Covisint Webinar, ‘How the Cloud Can Accelerate Healthcare Integration and Accountable Care’: The Covisint business unit of Compuware Corp. (Nasdaq:CPWR) will host a healthcare webinar detailing how providers and payers can connect and collaborate across multiple systems to reduce costs, deliver accountable care, comply with increasing government regulations and earn incentives. The Tuesday, Feb. 12 Webinar, titled: “Breaking Through the Barriers: Connecting Providers, Payers & Patients,” will address how secure cloud engagement can provide a simple, rapid path to accountable care and health information exchanges. The Covisint-sponsored Webinar will feature John Stanley, Principal of Impact Advisors, along with Covisint’s Chief Medical Information Officer, Dr. John Haughton and the company’s Healthcare Product Manager, Dr. Steven Pap. Webinar attendees can learn about current solution buckets and HIT acquisition strategies, including accountable care, HIE, and decision support; how to efficiently deliver robust comparative benchmarks and prioritize care management strategies; and, how Covisint’s new solution, Covisint Healthcare, helps provider and payers to build or connect to existing communities through leading integration, data management, reporting and analytics technologies in the cloud. The Webinar begins at 2 p.m. Eastern time. Register at

Rich Sheridan to Highlight “Business Strategies for Success” at Business Performance Improvement 3.0 Series: The Business Improvement Team, a network of trusted providers offering high quality consulting services, announced today that Rich Sheridan, CEO of Menlo Innovations, will serve as the keynote speaker at “Business Strategies for Success” on Thursday, March 14. Sheridan is famous for the success behind his company, Menlo Innovations, in Ann Arbor. After only two years in business as CEO, Sheridan and his company were the Forbes Magazine cover story, “Hire Yourself,” highlighting his choice for choosing entrepreneurship over unemployment. The next year, it was a Wall Street Journal article on the unique office Menlo uses for software design and development. Within six years, Menlo had become one of Inc Magazine’s.500’s fastest growing, privately held firms in the United States. The event is co-sponsored by the Business Improvement Team and Hennessey Capital, a division of Hitachi Capital America Corp. It will be held at the Somerset Inn, 2601 West Big Beaver in Troy from 7:30 – 10 am. There is no cost to attend. To register, visit, call (248) 641-8400 or email

Compuware to Announce 2012 Best of the Web Award Winners in Live Webcast: Compuware Corp. (Nasdaq:CPWR) announced a live Webcast to reveal the 2012 Best of the Web award winners. The “2012 Web Application Performance Award Winners” Webcast will be held Thursday, Feb. 21 at 1 p.m. Eastern. The presenter will be Stephen Pierzchala, Technology Strategist, Compuware APM Center of Excellence. The fourth annual Best of the Web awards showcase the leaders in site performance from six major industries — banking, brokerage, insurance, media, retail and travel. The winners were determined based on the response time, availability and consistency of their sites in 2012. Register at