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Professional Services IT Firm Tallan, Inc. Enters Tactical Partnership with Healthcare Industry Leader WPC

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SOURCE Tallan, Inc.

HARTFORD, Conn., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tallan, Inc., a leading professional services firm with over 28 years of custom application development and systems integration experience, announced a new partnership with WPC, a healthcare technology and business process consulting firm and provider of critical HIPAA implementation publications and products.

Under the new partnership, Tallan will leverage the 5010 Data Definition Language (DDL) Schemas from WPC's HIPAA Database Toolkit in support of its T-Connect HIPAA Accelerator product. In addition, Tallan will become one of WPC's primary BizTalk professional services partners as they onboard new clients.

"This partnership will allow more healthcare companies to capture the administrative and financial data needed for analytics, reporting and accountable care," said Kent Chadwick, WPC Product Manager. "Tallan will help WPC deliver its EDI technology to a broader customer base."

Tallan's BizTalk Practice Director Stanford Kennedy continued, "Using WPC's HIPAA Database Toolkit products, we can help our healthcare clients quickly integrate their existing systems, while improving efficiency and reducing cost. With WPC's technology, both Tallan and our clients can realize faster onboarding times and a more efficient product using proven, pre-built solutions."

WPC's HIPAA Database Toolkit and its DDL schemas are used for a variety of jobs, including: creating and managing a complete administrative repository of all HIPAA transactions; loading an enterprise data warehouse with real-time financial transactions; running ad hoc reports; and presenting original EDI claim data to remittance processors.

WPC's HIPAA Database Toolkit DDL schemas deliver many advantages to Tallan, providing the ability to insert HIPAA EDI message data into a SQL Server database. The DDL schemas include a data model for the X12 transaction database repository and software for creating the database. The Database Toolkit works with BizTalk Server 2006, 2009, 2010, and 2013, providing Tallan the flexibility to work with many versions of BizTalk. It also supports both the X12N 4010 and X12 5010 HIPAA-mandated transactions.

Tallan's Healthcare Integration Solutions, using BizTalk Server, integrate legacy systems and take advantage of existing IT investments, dramatically improving efficiency, standardizing existing applications and allowing for the flexibility necessary to keep up with changing needs within the healthcare industry.

As a part of its healthcare integration offerings, Tallan's T-Connect HIPAA Accelerator product, utilizing WPC's HIPAA EDI toolkit, provides many benefits to healthcare companies, including:

  • Onboarding trading partners in 25% of the time it takes with competitor's solutions
  • Leveraging pre-built data storage solutions that persists EDI messages in a relational database
  • Taking advantage of an intelligent service based architecture and easily consume/subscribe EDI messages to/from non-BizTalk systems
  • The ability to easily "Bolt on" proprietary file processing
  • Enhanced insight into processing with message logging, audit trail, and monitoring

About Tallan ?

Founded in 1985, Tallan is a national IT consulting company that provides custom application development and integration services to customers in the retail, manufacturing, financial services, healthcare, media and entertainment, education, and government industries. Tallan has deep expertise in the areas of Application Integration, Portals and Collaboration, Business Intelligence, Mobile Development, custom Web Development, User Experience design, and Cloud technologies. As a Microsoft National Systems Integrator, Tallan has achieved five advanced gold competencies. Tallan is headquartered in Hartford, CT with offices in Boston, New York, Tampa, Los Angeles, and Washington D.C. For more information, please visit www.tallan.com   ?

About WPC ?

WPC is a healthcare industry leader, providing world class consulting solutions and serving as the exclusive publisher of critical HIPAA implementation publications and related products. For the last 40 years, thousands of customers-including the largest firms in healthcare-have relied upon WPC's expertise to solve their business problems. WPC provides technical, business process, and compliance solutions while focusing on improving quality, lowering costs, and optimizing performance for customers. Expertise includes: ICD-10, security and compliance, healthcare reform, revenue cycle management, and patient engagement strategies. For more information, please visit www.wpc-services.com. ?

Contact:?
Tallan: Celia Bozsum, Director of Marketing, Email, (860) 368-3122 
WPC: Emily Rein, Marketing Specialist, Email, (205) 253-0338

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