HealthTrust chooses Anaplan to Plan & Analyze Financial Data
Company Will Share Success at Financial Forecasting & Planning Innovation Summit
San Francisco – February 20, 2013 – HealthTrust, a group purchasing organization that supports hospitals and other health-care facilities, has selected Anaplan for planning and analysis of its SourceTrust service line financials, supporting the medical device area. HealthTrust serves nearly 1,400 hospitals as well as 10,600 ambulatory surgery centers, physician practices and alternate care sites.
Anaplan, a provider of cloud modeling and planning solutions for sales, operations and finance, enables HealthTrust’s medical device finance team to capture their financial projects and model future scenarios to make better strategic decisions about budgeting and planning.
“We learned about Anaplan at an FP&A conference we attended and were immediately impressed by their deep expertise in financial analysis and the scalability of their cloud-based technology,” said Jason Stephens, senior financial planning analyst at HealthTrust. “With Anaplan, you get all of the capabilities you need. The system is totally customizable and the integration process was flexible and easy.”
“Anaplan has offered tremendous value to our department financials, allowing us to map out the best financial strategy and to stay on the right path. Having this new accountability and streamlined visibility into our data enables us to easily see the way forward,” said Doug Jones, assistant vice president of business development at HealthTrust.
Jason Stephens will speak about HealthTrust’s success with Anaplan at the Financial Forecasting & Planning Innovation Summit today, February 20 in San Diego. For more information and to see the full conference agenda, visit http://finance.theiegroup.com/fpa-sandiego/program.
HealthTrust (www.healthtrustpg.com) is committed to strengthening provider performance and clinical excellence through an aligned membership model and the delivery of total cost management solutions, including supply chain solutions and a contract and service portfolio unparalleled in quality, scope and value. Members include 1,400 not-for-profit and for-profit acute care facilities and 10,600 ambulatory surgery centers, physician practices and alternate care sites. Headquartered in Brentwood, Tenn., HealthTrust is closely integrated with the provider-proven capabilities of Parallon Business Solutions (www.parallon.net) which include workforce management solutions, revenue cycle and business process expertise and technology solutions.
Anaplan provides cloud-based modeling and planning solutions for sales, operations and finance. The Anaplan platform, with it’s patented in-memory modeling and data processing capabilities, enables people to intuitively model their business, analyze data, align plans, and execute processes in a collaborative online workspace. Anaplan applications are easy for business users to build, modify, and connect to for solutions that reduce expenses, improve margins, accelerate growth, and improve business operations.
Anaplan is funded by Granite Ventures and Shasta Ventures and was awarded Gartner Cool Vendor Award in 2012 and Ventana Research Technology Operational Innovation Award for Sales Management in 2012.