Plymouth Meeting, PA (PRWEB) February 28, 2013
Health Advocate, Inc., the nation’s largest health advocacy and assistance company, announced today that it made Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 ranking of the 500 fastest growing companies in North America.
"We are honored to be named to the Technology Fast 500 for the third consecutive year,” said Michael Cardillo, Chief Executive Officer, President and cofounder of Health Advocate. “This recognition demonstrates Health Advocate’s innovations in the health information technology space. Our pricing transparency tools, health information dashboards and predictive modeling capabilities supported by our health informatics division, engage2health (e2H), allows us to better serve clients and members,” said Cardillo.
“We are proud to honor the 2012 Technology Fast 500 companies, and commend them for their outstanding growth,” said Eric Openshaw, vice chairman, Deloitte LLP and U.S. technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) leader. "These ground-breaking companies have outpaced their competition and are reinventing the way we do business today.”
“The companies on the Fast 500 list are among those that have demonstrated remarkable innovation, creativity and business savvy,” said Bill Ribaudo partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP and national TMT leader for audit and enterprise risk services (AERS). “As a result, these companies have continued to successfully forge ahead in a challenging economic environment. We applaud the leadership and employees of Health Advocate for this impressive accomplishment.”
Health Advocate is helping employers uncover the potential of their healthcare data to improve health outcomes, control rising costs and enhance the quality of care for their employees. Health Advocate offers a number of important cost-saving solutions that help clients and members, including Health Cost Estimator, a powerful decision support tool designed to provide greater health cost pricing transparency. This comprehensive tool generates detailed cost comparisons for common medical procedures and services by geographic area. Employees are also able to talk with a Personal Health Advocate to ask questions, find doctors and other healthcare providers, and even get help scheduling appointments.
Health Advocate is also using advanced data analytic tools to build upon its Benefits Gateway™ and Health Information Dashboard™ programs. These products use powerful algorithms to help identify gaps in care that are useful for chronic care management and wellness initiatives.
For additional detail on the Technology Fast 500 including selection and qualifying criteria, visit http://www.fast500.com
About Health Advocate
Health Advocate™, Inc., the nation’s leading independent healthcare advocacy and assistance company, serves 40+ million Americans through more than 9,000 client relationships, including many of the nation’s largest companies, helping members personally navigate healthcare and insurance-related issues, saving time and money. We offer a range of leading-edge solutions. Our EmpoweredHealth service provides a totally integrated program featuring a single 800#. We seamlessly combine health advocacy, wellness coaching, EAP+Work/Life, and chronic care solutions. We leverage the power of pricing transparency, personalized health communications and more. All supported by a powerful data analytics engine delivering improved financial and health results.
Founded in 2001 and headquartered in suburban Philadelphia, Health Advocate has received a range of awards including 2011 Workforce Management magazine Optimas Award as the Worldwide Leader in Service, 2011 InformationWeek Top Tech Innovations, named for the sixth consecutive year as one of America’s fastest growing private companies by Inc. 500, one of the fastest growing companies in North America on Deloitte’s 2010, 2011 and 2012 Technology Fast 500™, 2011 Enterprise Awards’ Life Sciences Company of the Year in the Greater Philadelphia Region, 2011 Entrepreneur of the Year in the Greater Philadelphia Region by Ernst & Young, and is rated one of the Top 20 Best Places to Work by Philadelphia magazine.
Health Advocate is not affiliated with any insurance or third party provider.