HealthEdge Appoints Matt Hughes Chief Financial Officer

Extensive corporate and financial leadership experience to support HealthEdge’s accelerated growth

HealthEdge Appoints Matt Hughes Chief Financial Officer

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, provider of the only integrated financial, administrative and clinical platform for healthcare payors, today announced the appointment of Matt Hughes to the role of Chief Financial Officer. With more than 20 years of corporate and financial leadership experience, Matt will support HealthEdge’s unprecedented growth, as the company’s HealthRules® product suite continues to dominate the payor market.

"Matt’s experience, and his understanding of the healthcare technology market, brings a complementary set of skills to our executive team," said Rob Gillette, chief executive officer of HealthEdge. "Payors continue to choose HealthEdge as we lead the revolution from outdated legacy systems to 21st century technology. Matt is uniquely qualified to ensure that HealthEdge has the financial leadership to continue as the industry’s most dynamic software company.”

Before his appointment at HealthEdge, Matt was Chief Financial Officer at Click4Care, where he played an integral role in the operation of the company, culminating with the acquisition of Click4Care by HealthEdge in December. Prior to Click4Care, Matt was the Chief Financial Officer of DeCrane Aerospace, a privately-owned provider of aircraft components.

Matt has also held senior financial leadership roles at companies including Frontstep, a worldwide software provider for the manufacturing industry, The GolfWorks and MPW Industrial Services. He is a Certified Public Accountant and earned a B.A. in accounting and business administration from Thiel College.

“This is such an exciting time for both the healthcare industry and HealthEdge,” said Matt Hughes, chief financial officer of HealthEdge. “The healthcare market is in the midst of a technological metamorphosis, and I am thrilled to be a part of the company leading the change.”

HealthRules has become the clear choice for payors looking to compete in the next-generation healthcare economy. Whether they are preparing to participate in new healthcare business models, chronic condition and care coordination initiatives, value-based reimbursement programs or value-based benefit (VBB) models, adopt new standards like ICD-10, or create a more efficient organization, the HealthRules product suite provides the tools required to achieve their goals.

HealthEdge® provides the only integrated financial, administrative and clinical software platform for healthcare payors. The HealthRules® platform, built on modern, patented technology, delivers for the first time, a suite of software products that enables payers to leverage new business models, improve outcomes, drastically reduce administrative costs and connect everyone in the healthcare delivery cycle. An award-winning company, HealthEdge delivers disruptive technology that makes the new healthcare economy work. For more information, visit .

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