PR 27

For Immediate Release

Smart Data Solutions Celebrates A Successful Customer Symposium

St. Paul, Minnesota – October 1, 2013 –  Smart Data Solutions, one of the nation’s fastest growing health care electronic data interchange providers; successfully concluded their 11th annual Customer Symposium that was held at the historic St. James Hotel in Red Wing, MN. The event brought together a community of customers, employees and partners to network and collaborate on the latest topics and trends in the marketplace today and to plan for tomorrow.

The event kicked off with welcoming comments from Smart Data Solutions founders Pat Bollom and John Prange, followed by a dynamic and insightful presentation from Michael Ramlet, founder and CEO of The Morning Consult, a Washington D.C. based digital media company that covers the intersection of public policy and business strategy in healthcare, defense, energy, financial services, and technology industries. Mr. Ramlet spoke on “ The future of health exchanges beyond 2014”.

Dr. Archelle Georgiou, of Georgiou Consulting, kicked off the afternoon with a presentation and different approach to Health Insurance Exchanges. Other speakers at the event were Patrick Bores, Vice President of IT, Smart Data Solutions, who spoke on Enrollment Solutions and CAQH/CORE results and activity. The day concluded with Mark Fogarty, EDI business development director at Smart Data Solutions with a Q&A on Clearinghouse services.

“Our goal for the Smart Data Solutions Symposium was to provide an intimate forum for our customers to discuss, learn and share.” commented Pat Bollom, CEO, Smart Data Solutions.  “From the beginning we have embraced the principals of collaboration, openness, and data sharing to improve our customer experience and our conference was a terrific example of practicing what we preach. I would like to thank everyone who attended and participated, making this symposium our best one yet.”

About Smart Data Solutions

For more than thirteen years, Smart Data Solutions has been leveraging automation technology to enable cost savings, efficiency and improved quality to meet the needs of healthcare claims managers. Today more than 160 TPAs, PPOs, HMOs, hospitals and insurance companies depend on SDS technology to save money and streamline their business.  From paper processing to claims management and EDI, Smart Data Solutions offers the solutions critically needed by today’s health care industry. For more information about Smart Data Solutions please visit our website at www.sdata.us or contact us at 651.690.3140.