ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#engagementPatientco, a next-generation patient payment technology company, has been named the Best Patient Financial Engagement Platform in the 2021 FinTech Awards by Wealth & Finance International. The award recognizes Patientco’s efforts to elevate the patient financial experience by transforming how patients manage their medical expenses while ensuring health systems stay funded.

The 2021 FinTech Awards honor the companies that have delivered game-changing financial innovations in the last 12 months. Winners are chosen based on a combination of votes gathered from the publication’s respected network of industry partners and rigorous in-house research. Wealth & Finance International assesses each nominee’s performance over the past year, their commitment to ongoing innovation, as well as the competitive landscape to ensure the most deserving candidate is selected.

The recognition by Wealth & Finance International is the latest in a series of industry accolades Patientco has received in the last several months. Earlier this year, Patientco CEO Bird Blitch was named in The Healthcare Technology Report’s list of Top 50 HealthTech CEOs of 2021. The annual list recognizes the most accomplished executives in healthcare technology. Patientco also recently received the 2021 Best in KLAS distinction for patient financial engagement software. As a leading healthcare IT data insights company, KLAS Research reserves its coveted Best in KLAS designation for the software and services that have the broadest operational and clinical impact on healthcare organizations.

“As the need for payment technology designed to improve the patient experience grows, I am honored that Patientco was selected as the Best Patient Financial Engagement Platform by Wealth & Finance International,” said Bird Blitch, CEO and co-founder of Patientco. “Our team is passionate about delivering a patient financial experience that rises above the rest and this recognition is a testament to their hard work and dedication. Everyday, we aim to create better and more personalized ways for patients to pay their bills and take ownership of their healthcare finances.”

About Patientco:

Patientco, named Best in KLAS for Patient Financial Engagement Platforms, is the only vertically-integrated payment technology company that was founded specifically to rethink the patient payment experience in healthcare. We provide greater connectivity, advanced analytics and more, so that health systems only need one patient payments partner and technology platform. Given the comprehensive nature of our platform, Patientco improves financial care across the entire patient journey, from pre-service to post-service, while increasing payments and revenue for today’s top health systems. Our platform has also received Healthcare Financial Management Association’s Peer Review designation. Patientco is making healthcare better one payment at a time. To learn more, email, visit or connect on LinkedIn.

About Wealth & Finance International and the FinTech Awards:

Wealth & Finance International is dedicated to providing the latest industry news and trusted expert commentary on recent developments impacting the financial technology sector. Hosted by Wealth & Finance International, the 2021 FinTech Awards aim to recognize and spotlight individuals, companies and enterprises across the hugely diverse global FinTech industry who seek to transform the way we manage our finances.


Mallory Griffin

Marketing Communications Manager, Patientco