Advantedge Healthcare Solutions (http://www.ahsrcm.com), a leading provider of medical billing and practice management services, today announced it has entered into an agreement with Staten Island University Hospital to be the exclusive provider of physician billing and A/R management services for the hospital's employed physician practices. As part of the agreement, AHS will acquire the existing SIUH physician billing division known as Regency Alliance Services.
Staten Island, NY (PRWEB) January 27, 2009 -- Advantedge Healthcare Solutions (AHS) will provide physician billing services to more than twenty practices and over 150 physicians currently supported by the Regency operations. Known for its "Client First" service that focuses on the needs of each practice. AHS brings to Regency clients industry-leading technology, web-based dashboards, and daily workflow processes designed to ensure appropriate reimbursement in a timely manner.
"Staten Island University Hospital (SIUH) is very pleased to be partnering with AHS," said Anthony Ferrari, CEO of Staten Island University Hospital. "We are convinced AHS brings the right combination of physician billing technology and practical know-how to our clinics and practices. The company's experience with hospitals and hospital-based physician groups will enable us to better provide ancillary services to SIUH's employed physician practices."
"Advantedge Healthcare Solutions is proud to be working with Staten Island University Hospital," said David Langsam, President and CEO of AHS. "This presents a great opportunity for both organizations. SIUH now has access to AHS state-of-the-art claims processing technology and our proven A/R follow-up mechanisms. As a result, AHS is now the leading provider of billing and practice management services for physicians located in and around the Staten Island market."
AHS hospital-based medical billing and Accounts Receivable services focus on routinely delivering strong revenue results, consistent with industry standards and regulations. AHS software supports an optimized workflow for specialist physician billing and leads to improved revenue and increases in staff productivity. The powerful billing technology runs on IBM System i servers and AHS is the exclusive IBM VIP Business Partner for physician billing.
About Advantedge Healthcare Solutions
AHS (www.ahsrcm.com) is a leading provider of physician billing and practice management services and software to specialty physicians throughout the US. AHS' state-of-the-art technology efficiently collects financial information and speeds the reimbursement of third-party claims and patient payments, enabling physicians to maximize revenue and decrease their billing and practice management costs, frequently in dramatic ways. The AHS commitment to clients is "More money, faster. Practice financial data, available anytime, anywhere. Regulatory compliance, guaranteed. And, Client First service." This promise is delivered through a combination of skilled staff, years of billing and practice management know-how, and high performance technology integrated into extremely productive daily work flows. AHS is IBM's exclusive VIP Business Partner for physician billing and provides its medical billing and practice management services to a variety of physician specialties, including: Radiology, Anesthesiology, Cardiology, Emergency Medicine, Hospitalists, Neonatology, and Multi-Specialty groups. www.ahsrcm.com
About Staten Island University Hospital
Founded in 1861, SIUH is a fully accredited 775-bed, not-for-profit, voluntary healthcare system with campuses in the Ocean Breeze and Princes' Bay communities of Richmond County, the fastest growing borough in New York City. A teaching hospital with leading centers of excellence, Staten Island University Hospital is a major affiliate of the State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn. SIUH is home to one of three Regional Burn Centers in New York City and the nation's busiest in treating pediatric burns. The Heart Institute of Staten Island, located on the SIUH campus, is recognized for its pioneering minimally invasive cardiac surgery. SIUH continues top tier placement in the federal government's CMS indicators for quality of care viewable on the Hospital Compare Website.
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