DENVER, November 17, 2016 – Hitachi Consulting, a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501) and a leading provider of IT consulting and management consulting solutions and services, today announced it will join the Catalyst Health-Tech Innovation (HTI) digital health hub in Denver. Catalyst HTI is the first facility of its kind in Colorado, designed to bring together stakeholders from across the healthcare market to foster collaboration and accelerate innovation.
Hitachi Consulting has been designated as the Strategic Technology Partner for Catalyst HTI and will relocate its downtown Denver office to the space, taking advantage of the opportunity to collaborate with other health-tech industry leaders in developing creative solutions that will enable healthcare companies to thrive and transform their businesses in the IoT era. Hitachi Consulting is uniquely positioned to engage with the other tenants moving into the space to help them on a strategic level with their digital transformation plans and to tactically support their technology transition into the new Catalyst space.
“Denver is at the center of healthcare innovation in the United States, and Catalyst HTI will give Hitachi Consulting access to a vibrant health-tech community,” said Kerry Sims, Vice President, Hitachi Consulting. “We are very excited about the new location and the potential for our talented employees to share our company’s vast resources with local startups and collaborate with other experts on the shared goal of improving healthcare.”
Hitachi, Ltd. has a distinguished track record of advancing healthcare across the globe by both building advanced healthcare products and solutions and working with clients to improve day-to-day health management. Hitachi, Ltd. expertise includes developing the latest in scanning and imaging technology, new approaches to optical topography, developments in elastography, high volume data storage and innovating new ways of delivering treatment.
“Hitachi Consulting is part of one of the most renowned technology companies on the planet, and I am thrilled that it has chosen to be part of our new space,” said Mike Biselli, co-founder of Catalyst HTI. “Their expertise will contribute greatly to the atmosphere of collaboration and innovation that will flourish in our unique facility geared toward revolutionizing healthcare.”
“As the first organization to commit to the Catalyst HTI vision, MGMA is excited about the technology and solution leadership that Hitachi Consulting will bring to the community, especially as the healthcare industry transforms toward the new digital landscape and integrating technology becomes an increasingly important aspect of building and maintaining a successful medical practice,” Todd Evenson, Chief Operating Officer, Medical Group Management Association.
Catalyst HTI is slated to open in Q1 2018 and is located in Denver’s burgeoning River North District. The 300,000-square-foot facility is being jointly developed by Koelbel and Company, health-tech entrepreneur Mike Biselli and landowners the Burgess family. The facility will be located on the west side of Brighton Boulevard between 35th and 36th streets.
About Hitachi Consulting Corporation
Hitachi Consulting is the global management consulting and IT services business of Hitachi Ltd., a global technology leader and a catalyst of sustainable societal change. In that same spirit – and building on its technology heritage – Hitachi Consulting is a catalyst for positive business change, propelling companies ahead by enabling superior operational performance. Working within their existing processes and focusing on targeted functional challenges, we help our clients respond to dynamic global change with insight and agility. Our unique approach delivers measurable, sustainable business results and a better consulting experience.
About Hitachi, Ltd.
Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501), headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, delivers innovations that answer society’s challenges with our talented team and proven experience in global markets. The company’s consolidated revenues for fiscal 2013 (ended March 31, 2014) totaled 9,616 billion yen ($93.4 billion). Hitachi is focusing more than ever on the Social Innovation Business, which includes infrastructure systems, information & telecommunication systems, power systems, construction machinery, high functional materials & components, automotive systems, healthcare and others. For more information on Hitachi, please visit the company’s website at hitachi.com.
About Catalyst HTI
Catalyst HTI is an industry integrator, bringing together all of the relevant stakeholders in health-tech innovation from single-person startups and Fortune 500 companies to non-profit organizations and healthcare providers – to build a community where collaboration and integration ultimately lead to accelerated innovation within the industry. Located in Denver, Colorado’s burgeoning River North district and developed by Koelbel and Company, phase one of Catalyst HTI is slated to open in Q1 2018. For more information, visit catalysthealthtech.com.
*Original press release was posted on Hitachi Consulting’s website.