Press releases and media coverage

Press releases and media coverage

Press releases

Oct 21


Oct 21, 2021

Cedar Collaborates With Northwell Health to Deliver Personalized Financial Experience for Patients

Implementation of Cedar Pay will unlock a consumer-centric digital billing experience for New York State’s largest healthcare provider

Oct 5


Oct 5, 2021

Cedar Named to the 2021 CB Insights Fintech 250 List of Top Fintech Startups

Cedar recognized for its achievements in providing a frictionless healthcare billing experience

Aug 10


Aug 10, 2021

Cedar Recognized in 2021 Forbes Cloud 100

The healthcare financial technology company ranks no. 53 out of the top 100 private cloud companies in the world.

Aug 5


Aug 5, 2021

Tegria and Cedar Announce Strategic Partnership to Humanize the Healthcare Financial Experience

Partnership will expand both Tegria's offerings in patient financial experience and the reach of Cedar's consumer-facing platform

Aug 3


Aug 3, 2021

Cedar Announces Krishna Rao as Chief Financial Officer

Rao brings strong strategic finance, corporate development experience to continue scaling Cedar's business

Jul 13


Jul 13, 2021

Cedar and Allina Health Announce Partnership to Enhance the Patient Financial Experience

Cedar's post-visit patient engagement and payment platform will modernize the financial experience for patients across Minnesota and Western Wisconsin

Jun 10


Jun 10, 2021

Cedar Announces Closing of OODA Health Acquisition

By fostering alignment between providers and payers, the company will provide the only holistic solution to the challenges consumers face when paying for healthcare.

May 14


May 14, 2021

Cedar Ranks Among Highest-Scoring Businesses on Inc. Magazine’s Annual List of Best Workplaces for 2021

This recognition comes off the heels of Cedar’s recent agreed acquisition of OODA Health and Series D funding announcement, signaling further growth and career opportunities

May 13


May 13, 2021

Cedar Announces Agreement to Acquire OODA Health to Revolutionize the Consumer Financial Experience in Healthcare

The combined companies will offer the only complete financial technology platform in healthcare, enabling a leading consumer experience through payer and provider alignment

Mar 12


Mar 12, 2021

Cedar Awarded on the Forbes America’s Best Startup Employers 2021 List

This recognition comes off the heels of Cedar’s Series D Funding announcement, signaling further growth and career opportunities

Mar 9


Mar 9, 2021

Cedar Closes $200M in Series D Funding to Continue Fueling Growth as a Leading Patient Financial Engagement Platform for the Healthcare Industry

Led by Tiger Global Management, the financing round signals an enormous opportunity for Cedar’s technology to redefine the patient experience; brings total company funding to more than $350M

Mar 3


Mar 3, 2021

Cedar Partners With Hartford HealthCare to Prioritize the Patient Financial Experience

Cedar's patient engagement and payment technology platform will streamline the post-visit billing process across more than 350 locations in Connecticut and Rhode Island

Feb 17


Feb 17, 2021

Cedar Partners With Summit CityMD to Offer a New, Patient-Forward Financial Experience

Cedar's end-to-end patient engagement platform will give millions of patients across New York and New Jersey a consumer-centric digital experience at every step of the revenue cycle

Jan 27


Jan 27, 2021

Cedar and Yale New Haven Health Announce New Partnership to Improve the Patient Financial Experience

Cedar's patient engagement and payment technology platform will transform and prioritize the post-visit billing process

Jan 11


Jan 11, 2021

Cedar Honored by Built In in Its Esteemed 2021 Best Places to Work Awards

Cedar earned placements on Built In's Best Places to Work, Best Paying Companies, Companies with the Best Benefits and Best Midsize Companies to Work For in New York City

Dec 7


Dec 7, 2020

Study Finds 40% Uptick in Consumers Who Have Switched or Stopped Going to a Healthcare Provider Because of a Poor Digital Experience

Annual survey from Cedar finds that while COVID-19 has accelerated adoption of digital health, consumer expectations are still not being met

Nov 30


Nov 30, 2020

Cedar Enhances Commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility With Relaunch of Cedar Cares

Cedar Cares program will build better experiences for communities across the country, supporting nonprofits focused on healthcare access, climate change and education

Oct 15


Oct 15, 2020

Cedar Announces Partnerships With Leading Comprehensive Health Systems AnMed Health and Shannon Health

Cedar's end-to-end patient engagement platform will streamline the billing process, helping optimize patient collections and deliver a seamless, consumer-centric experience

Oct 13


Oct 13, 2020

Cedar Enables Patient-First Billing Experience in MyChart With New Epic App Orchard Integration

Cedar milestone allows Epic clients to personalize patient billing, offering a seamless user experience for patients and health system staff.

Sep 29


Sep 29, 2020

Cedar Partners With West Tennessee Healthcare to Modernize the Patient Financial Experience

Cedar's patient engagement and payment technology platform will digitize the post-visit billing process for more than half a million patients across the region

Sep 17


Sep 17, 2020

Cedar Partners With ApolloMD to Transform and Prioritize the Patient Financial Experience

Cedar's patient engagement and payment technology platform will simplify the post-visit billing process for millions of patients across the United States

Aug 18


Aug 18, 2020

Cedar Partners With New York Cancer & Blood Specialists to Improve and Personalize the Patient Financial Experience

Cedar's patient engagement and payment technology platform will simplify the post-visit billing process for patients across the largest oncology group in New York

Aug 6


Aug 6, 2020

Concord Health Partners Announces Investment in Cedar's Series C Funding

Participation will help further expand Cedar's reach, accelerate product innovation and expansion

Jun 22


Jun 22, 2020

Cedar Accelerates Growth with $102M in Series C Funding Led by Andreessen Horowitz and New Innovation Partnership with Novant Health

Funding round and new collaboration reflect increased need for an improved financial experience in healthcare

Mar 4


Mar 4, 2020

Allina Health President and CEO Penny Wheeler, M.D. Joins Cedar’s Board of Directors to Support Company's Growth

Wheeler brings extensive healthcare expertise to Cedar’s board after close to 15 years in healthcare administrative leadership; 29 years as a practicing physician.

Feb 20


Feb 20, 2020

Cedar announces Hassan Sultan as Chief Technology Officer

Sultan previously played an integral role in architecting the investment platform for Bridgewater Associates and brings 15+ years of engineering leadership to the role.

Feb 10


Feb 10, 2020

Florida Cancer Specialists partners with Cedar to improve the patient financial experience

Personalized billing and payment platform will enable an improved financial experience for oncology patients across the growing FCS community-based provider network

Feb 10


Feb 10, 2020

American Oncology Network partners with Cedar to improve the patient financial experience

Personalized billing and payment platform will enable an improved financial experience for oncology patients across the growing AON community-based provider network

Jan 13


Jan 13, 2020

ChristianaCare announces partnership with Cedar to transform the patient financial and billing experience

ChristianaCare today announced a new collaboration with Cedar, a patient engagement and payment technology platform that will modernize and personalize the financial experience for ChristianaCare patients.

Jan 8


Jan 8, 2020

Cedar Announces New Manhattan Headquarters to Accommodate Significant Growth

Former PayPal office in Manhattan’s West Village neighborhood to serve as the new home for 100+ Cedar employees.

Oct 9


Oct 9, 2019

Study finds U.S. healthcare consumers will switch providers over poor digital experiences

Younger healthcare consumers are significantly more frustrated, more likely to stop seeing providers and will write negative reviews based on bad digital experiences

Aug 21


Aug 21, 2019

MGMA and Cedar release healthcare technology report to help medical practices improve patient engagement and efficiency

The report identifies top six technologies that have positive impacts on healthcare organizations as part of value-based care

Aug 8


Aug 8, 2019

Study of the top U.S. health systems finds patient billing and revenue cycle management improvement, but multiple challenges ahead

Cedar and The Health Management Academy Analysis Uncovers Price Transparency is a Priority, Yet Many Health Systems Struggle to Communicate Financial Responsibility, Affecting Patient Experience

Jul 29


Jul 29, 2019

Cedar announces Aaron Zollman as chief information security officer, accelerating leading security program

With the announcement of Zollman as CISO, Cedar advances its security program designed to maintain provider trust and safeguard patient data.

Oct 5


Oct 5, 2018

2018 Cedar Summit Highlights

Check out highlights from our Patient Payment and Engagement Summit at the Becker’s Health IT + Revenue Cycle Conference.

Sep 20


Sep 20, 2018

Cedar Unveils the Next Evolution of its Patient Payment and Engagement Platform

Platform enhancements will allow providers to further optimize patient interactions and drive revenue cycle results.

Sep 10


Sep 10, 2018

New Study by Cedar Finds Healthcare Executives Still Struggle to Help Patients Understand and Pay Healthcare Bills

A Cedar survey, conducted in partnership with Becker’s Hospital Review, reveals that 50 percent of healthcare executives report the need to improve the billing experience for patients.

Jun 25


Jun 25, 2018

Patient Financial Management Platform Cedar Raises $36 Million Series B

NEW YORK, June 25, 2018 - Cedar, the patient financial management platform for hospitals, health systems and independent medical groups, today announced a Series B fundraising round of $36 million, led by the global investment company Kinnevik....

Mar 26


Mar 26, 2018

Early Successes, Provider Customer Additions Drive Growth for Cedar

Cedar announces early Q1 successes and new client wins as the company continues its strong growth trajectory in 2018.

Jan 25


Jan 25, 2018

BluePrint Healthcare IT Announces Cedar Achieves HITRUST CSF® Certification

HITRUST Certification validates that Cedar’s application meets key healthcare regulations and protects sensitive private healthcare information.

Dec 6


Dec 6, 2017

Cedar Launches with a Smarter Payment Solution for Providers and Patients

Today we announced our new platform, along with $13 million in Series A funding led by Founders Fund, Thrive Capital, Martin Ventures and SV Angel.