DURHAM, N.C. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- PatientPay has been named as a finalist for a 2013 Innovator Award in the category of Best Debit. One of five finalists in the their category, PatientPay is being recognized as a leader in the payments industry. Voting is open now through March 7 on PYMNTS.com with the winners being announced during a live ceremony hosted by The Office’s B.J. Novak on March 21 at The Innovation Project, a two-day program that will challenge the way that the payments and broader commerce ecosystem thinks, develops, and ignites innovation. PatientPay is being recognized for “Easy Online Healthcare Payments.”
“PatientPay’s selection as a 2013 PYMNTS Innovator Award finalist in the Best Debit category is validation of our drive to change healthcare billing, an area marked by tedious, slow and complex manual processes,” said Tom Furr, PatientPay’s founder and CEO. “In the past 12 months PatientPay applied its three significant patents, innovations on their own, to change healthcare billing and balance management for healthcare providers and their patients.”
The Innovation Project 2013 delegates include senior executives and elite innovators from every aspect of the payments and broader commerce ecosystem, worldwide. The Innovation Project is hosted by PYMNTS.com, the leading source of news and content on “what’s next” in payments innovation, and is taking place on March 20-21 at Harvard University. One of its five modules includes pairing industry CEOs with external thought leaders such as Al Gore (former U.S. VP), Steve Levitt (Freakonomics), Eric Reis (The Lean Startup), Rosie Rios (U.S. Treasurer), Russell Simmons (Rush Card), Raj Date (CFPB), and Josh Lerner (Architecture of Innovation) to challenge the conventional wisdom around what it will take to get merchants and consumers to adopt new ways to shop and pay. Warren Buffett is the program’s keynote.
For more information on PatientPay and its “Easy Online Healthcare Payments” visit www.patientpay.com. To see the list of other finalists and to vote, click here, and to request an invitation to participate as a delegate please visit theinnovationproject2013.com.
PatientPay is a patented, web-based service for physician groups and their patients to manage and process patient balances. It handles this time-intensive, complicated and expensive process in minutes not days, at half the cost and with less risk than paper-based payments or traditional online portals.
It is a service of PatientPay, a Durham, North Carolina-based provider of paperless billing and electronic patient payment processing services for the healthcare industry run by innovative executives with a record of producing market-creating solutions for the healthcare, information management and Internet sectors. For more information, please visit http://www.patientpay.com or call 1-888-730-9374.
About The Innovation Project
Over 2 days, 100 speakers and 500 senior members of the payments industry will change the way that the payments and its broader commerce ecosystem thinks, talks, delivers and ignites innovation. On March 20th and 21st the greatest minds in commerce and payments will assemble at Harvard University near Boston to kick the conversation about innovation up to an entirely different level at a program called The Innovation Project. Speakers and delegates are among the most senior executives and elite innovators from literally every established payments company worldwide, along with the CEOs of the most innovative startups in the space. One of its five modules includes pairing industry CEOs with external thought leaders such as Al Gore (former U.S. VP), Steve Levitt (Freakonomics), Eric Reis (The Lean Startup), Rosie Rios (U.S. Treasurer), Russell Simmons (Rush Card), Raj Date (CFPB), and Josh Lerner (The Architecture of Innovation) to challenge the conventional wisdom around what it will take to get merchants and consumers to adopt new ways to shop and pay. Warren Buffett is the program’s keynote. The Innovation Project also hosts the industry’s 2013 PYMNTS.com Innovator Awards, given to 15 of the industry’s top innovators over dinner, which this year will be emceed by B.J. Novak of The Office and will introduce delegates to 40 of the hottest “next generation” payments innovators.
PYMNTS.com is reinventing the way in which companies in payments share relevant information about the initiatives that shape the future of commerce and make news. This powerful B2B platform is the #1 site for the payments industry by traffic and the premier source of information about “what’s next” in payments. C-suite and VP level executives read it daily for these insights, making the PYMNTS.com audience the most valuable in the industry. It provides an interactive platform for companies to demonstrate thought It provides an interactive platform for companies to demonstrate thought leadership, popularize products and, most importantly, capture the mindshare of global decision-makers. It’s where the best minds and best content meet on the web.