RightPatient® Named a TAG Top 40 Innovative Technology Company

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Technology Association of Georgia Honors 40 Companies for Innovation and Contributions to the State’s Technology Community

RightPatient provides biometric patient identification to help raise patient safety, reduce duplicate medical record rates, and prevent medical ID theft and healthcare fraud at the point of service

RightPatient® is the industry’s most advanced biometric patient identification, patient engagement, personalized healthcare, and healthcare intelligence platform.

“We remain focused on our mission to democratize & defragment healthcare, improve personal & population health, & lower costs through technological disruption in patient ID, engagement, & predictive analytics." Michael Trader, President of RightPatient®

The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), the state’s leading association dedicated to the promotion and economic advancement of Georgia’s technology industry, today announced RightPatient® as one of its Top 40 Innovative Technology Companies in Georgia. TAG will recognize this prestigious group at the 2015 Georgia Technology Summit (GTS) on March 25, 2015, at the Cobb Galleria Centre.

TAG’S Top 40 Awards recognize Georgia-based technology companies for their innovation, financial impact, and their efforts at spreading awareness of Georgia’s technology initiatives throughout the U.S. and globally.

“The 2015 Top 40 finalists are an elite group of innovators who represent the very best of Georgia’s Technology community,” said Tino Mantella, president & CEO of TAG. “The 2015 Top 40 finalists are shining examples of what makes our State such a hotbed for technology and we applaud them for standing out as leaders in Georgia’s technology community.”

This year’s Top 40 Companies were selected from among over 100 applications submitted by companies from across Georgia. Companies selected for the "Top 40" will be showcased in an exhibition at The 2015 Georgia Technology Summit.

“Our eleventh year of the Top 40 was an overwhelming success, based on the number of truly innovative companies that participated in the competition," said Dennis Zakas, a partner and founder of Zakas & Leonard, LLP, Chair of Group Office Buys, LLC, and chairperson of the Top 40 Selection Committee. "The Top 40 winners demonstrate the depth and breadth of Georgia's technology community.”

RightPatient® developed a smart health informatics platform that unifies big data in healthcare and clinical knowledge in an unprecedented way to drive personal health, decision support, and predictive analytics. The smart health platform is designed to build a healthcare ecosystem that aggregates data and uses deep learning and predictive analytics to personalize medicine, reduce readmissions, improve outcomes, and drive comparative effectiveness research.

“We are proud to be recognized as a leader in Georgia’s Health IT technology community and honored to be named as one of Georgia’s Top 40 Most Innovative Companies by TAG,” commented Michael Trader, president of RightPatient®. “We remain focused on our core mission to democratize and defragment healthcare, improve personal and population health outcomes, and lower costs through technological disruption in the areas of patient identification, engagement, and predictive analytics.”

The 2015 Georgia Technology Summit is expected to draw a crowd of more than 1,300 C-level executives, entrepreneurs, technology professionals and academia to celebrate and recognize Georgia’s technology community. In addition to presentations from some of the top technology influencers in the nation, the newest member of the Technology Hall of Fame of Georgia will be inducted.

For more information about TAG and the Georgia Technology Summit and to register for the event, visit http://www.tagonline.org/events/georgia-technology-summit Follow the conversation on Twitter through #TAGGTS.

About The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)

TAG is the leading technology industry association in the state, serving more than 26,000 members through regional chapters in Metro Atlanta, Athens, Augusta, Columbus, Macon/Middle Georgia and Savannah.

TAG’s mission is to educate, promote, and unite Georgia’s technology community to foster an innovative and connected marketplace that stimulates and enhances a tech-based economy. The association provides networking and educational programs; celebrates Georgia’s technology leaders and companies; and advocates for legislative action that enhances the state’s economic climate for technology.

TAG hosts over 200 events each year and serves as an umbrella organization for 34 professional societies. Additionally, the TAG Education Collaborative (TAG’s charitable arm) focuses on helping science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education initiatives thrive.

For more information visit the TAG website at http://www.tagonline.org.

To learn about the TAG-Ed Collaborative visit http://www.tagedonline.org/.

About RightPatient®

RightPatient® is the industry’s most flexible and scalable biometric patient safety, patient data integrity, and patient engagement system. Providing innovative identity management technology and enterprise solutions, our goal is to protect patient identities and provide tools and information to help increase engagement and accountability for their own care. Interfaces already exist for various EHR systems, including Epic, Cerner, McKesson, Siemens, Meditech, CPSI and more. The RightPatient® platform was built on identity management technology used to enroll over 300 million people in 100 countries. Backed by 12 years of experience in biometrics, integration and large-scale projects, we are dedicated to innovation and enabling our customers to increase patient safety, protect patient privacy, raise patient engagement, and improve performance by safeguarding patient identities from every interaction touchpoint.

Media Contacts:
John Trader

Technology Association of Georgia
Tony Cooper
(404) 920-2008

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