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Conifer Health Solutions and VisiQuate Form Strategic Alliance to Harness Power of ‘Big Data'

<p class='bwalignc'> Enhanced Predictive Analytics Result in Improved Financial Performance </p>

Friday, November 08, 2013

Conifer Health Solutions and VisiQuate Form Strategic Alliance to Harness Power of ‘Big Data'

15:00 EST Friday, November 08, 2013

FRISCO, Texas (Business Wire) -- Conifer Health Solutions has selected VisiQuate, Inc., to provide business intelligence technology to complement the company's proven revenue management solutions. Now, with data captured from across a hospital or health system's enterprise, Conifer Health will have insight into every facet of its clients' revenue cycle functions.

“With enhanced visibility into operations, Conifer Health can help clients rethink the entire revenue cycle – from patient scheduling to collections – to create more efficient operations,” said Allen Hobbs, Conifer Health's chief client officer. “In addition, predictive analytics capabilities allow us to identify patterns and trends to make real-time, data-driven revenue management decisions that drive productivity, and improve yield and cash flow for our clients.”

As pressure continues to build on providers to reduce the cost of care while improving patient outcomes, the collection of real-time data will also allow Conifer Health to provide its clients with deeper insight about their patients. “Access to information not only from a financial perspective, but from clinical and patient experience as well, will be evermore critical to Conifer Health clients. Their success around integrated care delivery, population health management, and patient engagement and outreach depends on actionable data,” added Hobbs.

As part of the new, long-term strategic relationship, Conifer Health has taken a minority equity position in VisiQuate.

VisiQuate Founder and CEO Brian Robertson said, “Many companies say they're committed to the highest standards of excellence. However, in our experience with Conifer Health, we have seen this is not just a casual phrase, but instead a real priority for their entire team. We're very proud to be working with people who share our values so completely.”

About Conifer Health Solutions

Conifer Health Solutions is a healthcare services company working to improve operational performance for more than 700 clients. The company's expertise supports financial improvement, enhances the patient experience, and drives value-based performance. Through our revenue cycle management, patient communication and engagement, and value-based care solutions, we empower healthcare decision makers – hospitals, health systems, physicians, self-insured employers, and community and government health plans – to better connect at every point of patient engagement. We have more than 16 million patient interactions annually across all of our service lines. Conifer Health manages $25 billion in annual patient revenue, and provides technology and health management services to support care management for more than 4 million lives. For more information, call 1-877-CONIFER, visit www.coniferhealth.com or follow @coniferhealth on Twitter.

About VisiQuate

Founded in 2009, VisiQuate delivers dynamic SaaS performance management solutions that transform decision-making throughout the enterprise, bridging the gap between business analytics and real-world results. Going beyond traditional business analytics, VisiQuate's clients also benefit from the successful integration of actionable workflow, guided eLearning solutions, and a rich complement of industry domain experts who work closely with VisiQuate's clients to help them achieve the best performance outcomes. Headquartered in Santa Rosa, CA, VisiQuate currently serves clients in healthcare, energy, financial services, and other industries. For more information, visit www.visiquate.com or contact Brian Robertson at (707) 477-9675.

Conifer Health Solutions
Sharon Lakes, 972-335-6104
sharon.lakes@coniferhealth.com

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