Verisk Health: Operational Intelligence

Verisk Health: Operational Intelligence

Verisk Health(www.veriskhealth.com), formerly MediConnect, is based in South Jordan, UT.  Verisk Health (@veriskhealth) is the world leader in health information exchange and is a 6-time Inc. 5000 honoree. COO Eric Quigley took some time to chat with Ascent Advisor (@AscentAdvisor).   Ascent Advisor – Paul Savage:  MediConnect was purchased by Verisk Analytics almost a year ago. What has changed since the purchase and what has stayed the same? Eric Quigley: Whenever you combine any two companies there are going to be changes, some good and some bad.  Most of the time the bad changes aren’t intentional, it’s just that one company does things one way and the other company does things another way. There is always more red tape with a larger company; which is understood; they are a publicly traded company. They have to follow certain compliance issues when it comes to publicly traded financials that we didn’t have before, so it’s been an interesting shift to see. One of the benefits of being purchased by a company like Verisk is that they are much larger entity than MediConnect was, which gives us the ability to go after larger opportunities that we weren’t previously in the market for as they required a larger suite of services. At the same time, we are proud that we became a big company that still is able to run like a smaller company with attention to people and to culture.  We’ve been given some autonomy to keep our culture and methods of doing things. Ascent Advisor:  How would you describe the culture of your company and how did you choose what culture...