November 08, 2012 | Palo Alto, California: MetricStream will provide a Quality and Compliance Management Solution to MD Anderson Physicians Network® to evaluate and report the clinical performance of its affiliate sites, and provide recommendations to enhance the quality of patient care. These recommendations will be monitored through a Standards Management process, which will drive continuous improvements in patient care over time. The MetricStream solution is designed to streamline the collection and reporting of clinical quality metrics and benchmark those against The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center evidence-based practice guidelines, and other nationally endorsed best practices.
“MD Anderson Physicians Network® is excited about the MetricStream platform and the tools it provides our organization to support our current and future business requirements,” says William J. Simeone, Jr., M.H.A., Vice President of MD Anderson Physicians Network®.
Built on the MetricStream GRC Platform, the solution provides workflow-driven automation of the quality and compliance managementprocess. It also streamlines assessment processes, and provides real-time visibility into any quality issues, concerns, and trends.
“We are delighted to be selected by MD Anderson Physicians Network® for its quality and safety management initiatives,” says Gaurav Kapoor, Chief Operating Officer at MetricStream. “Patients and their families consider many factors while choosing a healthcare provider, but ultimately, nothing is more important than the quality of patient care. MetricStream takes great pride in being a part of MD Anderson Physicians Network’s inspiring vision.”
MetricStream is a market leader in enterprise-wide Governance, Risk, Compliance (GRC) and Quality Management Solutions. MetricStream solutions are used by leading global corporations in diverse industries such as Financial Services, Healthcare, Life Sciences, Energy and Utilities, Food, Retail, CPG, Government, Hi-tech and Manufacturing to manage their risk management programs, quality management processes, regulatory and industry-mandated compliance and other corporate governance initiatives. MetricStream’s customers include Procter & Gamble, UBS, Societe Generale, Pfizer, Philips, Cummins, Kellogg’s, Mondelez International, SanDisk, and NetApp. MetricStream also owns and operates the www.ComplianceOnline.com portal - the largest GRC advisory network and one of the largest GRC communities. MetricStream is headquartered in Palo Alto, California, USA (www.metricstream.com).