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ClearDATA Designated a 2016 Cool Vendor for Healthcare Payers by Gartner

Posted on: 17 May 16

PR Newswire

PHOENIX, May 17, 2016

PHOENIX, May 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- ClearDATA announced today it has been named a Cool Vendor in the Gartner "Cool Vendors in Healthcare Payers, 2016" report, published April 20, 2016.

ClearDATA is one of four companies recognized in the report by authors Jeff Cribbs, Robert H. Booz and Constance Sjoquist.

The report recognizes innovative technologies in support of core administration, cloud security, analytics and care management. According to the Gartner report, "2016 will be a pivotal year for cloud adoption in the healthcare payer industry," noting that "the payer industry has lagged other industries in cloud adoption, largely due to security concerns."

ClearDATA's cloud computing platform and information security services provide payer IT leaders with a single entry point to spin up new instances, view account information (billing and invoices), and monitor security and compliance.

The Cool Vendors named in the report offer solutions and business models that indicate key emerging dynamics in the healthcare payer space. In ClearDATA's case, the company has purposely designed and developed products and services to help payers weather the winds of change in the healthcare arena, from the shift to value-based care to increased interaction with healthcare consumers.

These and other trends call for heightened safeguarding of healthcare consumer information and a scalable data hosting environment for business decision analytics – particularly in the realm of cost containment.

"We appreciate the recognition from Gartner, one of the world's leading analyst and research organizations," said Darin Brannan, CEO, ClearDATA. "We proudly offer payers some pretty cool alternatives to spending a fortune on managing and securing valuable health data in the cloud."

Brannan continued, "Increasingly, payers need to analyze and answer questions that aren't so easy to decipher – from which wellness plans are paying off, to whether programs like remote patient monitoring are making a measurable difference. ClearDATA's healthcare-exclusive cloud platform enables payers with an ideal – and highly secure – setting to crack the code on these questions, thanks to a newfound ease in aggregating and standardizing unlimited data sets from countless sources."

For articles, white papers and more about using the cloud to protect and manage data, visit the ClearDATA Knowledge Hub.

Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in our research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings or other designation. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner's research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

About ClearDATA
ClearDATA is exclusive to healthcare and is the industry leader in healthcare cloud computing, platform and information security services. More than 320,000 healthcare practitioners rely on ClearDATA's secure, HIPAA-compliant, HITRUST CSF-certified cloud, HealthDATA™ infrastructure and SaaS HIT Cloud Management platform to store, manage, protect and share their patient health information and critical applications. For more information, call (888) 899-2066 or visit

Media contact:
Amendola Communication for ClearDATA
Marcia Rhodes
(480) 664-8412, ext. 15

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Last updated on: 17/05/2016

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