SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (Nov. 12, 2015) Amendola Communications, a nationally recognized, award-winning public relations, content creation and marketing firm specializing in healthcare and health information technology (HIT), kicked off Q4 2015 by announcing that it has been named as the public relations and content marketing agency of record for SCIO Health Analytics®.

Michele Norton, M.S., R.N., senior vice president marketing for SCIO Health Analytics, selected Amendola Communications based on her experience working with the agency in a previous position. “Amendola Communications’ outstanding performance and ability to consistently exceed expectations was truly impressive. Their experience and expertise will help SCIO gain additional market awareness and industry recognition and I look forward to working with them again as an extension of our team.”

The West Hartford, Connecticut-based company helps healthcare organizations, health plans, accountable care organizations, life sciences companies, pharmacy benefits managers, and other organizations unlock the power of their data through predictive and prescriptive analytics solutions and services. Its core capabilities include care and risk management, payment integrity, payer-provider network management, and consumer outreach engagement.

“SCIO’s strength is its ability to deliver actionable insights and deep expertise via flexible analytics, services and technology that drive behavior change and result in measurable outcomes improvement” said Norton. “We focus on enabling the greatest positive impact and innovation and we see that same approach in Amendola Communications. They create highly focused PR programs and targeted content that is designed to move the needle.”

Amendola Communications will provide broad PR services, including media research, aggressive media relations, and securing top-tier awards and speaking opportunities. The agency will also be responsible for delivering a range of content demonstrating the thought leadership and expertise of SCIO’s many subject matter experts including bylined articles, blog posts, press releases, and other materials.

“SCIO’s expertise and impressive track record provide clarity for many stakeholders that enable them to thrive in today’s quickly evolving healthcare environment,” said Jodi Amendola, CEO of Amendola Communications. “We are excited to share the many advantages SCIO can provide to its clients. It’s extremely rewarding to work with a company that can truly make a difference by helping their clients make meaningful improvements to their operations.”

About SCIO Health Analytics®

Based in West Hartford, Connecticut, SCIO Health Analytics® is a leading health analytics solution and services company, serving more than 50 health care organizations including 15 of the top 25 insurers that represent more than 80 million members, four of the top five PBMs, and clients in 30 countries for 8 of the top 15 global pharmaceutical companies. SCIO provides predictive analytics and payment integrity solutions to transform data into actionable insights, helping healthcare organizations effectively manage the care of populations, improve consumer engagement and drive better health outcomes.

About Amendola Communications

Amendola Communications is an award-winning national public relations, marketing communications, social media and content marketing firm. Named one of the best information technology (IT) PR firms in the nation for times by PRSourceCode, Amendola represents some of the best-known brands and groundbreaking startups in the healthcare and HIT industries. Amendola’s seasoned team of PR and marketing pros delivers strategic guidance and effective solutions to help organizations boost their reputation and drive market share. For more information about the PR industry’s “A Team,” visit, and follow Amendola on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.

Media Contact: Marcia Rhodes, Regional Managing Director Amendola Communications 480.464-8412, ext. 15 Contact