Patientco names experienced healthcare IT executive to oversee and build on company’s continued growth. Patientco, a next-generation patient payment technology company, has hired Heather George as Chief Revenue Officer to lead and scale the company through its next phase of growth.

With more than 20 years of healthcare IT experience, George is well-equipped to propel Patientco’s continued growth and build on the company’s momentum in the marketplace. The value of Patientco’s technology resonates with today’s forward-thinking Health Systems. Under George’s leadership, the company will empower more healthcare organizations to improve their financial performance and provide patients with a modern billing and payment experience.

“Patients are faced with rising out-of-pocket costs while many healthcare payment experiences struggle to meet basic consumer expectations,” said Heather George, Chief Revenue Officer of Patientco. “Patientco supports a modern, intuitive payment experience that today’s patients demand, which helps Health Systems grow patient loyalty, return visits, and ultimately improve financial performance. Leading Health Systems generate outsized returns when they invest in the patient financial experience powered by Patientco.”

Previously, George served as Vice President of Healthcare Industry Sales at Kaufman Hall, where she developed and oversaw sales strategies to meet the company’s business objectives while ensuring customer needs were met. Prior to Kaufman Hall, she managed sales efforts for McKesson and GE Healthcare.

“Heather’s proven track record of achieving both short-term objectives and long-term operational goals for leading healthcare companies, along with her ability to skillfully identify and address the needs of Health Systems make her a valuable addition to the Patientco team,” said Bird Blitch, CEO of Patientco. “She will play a key role in helping the healthcare industry revamp its billing and payments processes in a way that benefits both patients and Health Systems.”

About Patientco:

Patientco is a payment technology company founded specifically to rethink the patient payment experience in healthcare. By combining intuitive consumer payment tools and world-class payment infrastructure backed by data-led design, we create a superior billing experience and deliver more payments to Health Systems. Patientco is making healthcare better one payment at a time. To learn more, email, visit or connect on LinkedIn.