Case Study

Immediate Impact: Self Service + Patient Satisfaction

Grew self-service payments 2X and doubled patient satisfaction in 90 days

Executive Summary

Hennepin County Medical Center, a safety net hospital, serving mainly high deductibles and
Medicaid (#2 in US) empowers patients with a consumer-centric experience and transforms complaints into compliments.

Financial Impact


growth in self-service
(post service)


cost to collect
(post service)

Patient Impact

  • “I love the new system! Thank you for making this upgrade. I really like that you had all my bills in one place…”
  • “Love the simplicity”
  • “Keeping track of my hospital/ clinic bills should be easy and you’ve just made it that way. Thank you!”
“Before we used to do day one outsource of our self-pay. [Now with] the thirty day period ... I'm getting my money at a lower percentage of incurred cost.”
“Our collection rate has actually doubled from the same time last year. My CFO is a very happy man”


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Hennepin County Medical Center Details

  • Serving community of Minneapolis, MN
  • $1B net patient revenue
  • 750K+ annual patient encounters
  • 800+ beds
  • 836 employed physicians
  • 321 residents
  • Level 1 Trauma Center
  • Academic Medical Center

  • Diverse population
  • 120 languages supported


  • High deductible / non insured population
  • Safety net hospital


  • Perceived as “free” county hospital
  • Patient desire not to pay


  • Facility difficult to navigate
  • In person payment challenging
Meet the patient where they are

  • Across all devices and in their language

Self-service payments on the rise

Lower cost to collect

High patient satisfaction

  • 4.4 out of 5 stars (1,701)