PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwired - Dec 4, 2014) - Simplee®, the technology leader in patient engagement and payments, announced today that is has been recognized by this year's Fierce Innovation Awards: Healthcare Edition, a unique awards program from the publishers of FierceHealthIT, FierceHealthcare, and FierceMobileHealthcare. The company's Simplee®PAY platform received top honors in the Revenue Cycle category.
The SimpleePAY platform enables hospitals to raise patient satisfaction while improving collections and dramatically lowering costs. Leading health systems are using SimpleePAY to unlock latent consumer demand for self-service payments, with an average of 40% of patients shifting to online. Further, 80% of patients now recommend these hospitals based on their recent SimpleePAY payment experience.
Wendy Johnson, Publisher of FierceHealthIT, FierceHealthcare, and FierceMobileHealthcare, said, "We continue to be blown away with the high level of innovation we see from entrants like Simplee. We are honored to showcase their innovative solutions."
SimpleePAY is an easy-to-deploy cloud-based enterprise level platform that enables providers to:
- Engage patients beginning with their visit through payment and beyond;
- Coordinate patient billing and payments communications across channels including email, text message, and paper;
- Deliver clear explanations of financial responsibility to patients, with the digital format optimized for drilldown to eliminate confusion and reduce support needs;
- Maintain a smooth and flexible checkout process across web and mobile channels with the option for patient driven payment plans;
- Connect patients with key care and engagement portals or initiatives as part of the billing process so they are highly responsive;
- Offer a seamless experience across devices from desktop to tablet to mobile.
"We are honored to be named a Fierce Innovation Award winner," said Simplee CEO and co-founder Tomer Shoval. "It is a tremendous validation of our mission to empower health care providers while making patients happy."
Winners were selected by an exclusive panel of executives from JFK Health System, Mayo Clinic, Allina Health, Cook Children's Health Care System, Duncan Regional Hospital, Aspirus, Inc., Beaufort Memorial Hospital and Rush University Medical Center. Judges evaluated submissions based on the following criteria: quality of care and patient outcomes, care efficiency, financial impact, market validation, and overall Fierceness and Innovation.
To learn more about Simplee and SimpleePAY, visit http://www.simplee.com.
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Simplee® is changing the way patients engage and pay bills. Headquartered in Palo Alto, Calif., Simplee is reimagining the patient revenue cycle with innovative cloud technology designed to integrate patient engagement, billing, and payment.
Since our founding in 2010, we focus on making a consumer friendly experience for patients. We offer health care providers a billing and payment platform that patients love. By earning billing trust and clearing the way for self-service adoption, our Simplee®PAY patient billing and payment solution leads to higher collection rates, lower costs, and happier patients.
Simplee®PAY has earned the exclusive endorsement of the American Hospital Association, and is an award-winning revenue cycle management solution as named by Fierce Innovation Awards, Healthcare Edition.
For more information on Simplee, visit www.simplee.com.