BALTIMORE, MD, August 22, 2016 — Audacious Inquiry LLC (Ai), a health information technology and policy company, today announced that Inc. magazine ranked Ai #2087 on its 35th annual Inc. 5000 list, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing businesses. The Inc. 5000 qualifications for inclusion include three-year revenue growth, and several corporate and pro forma criteria. Companies must be privately held and U.S.-based for consideration.
This marks Ai’s sixth consecutive year of being recognized on Inc. 5000. In 2016, there were 61 Baltimore-area Inc. 5000 companies. Ai was initially ranked at #2735 in 2011 and is a part of an esteemed group of B-Corp member companies on the Inc. list.
Chris Brandt, Ai Managing Partner, stated, “Ai’s extraordinary team of health IT and HIT policy subject matter experts, software engineers, and solution architects have made this recognition possible, and we are proud of the team’s consistent growth. We will build on our industry leading capabilities, and we’ll continue to work to enable our partners to deliver higher quality and more efficient healthcare.”
Ai has developed a care coordination-enabling solution called Encounter Notification Service® (ENS®) which sends ADT notifications to healthcare providers and stakeholders in real time. ENS offers critical insights to physicians, hospitals, and health systems, while providing measurable value to payers. Ai has deployed the ENS® platform for over 14 million subscribed patients in Maryland and Washington DC, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Utah, and Florida.
Past industry recognition for Ai has included the 2015 NCHICA Health IT Transformation Awards—Connected Health category winner; and Ernst & Young (EY) Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2014 Award in the health category in Maryland, awarded to Chris Brandt, Founder and Managing Partner of Ai. In addition, SmartCEO magazine has named Ai one of its Future 50-50 fast-growth, mid-sized companies that represent the future of Baltimore’s economy and embody leadership and success for four consecutive years.