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ZirMed to Highlight How They "Get Providers Paid" at HIMSS17

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Feb. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- ZirMed, a recognized leader in revenue cycle software and predictive analytics, today announced that HIMSS attendees can learn best practices directly from their industry experts and customers at the 2017 HIMSS Conference and Exhibition, in Orlando on Feb. 19−22. These educational experiences, along with new solutions being unveiled at the ZirMed booth (#4871), reflect the company's focus on helping providers to optimize their revenue cycle across the continuum of care—and to get paid faster and more completely, with less effort.

To hear real-world success stories from ZirMed customers:

  • Keys to Collaboration in The Midst of New Payment Models

Wednesday, Feb. 22; 4 p.m. EST
Andrew Ray, Director of Professional Revenue Cycle
Stanford Children's Health

Stanford Children's Health recognized that the key to success in healthcare's new marketplace is making collaboration and joint decision-making between clinical and financial staff a top priority. This session describes the three-step approach that the organization developed to optimize revenue, boost organizational efficiency and enhance the overall patient experience during a period when the network grew its physician business by more than 20 percent. It will also discuss the importance of proactively managing the revenue cycle to effectively tackle healthcare's new payment mechanisms. For more information, click here.

  • Tech Accelerates AR, Reduces Denials, Improves Staff Morale 

Sunday, Feb. 19; 2:30 p.m. EST
Melissa Rigdon, Director of Coding and Revenue Management
Aultman Hospital

This presentation during the Revenue Cycle Solutions Summit at HIMSS17 explains how consolidating revenue cycle activities onto one digital platform with ZirMed enabled Aultman Hospital to improve its performance by $5.4 million, including $1 million in savings. Attendees can also learn more about Aultman's success in the ZirMed booth (#4871) on Feb. 21 at 2:30 p.m. ET. For more information, click here.

To learn from the company's subject matter experts at the ZirMed booth (#4871):

  • How to Thrive Under MACRA/MIPS and the Transition to Value-Based Reimbursement               

Monday, Feb. 20; 10:30 a.m. EST
Holly Taylor, Value Based Care Strategist

This presentation in the ZirMed booth (#4871) aims to help providers understand how to prepare for MACRA and other quality-based payment measures. Taylor's practical guidance will include a breakdown of the must-dos for providers during this challenging time.

  • Why Predictive Analytics Matters

Wednesday, Feb. 22; 9:30 a.m. EST
Paul Bradley, Ph.D., Chief Data Scientist

This presentation in the ZirMed booth (#4871) explains why leveraging predictive analytics is critical to navigating an increasingly complex revenue cycle. It will also provide tips for moving from just analyzing data to achieving results that impact the bottom line.

  • Technology and the Patient-Centered Revenue Cycle

Sunday, Feb. 19; 9:45 a.m. EST
Holly Taylor, Value Based Care Strategist

This panel discussion during the Revenue Cycle Solutions Summit at HIMSS17 features a group of seasoned revenue cycle experts. Taylor, and her fellow panelists, will discuss the important role of technology in helping organizations to succeed in a value-based care environment. The conversation will highlight how technology enables providers to increase POS collections, reduce leakage and lessen administrative burdens for staff. For more information, click here.

At HIMSS17, ZirMed will also spotlight its new Professional Charge Integrity and Charge Integrity solution, as well as its Contract Management, Modeling and Payment Variance solution, with live product demonstrations. These solutions are part of the company's dynamic cloud-based revenue cycle management platform which addresses eligibility, charge integrity, claims management, AR management, patient responsibility and value-based care reimbursement. To schedule a meeting or demo in the ZirMed booth (#4871), please email

Also, the following members of the ZirMed executive leadership team will be available at the conference: Tom Butts, Chairman and CEO; Jim Lacy, Chief Financial Officer; Ric Sinclair, Vice President of Product; Sean Cassidy, Vice President of Value Based Reimbursement; Paul Bradley, Ph.D., Chief Data Scientist; Wayne Grodsky, Enterprise Growth Officer; and Scott Ablin, Vice President of Marketing. To speak with a representative of the ZirMed leadership team, please email

Lastly, the company welcomes David Johnson, author of Market vs. Medicine: America's Epic Fight for Better, Affordable Healthcare, for an evening cocktail reception on Monday, Feb. 20 in the ZirMed booth (#4871). Johnson will share his perspective on industry trends, based on his book, and sign copies for attendees.  

About ZirMed
ZirMed empowers healthcare organizations to optimize revenue and population health with a dynamic end-to-end platform of cloud-based financial and clinical performance management solutions—including Claims Management, Charge Integrity, AR Management, Eligibility & Coverage Detection and Value Based Reimbursement. By combining breakthrough predictive analytics technology with innovative development and the industry's most advanced transactional network, ZirMed's award-winning solutions extract actionable insights that improve our clients' revenue cycles and support effective management of population health—while streamlining workflows and increasing operating efficiencies. To learn how ZirMed can help your organization boost its financial and clinical performance, visit

Media Contact:
Lisa Chernikoff
Amendola Communications for ZirMed