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Fast Company Names Waystar a 2023 Best Workplace for Innovators

Recognizes company for its leadership in fostering a culture of innovation to simplify healthcare payments

LOUISVILLE, Ky., July 18, 2023 – Waystar, a leading provider of healthcare payments software, today announced it has been named to Fast Company’s fifth annual Best Workplaces for Innovators list, which honors organizations and businesses that demonstrate an inspiring commitment to encourage and develop innovation at all levels.

Waystar is recognized on the strength of the company’s culture of innovation, which continuously delivers new breakthroughs in healthcare payments to remove friction from the system and help providers focus on delivering care. As a recent example, in June, the company announced significant enhancements across its single cloud-based platform, harnessing the power of purpose-built automation and artificial intelligence (AI) to improve transparency, efficiency and accuracy in healthcare payments.

The award cements Waystar’s status as a leading destination for the best and brightest healthcare technology talent, solving the most complex challenges facing the industry today.

“We’re proud to be recognized among the most innovative workplaces in the world, and I am fortunate to work alongside so many talented and purpose-driven team members,” said Matt Hawkins, Chief Executive Officer of Waystar. “We strive to deliver transformative software to an industry in need of continuous advancement.”

Developed in collaboration with Accenture, the 2023 Best Workplaces for Innovators ranks 100 winners from a variety of industries, including entertainment, biotech, consumer packaged goods, marketing, education, healthcare, and many more. Fast Company editors and Accenture researchers collaborated together to score nearly 1,000 submissions, and a panel of eight distinguished judges reviewed and endorsed the top 100 companies. The 2023 awards feature workplaces from around the world.

Waystar’s inclusion in this year’s list is the latest in a string of awards highlighting the company’s top-flight workforce and commitment to delivering new, purposeful technologies that demonstrably improve the healthcare payments process. In June, the company was recognized by Black BookTM as a top client-rated healthcare payments platform across 17 categories, and in May, Waystar was given a MedTech Breakthrough Award for Healthcare Payments Innovation. The company has also been named Best in KLAS for patient financial engagement, and has been recognized by the Healthcare Financial Management Association for its intelligent automation platform via their peer review process.

Waystar’s latest innovations will be on full display at True North, the company’s inaugural annual client conference, held September 12-14 at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.

About Waystar

Waystar’s mission-critical software is purpose-built to simplify healthcare payments so providers can prioritize patient care and optimize their financial performance. Waystar serves approximately 30,000 clients, representing over a million distinct providers, including 18 of 22 institutions on the U.S. News Best Hospitals list. Waystar’s enterprise-grade platform annually processes over 4 billion healthcare payment transactions, including over $900 billion in gross claims and spanning approximately 50% of U.S. patients. Waystar strives to transform healthcare payments so providers can focus on what matters most: their patients and communities. Discover the way forward at

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