Posted by Susan Berndt on May 30th, 2018
Susan Berndt
Susan is a creative marketing professional with a demonstrated history of working in the hospital & health care industry. Susan joined Smart Data Solutions in 2016 focusing on marketing strategy, campaign execution and creating an inbound marketing funnel. She has over 10 years of marketing/advertising experience and over 12 years of customer service experience.

Eagan, MN – May 29, 2018 – Smart Data Solutions successfully completed their fifteenth Customer Symposium. This year, the event was held at the landmark Saint Paul Hotel in downtown St. Paul.  The focus was, as always, to facilitate conversations and discussions between payers and networks in hopes of jointly defining efficient ways to address the industry challenges. Discussions centering around industry trends and new technologies and changes driving the marketplace held precedence.

Beginning with opening remarks from Smart Data Solutions co-founder Pat Bollom, CEO of GREATER MSP, Michael Langley, then gave attendees an overview of the greater Minneapolis-St.Paul region, highlighting regional sectors of strength and much more.

Michael Ramlet, co-founder and CEO of Morning Consult, presented a political environment update, while Peter Marathas Jr. of Marathas Barrow Weatherhead Lent LLP spoke on recent changes in healthcare regulations.

Further discussions by Smart Data Solutions employees included those on machine learning, intake processing, and SDS Clearinghouse updates. Attendees gained valuable knowledge about Smart Data Solutions and the healthcare industry as a whole.

About Smart Data Solutions

For more than 18 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 300 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 or contact us at 651.894.6400.

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