Former Apixio, Change Healthcare executive has extensive experience leading product development across the healthcare ecosystem

SyTrue, the leader in modernizing payer workflows to reduce costs and increase efficiencies, today announced the appointment of Chad Wege as vice president of product.

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SyTrue’s solutions synthesize, normalize, and transform unstructured clinical data into strategic enterprise-wide digital assets that catalyze informed decision-making and increase efficiency for health plans. With NLP-driven workflows, health plans achieve a higher accuracy and ROI on payment integrity and risk adjustment programs.

Wege, a tenured leader in the healthcare technology space, brings to SyTrue 15 years of product innovation, development, and management expertise. He most recently led prospective risk product development at Apixio, a value-based care technology company. Prior to Apixio, Wege held leadership roles in product and program management at Change Healthcare and UnitedHealth Group that focused on population management, value-based care, provider risk delegation, and government programs.

Wege has led both product and program management teams of various sizes through market strategy, conceptualization and requirements definition, development and release, and customer implementation and management.

“Chad is an agile product practitioner with a proven track record of solving complex challenges and driving results,” said SyTrue Founder and CEO Kyle Silvestro. “We look forward to his contributions as we develop new products that unlock valuable insights from messy electronic health records data.”

“SyTrue’s industry-leading natural language processing and flexible rules technology enable payers and providers to leverage previously inaccessible data to drive greater efficiencies, better decisions, and more valuable outcomes,” said Wege. “I’m excited to join the SyTrue team to contribute my deep product management and client experience to build products that address industry-beleaguering problems, unlock potential, and drive growth opportunities for our customers.”

About SyTrue
SyTrue, the leader in modernizing payer workflows to reduce costs and increase efficiencies, enables healthcare payers to make sense of fragmented, dirty data, driving greater transparency that increases productivity, reduces costs and enhances revenue. Healthcare payers must analyze extensive amounts of unstructured data to identify insights from patients’ episodic health records, which cannot be accessed by traditional methods of search and require expensive chart reviews. SyTrue’s innovative clinical Natural Language Processing (NLP) Operating System NLP OS™ synthesizes, normalizes and transforms unstructured clinical data into a strategic enterprise-wide digital asset that catalyzes informed decision-making for risk adjustment, care coordination and payment integrity. Developed by clinicians and data scientists with deep healthcare domain expertise, SyTrue’s solutions boost the productivity of review teams and generate higher ROI on chart reviews through greater accuracy, speed, repeatability and scalability. SyTrue is trusted by top-tier health plans who have leveraged NLP OS™ to process more than 10 billion health records, yielding insights that lead to increased efficiencies and improvements in financial performance.

Strategic sales leader brings more than a decade of healthcare technology experience to new role

SyTrue, the leader in modernizing payer workflows to reduce costs and increase efficiencies, announced today the appointment of Steven Lang as senior vice president of sales.

SyTrue’s solutions synthesize, normalize and transform unstructured clinical data into strategic enterprise-wide digital assets that catalyze informed decision-making and increase efficiency for health plans. With NLP-driven workflows, health plans achieve a higher accuracy and ROI on payment integrity and risk adjustment programs.

In his new role, Lang will be responsible for driving business and revenue growth across SyTrue’s customer segments and product lines, as well as strategic partnerships and marketing initiatives to improve customer experience and growth.

“In his career, Steven has demonstrated an exceptional track record of partnering with customers to solve problems and achieve their goals,” said SyTrue Founder and CEO Kyle Silvestro. “We’re happy to welcome Steven to the team as we continue to add new clients and unveil new innovations.”

Lang, a strategic sales leader and senior executive with more than a decade of experience in growing revenue, brings deep domain expertise in healthcare and technology to his new role. He most recently served as vice president of sales with Apixio, a value-based care technology company. Prior to Apixio, Lang held the role of sales director with Truven Health Analytics, part of the IBM Watson Health business.

“SyTrue is leading the market in the delivery of proven solutions that are creating more efficient and cost-effective workflows for payers and providers.” said Lang. “I am thrilled to be part of the SyTrue team and look forward to helping the company accelerate its strong growth and build on its successful record of delivering innovative tools that make sense of healthcare’s dirty data.”

About SyTrue
SyTrue, the leader in modernizing payer workflows to reduce costs and increase efficiencies, enables healthcare payers to make sense of fragmented, dirty data, driving greater transparency that increases productivity, reduces costs and enhances revenue. Healthcare payers must analyze extensive amounts of unstructured data to identify insights from patients’ episodic health records, which cannot be accessed by traditional methods of search and require expensive chart reviews. SyTrue’s innovative clinical Natural Language Processing (NLP) Operating System NLP OS™ synthesizes, normalizes and transforms unstructured clinical data into a strategic enterprise-wide digital asset that catalyzes informed decision-making for risk adjustment, care coordination and payment integrity. Developed by clinicians and data scientists with deep healthcare domain expertise, SyTrue’s solutions boost the productivity of review teams and generate higher ROI on chart reviews through greater accuracy, speed, repeatability and scalability. SyTrue is trusted by top-tier health plans who have leveraged NLP OS™ to process more than 10 billion health records, yielding insights that lead to increased efficiencies and improvements in financial performance.

Award-winning Healthcare IT PR agency to collaborate with leader in modernizing payer workflows to amplify client successes and industry best practices

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Amendola Communications, a nationally recognized, award-winning healthcare and technology public relations and marketing firm, announced that SyTrue, the leader in modernizing payer workflows to reduce costs and increase efficiencies, has selected the firm as its agency of record to amplify client successes and industry best practices after a competitive review of agencies.

SyTrue enables healthcare payers to make sense of fragmented, dirty data, driving greater transparency that increases productivity, reduces costs and enhances revenue. SyTrue’s innovative clinical Natural Language Processing (NLP) Operating System NLP OS™ synthesizes, normalizes and transforms unstructured clinical data into a strategic enterprise-wide digital asset that catalyzes informed decision-making for risk adjustment, care coordination and payment integrity.

“As a result of fragmented, incomplete patient data, health plans routinely miss opportunities to improve payment integrity, risk adjustment and population health,” said SyTrue Founder and CEO Kyle Silvestro. “We look forward to partnering with Amendola to share the story of how SyTrue enables payers to make sense of disorganized data to increase productivity, reduce costs and enhance revenue.”

“Issues such as inaccurate payments, unneeded tests and procedures and overly complex pricing cost health plans millions of dollars a year in lost revenue,” said agency CEO Jodi Amendola. “With its NLP OS™ enterprise solution that reads and understands medical records, SyTrue is fundamentally improving the way healthcare experts interact with patient records.”

Amendola is implementing a comprehensive media and communications plan for SyTrue that will showcase the company’s current technology and services, new offerings, accomplishments, customer wins, and industry partnerships. Recently, SyTrue announced that SyTrue payer clients benefited from 35% to 55% increases in productivity and ROIs between $13 and $28 per audit using SyTrue’s payment integrity tools and services. SyTrue also shared that in 2021, it capped off a year of tremendous growth in the company’s client base, number of employees and transaction volume.

About Amendola Communications

Amendola is an award-winning, insights-driven public relations and marketing firm that integrates media relations, social media, content and lead gen programs to move healthcare, life sciences/pharma and healthcare IT decision-makers to action. The agency represents some of the industry’s best-known brands as well as groundbreaking startups that are disrupting the status quo. Nearly 90% of its client base represents multi-year clients and/or repeat client executives. Amendola’s seasoned team of PR and marketing pros understand the ongoing complexities of the healthcare ecosystem and provide strategic guidance and creative direction to drive positive ROI, boost reputation and increase market share. Making an impact since 2003, Amendola combines traditional and digital media to fuel meaningful and measurable growth. For more information about the industry’s “A-Team,” visit www.acmarketingpr.com, and follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn.

About SyTrue

SyTrue, the leader in modernizing payer workflows to reduce costs and increase efficiencies, enables healthcare payers to make sense of fragmented, dirty data, driving greater transparency that increases productivity, reduces costs and enhances revenue. Healthcare payers must analyze extensive amounts of unstructured data to identify insights from patients’ episodic health records, which cannot be accessed by traditional methods of search and require expensive chart reviews. SyTrue’s innovative clinical Natural Language Processing (NLP) Operating System NLP OS™ synthesizes, normalizes and transforms unstructured clinical data into a strategic enterprise-wide digital asset that catalyzes informed decision-making for risk adjustment, care coordination and payment integrity. Developed by clinicians and data scientists with deep healthcare domain expertise, SyTrue’s solutions boost the productivity of review teams and generate higher ROI on chart reviews through greater accuracy, speed, repeatability and scalability. SyTrue is trusted by top-tier health plans who have leveraged NLP OS™ to process more than 10 billion health records, yielding insights that lead to increased efficiencies and improvements in financial performance.

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