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Mazars Introduces Mazars DataPath360 for Healthcare, the Company's First Microsoft IP Product

Mazars USA | April 20, 2021

Mazars, a leading audit, tax, and consulting company in the United States, is pleased to announce the launch of Mazars DataPath360 for Healthcare on Microsoft's App Store. This latest Mazars/Microsoft IP offering is the first in a series of industry-specific offerings that utilize the Microsoft Toolset, including Azure, Dynamics 365, RPA, and the Power Platform. Mazars DataPath360 architecture developed out of the Mazars Healthcare Consulting Practice, adding to their deep business experience and Microsoft expertise.

 

Mazars DataPath360 for Healthcare provides companies with fast organizational support analytics and key insights to increase vendor efficiencies, optimize billing processes, boost financial outcomes, enrich the quality of care, and minimize risk. Mazars' Vendor Management module is the first in the corporation's lineup, and it includes a comprehensive range of report visualization techniques developed with Microsoft's Power BI and displayed directly in Microsoft Dynamics 365. Many of the improved features are available since Mazars DataPath360 is introduced as a native Dynamics 365 solution.

 

Mazars DataPath360 for Healthcare tackles key vendor management and efficiency pain points specifically to enable Revenue Cycle enhancement across the lifecycle of patient service claims. Mazars DataPath360 uses automation to import data from clinical and financial processes, which is then combined with our analytics software to generate visual representations that easily summarise patterns in vendor management, contract monitoring, compliance and efficiency, and claim to invoice reconciliation. This enables healthcare professionals to analyze data and make better decisions.

 

"Working with the Mazars Microsoft Practice team, headed by John Accardi, it became clear that Mazars is producing a large amount of unreleased IP globally and through a wide range of industry sectors. We are excited that this initial offering for healthcare professionals is getting momentum across the Microsoft ISV Connect platform and the Microsoft AppSource ecosystem. We are excited to collaborate with Mazars on additional IP and Services offerings "said John O'Donnell, Microsoft's Global Strategic ISV Alliance Manager – Biz Apps.

 

About Mazars USA

Mazars USA LLP is an independent member company of Mazars Group, a global audit, tax, and consulting firm with activities in over 90 countries. With origins in the United States dating back to 1921, the company has a strong global footprint in strategic geographies, allowing seamless access to 26,000+ professionals worldwide. Individuals, high-growth startup firms, privately-owned corporations, and major enterprises are among the customers served by the industry specialists.

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The convergence of powerful trends-new technologies, the demand for value, a growing health economy, and the government as an influencer-is transforming the traditional US health care market. While this convergence is creating substantial challenges for health care stakeholders, it is also creating opportunities for innovation in four major areas: Everywhere Care, Wellness & Preventive Care, Personalized Care, Aging, Chronic, & End-of-Life Care.


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