August 14, 2009 - Franklin, TN Medkinetics, LLC, a leader in web based credentialing; privileging and quality improvement software is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a contract to supply its privileging product to the U.S Department of Veterans Affairs for use by 140 VA hospitals across the country. Medkinetics privileging will serve as a tool that will assist Veterans Affairs Hospitals in developing standardized privileges.
The Medkinetics SaaS (Software as a Service) platform is intended to be deployed quickly and with very minimal cost. "We hope to have all the VA hospitals using the system within weeks," said Patrick Birmingham, Vice President, Medkinetics. "Our continuously updated, researched and pre-loaded privilege information will save the VA hospitals thousands of hours of independent effort and help them reach their goals in a fraction of the time ordinarily needed," Birmingham added.
When asked about the impact to Medkinetics, James Cox, President, MedKinetics, responded by saying, "as an SDVOSB [Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business], I am very gratified that I can be of assistance to the Department of Veterans Affairs and my fellow veterans."
About Medkinetics LLC: Founded in 2000, Medkinetics, of Franklin, TN, world class developers of internet-based tools to assist physicians, hospitals and health plans to manage credentialing, credentials verification, competency based privileging, quality and performance improvement activities including FPPE, OPPE, CMS core measures, facility specific measures and peer review.
For more information, please contact Carrie Ward [email protected]. 832-407-5347