MedData to Acquire Leading Patient Engagement Software Developer
Brecksville, Ohio (May 2, 2016) – MedData, Inc., a MEDNAX (NYSE: MD) company and a leading national provider of technology-enabled healthcare solutions, today announced the acquisition of Duet Health, a leading developer of patient engagement software and mHealth solutions.
Founded in 2009, Duet provides multi-platform software products that empower hospitals, health systems, and providers to better communicate and engage with their patient populations. The robust Patient Intelligence Center provides real-time monitoring of every click, transaction, and entry to create more meaningful patient interactions and improve operational effectiveness.
White-labeled and customized for each client, Duet software enables physician and administrative staff to:
- Send secure text, image, and video messages
- Hold secure image libraries
- Retrieve on-call schedules and directories
- Access a variety of additional features to enhance productivity
“This is a game changer for our clients,” said Ann Barnes, Chief Executive Officer of MedData. “This acquisition immediately gives hospitals and providers access to some of the best tools available and a technology platform that will extend their reach and transform their approach to patient engagement. Coupled with our suite of patient-focused services, including eligibility and enrollment, third party liability, and patient reimbursement, clients have a more complete solution to deal with the growing issue of patient responsibility.”
“Joining MedData provides us the unique opportunity to be introduced to a wider audience and become even more integrated into the healthcare provider workflow,” said Jeff Harper, Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Duet. “Delivering impactful solutions that improve outcomes, increase patient satisfaction, and ultimately boost productivity and ROI will continue to be our focus – but MedData gives us the ability to better scale development and deliver solutions faster to our clients.”
MedData, a MEDNAX (NYSE: MD) company, is one of the nation’s leading providers of technology-enabled enterprise solutions designed to help physicians and hospitals better engage patients throughout the entire healthcare continuum. The MedData managed services program includes a range of patient access and communications, revenue cycle management, and consulting and analytics solutions, including billing, coding, patient balances, eligibility and enrollment, third party liability, and patient satisfaction.
For more than 35 years, the company has been providing innovative solutions to the medical community and serving millions of patients across numerous medical specialties. MedData currently serves more than 5,000 physicians at a growing network of 1,000+ facilities nationwide from its headquarters in Brecksville, Ohio and 7 regional offices across the U.S. To learn more about MedData’s patient-focused solutions platform, visit MedData.
About Duet Health
Duet Health creates healthcare software solutions that help doctors educate, monitor and influence patient behavior while enabling patients to take a more active role in their care. The result: greater efficiency increases, ease of care delivery, and better health outcomes. Founded in 2009, Duet Health’s clients include OhioHealth, Cardinal Health, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Autism Speaks, Medicaid, and the CDC. For more information visit Duet.