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Accurence Announces Strategic Alliance With First Choice RepairAccurence's SettleAssist(TM) to Be Implemented Nationwide by Managed Repair Program on Wind and Hail Claims (April 06, 2012)
WESTMINSTER, CO -- (Marketwire) -- 04/06/12 -- Accurence, Inc., the software solution provider that invented the onsite inspection and automated scoping software category for property insurance claims adjusters and roofing contractors, announced a long-term strategic alliance with First Choice Repair during their annual conference in St. Augustine, FL.
The long-term preferred technology partnership agreement with First Choice Repair provides broad implementation of SettleAssist nationwide within the First Choice Repair network. SettleAssist is a software based rules engine solution utilizing digital and mobile devices for wind and hail claims settlement that helps adjusters focus on damages and on the customer, while driving unprecedented accuracy, consistency, and efficiency. First Choice Repair is a managed repair program for carriers comprising of a network of certified local, regional, and national roofing contractors who ensure that homeowners get wind or hail-related roof, siding, and gutter damage repaired with the highest standards in the industry and with the strongest warranty in the business. Each First Choice Repair member will have full access to SettleAssist when providing onsite inspections of damaged homes.
The long-term strategic alliance will also involve additional product development to assist First Choice Repair in managing their umbrella of emergency management services through a single field inspection tool and scope automation system.
"We are excited about our strategic alliance with First Choice Repair," said Romney Williams, President of Accurence. "First Choice Repair's commitment and rapid growth in providing carriers an umbrella of managed emergency services is remarkable. We are pleased with the trust and endorsement of the Accurence tools this alliance represents, as it continues to validate our vision to make the onsite claims inspection process more accurate, consistent, and efficient."
Over the past year, First Choice Repair's leadership analyzed SettleAssist, which resulted in a formal partnership with Accurence and SettleAssist workshops conducted at this year's First Choice Repair National Convention. "We are very excited about our strategic partnership with Accurence and plan to quickly implement the use of their SettleAssist technology application within our network. The use of this industry leading technology will allow both our contractors and First Choice Repair to gain significant efficiencies and optimize time spent on a file, thereby positively impacting the bottom line," said Jay Southerland, CEO of First Choice Repair.
Jake Labrie, VP of Business Development, Accurence, states, "Accurence's vision and passion were born from the desire to simplify the daily workflows of contractors in the field. This announcement marks a milestone that solidly delivers on that foundation and we are very pleased to support contractors at First Choice Repair and receive their help in improving processes."
About Accurence, Inc.
Accurence is a software-as-a-service solution provider that invented the onsite inspection and automated scoping software category for property insurance claims adjusters and roofing contractors in order to drive significant gains in accuracy, efficiency, consistency, and intelligence in property claims settlement. Founded in 2005 by experts in field services, disaster restoration, contracting, quality assurance, and property insurance, Accurence is a privately held company headquartered near the Rocky Mountains in Westminster, CO.
Visit us at the upcoming 2012 Claims Connection Conference, Orlando, FL, booth # 634.
For more information, contact Trent Cross at 303.500.5799 ext. 331 or visit http://www.accurence.com.
About First Choice Repair
First Choice Repair, based in Jacksonville Florida, is a third party administrator offering a Managed Repair Program that provides a network of national, regional, and local credentialed contractors to assist the policyholders of property insurance carriers with restoration (Roofing, Mitigation, Flooring, Tarping, Board Up, Debris Removal and General Contracting) after damage from a claim. The First Choice Repair solution offers homeowners a certified and capable contractor, which provides quality and expedient restoration services, an extended warranty on work performed, and ensures customer satisfaction providing a turn-key management solution to carriers.
Visit us at the upcoming 2012 Claims Connection Conference, Orlando, FL, booth # 1419.
For more information, contact Deborah Cox at 904-346-5831 or visit http://www.firstchoicerepair.com.
SettleAssist is a trademark of Accurence, Inc.
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