Influence Health Reviews

Updated Jan 17, 2019

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2.6
36%
Recommend to a Friend
31%
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Influence Health CEO Rupen Patel (no image)
Rupen Patel
15 Ratings
Pros
  • "Influence Health has great benefits, great people, and is a great place to work(in 13 reviews)

  • "MedSeek has a great market vision with its suite of products(in 10 reviews)

Cons
  • "MEDSEEK has a lot of re-hires so people quickly find out that the "grass isn't necessarily greener on the other side" and then want to come back(in 10 reviews)

  • "Frequent churn in upper management(in 7 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (3)

    "Great people to work with."

    5.0
    Current Employee - Sales 

    I have been working at Influence Health full-time

    Pros

    Hard working people who put the client first.

    Cons

    Stretched thin sometimes due to growth.

  2. Helpful (8)

    "Influenced to leave...."

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Influence Health full-time

    Pros

    Professional people who make the company go.

    Cons

    The company was completely dishonest with employees. They completely mislead everyone as to their intentions.

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  3. Helpful (16)

    "Future Clients and EMPS beware"

    1.0
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    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Birmingham, AL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Influence Health full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Pros are all gone. Healthgrades acquired InfluenceHealth and fired most of the Influence Health people a few days later. Perspective CMS clients run away and do not sign up. Perspective Emps, do not even waste your time applying.

    Cons

    InfluenceHealth/Healthgrades DOES NOT develop their CMS software anymore. CODX is subcontracted through CrownPeak and is utter garbage, CODlite is going to be built on a 3rd party platform called Drupal. COD9 aka Sitemaker was the only software IH ever developed but management decided to let die and not support the latest versions of OS and ColdFusion. (even though they gladly took existing clients money knowing it was not supported anymore)

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  4. Helpful (22)

    "Influence Health doesn't exist - good riddance!"

    1.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Influence Health full-time

    Pros

    Unlimited PTO Great Coworkers Good health insurance plan

    Cons

    Terrible leadership who drove the company down the drain until it was cheap enough for Healthgrades to buy for a song. No one on the executive team ever knew what anyone's job duties were so when layoffs came, it was just a matter of favoritism. CEO was supposedly a strategist and a technical innovator, but he didn't know anything about the products or the people behind them. Cloak-and-dagger executive team who hid important information from employees, telling them up to acquisition announcement day that everything was fine and not to worry, go ahead and make your 2019 plans.

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  5. Helpful (13)

    "What a joke"

    1.0
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    Former Employee - Client Service Representative in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Influence Health full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    "Unlimited PTO", flexibility working remote. Weird, only pros are not being in the office.

    Cons

    I've never worked in a more sexist environment. Oblivious boys club leadership. No visibility into employees daily responsibilities. Awful product.

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  6. Helpful (9)

    "They did a lot of people wrong!"

    1.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Madison, WI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Influence Health full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great people to work with. Good benefits and vacation time.

    Cons

    IH was just acquired by HealthGrades and you see all congratulations on Linkedin, but what is not talked about is the 40 to 50 employees that were let go after being bought-out by larger company. The CEO was praising everybody their great performance at the beginning of the meeting, then turned it over to the HealthGrades CEO and said we are reducing staff today. Of course the IH CEO is taking a new position at HealthGrades,(he got paid) while people with years invested in the company where thrown out like last nights kitchen trash. What the HealthGrade CEO does not know is the IH COO has been ruining companies for years. Look at his work record. Ivy League education doesn't make you more qualified that employees in the industry for over 10 years. I guess that's what happens when you promote a developer to a CEO.

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  7. Helpful (7)

    "It’s all SMOKE & Mirrors, beware…"

    1.0
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    Former Employee - Service in Birmingham, AL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Influence Health full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Never have to lay eyes on the IH COO, who is hard to look at and listen to. Conniving backstabber with ulterior motives only for himself.

    Cons

    Healthgrades silly you! You let the IH CEO and COO blind side you with all the smoke and mirror products. The ridiculous vapor wear "Unity" platform and a CMS that is subpar. IH products are terrible, talk to Christus Health, Norton Health, Texas Health, Trinity Health, Advocate Health, UCLA, Piedmont Health all large health systems who feel blindsided once they sign the dotted line. IH sells a good tale in the sales cycle, organizations ultimately learn the hard way the difficult, manual products they just purchased. The CMS on Crownpeak is a nightmare. The way Crownpeak has configured the hosting infrastructure, client sites go down frequently. Clients are already in RFP to get out and off such horrific products. Word on the street is NOT pretty for you Healthgrades. Organizations network and your name is in the gutter. Two deceitful, untrustworthy, fraudulent organizations merging = MORE lawsuits for both. STEER CLEAR for many reasons. Do your homework!

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  8. Helpful (6)

    "The Red Army Purge of the 1930s has nothing on the Influence Health management team"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Influence Health full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    High technical aptitude among the rank and file. Massage facility downstairs. Opportunity to use some of the best technology. Researched new methodologies.

    Cons

    Nepotism was rampant. Few promotions for current employees as the friend of someone with influence often was installed before interviews occurred with those on the inside Chaos erupted beginning in 2011. Many GREAT managers (and a few not-so-great) were let go while (I assume) better-connected, less-capable managers remained. Product design was not epistemic at all. There was no wealth of evidence that could overturn the misguided opinion of a manager -- unless it saved money or time. Jargon was the preeminent currency, even if it had no financial backing. I'm quite sure that some people were promoted through their presentation of a preponderance of meaningless techie-sounding words hastily concatenated and finalized by a declarative smirk. Some employees did an amazing job while working in a particular area for a good manager, but after moving to a different area with a different manager, they'd be gone within a few months. I never heard any of them express concerns and many of them appeared to be just as productive as ever. It seems that perhaps merit is a lower priority than manager whims.

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    Influence Health Response

    October 5, 2018Vice President, Human Resources

    Thank you for taking the time to post a review. Working alongside such talented, passionate people is one of the things I enjoy most about working for Influence Health. We do have a team of highly technical employees with the opportunity to work with innovative, cutting-edge technology. The time you reference in 2011 was a time of record growth and expansion for the company that included an acquisition. Market shifts in healthcare priorities can have ripple effects which necessitate organizational change and focus. We believe that ultimately the focus of healthcare should be the healthcare consumer and the company aligned accordingly post ACA. We appreciate your feedback and wish you the best in your endeavors.

  9. "Aches and Pains of Direction Change"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Influence Health full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    The people, pace of work, office culture

    Cons

    dwindling remote work force, company changes direction/leadership too frequently, dev team turnover.

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  10. Helpful (4)

    "Current Employee"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Influence Health full-time

    Pros

    Engaging, fast-paced place to work. Great people to work with. Leadership team is open-minded and willing to listen to ideas.

    Cons

    A few folks with self-focused and negative mindsets. The key is to rise above and keep focused on making the company a great place to work.

    Influence Health Response

    July 27, 2018SVP, Marketing & Communications

    Thank you for taking the time to share your positive experience as an employee at Influence Health. We greatly appreciate your contribution to the company's mission and success.

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