June 13, 2016

Sagacious Consultants Is Highest Rated Firm for Revenue-Cycle Optimization in Latest KLAS Report

LENEXA, Kansas; June 13, 2016 – Sagacious Consultants, now part of Accenture (NYSE: ACN), is tied as the highest-rated firm for Revenue Cycle Redesign and Optimization in KLAS’ 2016 Healthcare IT Advisory report. Sagacious’ consulting services help providers optimize their revenue cycle operations and technologies they use to improve financial performance.

To determine the ratings, KLAS spoke with 322 healthcare providers to rate IT consulting firms in terms of how well they deliver tangible benefits and perform against key quality metrics. Sagacious Consultants was rated above 9 other firms in the category of Revenue Cycle Redesign/Optimization and tied as the top rated firm.

Sagacious Consultants combines its extensive experience and capabilities in software solutions from Epic Systems Corporation (Epic) with its operational experience to deliver comprehensive and sustainable revenue-cycle change and optimization services. Sagacious helps healthcare organizations achieve tangible, long-term financial results and outcomes by collaborating with them to refine and optimize processes; institute structure, rigor and accountability; significantly accelerate billing and collection processes; increase cash; and reduce bad debt, write-offs and other forms of revenue leakage.

“Sagacious Consultants is definitely one of the more strategic consulting firms that I have dealt with,” said one of the clients surveyed in the report. “When they had work to deliver, they were committed to executing that work well.”

Aaron Kull, senior director of Strategic Services at Sagacious Consultants, said, “We are honored to be recognized by our clients as leaders in the field of revenue-cycle optimization and performance improvement. Our engagements have enabled us to shape a methodology that produces tangible results; we help our clients implement operating-model changes that enable them to achieve rapid and significant improvements that serve as the foundation for high performance.”

Sagacious Consultants brings extensive expertise in healthcare IT, revenue cycle transformation, optimization, data analytics and data warehousing for Epic-related systems. Sagacious Consultants, now part of Accenture, has more than 250 Epic-certified consultants. Together, Accenture and Sagacious have served more than 200 U.S. healthcare organizations with EHR-related services.

About Accenture
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions – underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network – Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With approximately 373,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

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