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Concur Presents Technology Solutions in New HIMSS Innovation Center

BELLEVUE, Wash., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Concur (Nasdaq: CNQR), the leading provider of integrated travel and expense management, is pleased to announce its participation at the HIMSS Innovation Center in Cleveland, Ohio, as a Supporting Collaborator. As part of the Technology Showcase, Concur will present its technology solutions and will display innovative solutions that address the industry's travel, expense and invoice automation needs.

A global center of excellence, the HIMSS Innovation Center demonstrates the value of IT and information exchange to patient care, clinician satisfaction and the bottom line. This permanent and interactive display, with 30,000 square feet for the Health IT Simulation Center and the Technology Showcase, offers testing and educational services available virtually worldwide.

"The HIMSS Innovation Center offers healthcare providers, payers and all visitors the opportunity to learn about and better understand interoperability, that is, the secure exchange of both clinical and administrative data within the patient care setting. Concur brings a valuable focus to the Healthcare Technology Showcase with its emphasis on administrative data exchange in the healthcare environment. As with each of our Collaborators at the Innovation Center, we will continue to work together to improve health with information technology," says Carla Smith, MA, CNM, FHIMSS, Executive Vice President, HIMSS.

Concur's market leading solutions simplify and streamline travel, expense and accounts payable, providing cost savings and greater efficiencies, so healthcare organizations can keep their focus on core initiatives related to patient care. Additionally, Concur captures data that provides unprecedented transparency into compliance with Stark Law regulations and tracking of Continuing Medical Education (CME) budgets.

"Deploying Concur solutions is one of the best business decisions we've made," said Felicia Lawrence, Travel and Expense Administrator for Bon Secours Health System. "We needed a partner who understood our organization's core mission and goals. Concur helped us automate our 35,000 expense reports in the past 12 months – freeing up resources to focus on patient-facing initiatives."

Concur Offers Technology Insights at HIMSS Innovation Center
The HIMSS Innovation Center opened in October 2013 and is part of the Global Center for Health Innovation in downtown Cleveland, Ohio. Located next to the Cleveland Convention Center, the Global Center for Health Innovation displays the future of health and healthcare with most participating tenants having global reach and reputation to draw international visitors to their spaces within the Global Center. 

About Concur
Concur is a leading provider of integrated travel and expense management solutions. Concur's easy-to-use Web-based and mobile solutions help companies, federal agencies and their employees control costs and save time. Concur's open platform enables the entire travel and expense ecosystem of customers, suppliers, and developers to access and extend Concur's T&E cloud. Concur's systems adapt to individual employee preferences and scale to meet the needs of companies from small to large. Learn more at http://www.concur.com/en-us/healthcare or the Concur blog.

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