PHILADELPHIA, PA and NEWPORT BEACH, CA (August 8, 2017) – InstaMed, healthcare’s most trusted payments network, has been selected by Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, a nationally recognized not-for-profit children’s hospital in Hartford, CT, as the organization’s healthcare payments solution. Connecticut Children’s will join more than 100 Epic organizations using InstaMed to deliver a fully integrated patient payment experience that allows guarantors to quickly and easily pay their medical bills anytime, anywhere.
Connecticut Children’s commitment to family-centered care, quality and respect led them to seek new ways to improve and simplify the payment experience for both staff and guarantors. The organization sought a solution that seamlessly integrated within their Epic system and met the highest levels of security while being able to meet an aggressive implementation timeline. The InstaMed and Connecticut Children’s teams collaborated to achieve Connecticut Children’s goals. The entire process was completed within sixty days, from Connecticut Children’s first contact with InstaMed through the go live of patient payments integrated into Epic. InstaMed’s status as a PCI Level One Service Provider, P2PE Validated Solution Provider, HITRUST certified, EMV certified and HIPAA compliant allows Connecticut Children’s to deliver a secure and compliant healthcare payments experience that reduces their PCI scope and minimizes compliance costs and inefficiencies.
“Our steadfast focus is to make the patient and family experience at Connecticut Children’s the best one possible, so we need things like the payment process to be seamless and easy for both our staff and guarantors,” said Peter Borla, Corporate Controller, Connecticut Children’s. “The team at InstaMed understood our requirements and our Epic software and was able to design a fast implementation that immediately delivered results and never distracted or hindered our staff or processes.”
“Seamless payment experiences in other industries are creating strong consumer demand for a better healthcare payments experience,” said Bill Marvin, President and CEO of InstaMed. “We are thrilled to welcome Connecticut Children’s to the InstaMed Network. Serving the needs of children’s hospitals and the incredible work they do is a special mission for me and for all of the employees at InstaMed. We are proud that 9 of the top 10 ranked children’s hospitals in the country are on the InstaMed Network.”
InstaMed is healthcare’s most trusted payments network, connecting providers, payers and consumers on one platform. The InstaMed Network connects over two-thirds of the market and processes tens of billions of dollars in healthcare payments annually. InstaMed reduces the risks, costs and complexities of working with multiple payment vendors by delivering one platform for all forms of payment in healthcare, designed and developed on one code base and supported by one onshore team of experts in healthcare payments. InstaMed enables providers to collect more money from patients and payers while reducing the cost and time to collect. InstaMed allows payers to cut settlement and disbursement costs with electronic payments and facilitate consumerism for their members. Visit InstaMed on the web at www.instamed.com.
About Connecticut Children’s Medical Center
Connecticut Children’s Medical Center is the only hospital in Connecticut dedicated exclusively to the care of children. Connecticut Children’s is a nationally recognized not-for-profit with a medical staff of more than 1,000 providing comprehensive, world-class health care in more than 30 pediatric specialties and subspecialties. Connecticut Children’s Medical Center is the primary pediatric teaching hospital for the UConn School of Medicine, has a teaching partnership with the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University and is a research partner of Jackson Laboratory. Connecticut Children’s Office for Community Child Health is a national leader in community-based prevention and wellness programs. A 501(c)(3) Organization.