News & Press Releases


March 13, 2017
Convergence and Innovative Partner to Deliver
Fully Verified HealthCare Sanctions and Exclusions Solution


Innovative Enterprises, Inc., a strategic partner to the background screening industry and expert provider of court research information products, smart data solutions and ancillary services, and Convergence Research, expert provider of reliable, accurate, affordable, timely and cutting edge solutions to the wholesale screening industry, have partnered to deliver I-MED™ Verified.  Through the partnership, screening professionals will be able to leverage I-MED™, Innovative’s industry leading healthcare sanctions and exclusions solution, enhanced with Convergence’s full verification services, all in a turnkey solution.


“We’re very excited to partner with Convergence Research and add another dimension to I-MED™,” stated Clifford J. Williams, Innovative’s founder and CEO.  “Working together, we will be able to deliver a world class healthcare sanctions and exclusions solution with end to end verification that is second to none, backed by two industry leading providers who are committed to our mutual customers’ growth and success.”


Steve Hartz, Convergence Research President, said “Innovative’s commitment to quality and reputation for excellence parallels our own.  By jointly offering I-MED™ Verified, the screening industry has the best possible solution for making medical hiring decisions.  This protects our mutual customers, the healthcare organizations they work for and ultimately the healthcare consumer who receives care administered by the people we’ve screened.”


About Innovative Enterprises, Inc.

Innovative serves as a strategic partner to the background screening industry as an expert provider of court research information products, smart data solutions and ancillary services.  Innovative commands an intimate knowledge of its core competencies gleaned from more than two centuries of cumulative staff experience in public records research and aggregation, law enforcement, judicial administration and private investigation.


An industry leader since 1996, Innovative is a founding member of the National Association of Professional Background Screeners and has helped to raise the bar through its active participation in the formulation of a number of best practice guidelines for industry providers across various segments.  Innovative was honored in 2008, 2009, 2015 and again in 2016 as one of the Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Privately Held Companies in America.  For more information, please call 1-888-777-9435, email, or visit us online at

About Convergence Research

Reliable, Accurate, Affordable, Timely, Cutting Edge… Founded in 2007, Convergence Research provides Consumer Reporting Agencies with industry-exceeding uptime, wholesale criminal and civil pre-employment and pre-tenant research including instant criminal nationwide database searches, address history, automated web-extraction, live sex offender searches, reference checks, international and medical sanctions, regional searches and motor vehicle reports.  We remain steadfast in our promise not to compete with industry retailers, Convergence is 100% wholesale, 100% of the time.  For more information, please call 1-866-606-4023 or visit us online at

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Innovative Enterprises, Inc. ("IEI") is not a "Consumer Reporting Agency," and services do not constitute a "Consumer Report" as those terms are defined under the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act, 15. U.S.C. § 1681 et seq. ("FCRA").  Services may not be included, in whole or in part, in any Consumer Report, nor may they be used in any way to establish any consumer's eligibility for employment, certain benefits, or any other Permissible Purpose under the FCRA.  IEI does not provide services directly to employers, landlords, or to any other entity which makes hiring or rental decisions, or any other decision regulated by the FCRA.