Case Study

Happier Patients, Faster Payments

New self service payment increases customer satisfaction, shortens time to payment

Executive Summary

Northwestern Medicine is delivering an online patient financial care experience like Amazon that is increasing customer satisfaction and shortening the time bills get paid.

Financial Impact


reduction in days to pay


increase in self-service payments

1 in 4

payments via mobile device

Patient Impact

“Partnering with Simplee, we really took time to address the patient needs. If I was a patient, what would I like to see? What would make it easy for me to understand what the bill is for?”
“We wanted to make it as easy as possible for a patient to get in, get out, make their payment as quickly as possible, similar to an Amazon experience.”

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Happier Patients

Northwestern Medicine Details

  • 100 locations throughout the Chicago area
  • $4.4B in annual revenues
  • 3,500 aligned physicians
  • 7 major hospitals
  • Patient-friendly statements
  • More ways to pay
  • Improved mobile experience
An Amazon like experience

  • 32% increase in digital self service

Flexible payment options

  • 22% reduction in days to pay
  • 1 in 4 payments via mobile device

Very satisfied patients

  • 4.7 out of 5 stars (13,164)
  • Net Promoter Score (NPS) of 39 (N=13,591)