Bardavon CEO Condon: New Partnership Accelerates ‘Rocket Ship of Growth’

Matt Condon

Bardavon Health Innovations, LLC announced a partnership with Raintree Systems Inc. to connect the Overland Park-based health data company’s workers’ compensation payment platform to more than 25,000 providers nationwide.

Founded by CEO Matt Condon in 2014, Bardavon collects and provides information to guide treatment of workers’ comp patients through bNotes Connect, its cloud-based documentation system that streamlines the care process for payers, providers and employees.

Condon told the Kansas City Business Journal that the partnership with California-based Raintree, which offers management and electronic medical record software for physical therapy and other practices, “eliminates a massive hurdle” for the 25,000-plus providers that use the Bardavon system.

Before Raintree, Bardavon’s documentation system did not integrate with a provider’s existing EMR. With a renewed focus on the provider’s needs, Bardavon’s platform gives those providers “the access point and the connectivity back to their incumbent EMR system that is seamless,” Condon said.

“We really look at the providers as partners,” Condon said. “Not enough companies view and appreciate the providers as a critical partner. They’re the ones with that patient in that room in that moment.”

Condon said that asking providers to document a patient’s health journey through “a bolt-on documentation system is, in and of itself, clunky.”

As a result of the partnership with Raintree, providers that use Bardavon’s documentation system can transition between bNotes’ unique documentation tool and the EMR without feeling like they’re going outside their current system.

“Employers love the concept, as you can imagine, because of the singularity of it all,” Condon said. “We transitioned the workers’ compensation experience from one that is scary and cumbersome and murky at best to a platform that is a key differentiator and a benefit to their employees.”

Condon said that the company has been working on the partnership for more than two years and that it signals the company not only has the employer interest it needs, but also has providers nationwide excited to use the solution.

“This (partnership) just further accelerates what’s already been a rocket ship of growth in the provider acceptance world,” Condon said.

After raising $15 million in November, Bardavon has used the capital to expand from 21 states to 44. Bardavon employs 150 people, 20% more than it had on the payroll less than a year ago.

“It’s our belief — and our investors’ — that Bardavon has the potential to be a much larger and more impactful company than we first expected,” he said.

To underscore that statement, Bardavon hired former Cerner Corp. executive Brian Gillespie as its chief technology officer on Oct. 3. Condon said additional “key hires” will be made this year that reflect the company’s growth.

“I think this company has something really important and disruptive to say about our entire health care marketplace,” Condon said.

Lily Lieberman
Staff Writer
Kansas City Business Journal

Startup Hustle: Health Tech Startups

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Workplace injuries can be overwhelming and painful for both the employer and employee. It can’t be avoided 100% of the time and when injuries happen, it is uncertain when an employee can go back to work or how long the treatment could last.

This uncertainty can lead to a lot of stress on both sides. In this episode of the Startup Hustle podcast, the Matts are joined by the CEO and founder of Bardavon Health Innovations, Matt Condon.

Condon talks about his journey to starting Bardavon and how they use data to determine a patient’s status when they will heal from their injury.

This tech firm was formed to provide innovative, clinically-based solutions for employers to identify and connect with the best medical practices in the marketplace.

Listen to this episode and learn how the healthcare tech community embraces Bardavon. Get more exciting startup episodes on Startup Hustle’s YouTube channel.

Bardavon Announces New Chief Technology Officer

Brian Gillespie


October 1, 2019


Matthew Condon
CEO, Bardavon Health Innovations

Brian Gillespie
CTO, Bardavon Health Innovations

Overland Park, KS – Bardavon Health Innovations, LLC, is excited that Brian Gillespie has joined the company as its Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Brian is a recognized global technology leader and has an extraordinarily strong track record of building, scaling and operating world-class technology organizations that drive change to accomplish strategic vision. Most recently, he was the Senior Director, Cloud Engineering, at Cerner, an internationally-recognized health information technology software company.

“We are very excited that Brian has decided to join the Bardavon family. His experience and knowledge of healthcare will enable Bardavon to advance its mission of disrupting the Workers’ Compensation industry,” said Bardavon Founder and CEO, Matthew Condon. “In addition to his technical knowledge, Brian brings strong business management and strategic partnership knowledge and experience. These skills are critically important as Bardavon fundamentally changes healthcare.”

“For the past 16 years, I have enjoyed working with Cerner, an innovative corporation that pushed boundaries by creating solutions for companies in the healthcare marketplace,” noted Brian. “By joining Bardavon, I am excited to now be able to use the knowledge and experience gained to enhance technology that guides clinical best practices for providers that leads to improvements in the quality of healthcare for injured workers. Disrupting the Workers’ Compensation industry, the way my former associates changed the healthcare marketplace, is an exciting challenge.”

Bardavon is disrupting the Workers’ Compensation industry by transforming the way patients, Providers and Payors interact. As the leading national specialty physical medicine network, Bardavon’s mission is to both optimize medical utilization and produce quality outcomes for musculoskeletal workplace injuries.

bNOTES® Connect Impacts Data Collection Scaling

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September 4, 2019


Matthew Condon
CEO, Bardavon Health Innovations

Terrence Sims
COO Raintree Systems

bNOTES® Connect Impacts Data Collection Scaling

Overland Park, KS – Bardavon Health Innovations, LLC, and Raintree Systems announce the widely anticipated release of “bNOTES Connect.” The bNOTES Connect module enables Raintree’s 25,000+ providers to seamlessly manage Workers’ Compensation patients on Bardavon’s ground-breaking bNOTES platform.

“As an industry leader, Raintree views this partnership as an opportunity to support our users in expanding their business while simultaneously having a positive impact on the national marketplace. The bNOTES Connect module combines the familiarity of Raintree’s EMR with the innovation of the Bardavon’s Workers’ Compensation platform. This interoperability will further differentiate our clinicians as leaders in driving quality care and enable them to grow their business by focusing on truly improving the functional outcomes of their patients,” said Raintree COO, Terrence Sims.

“Drawing on over 16 years of experience in Workers’ Compensation, Bardavon continues to push for new options to support our valued Provider Partners across the country. bNOTES Connect further enables Bardavon’s mission to transform the Workers’ Compensation industry by illuminating the data/analytics that meaningfully impact the outcomes of workers’ compensation claims. With this launch of bNOTES Connect, it is now even easier for our Provider Partners to focus on full-duty return-to-work, functional outcomes, great customer service, and treating patients with the respect they deserve,” said Bardavon Founder and CEO, Matthew Condon.

For more information on how to become part of the Bardavon Network and handle Workers’ Compensation patients through the Raintree software module bNOTES Connect, email

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Raintree Systems is an industry leader that provides the most complete and comprehensive practice solutions for Rehab & Therapy. Through their approach to creating improvements in operational efficiency and increased productivity, they have become the preferred value creator for 6 out of the 10 largest PT groups in the country.

Bardavon Health Innovations is an industry-leading, data analytics company focused on redefining Workers Compensation. Bardavon’s mission is to promote a culture of transparency in revolutionizing the employee continuum of care through innovative, quality outcome driven solutions.

Kauffman Foundation Appoints Matthew J. Condon to Board of Trustees


Entrepreneur and former chair of the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors brings expertise and innovative thinking to support the Kansas City community.

Bardavon Health Innovations Raises $15M to Revolutionize Workers’ Compensation, and Beyond

Matt Paul & Clete

Overland Park, KS, November 15, 2018

Bardavon Health Innovations LLC today announced $15 million in new financing led by NewRoad Capital Partners, based in Northwest Arkansas.