February 23, 2023

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Abacus Insights Expands Senior Management Team to Accommodate Fast Growth

Boston, February 23, 2023—Abacus Insights, the leader in data usability for U.S. healthcare payers, has strengthened is management team with the addition of two vice presidents. Nathan Hayes has been promoted to vice president of sales and marketing and Jeff Zhou has been promoted to vice president of product engineering.

“Nathan and Jeff have been major contributors to our growth and success, helping us extend our product and market leadership to set the new standard of usability for healthcare data,” said Minal Patel, MD, founder and CEO of Abacus Insights. “In their new roles, Nathan and Jeff are critical players in continuing to build our industry-leading portfolio of interoperable data usability platform, solutions and enhancements for health plans and their members, providers, vendors and other stakeholders.”

Hayes, who was Abacus Insights’ senior director of sales, has a proven track record in sales and solution consulting, partnering with national payers and health systems to provide technology and business solutions for more than a decade while working for Inovalon, RCM Technologies and Managed Resources. In his new role, Hayes oversees new sales, marketing, and pre-sales solution engineering. Hayes has spent time studying healthcare and technology at the University of Arizona and holds industry credentials from Healthcare Financial Management Association.

In his new role, Zhou is building on his record for successfully managing engineering organizations towards innovation, meeting client deliveries, and galvanizing the entire engineering organization towards continuing to mature Abacus Insights’ unified data platform.

Previously the company’s director of engineering, Zhou also has held key engineering positions with technology leaders VMware and Verizon. He earned bachelor’s and master’s in computer science engineering from Hunan University.

Managing data for more than 21 million health-plan members, Abacus Insights is healthcare technology innovator with the only data transformation platform and data solutions built specifically for payers. With 60% lower TCO and expedited time-to-value in 4 to 6 months, Abacus Insights’ HITRUST CSF-certified and SOC2-certified  platform and solutions are scalable, compliant, and secure.

The platform enables payers to achieve a unified data foundation with digitally interoperable data that deliver a new standard for usability based on six qualities: accurate, complete, current, relevant, versatile and use-case and application agnostic. Built on its data usability platform, Abacus Insights’ suite of data solutions cater to the data needs of specific payer functions, including as Clinical Data, CMS Interoperability, and Risk Adjustment.

About Abacus Insights

Abacus Insights is a healthcare technology leader with the only data transformation platform and solutions built specifically for health plans. By setting the new standard of payer data to usability, Abacus Insights gives payers a new level of control and flexibility to support analytics and operational use cases. Managing data for 21 million members, Abacus Insights partners with payers to deliver scalable solutions that drive strategic initiatives, control costs, and improve member lives and experiences.

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