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Truven Health Analytics Named a Leader in IDC MarketScape for U.S. Healthcare Fraud, Waste, and Abuse Solutions

May 21, 2014

Truven Health Payment Integrity Enterprise Solution

Recognized for Flexibility, Customization for Specific Client Needs

ANN ARBOR, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Truven Health AnalyticsTM, a leading provider of healthcare analytics and data solutions and services, today announced that it has been named a leader in the new IDC MarketScape: U.S. Healthcare Payer Fraud, Waste, and Abuse Solutions 2014 Vendor Analysis.

According to the IDC MarketScape report, which is based on industry and customer surveys, interviews and input of a review board of IDC experts, Truven Health Analytics “shows a very good grasp of fraud, waste, and abuse issues and a high degree of flexibility in its relations with individual clients.” The report goes on to highlight Truven Health’s willingness to partner with other market participants to leverage specialized data and insights for specific client needs.

The recognition of Truven Health’s leadership in healthcare fraud, waste, and abuse solutions underscores the company’s commitment to continually enhancing its predictive solutions, analytic methods, and analytic technology. The Truven Health Payment Integrity Enterprise Solution helps healthcare payers quickly scour vast insurance claims data sets for statistical anomalies that are consistent with patterns of fraud and abuse. With its recent acquisition of Fortel Analytics’ healthcare fraud technology, Truven Health is now able to offer the industry’s most powerful suite of pre- and post-payment fraud and abuse prevention solutions.

“We are very pleased to be identified as a leader in payment integrity in the IDC MarketScape report,” said Mike Boswood, Truven Health Analytics president and CEO. “This confirms the value of our approach and methodology for detecting and preventing payment for fraudulent activities in healthcare.”

The IDC MarketScape report evaluation of Truven Health summarizes: “Truven should be able to use its growing experience in unorthodox enterprises or market combinations to stake out favorable positions that yield above-average results for clients and above-average growth over the long term.”

For an excerpt of the IDC MarketScape: U.S. Healthcare Payer Fraud, Waste, and Abuse Solutions 2014 Vendor Analysis, visit: For more information on Truven Health’s Payment Integrity Enterprise Solution, visit

About Truven Health Analytics

At Truven Health Analytics we are dedicated to delivering the answers our clients need to improve healthcare quality and reduce costs. We are a healthcare analytics company with robust, widely-respected data assets and advanced analytic expertise that have served the global healthcare industry for more than 30 years. These combine with our unique perspective from across the entire healthcare industry to give hospitals, clinicians, employers, health plans, government agencies, life sciences researchers, and policymakers the confidence they need to make the right decisions, right now, every time. With our healthcare-specific expertise and tools for managing complex and disparate data, we understand how to implement and integrate tailored analytics that drive improvement.

Truven Health Analytics owns some of the most trusted brands in healthcare, such as Micromedex, ActionOI, 100 Top Hospitals, MarketScan, and Advantage Suite. Truven has its principal offices in Ann Arbor, Mich.; Chicago; and Denver. For more information, please visit

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