SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Award-winning Evolution1 – a WEX Company, an industry-leading healthcare financial technology platform provider, today announced that it will now be known as WEX Health. The new name and visual identity reflect the company’s growth, leadership, and innovation in the healthcare account management industry.
The announcement was made by Jeff Young, senior vice president and general manager of WEX Health, at Partner Conference 2016. The ninth annual go-to industry event, which continues through tomorrow at The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa in Scottsdale, has once again drawn record attendance.
“While our name and look are changing, our mission remains the same: We simplify the business of healthcare,” said Young. “The change reflects simplicity, flexibility, and global scalability. We offer the cloud platform and technology solutions that our Partners, employers, and consumers need to ensure they provide the best healthcare and benefits options available.”
Partner Conference 2016 includes keynote sessions by Young, Melissa Smith, president and CEO, WEX Inc., Curt Steinhorst, founder and president of Promentum Group, a communications consultancy that crafts messages for today’s distracted audiences, and Victoria Labalme, strategic performance coach and performing artist.
Additionally, the event includes a product general session, concurrent track sessions, industry track trends panels, multiple networking opportunities, a sponsor expo, and the Partner awards dinner and program. Partner Conference, the “don’t-miss” industry event for WEX Health Partners, is designed for executives, sales and marketing leaders, and administrators interested in growing and increasing the profitability of their business. The annual premier event enables attendees to experience first-hand the entire WEX Health ecosystem.
“Partner Conference gives us the opportunity to come together with our valued Partners for an intense agenda of learning, networking, and celebrating,” said Young. “Our dedicated Partners work tirelessly with us to reduce costs and simplify the business of healthcare, and we are committed to providing a superior value proposition to them in multiple ways, including Partner Conference.”
WEX Health has partnered with Project CURE, a local non-profit in the Scottsdale area that works to send basic medical supplies to mothers and children in developing countries. At Partner Conference 2016, WEX Health and CDW are hosting Kits for Kids, a project managed by Project CURE.
Partner Conference 2016 is sponsored by strategic and business partners of WEX Health, including Axinn; BakerTilly; Bravo Wellness; CDW; Coherent Solutions, Inc.; CompassITC; CoPatient; CXC Solutions; ECFC; EMC; First National Bank; FIS; Fiserv; FSAstore.com; Institute for Healthcare Consumerism; HealthcareBank; HealthExpense; HealthMine; HSA Bank; Modern Marketing Partners; MasterCard; Mutual of Omaha; The Nerdery; RTO Benefits; Skyline Displays Midwest; Spectrum Marketing Services; The Bancorp; Travis Software Inc.; UMB; VCE; Visa; and White Birch View.
About WEX Health
At WEX Health, we simplify the business of healthcare. We do that through WEX Health Cloud, a cloud-based healthcare financial management platform that drives efficiency for benefit administration technology, consumer engagement, and advanced billing and payments. Our network of partner organizations enables us to deliver our industry-leading and award-winning solution to 200,000 employers and more than 17 million consumers across the United States and Canada. Together we take the complexity out of defined contribution, HSAs, HRAs, FSAs, VEBAs, PRAs, premium billing, public and private health insurance exchanges, COBRA, wellness plans, and transit plans. Learn more at www.wexhealthinc.com.
About WEX Inc.
WEX Inc. (NYSE: WEX) is a leading provider of corporate payment solutions. From its roots in fleet card payments beginning in 1983, WEX has expanded the scope of its business into a multi-channel provider of corporate payment solutions representing more than 9 million vehicles and offering exceptional payment security and control across a wide spectrum of business sectors. WEX and its subsidiaries employ more than 2,000 associates. The Company has been publicly traded since 2005. For more information, visit www.wexinc.com and follow WEX on Twitter at @WEXIncNews.