Zelis™ Healthcare Announces Acquisition of Strenuus®

Healthcare Analytics Firm Joins Zelis Healthcare’s Network Solutions Unit

BEDMINSTER, NJ and ATLANTA, GA – March 31, 2017– Zelis Healthcare, a market-leading healthcare information technology company, is pleased to announce the purchase of Strenuus.

Overland Park, Kansas-based Strenuus is a healthcare information technology company and provider of healthcare provider network analytics. Strenuus is the largest collector of managed health care data in the U.S., delivering actionable network insights to health plans, data analytics and healthcare provider data companies, healthcare exchange platforms and employee benefits consultants.

The Strenuus acquisition further enhances Zelis’ healthcare data analytics product portfolio supporting payer clients. Strenuus is now a part of the Zelis Network Solutions business unit led by Tina Ellex, President.

“The combination of Zelis and Strenuus further expands our Zelis integrated cost management and payments platform and enables Zelis to provide our payer clients with enhanced support of network access, quality and cost optimization efforts. This is particularly important as many payers seek to deliver high performing, cost effective, narrower networks that meet the changing needs of employers and members,” said Doug Klinger, CEO of Zelis Healthcare.

“We welcome the Strenuus team to Zelis. They have technology and provider data coupled with their deep experience and background in provider analytics that have positioned them as the premier company in our industry.  I look forward to offering their solutions to our healthcare payer clients in an evolving marketplace,” said Tina Ellex, President of Network Solutions for Zelis Healthcare.

“We are thrilled to join Zelis. We look forward to providing greater impact for the healthcare community with our continued focus on product enhancements and new product development,” said Matthew Mellor, CEO of Strenuus.

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About Zelis Healthcare

Zelis Healthcare is a healthcare information technology company and market-leading provider of end-to-end healthcare claims cost management and payments solutions. Zelis Healthcare focuses on network solutions, claims integrity and electronic payments for healthcare payers, providers and consumers in the medical, dental and workers’ compensation markets nationwide. Zelis Healthcare is backed by Parthenon Capital Partners.

About Strenuus

Strenuus is the leader in healthcare provider network analysis and data management. Their flagship platform, Network360®, delivers actionable network intelligence services to payer clients nationwide. Strenuus also powers consumer-facing solutions for leading benefit consultant and healthcare IT companies with the only unified provider search in the marketplace and manages the industry’s largest network dataset, sourcing from thousands of commercial medical, dental, Medicare, Medicaid and specialty business lines.