Fierce Innovation Awards: Healthcare Edition Program Announces Finalists, Connance Recognized

Connance is Finalist in Data Analytics/Business Intelligence Category

Waltham, MA—October 4, 2016—Connance ( announced today that is has been selected as a finalist in this year’s Fierce Innovation Awards: Healthcare Edition 2016, an awards program from the publisher of FierceHealthcare, FierceHealthIT, and FierceHealthPayer. Connance was recognized as a finalist in the category of Data Analytics/Business Intelligence.

Connance was selected as a finalist for its innovative, industry-leading product, Whole Patient Insight™ the predictive analytic solution driving the healthcare IT company’s Value-Based Risk Analytics Platform.

Finalists were selected by a distinguished panel of CIOs from U.S. hospitals and healthcare systems including Aspirus, Cook Children’s Health Care System, and JFK Health System, among others. A complete list of judges can be found at

“We are honored to be a finalist for this award and sincerely appreciate being recognized by a panel of CIOs and clinical leaders from renowned hospitals and healthcare systems,” said Randy K. Hawkins, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Connance. “We are optimistic about the potential for Whole Patient Insight to provide critical insight into the lives of the patients we treat, and to promote improvements into the delivery of personalized care experiences.”

All applications were evaluated based on the following criteria: care efficiency, competitive advantage, financial impact/value, market need, patient experience/satisfaction, quality of care and patient outcomes, and overall fierceness and innovation. Finalists were selected based on the calculation of the judges’ scores in each area.

About Connance

Connance is the healthcare’s industry-leading provider of predictive analytics solutions that personalize the financial and clinical experience for patients. Transforming the revenue cycle and value-based care delivery, Connance leverages data science, integrated to workflow to drive enhanced performance. Connance delivers Patient Pay Optimization, Reimbursement Optimization and ValueBased Risk solutions that combine our data, hospital data and consumer data to stratify patients based on social determinants to predict behavior and provide actionable insights to improve net income and patient outcomes. Connance solutions connect more than 500 hospitals, over 1000 physician practices and other clinical locations, and more than 80 collection agencies nationwide creating the largest research database of its kind. For more information call (781) 577-5000 or visit

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