Smart Data Solutions Appoints Dave Koepke as COO

Posted by Smart Data Solutions on May 30th, 2024
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Eagan, MN, May 30, 2024 — Smart Data Solutions, a leading healthcare process automation company, is pleased to announce a significant addition to its executive leadership team. Dave Koepke has joined the company as its Chief Operating Officer (COO), bringing over 25 years of experience in building world-class operations through technology-driven innovation. In his role as COO, Koepke will have responsibility for the end-to-end operations of all SDS service offerings as well as delivery governance.

Koepke’s background includes senior executive positions at the intersection of operations and finance in leading healthcare and financial services companies. Most recently, Koepke was Executive Vice President of Operations at Datavant, the country’s largest medical data exchange. Prior to Datavant, he held the position of Senior Vice President at Voya Financial, a leading insurance and investment management firm. He started his career at J.P. Morgan Chase, ultimately becoming Business Operations Head where he established the company’s first operations-focused shared services organization as part of an enterprise-wide transformation. He holds a degree in Finance from the University of Nebraska.

Expressing excitement about Koepke’s appointment, Shashi Yadiki, CEO of Smart Data Solutions, stated, “We are committed to driving efficiencies in healthcare processes through our AI-powered automation platform. I am thrilled to have Dave join us on this growth journey, continuing to focus on best-in-class operations and delivering impactful outcomes for our clients as we scale.”

“I am excited to be joining SDS at such a transformational moment,” said Koepke. “AI and automation are revolutionizing healthcare, and SDS is at the forefront of leveraging these advancements to streamline processes and enhance our healthcare experience.”

SDS is supported by Parthenon Capital, a leading growth oriented private equity firm focused on building franchise companies in healthcare.

About Smart Data Solutions

As a technology leader in healthcare process automation and interoperability, Smart Data Solutions (SDS) is a strategic partner that helps clients digitally transform operations and delivers tangible value that includes reduced costs, streamlined workflows, and an improved customer experience. With data, AI, and automation at the core, SDS offers solutions around Digital Mailroom and Data Capture, Clearinghouse++, Intelligent Medical Records and Claim Operations. More than 500 clients including multiple Blue Cross Blue Shield plans, regional health plans, TPAs, providers and healthcare partners depend on SDS to help streamline complex parts of their front, middle and back-office operations.

To learn more, visit our website www.sdata.us

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