Patientco Honored for Innovation in Healthcare Payments with 2019 MedTech Breakthrough Award

Annual awards program recognizes outstanding technological
innovations in healthcare

a next-generation patient payment technology company, today announced
that MedTech
, an independent organization that recognizes the top
companies and solutions in the global health and medical technology
market, has named the company’s payment platform as the “Best New
Healthcare Payments Solution.”

Patientco’s consolidated billing and payment solution includes
functionality for consumer-friendly digital communications such as
eBills and SMS texts, and printed statements. The solution also provides
intuitive consumer-facing payment options, including affordable,
self-service payment plans. By integrating communication with payment
tools, Patientco translates patient engagement to payment dollars,
delivering insights into the communication channel or method that best
influences patient payment behavior. Through ongoing experiments via the
company’s analytics platform, Patientco creates new insights to
personalize engagement and improve the patient payment experience while
generating more dollars for Health Systems.

“Patientco was founded to alleviate many of the challenges associated
with patient payments because we believe Health Systems and patients
deserve better than the status quo,” said Bird Blitch, co-founder and
CEO of Patientco. “Patientco’s platform dramatically simplifies the
revenue cycle process for Health Systems, integrating with all major EHR
systems to power automation. For patients, our technology delivers a
better financial experience while making healthcare more affordable,
yielding more payments today and building patient loyalty for the

The mission of the MedTech Breakthrough Awards is to honor excellence
and recognize the innovation, hard work and success in a range of health
and medical technology categories, including Robotics, Clinical
Administration, Telehealth, Patient Engagement, Electronic Health
Records (EHR), mHealth, Medical Devices, Medical Data and many more.
This year’s program attracted more than 3,500 nominations from over 15
different countries throughout the world.

“Today’s healthcare billing and payment process often leaves patients
frustrated, negatively impacting their overall experience with the
Health System,” said James Johnson, managing director for MedTech
Breakthrough. “Patientco, however, is completely changing this dynamic.
Their platform provides a superior financial experience that is designed
around the patient and their needs, so Health Systems see meaningful
financial results.”

About Patientco
Patientco is a payment technology company
founded specifically to re-think the patient payment experience in
healthcare. By combining intuitive consumer payment tools and
world-class payment infrastructure backed by data-led design, we create
a superior billing experience and deliver more payments to Health
Systems. Patientco is making healthcare better one payment at a time. To
learn more, visit
or connect on LinkedIn.

About MedTech Breakthrough
Part of Tech
, a leading market intelligence and recognition platform
for global technology innovation and leadership, the MedTech
Breakthrough Awards program is an independent program devoted to
honoring excellence in medical and health related technology companies,
products, services and people. The MedTech Breakthrough Awards provide a
platform for public recognition around the achievements of breakthrough
health and medical companies and products in categories that include
Patient Engagement, mHealth, Health & Fitness, Clinical Administration,
Healthcare IoT, Medical Data, Healthcare Cybersecurity and more. For
more information, visit


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