Cognosante Appraised at CMMI Maturity Level 3 for Development


July 21, 2015

MCLEAN, VA. – July 22, 2015 – Cognosante, a leading provider of consulting, technology, and BPO services to healthcare organizations, announced that the company has been successfully appraised at Maturity Level 3 of the Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI®) for Development. The appraisal places Cognosante into an elite group of fewer than 50 organizations in the United States with published appraisal results at CMMI® Maturity Level 3 in both Development and Services. Cognosante announced the latter in March 2014.

“Achieving CMMI® Level 3 for Development practices underscores our commitment to high quality systems development and integration work in a thoughtful and repeatable way through sustainable processes,” said Michele Kang, CEO of Cognosante. “We are proud to be independently recognized for our mature practices, and this recognition is a testament to our corporate dedication to achieving high quality results for clients and partners.”

Cognosante’s appraisal, conducted by Oppenheimer Partners, LLC (authorized by CMMI), assessed Cognosante systems integration and development’s use of the Comprehensive Process Framework for agile software development programs. An appraisal at CMMI® Maturity Level 3 indicates Cognosante executes on standards, procedures, tools, and methods that are well-defined, understood, and improved over time. Cognosante’s project management methodologies leverage established principles and supply standards and guidance for agile and other technology development projects’ complete solutions development life cycles. For more information, visit the CMMI Institute.

About Cognosante
Cognosante is a leading provider of consulting, technology, and BPO services to healthcare organizations, specializing in Health Reform initiatives. The company has more than 25 years of experience working with 48 states and the Federal government to assist its clients in developing, managing, and executing complex healthcare information programs and infrastructures. Its expertise includes health insurance marketplaces, enrollment reconciliation, healthcare standards, modular system integration, health informatics, Medicaid, health information exchange, and fraud, waste, and abuse.  Please visit www.cognosante.com for more information.