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Syntel Strengthens Delivery Capabilities for Health Insurers with HealthEdge Partnership

TROY, Mich., May 23, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Syntel, Inc. (Nasdaq:SYNT), a global provider of digital modernization, information technology and knowledge process services to Global 2000 companies, today announced that it has enhanced its ability to deliver technology solutions for healthcare insurers by achieving Gold partner certification status in the HealthEdge Strategic Partner Program. HealthEdge provides the only integrated financial, administrative and clinical platform for health insurers.

To achieve Gold partner certification status, Syntel resources completed in-depth classroom and hands-on training on the HealthRules product suite, providing them with valuable experience and expertise related to the key aspects of HealthRules implementations.

“By becoming a Gold-level strategic partner, Syntel has demonstrated its commitment and ability to deploy well-trained and experienced HealthRules technical resources at health insurance organizations across the country,” said Ray Desrochers, Chief Marketing Officer of HealthEdge. “We are excited to take our partnership to the next level.”

“In today’s fast-moving, customer centric marketplace, health insurers must employ technology to reduce administrative costs, increase the quality of care, and modernize their operations to remain competitive,” said Murlidhar Reddy, Head of Syntel’s Healthcare and Life Sciences Business Unit.

According to Reddy, today’s health insurance consumers expect a higher level of service than ever before, including 24/7 availability, intuitive tools to manage their healthcare needs, a consistent experience across all user touchpoints, and competitive pricing.

“As new business models like accountable care organizations, health insurance exchanges and pay-for-performance become more prevalent, it is very important for health insurers to remain agile and adopt a holistic approach to modernizing and digitizing their operations,” said Reddy.

Syntel offers services for the HealthRules product suite as part of the Company’s full range of digital modernization solutions for the healthcare industry. To learn more, visit http://www.syntelinc.com/industry-solutions/healthcare-and-life-sciences.

About Syntel

Syntel (Nasdaq:SYNT) is the global leader in digital modernization services, with a core suite of automation-driven IT and knowledge process services. Syntel helps global enterprises thrive in the Two-Speed World™ by building agile, efficient technology infrastructures that blend legacy business models with disruptive digital innovations. Syntel’s recursive automation platform, SyntBots®, enables clients to manage, migrate, and modernize their business and technology ecosystems. Syntel believes in a "Customer for Life" philosophy to build collaborative partnerships and creates long-term business value for its clients by investing in IP, solutions and industry-focused delivery teams with deep domain knowledge.

To learn more, visit us at www.syntelinc.com.

Contacts: North America: Jon Luebke, Syntel, 248/619-3503, jon_luebke@syntelinc.com Europe and International: Rani Gill, Flame PR, +44 0203 357 9746, Syntel@flamepr.com

Source:Syntel, Inc.