2016 TripleTree iAwards - Winners Announced

Three transformative healthcare companies are recognized from a group of highly relevant applicants.

MINNEAPOLIS--()--Today, TripleTree announced the winners of the 2016 TripleTree iAwards. The three winners were selected from a group of six highly relevant companies, each focused on solving different needs and driving innovation across the healthcare industry.

“Now in its eighth year, the TripleTree iAward program has recognized many outstanding organizations over the years, and the winners this year are no exception,” said Michael Carroll, Chief Marketing Officer at TripleTree. “Each of the three winning companies is transforming healthcare by offering innovative solutions that help consumers better engage, manage, and experience the healthcare system.”

The 2016 TripleTree iAward Winners are:

  • Consumer Enablement: Alegeus

    “Alegeus is proud to help consumers get the most value from their healthcare dollars, and we’re honored to be recognized for the 2016 TripleTree iAwards,” said Steve Auerbach, CEO at Alegeus. “As the market shifts financial responsibility for healthcare to consumers, the Alegeus team is dedicated to providing our clients with innovative capabilities that enable consumers to become highly engaged, economically aware, and well prepared to make critical decisions regarding their care.”
  • Consumer Empowerment: CareLinx

    “Winning the 2016 TripleTree iAward for Consumer Empowerment is a testament to everyone at CareLinx who is focused on making home care services more accessible and transparent to families,” said Sherwin Sheik, CEO at CareLinx. “Each and every day we are focused on giving caregivers, family members, and other loved ones the information and control they need to ensure their loved ones receive the in-home care they deserve.”
  • Consumer Engagement: Quantum Health

    “Every day our team helps consumers engage with the healthcare system as they move through their unchosen healthcare journey,” said Kara Trott, Founder and CEO at Quantum Health. “This recognition by TripleTree reflects the tireless efforts of my colleagues, who strive to help employees get the most from their health benefits, improve their overall satisfaction with their healthcare experience and lower claims costs for our clients.”

About TripleTree

TripleTree is an independent merchant bank focused on mergers and acquisitions, financial restructuring, and principal investing services. Since 1997, the firm has advised and invested in some of the most innovative, high-growth businesses in healthcare. For more, visit www.triple-tree.com.

About Alegeus

Alegeus is the market leader in consumer directed healthcare solutions, offering the industry’s most comprehensive platform for the administration of healthcare benefit accounts (including FSAs, HSAs, HRAs, wellness incentive, dependent care, and commuter accounts), the industry’s most widely-used benefit debit card, and powerful engagement solutions to help consumers maximize savings and optimize spending for their healthcare. Over 300 clients – including health insurance plans, third party administrators and financial institutions – leverage Alegeus’ deep expertise and proven technology to administer benefit accounts for more than 29 million members and process more than $8.9 billion in consumer healthcare payments annually. As the healthcare and benefit markets continue to evolve, Alegeus delivers solutions that enable clients to evolve their service offerings, operate their businesses more efficiently, and focus on their customers. The company is headquartered in Waltham, MA with operations in Orlando, FL and Milwaukee, WI.

About CareLinx

Founded in 2011, CareLinx is a healthcare services provider focused on improving access to affordable, quality home care for the elderly and chronically ill. Through its nationwide professional caregiver marketplace, families can easily find, hire, manage, and pay caregivers who match their needs and budget − and caregivers who have passed CareLinx's comprehensive screening process can find care assignments that meet their hourly wage and scheduling preferences. More than just an online marketplace, CareLinx has a team of customer care representatives that works closely with each family and caregiver throughout the hiring process. Once a caregiver is retained, families and caregivers can easily manage administrative tasks, including invoicing, care coordination, payroll processing, and household employment taxes, through CareLinx. Family members can see all the tasks their caregiver is doing on a daily basis via the CareLinx platform, thus giving them peace of mind that their loved one is receiving quality care, regardless if they live across the country or are working full-time. The San Bruno, CA-based company currently works with families in the top 50 metropolitan areas across the United States and can be found online at www.carelinx.com and @CareLinx.

About Quantum Health

Quantum Health is an award-winning care coordination and consumer navigation company serving the needs of self-insured public and private employers across the United States since 1999. With a background in consumer behavior and a deep understanding of how real people experience healthcare, Quantum Health has a proven history of improving the efficiency of clients’ benefits plans while maintaining industry-leading satisfaction rates and claims savings. Based in Columbus, Ohio, Quantum Health has been recognized on the Inc. 5000 as one of the fastest-growing privately held companies for nine years, listed as one of the 50 Fastest Growing Women Owned/Led Companies by the Women Presidents’ Organization and has been listed as both a FORTUNE Magazine Great Place to Work® and an Entrepreneur Magazine Great Place to Work®. Learn more at Quantum-Health.com, and connect with us on Twitter (@QuantumHealth1), and LinkedIn (Company: Quantum Health).


Jaimie Vetter, 952-223-8400


Jaimie Vetter, 952-223-8400