Procured’s members to benefit from the expertise of both companies,” says Dee Donatelli, RN, BSN, MBA, Sr. Vice President, Provider Services, Hayes, Inc. “With the addition of Hayes’ health technology assessments and other evidence-based information, Procured’s clients can be assured they are using the most up-to-date market information as well as clinical research when evaluating health technologies.”

Procured Health is a leader in providing innovative technology solutions and services that help hospitals and healthcare systems accelerate aggressive cost reduction. Procured’s solutions enable hospitals to increase the efficiency and financial impact of their strategic sourcing and value analysis efforts. By incorporating Hayes research into IntelligencePRO, Procured allows its members to access an expansive library of research and further supports an outcomes-based sourcing strategy.

“We are committed to providing our members with information that will help them make decisions that are optimal for their organizations and grounded in evidence. By seamlessly integrating Hayes reports into our existing product-research platform, we are making it even easier for our members to make informed decisions in a climate where value is critical,” says Hani Elias, JD, MPH, CEO and co-founder of Procured Health. “Just as the Procured IntelligencePRO research platform is fully integrated into its EvaluationPRO workflow solution, members will find Hayes evidence reports at their fingertips when conducting value analysis projects. This is a potent combination to support value analysis best practices, facilitate clinician alignment, and improve negotiating leverage with vendors.”

About Procured Health

Procured Health is a leading developer of web-based solutions to improve evaluation and purchasing of medical products by progressive healthcare providers. Its innovative services include a comparative device-information platform and a product-evaluation workflow solution that leverage data science capabilities, market intelligence, and clinical insights that enable members to understand industry dynamics, identify competition, discover opportunities, and accelerate decision making and implementation.

For more information about Procured Health and its solutions and services, visit http://www.procuredhealth.com, e-mail info(at)procuredhealth(dot)com, or call 800-359-7801.

About Hayes, Inc.

Hayes, Inc., an internationally recognized leader in health technology research and consulting, is dedicated to the delivery of high-quality healthcare and improved outcomes through the integration of evidence into decision making and policy development. The unbiased information and comparative-effectiveness analyses we provide enable evidence-based decisions about acquiring, managing, and paying for health technologies. Our worldwide clients include hospitals, healthcare systems, government agencies, health plans, and employers.

For more information about Hayes, Inc. and its products and services, visit http://www.hayesinc.com. Or, contact Hayes, Inc. by mail at 157 S. Broad Street, Lansdale, PA 19446; by telephone at 215.855.0615; by e-mail at kmatthias(at)hayesinc(dot)com; or by fax at 215.855.5218.

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