COSTA MESA, Calif., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Experian®, the global information services company, today announced that Scott Bagwell has been appointed president of Experian Health. In his new role, Bagwell is responsible for the general operations management and overall leadership of the health business, which includes oversight of Experian Health and Passport®.
"The overall industry expertise that Scott brings with him to this position makes him the ideal candidate to lead the business," said Jennifer Schulz, group president of Experian's vertical markets. "Experian Health is a strategic growth area for our organization, and Scott's proven leadership will continue to move the business forward on a positive path."
Prior to taking on this role, Bagwell served as senior vice president of sales and marketing at Experian Health and of Passport Health Communications. He has more than 25 years of industry experience leading sales and marketing teams for national healthcare technology companies. Before joining Passport in 2010, he served as senior vice president for McKesson Pharmacy Systems and RelayHealth Pharmacy business units. He also held senior executive positions at Per-Se Technologies/NDCHealth Corporation, as well as Sunquest Information Systems/Misys.
"Experian Health has a strong position in the healthcare market with enormous potential for growth, and I am honored to lead the business," said Bagwell, president of Experian Health. "As we move forward, we remain committed to providing quality data, products and services to the hospitals, health organizations and physicians' practices we serve to help streamline care for patients at every step of the increasingly complex healthcare process."
In addition to Bagwell's appointment, longtime Experian executive Dan Johnson will serve as executive vice president, responsible for the health strategy and mergers and acquisitions activities. Johnson joined Experian with the acquisition of SearchAmerica® in 2008, bringing more than 25 years of experience in healthcare transaction and data services to his role.
About Experian Health and Passport
Experian Health and Passport provide a single solution for the healthcare industry that redefines revenue cycle efficiency and effectiveness. More than 2,800 hospitals and 10,000 other healthcare organizations representing more than 100,000 providers nationwide rely on the company's best-in-class technology through every facet of the revenue cycle — including orders and scheduling, patient access, claims and contract management, patient engagement, patient collections optimization and population health management. From initial patient access to actionable, real-time data and analytics, the eCare NEXT® platform combines Touchless Processing™ and an exception-based workflow to help healthcare organizations achieve payment certainty by automating workflow, optimizing payments from patients and payers, creating business intelligence and mitigating risk. For more information on the Experian Health and Passport suite of products and services, visit www.experian.com/health and www.passporthealth.com.
Experian is the leading global information services company, providing data and analytical tools to clients around the world. The Group helps businesses to manage credit risk, prevent fraud, target marketing offers and automate decision making. Experian also helps individuals to check their credit report and credit score, and protect against identity theft.
Experian plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange (EXPN) and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 index. Total revenue for the year ended March 31, 2014, was US$4.8 billion. Experian employs approximately 16,000 people in 39 countries and has its corporate headquarters in Dublin, Ireland, with operational headquarters in Nottingham, UK; California, US; and Sao Paulo, Brazil.
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