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Explorys Wins 2014 NorTech Innovation Award

Healthcare Big Data Leader Recognized for Most Innovative Use of a National Trend for Big Data


 Explorys, the leader in big data-driven healthcare transformation, today announced that it has been recognized with a 2014 NorTech Innovation Award in the “Most Innovative Use of a National Trend” category for Big Data. The award was presented to Explorys at the Innovation Awards gala at the Cleveland Convention Center on September 23rd.

“We are honored to be recognized as an innovator in this space,” said Charlie Lougheed, president and co-founder at Explorys. “Leveraging big data to improve quality and cost efficiency for healthcare is not only a national imperative, it is also critically important for our community’s well-being.  It is so exciting to see world-changing innovation occur right here in Northeast Ohio.”   

The NorTech Innovation Awards highlight Northeast Ohio’s technology and innovation assets by celebrating individuals and organizations that are accelerating the pace of innovation in the region. Established in 2000, the awards recognize new technologies, products and innovative business solutions that have transformed companies and research institutions, revitalized the region’s economy and created new opportunities for Northeast Ohioans of all backgrounds.

“Our region needs innovative companies like Explorys to stay competitive in the ever-changing global economy,” NorTech President and CEO Rebecca Bagley said. “Explorys has developed a powerful platform that uses big data to improve millions of lives. We’re proud to honor Explorys with a 2014 NorTech Innovation Award.”   

About NorTech

NorTech is a technology-focused organization that strengthens Northeast Ohio’s economic vitality by accelerating the pace of innovation in the region. NorTech is using its expertise in emerging industries to provide companies of all sizes, higher education and research institutions, and individuals of diverse backgrounds with new opportunities for collaboration that create jobs, attract capital and have a long-term, economic impact. NorTech also connects with government leaders and other influencers to raise the visibility of Northeast Ohio’s technology assets, position the region as an innovation hub and attract resources. For more information about NorTech visit:

About Explorys Today

Founded in 2009 as an innovation spinoff from Cleveland Clinic, Explorys provides the healthcare industry a secure, cloud-based analytics platform that leverages big data for clinical integration, predictive analytics, and business intelligence. Its platform enables the country’s leading provider organizations to more effectively leverage their data to improve care quality, patient satisfaction, and deliver value-based care. The Explorys solution supports Population Health Management and Accountable Care models while applying the power of massively-parallel data processing to save lives and make healthcare affordable. Since its inception, the Explorys platform has been adopted by 22 major integrated healthcare systems with 275 billion data elements, 48 million unique cared-for-lives, 340 hospitals, and 300,000 providers who collectively deliver $63B in care annually.

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