Experian Health announces unified brand and expands core competencies to ensure payment, care and identity certainty for every patient

Feb 29, 2016, 08:30 ET from Experian Health

FRANKLIN, Tenn., Feb. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Experian Health, the healthcare industry leader for automating, integrating and innovating the revenue cycle and patient care coordination experience, today announced that it officially has adopted the brand Experian Health across its entire portfolio of healthcare businesses to reflect the unification of 11 brand names, including  Experian Healthcare; SearchAmerica®; Medical Present Value (MPV);  and Passport Health Communications, Inc., as well as DSG; STAT Technologies; NEBO Systems, Inc.; Terahealth; Health Works; Pro Services Health Information Technologies and MediCheck.

"The U.S. healthcare system is moving rapidly to a consumer-centric model where key stakeholders — including employers, providers, pharmacies and health plans — are organizing themselves to empower consumers," said Jennifer Schulz, group president of Experian's vertical markets. "The combined capabilities of Experian Health uniquely position us to transform the healthcare ecosystem."

The unified brand expands Experian Health's capabilities beyond core revenue cycle products and services to include identity management, population wellness and patient engagement offerings that help healthcare organizations make smarter business decisions, better understand their financial performance, strengthen their bottom line, and enhance the patient payment and care experience.

"From revenue cycle through episodic care coordination and beyond, we are shaping the future of healthcare," said Scott Bagwell, president of Experian Health. "We take what we do best — leveraging data-driven analytics and insights — and design advanced technologies, such as Touchless Processing and other pioneering offerings, that increase the financial and care efficiency and effectiveness across the healthcare community."

About Experian Health
Experian Health provides a single solution for the healthcare industry that redefines revenue cycle efficiency and effectiveness. More than 3,040 hospitals and 10,000 other healthcare organizations representing over 100,000 providers nationwide rely on the company's best-in-class technology through every facet of operations —including revenue cycle management, identity management, patient engagement and population wellness. From front-end patient access to back-end claims and collections, all coupled with actionable, real-time data and analytics, our platform combines Touchless ProcessingTM and an exception-based workflow to help healthcare organizations achieve payment and care certainty for every patient by automating processes, optimizing payments from patients and payers, creating business intelligence and mitigating risk. For more information about the Experian Health suite of products and services, visit http://www.experian.com/health.

About Experian
We are the leading global information services company, providing data and analytical tools to our clients around the world. We help businesses to manage credit risk, prevent fraud, target marketing offers and automate decision making.

We also help people to check their credit report and credit score, and protect against identity theft. In 2015, we were named by Forbes magazine as one of the "World's Most Innovative Companies."

We employ approximately 17,000 people in 37 countries and our corporate headquarters are in Dublin, Ireland, with operational headquarters in Nottingham, UK; California, US; and São Paulo, Brazil.

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, 2015, was US$4.8 billion.

To find out more about our company, please visit http://www.experianplc.com or watch our documentary, "Inside Experian."

Experian and the Experian marks used herein are trademarks or registered trademarks of Experian Information Solutions, Inc. Other product and company names mentioned herein are the property of their respective owners.

Contact:
Jordan Takeyama
Experian Public Relations
714 830 7561
jordan.takeyama@experian.com 
Twitter: @JordanTakeyama

Cheryl Monahan
Experian Health Communications
703 507 1104
cheryl.monahan@experianhealth.com 
Twitter: @cmonahan66

 

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