New executive to lead expansion of next-generation payer technology platform
Burlington, MA, February 16, 2021 – HealthEdge®, provider of the industry’s leading mission-critical claims processing, care management, and payment integrity technology assets for payers, today announced Sagnik Bhattacharya as its new Chief Product and Operating Officer. Bhattacharya is a proven healthcare technology leader driving vision and execution for enterprise-scale healthcare companies.
Sagnik has two decades experience in building best-in-class technology-enabled solutions for providers and payers. He held multiple leadership roles with Epic Systems Corporation and led Epic’s payer and provider facing value-based healthcare solutions. Most recently, Sagnik was the Head of Product and Network Strategy for PatientPing.
“The pace of transition from fee-for-service to value-based care has accelerated in recent years,” Bhattacharya said. “To support this transition, health plans need an advanced and agile technology platform that enables and accelerates the adoption of new payment models. HealthEdge is building that next-generation payor platform and I am excited to join the HealthEdge community of innovators and serve our customers and their members.”
“Sagnik comes to HealthEdge at time of when we are scaling our business, as seen by our recent growth, with the product acquisitions of Burgess Source® and Guiding Care®,” said Steve Krupa, CEO of HealthEdge. “Sagnik’s experience in leading teams to launch new products and lines of business during inflection points of an organization’s maturity lifecycle is exactly the kind of leadership we need to be the next-generation solution within the industry.”
Sagnik’s background is in computer science; he has a master’s degree from University of Virginia and a bachelor’s degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. As HealthEdge’s Chief Product and Operating Officer, he will oversee the growth, development, and delivery of its HealthRules Payor platform more specifically holding responsibilities for engineering, operations, and professional services.
HealthEdge provides modern, disruptive healthcare IT solutions that health insurers use to leverage new business models, improve outcomes, drastically reduce administrative costs, and connect everyone in the healthcare delivery cycle. Its next-generation enterprise solution suite is built on modern, patented technology and is delivered to customers via the HealthEdge Cloud or onsite deployment. In 2020, HealthEdge was acquired by Blackstone. HealthEdge’s product portfolio includes HealthRules Payor®, Altruista Health’s GuidingCare®, and Burgess Source®. Follow HealthEdge, on Twitter @HealthEdge or on LinkedIn.