SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Sept. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Amendola Communications, a nationally recognized, award-winning healthcare and healthcare IT public relations and marketing agency, announced today that it has been selected as the agency of record for Connecture (Nasdaq: CNXR), a provider of web-based information systems used to create health insurance marketplaces. Amendola will effectively serve as the company's public relations arm, leveraging its many relationships with industry media and analysts to broadly publicize Connecture's brand, solutions and thought leaders, and aggressively pursue top-tier speaking and award opportunities.
"Amendola comes highly recommended to Connecture as the health IT industry's premier public relations agency," said Stephanie Meyer, Connecture's Chief Marketing Officer. "We're looking forward to putting those assets to work for us." The agency will provide full account management, media relations, content for earned media placements and other PR and marketing resources to establish the Connecture brand at the forefront of the healthcare insurance marketplace.
Publicizing an emerging trend in the payer market
The influx of millions more insured consumers has arrived in tandem with what is shaping up to be a permanent, but still evolving trend in the healthcare payer market—more tailored health and financial coverage. Connecture offers carriers, brokers and employers an intuitive platform they can use to create a personalized benefits shopping experience for their own targeted audiences.
"Connecture develops technology that helps consumers achieve health and financial security and make informed, intelligent choices about their healthcare and ancillary coverage," said Jodi Amendola, CEO of Amendola Communications. "Offering tools that enroll millions of consumers in such plans helps healthcare achieve its holy grail of better outcomes at a lower cost—an exciting message that Amendola can't wait to publicize."
Connecture (NASDAQ: CNXR) is a leading web-based consumer shopping, enrollment and retention platform for health insurance distribution. Connecture offers a personalized health insurance shopping experience that recommends the best fit insurance plan based on an individual's preferences, health status, preferred providers, medications and expected out-of-pocket costs. Connecture's customers are health insurance marketplace operators such as health plans, brokers and exchange operators, who must distribute health insurance in a cost-effective manner to a growing number of insured consumers. Connecture's solutions automate key functions in the health insurance distribution process, allowing its customers to price and present plan options accurately to consumers and efficiently enroll, renew and manage plan members. www.connecture.com
About Amendola Communications
Amendola Communications is an award-winning national public relations, marketing communications, social media and content marketing firm. Named one of the best information technology (IT) PR firms in the nation four times by PRSourceCode, Amendola represents some of the best-known brands and groundbreaking startups in the healthcare and HIT industries. Amendola's seasoned team of PR and marketing pros delivers strategic guidance and effective solutions to help organizations boost their reputation and drive market share. For more information about the PR industry's "A Team," visit www.acmarketingpr.com, and follow Amendola on Twitter and LinkedIn.
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