About Us

OUR MISSION

Sphere revolutionizes software integration for smoother and more secure payment experiences in healthcare, wellness, not-for-profit and related industries.

Who Is Sphere

Sphere is a cloud-based, vertically integrated software and payments technology company serving a variety of complex end markets with an established market leading presence in the healthcare and non-profit sectors.

While Sphere was founded in 2017, we offer strategic benefits to our partners and customers of three businesses that have been established for over 20 years.

Sphere is trusted by more than a third of the 100 largest health systems in the US and thousands of independent medical providers across the country to facilitate and drive secure payments by being highly integrated into our clients’ workflows, patient billing systems, and electronic health records. Our integrated software and payments suite helps organizations increase payment collection while delivering best in class security, compliance instruments, and a single payment stack standardized for reporting and reconciliation. Sphere provides fundraising software solutions and tools to 5,000 nonprofits in the US and Canada.

Our platforms include:

  • TrustCommerce, the leading healthcare gateway and merchant processing provider with native EHR integrations at large integrated delivery networks (IDNs) and acute care facilities.
  • Health iPASS, a fully integrated suite of patient engagement software solutions to streamline the patient experience while driving patient payment yield.
  • Qgiv, a leading digital fundraising platform offering nonprofits a platform designed to increase online donations and payments.

Sphere supports businesses across the U.S., Canada, and Australia. Headquartered in Nashville, TN, Sphere is a Waud Capital Partners private equity company. The financial technology and payments experience of Sphere's executive leadership is unparalleled in the industry.

Company Timeline

Established 2017
2017

Sphere Acquires TrustCommerce

TrustCommerce was founded in 1999 and acquired by Sphere in 2017. A pioneer in payment security, TrustCommerce was the first to introduce the tokenization model for subscription-based merchants. In 2007, they were the first payment vendor to integrate to Epic EHR software.

2018

Sphere Strategically Invests in Qgiv

Qgiv, Inc. was founded in 2007 and Sphere strategically invested in Qgiv in 2018. In 2020, Qgiv reached a new fundraising milestone, the company’s nonprofit clients collectively raised over $2 billion.

2020

Sphere Acquires Health iPASS

Health iPASS, Inc.  was founded in 2013 and acquired by Sphere in 2020.

2020

Qgiv Acquires Acceptiva

Acceptiva was founded in 2004 and Qgiv, Inc. acquired Acceptiva in 2020. Acceptiva is a digital fundraising platform that provides nonprofits the ability to accept and process online payments and donations.

2021

Sphere Launches Next Generation Health iPASS Platform

Sphere launched next generation Health iPASS platform providing truly revolutionary end-to-end healthcare payments from check-in to post visit.

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