LaunchPoint new additions featured in Chicago Tribune

The Chicago Tribune recently featured three key additions to the LaunchPoint team:

  • Kathy Cortez, Vice President, Operations
  • Carol Pitts, Vice President, Client Advocacy for Strategic Accounts
  • Linda Atencio, Vice President, Client Advocacy

For more information, see the article on the Chicago Tribune suburban business section.




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LaunchPoint CTO featured in Healthcare Tech Outlook magazine

Enterprise approach to payment integrity technology: using a payment integrity maturity model

The December 2015 issue of Healthcare Tech Outlook magazine featured an article by John Bair, chief technology officer of LaunchPoint, that discusses the value of looking at claims payment integrity from an enterprise perspective. In his article, Bair reviews a five-step process that healthcare payers can use to identify where their organization falls in the maturity model.

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Built in Chicago highlights LaunchPoint’s recent funding

LaunchPoint listed among top 5 Chicago-area companies raising funds in September 2015 reports that Chicago-area companies raised more than $470 million in funding in September 2015. And LaunchPoint was among the list of the top 5 companies, which includes Shutterstock, SpotHero, Base CRM and Avant Financial.

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Chicago Tribune highlights LaunchPoint’s capital funding news

The Chicago Tribune Blue Sky Innovation section featured LaunchPoint, as one of two Chicago-area companies that have recently raised additional investment funding from private equity firms. Click here to view the Chicago Tribune article.


































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LaunchPoint CEO’s entrepreneurial journey featured

LaunchPoint CEO Terrence Ryan was featured in the One Million by One Million blog, which highlights entrepreneur journeys and was listed among Forbes’ Top 100 Blogs for Entrepreneurs.

He was interviewed by author Sramana Mitra, who explored his entrepreneurial expertise and the nuance of strategy and process of company building, including bootstrapping, financing, positioning, customer acquisition, channels and team building.


Sramana Mitra: Can you talk about the process that you have used to determine where to focus this company? Obviously, you came into this with a lot of experience, which is why you’re talking about $10 million dollar seed round from angels. It’s very unnatural, right? Most people don’t raise seed round of that scale. Can you talk about the process of how you look at the market and zero in on an opportunity?

Terrence Ryan: It’s not an easy process. It’s quite complex. I’ve already talked about how I look at waves in the technology space. That’s one of the selection process. For example, I didn’t choose mobile. I chose cloud architectures and software within the cloud. Probably the more difficult one at the tail end was to choose healthcare over some other industry. I studied transportation, education, and financial services. There’s a lot of factors in the marketplace that you can’t control. They are the factors of the marketplaces or the sub-marketplaces themselves. You want to give yourself some time to look at those marketplaces but not so much time that you aren’t making progress.

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LaunchPoint among 10 fastest growing companies in health IT field

In a review of health information technology (IT) companies in the Inc. 500 list, Med City News highlighted LaunchPoint as among the 10 fastest-growing privately held companies in the health information technology field today.
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LaunchPoint joins other fast-growing health IT companies, such as Crescendo Bioscience (molecular diagnostics), the HCI Group (IT consultancy), Medhok (health industry SaaS), Nordic (consultancy), MobileHelp (medical alert monitoring tools), hCentive (technology support for health insurance exchanges), and CareCloud (EHR software and medical billing sofware).

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