DST Health Solutions Gets ‘Strong Positive’ MarketScope Rating

Company Receives Highest Rating Possible in Leading Analyst Firm’s North American Healthcare Insurance Payers’ Administrative Applications MarketScope Report

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 30 /PRNewswire/ — DST Health Solutions today announced that it received a “strong positive” rating in Gartner’s “MarketScope for North American Healthcare Insurance Payers’ Administrative Applications, 2007″(1) report. DST Health Solutions received the report’s highest possible rating, “strong positive.”

“DST Health Solutions’ clients are benefiting from the new products and resources our growing company, with the integration of Amisys Synertech, Inc., is bringing to the healthcare market,” said Steve Sabino, president, DST Health Solutions. “We believe Gartner’s ‘strong positive’ rating confirms DST Health Solutions’ leadership position in the market and our continued investment in the applications and outsourcing services payers need to improve efficiency, reduce operational costs and increase speed to market.”

The MarketScope report evaluated vendors on these criteria: product strategy, business model, innovation, product/service, market responsiveness/track record and operations.

DST Health Solutions supports four of the industry’s leading health insurance administrative applications: AMISYS Advance(TM), PowerMHC(R), PowerMHS(TM) and PowerSTEPP(R). In addition, DST Health Solutions has developed component applications on a service-oriented architecture (SOA) framework, allowing health plans to rapidly develop new products.

In addition to providing innovative software, DST Health Solutions runs one of the largest commercial business process outsourcing (BPO) operations in the health insurance industry. The company’s outsourcing solutions enable the rapid launch of health plan service offerings, such as consumer-directed health plans and government products for Medicaid, Medicare Advantage and Part D.

About Gartner’s MarketScope Report
The MarketScope is copyrighted March 30, 2007, by Gartner, Inc. and is reused with permission. The MarketScope is an evaluation of a marketplace at and for a specific time period. It depicts Gartner’s analysis of how certain vendors measure against criteria for that marketplace, as defined by Gartner. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in the MarketScope, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest rating. Gartner disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

About DST Health Solutions, Inc.
DST Health Solutions, Inc. delivers applications and outsourcing services to improve efficiency, reduce operational costs, increase speed to market and improve customer service for health plans, consumer-directed health plans, Medicare plans and physician practices. DST Health Solutions’ enterprise applications, and ASP and BPO services support 390 healthcare clients, representing 38 million covered lives, 360 million health plan claims, 30 million physician business transactions and 400,000 consumer-directed members annually. For more information about DST Health Solutions, visit http://www.dsthealthsolutions.com.


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