New York, NY – August 17, 2022 – KPMG LLP today announced that the State of North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services has selected the KPMG Resource Integration Suite (KRIS) Connected Platform to integrate multiple technology solutions and enable optimized health outcomes across the state. The KRIS Connected Platform primarily uses industry leading enterprise Kubernetes platform, Red Hat OpenShift, to implement a central systems integration cloud platform and modernize the state’s Medicaid software operations to help streamline the delivery of critical health services.
North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) manages the delivery of health and human-related services for North Carolinians, working closely with healthcare professionals, community leaders and advocacy groups and many local, state and federal entities to care for NC residents. The department saw an opportunity to modernize its Medicaid program, a health insurance program for low-income individuals and families who cannot afford health care costs, to better serve citizens and improve the digital experience for care providers in the program.
With KPMG and Red Hat, NCDHHS is shifting away from its legacy environments to adopt modern, cloud-based applications to integrate disparate systems and comply with Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) guidance, enabling patients and care providers to more safely and efficiently access vital health information. NCDHHS selected the KPMG’s KRIS Connected Platform powered by Red Hat OpenShift to enhance application and data interoperability for its Medicaid software systems.
The KPMG KRIS Connected Platform can enable NCDHHS to respond more rapidly to market demands and helps decrease the overall costs of the state’s technology footprint by utilizing Red Hat OpenShift to support cloud-native, containerized workloads. In addition, NCDHHS will use Red Hat Integration to more seamlessly integrate various applications and technology solutions necessary to address nuanced elements of the Medicaid system.
KPMG and Red Hat’s collaboration continues to provide enhanced hybrid cloud experiences for customers while meeting requirements for regulated industries such as health care. By combining Red Hat’s open source technologies with KPMG’s services, such as the KRIS Connected Platform, customers such as NCDHHS can more easily modernize systems to better meet the needs of patients and care providers.
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