Sentry Data Systems, Inc., a leader in 340B compliance and advanced healthcare analytics solutions, announced today its partnership with NTT DATA Services, formerly Dell Services. Working with the Healthcare and Life Sciences team at NTT DATA Services adds rigorous data security protocols that will complement Sentry’s already existing stringent standards of protection to maintain the integrity of its proprietary dataset of more than 89 million patient records.
“Partnering with NTT DATA Services, a national leader in healthcare IT and data security, is consistent with our commitment to adhere to industry standards and best practices,” said Travis Leonardi, CEO of Sentry Data Systems. “Ensuring the security of our patient data intelligence platform, pharmacy management and compliance solutions is our number one priority. Partnering with NTT DATA Services continues to demonstrate our overall commitment to advancing security and privacy protection.”
Sentry’s patient data intelligence platform contains the most comprehensive pharmacy and supply chain patient utilization data, within a longitudinal patient record, enabling unprecedented insight into the delivery of healthcare. Sentry’s proprietary database includes more than 89 million longitudinal patient records, growing at more than one million new patients per month, through 13,700 near real-time data connections from 8,800 healthcare locations nationwide.
“Data analytics plays a critical role in navigating patient outcomes in today’s healthcare environment,” said Dan Allison, vice president and general manager, Healthcare and Life Sciences, NTT DATA Services. “Working with Sentry’s impressive data platform will open the door to optimizing treatment plans and improving patient care, which is a core objective for our team every day.”
In addition to data security and hosting, NTT DATA Services is also working with Sentry to ensure its network and applications are secure and that information and HIPAA security policies are up to date and remain fully compliant. The partnership is further bolstered by an ongoing joint development project of new customer self-administration controls that will enhance the Sentinel and Sentrex core applications, giving customers the freedom to manage their system settings faster and easier.
NTT DATA Services is committed to improving patient outcomes by creating efficiencies across the healthcare ecosystem. A recognized leader in the healthcare space, the company delivers targeted segment solutions including patient engagement, predictive analytics, healthcare cloud hosting, integration and interoperability, clinical and claims application implementation, revenue cycle management and policy administration, in addition to core managed infrastructure, application and business process services. Its clients include more than 1,800 hospitals, 2,200 long-term care facilities, 225 acute care facilities, 43,000 clinicians, 1,000 physician practices and 50 insurance providers in support of 65 million policy holders.
About Sentry Data Systems, Inc.
Located in Deerfield Beach, FL, Sentry Data Systems, a pioneer in automated pharmacy procurement and utilization management and 340B compliance, is leading the healthcare industry in utilizing advanced data analytics to reduce total cost of care, improve quality and provide better outcomes. More than 8,800 hospitals, clinics, integrated delivery networks (IDNs) and pharmacies across the country rely on Sentry’s unique proprietary data set for their analytics, procurement, drug utilization and compliance solutions. Since 2003, Sentry’s solutions have processed over 7 billion dispensations on more than 1.2 billion claims and currently provide decision support for more than 89 million patients. To date, Sentry has helped hospitals, health systems and IDNs realize more than $6 billion in savings to help them better meet their safety net mission and continue to serve their communities.