Appriss Inc., a Louisville, Kentucky-based provider of software and analytics for the criminal justice system, has announced the acquisition of Typhoon Data. Located in Orem, Typhoon Data is a provider of healthcare sanctions and credentialing solutions.
“Typhoon is excited to join Appriss in its mission of sharing knowledge for good and in its expansion of products that reduce healthcare workforce risk,” said Questin Francis, CEO of Typhoon Data. “Our shared commitment to partner success and product innovation ensures that healthcare organizations will have access to an unmatched portfolio of data solutions with the highest level of service and support.”
“Appriss is committed to delivering the nation’s leading data and analytics platform to mitigate person-based risk in the workplace and in our communities,” said Krishnan Sastry, CEO of Appriss Inc. “Typhoon Data provides unique capabilities to help identify and mitigate risks associated with the healthcare industry, which represents nearly 14 percent of our nation’s workforce.”
Typhoon Data will become part of the Appriss Insights data platform, delivering risk-related information to the healthcare industry and further enhancing Appriss’ industry-leading data solutions, the company said. The acquisition is Appriss Insights’ first in an industry-specific solution and is the fourth acquisition in the past two years, following HygenicsData, CrimeFinders Inc. and Innovative Enterprises Inc. (IEI).
Typhoon Data was established in 2013 and focuses on providing data products and services in healthcare compliance and professional credentialing to consumer reporting agencies, credentials verification organizations and compliance companies.
In 2017, Typhoon Data received the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) certification for its credentials verification services, including License to Practice, DEA Registration, Medical Board Sanctions, Medicare/Medicaid Sanctions and Ongoing Monitoring.
“The addition of Typhoon Data further demonstrates Appriss’ continued investment and commitment to being a leading wholesale data provider in all of the markets that we serve,” said Brian Matthews, president of Appriss Insights. “The need for qualified, professional healthcare providers has never been greater. Our combined portfolio will facilitate faster, more comprehensive screening services for the healthcare industry. ” Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.