Apttus’ Configure Price Quote, Contract Lifecycle Management and Revenue Management solutions introduce new levels of visibility and effectiveness to Healthwise Incorporated’s sales operation
SAN MATEO, Calif., Aug. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Healthwise, Incorporated, a non-profit health education company, announced today the selection of Apttus, the category-defining Quote-to-Cash solution provider, as its Revenue Management software of choice. With this selection, Healthwise now manages its entire revenue lifecycle within Apttus solutions. As a result, Healthwise is able to realize a full view of their client relationships and provide top-tier service to its customers and prospects.
Built on the Salesforce Platform, Apttus’ solutions drive the vital business process between the buyer’s interest in a purchase and the realization of revenue, the quote-to-cash process. With Apttus, companies increase sales effectiveness while maximizing visibility and control of the quote-to-cash process, including configure price quote (CPQ), contract management, renewals and revenue management. Additionally, users can remain inside familiar Microsoft Office applications with all activity in documents and Outlook preserved and controlled by Salesforce.
Other benefits and capabilities of Healthwise’s implementation of Apttus QTC solution will include:
- Increased efficiency for their sales operations and legal teams without extra overhead cost
- Complete 360° customer view available throughout the organization including orders, invoices, payments and account balances
- Flexibility to introduce new products and charge models without requiring code changes
- Lower operational costs and increased efficiency through the automation of manual process
“Apttus gives us the innate ability to link the entire Quote-to-Cash process together in one system,” stated Darra Wray, Senior Vice President – Finance, of Healthwise Incorporated, “We will be able to scale our operation and leverage the benefits of this great toolset at the same relative cost of our manual processes that were not scalable. The benefits of dealing with only one software set and vendor are innumerable. This solution will optimize our end to end sales support process and will allow us to keep the focus on the most important part of our business – our clients.”
“Our goal is to be a transformative and supportive partner for our customers, and Healthwise’s incorporation of the entire Quote-to-Cash process is an enormous point of pride,” said Kirk Krappe, chief executive officer at Apttus. “There’s a tangible, global benefit to pairing the best health communications brand with a modern, fast, and efficient method of conducting their business, and we’re excited to be a part of it.”
Healthwise is a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. In 2014, Healthwise merged with the Informed Medical Decisions Foundation to further advance the mission. People have turned to Healthwise information more than 1.5 billion times to learn how to do more for themselves, ask for the care they need, and say “no” to the care they don’t need. Healthwise partners with hospitals, electronic medical record (EMR) providers, health plans, care management companies, and health websites to provide up-to-date, evidence-based information to the people they serve. www.healthwise.org. 1.800.706.9646.
Apttus, the category-defining Quote-to-Cash software company, drives the vital business process between the buyer’s interest in a purchase and the realization of revenue. Apttus is delivered on the Salesforce1 Platform, the world’s most trusted and comprehensive cloud delivery infrastructure. Applications include Quote-to-Cash Intelligence (Analytics), Configure Price Quote (CPQ), Renewals, Contract Management and Revenue Management. Additionally, Apttus’ patent pending X-Author technology enables Microsoft Office to be a user-interface with full interaction and control between Salesforce and Microsoft Office. Apttus is based in San Mateo, California, with additional offices in London, UK, Bozeman, Montana and Ahmedabad, India. For more information visit: apttus.com.
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