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April 6th, 2017

Ascension Becomes First North American Authorized Training Partner for Blue Prism

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Ascension Becomes First North American Authorized Training Partner for Blue Prism

Demand for Robotic Process Automation Solutions Continues to Grow in Healthcare Industry.

Ascension, the nation’s largest Catholic and non-profit healthcare system, has been selected as the first organization in North America authorized to train companies on a leading robotic process automation solution – Blue Prism’s Robotic Process Automation (RPA) software.

Ascension’s Intelligent Process Automation team was one of the continent’s first adopters of Blue Prism’s solution, and now it is the company’s first authorized training partner on the continent. This accreditation will help Ascension drive adoption and promote best practices in RPA, especially in the healthcare industry.

“Ascension has a long track record of delivering RPA solutions that meet the toughest security and compliance requirements,” said Neil Wright, Global Head of Professional Services at Blue Prism. “We’re partnering with Ascension to enable digital transformation for our healthcare clients in North America.”

Blue Prism’s RPA software is changing the way work gets done by automating manual, repetitive tasks. This reduction of administrative burden is improving process efficiency and effectiveness, while reducing costs and improving customer experience. The solution leverages the cognitive ability of people as opposed to building processes around technology.

“It’s been an exciting journey with Blue Prism, as we have gone from client to value-added resale partner and now an authorized training partner,” said Lee Coulter, senior vice president of Ascension and chief executive officer of Ascension’s shared service subsidiary, based in Indianapolis. “We have worked closely with the Blue Prism team over the last several years to develop training for our own associates are now helping others train teams and implement automation solutions.”

Within months of launching its first automation, Ascension demonstrated substantial return on investment and improved customer experience. Blue Prism practitioners in Ascension’s shared service subsidiary now provide automation tools training, consulting, and digital labor management to other organizations seeking business transformation. A trusted early adopter of robotic process automation, Ascension has advanced from pioneer to thought leader. A contributing member in the development of standards for RPA in conjunction with the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Ascension brings transformational as well as practical experience to its engagements.

About Blue Prism

In this digital era where start-ups are constantly disrupting markets, only the most agile and innovative enterprises survive and thrive. At Blue Prism, we pioneered Robotic Process Automation (RPA), emerging as the trusted and secure intelligent automation choice for the Fortune 500 and public-sector market. Now we bring you connected-RPA supported by the Digital Exchange (DX) app store—marrying internal entrepreneurship with the power of crowdsourced innovation.


Blue Prism's connected-RPA can automate and perform mission critical processes, allowing your people the freedom to focus on more creative, meaningful work. More than 1,300 major enterprise customers leverage Blue Prism’s digital workforce, empowering their people to automate billions of transactions while returning hundreds of millions of hours of work back to the business. Visit www.blueprism.com to learn more about Blue Prism (AIM: PRSM).


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