Alpharetta, Georgia, February 14, 2019 - nThrive™, an independent Patient-to-Payment℠ solutions company, was named Category Leader for Contract Management in the 2019 Best in KLAS: Software & Services report. nThrive continually demonstrates industry leadership and commitment to providers and payors through contract management. The achievement of Category Leader has been awarded to nThrive for the company’s partnership to healthcare organizations to successfully deliver quality patient care. 

“Category Leaders are committed to providing the very best technology, service, and guidance to providers and payors,” said Adam Gale, President of KLAS. “The Category Leader award carries with it the voice of thousands of providers and payors, highlighting outstanding vendors who have raised the bar.” 

“It is an honor to be recognized for Contract Management by our clients,” said Joel Hackney, CEO of nThrive. “We are proud to provide the technology, advisory services and support that help hospitals and health systems monitor complex payor contracts for their inpatient and outpatient services. This is critical to ensure that they capture the correct amount of revenue contractually owed to them and model complex pricing scenarios so they are equipped to negotiate with payors.”

Integrating seamlessly with patient accounting systems, the easy-to-use Contract Management solution from nThrive is designed to meet the unique financial needs of any hospital or health system. Contract Management helps manage contract inventories, leverage historical data in contract negotiations and maximize provider reimbursement. 

“I frequently use certain reports that show me at a glance what an individual contract means – in terms of volume and reimbursement, as a percent of charges and on a per-day basis – they are extremely valuable,” said Ron Skistimas, Corporate Manager, AHMC. “This tool is the industry standard in my opinion – you have to have it.” 

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About KLAS

KLAS is a data-driven company on a mission to improve the world's healthcare by enabling provider and payer voices to be heard and counted. Working with thousands of healthcare professionals, KLAS collects insights on software, services and medical equipment to deliver reports, trending data and statistical overviews. KLAS data is accurate, honest and impartial. The research directly reflects the voice of healthcare professionals and acts as a catalyst for improving vendor performance. To learn more about KLAS and the insights we provide, visit

About nThrive

From Patient-to-PaymentSM, nThrive provides all the technology, advisory expertise, services, analytics and education programs health care organizations need to thrive in the communities they serve. Formerly known as MedAssets, Precyse and Equation, nThrive is built on a legacy of excellence. Most recently, nThrive acquired two leaders in their fields, Adreima – a provider of patient-centered, clinically integrated revenue cycle services that help patients find coverage and meet their financial obligations – and e4e Healthcare Services – a business process outsourcing company. The five organizations together combine top talent and capabilities in the health care industry into a single enterprise.

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Francesca Richards, nThrive