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Truven Health Analytics Named a Leader in IDC MarketScape for U.S. Healthcare Fraud, Waste, and Abuse Solutions


Ann Arbor, MI, May 21, 2014 — – Truven Health AnalyticsTM , a leading provider of healthcare analytics and data solutions and services, today announced that it has been named a leader in the new IDC MarketScape: U.S. Healthcare Payer Fraud, Waste, and Abuse Solutions 2014 Vendor Analysis.

According to the IDC MarketScape report, which is based on industry and customer surveys, interviews and input of a review board of IDC experts, Truven Health Analytics “shows a very good grasp of fraud, waste, and abuse issues and a high degree of flexibility in its relations with individual clients.” The report goes on to highlight Truven Health’s willingness to partner with other market participants to leverage specialized data and insights for specific client needs.

The recognition of Truven Health’s leadership in healthcare fraud, waste, and abuse solutions underscores the company’s commitment to continually enhancing its predictive solutions, analytic methods, and analytic technology. The Truven Health Payment Integrity Enterprise Solution helps healthcare payers quickly scour vast insurance claims data sets for statistical anomalies that are consistent with patterns of fraud and abuse. With its recent acquisition of Fortel Analytics’ healthcare fraud technology, Truven Health is now able to offer the industry’s most powerful suite of pre- and post-payment fraud and abuse prevention solutions.

“We are very pleased to be identified as a leader in payment integrity in the IDC MarketScape report, ” said Mike Boswood, Truven Health Analytics president and CEO. “This confirms the value of our approach and methodology for detecting and preventing payment for fraudulent activities in healthcare.”

The IDC MarketScape report evaluation of Truven Health summarizes: “Truven should be able to use its growing experience in unorthodox enterprises or market combinations to stake out favorable positions that yield above-average results for clients and above-average growth over the long term.”

For an excerpt of the IDC MarketScape: U.S. Healthcare Payer Fraud, Waste, and Abuse Solutions 2014 Vendor Analysis, visit: http://idcdocserv.com/248079e_truven For more information on Truven Health’s Payment Integrity Enterprise Solution, visit http://truvenhealth.com/your-healthcarefocus/government/program-integrity



About Truven Health Analytics, part of the IBM Watson Health Business

Truven Health Analytics®, part of the IBM Watson Health™ business, provides market-leading performance improvement solutions built on data integrity, advanced analytics and domain expertise. For more than 40 years, our insights and solutions have been providing hospitals and clinicians, employers and health plans, state and federal government agencies, life sciences companies and policymakers, the facts they need to make confident decisions that directly affect the health and well-being of people and organizations in the US and around the world. The company was acquired by IBM in 2016 to help form a new business, Watson Health. Watson Health aspires to improve lives and give hope by delivering innovation to address the world’s most pressing health challenges through data and cognitive insights.

Truven Health Analytics owns some of the most trusted brands in healthcare, such as MarketScan®, 100 Top Hospitals®, Advantage Suite®, Micromedex®, Simpler® and ActionOI®. Truven Health has its principal offices in Ann Arbor, MI, Chicago, IL, and Denver, CO.



MEDIA CONTACTS:

Brian Erni
For Truven Health Analytics
J. Roderick, Inc. Public Relations
brian@jroderick.com
631.584.2200