Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) October 10, 2012
Pyramid Healthcare Solutions, a leading provider of revenue cycle management services for the healthcare industry, announces the hiring of two senior-level executives – Nav Ranajee, vice president of sales and marketing, and Angela Carmichael, assistant vice president of coding and auditing.
Ranajee, with more than 20 years of experience in the healthcare industry, offers significant experience in the implementation of patient financial systems and in the reengineering of revenue cycle processes for healthcare providers. In his new role at Pyramid, Ranajee will be responsible for leading the company’s sales and marketing strategies focused on healthcare organizations such as hospitals and medical groups.
Carmichael possesses extensive experience in health information management, specializing in various payment methodologies, coding education, compliance and management. She holds multiple certifications, including Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), Clinical Documentation Improvement Practitioner (CDIP) and Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) for both hospital and physician services.
“Nav and Angela bring to our organization broad healthcare industry backgrounds and deep knowledge of our client base – both of which are valuable assets as we continue to develop product innovations and grow strategically,” said Jay Hutchinson, COO of Pyramid Healthcare Solutions. “These individuals offer specialized skills within the areas of HIM and Revenue Cycle services, and they exemplify our core values of quality assurance and customer service expertise.”
After receiving his MBA in Healthcare Administration from Widener University, Ranajee began his career in medical administration for the Philadelphia VA Medical Center and then moved to senior healthcare consulting/project management roles with Siemens Medical Systems and Arthur Andersen. For 10 years, he led the healthcare product divisions for Bank of America and Fifth Third Bank and was a pioneer in launching innovative new products including the healthcare receivables manager and health savings accounts. As a thought leader, Ranajee has presented on topics such as revenue cycle technologies, consumer directed healthcare and health reform for leading industry associations including the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) and Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS).
“Healthcare organizations will face significant challenges over the next few years including reimbursement cuts and the ICD -10 transition,” said Ranajee “Pyramid is well positioned to assist healthcare organizations in their revenue cycle processes, and I am excited to be joining them during this critical time.”
Carmichael has a master’s degree in business administration from Nova Southeastern University. She is an American Health Information Management Association-approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Instructor and Ambassador. Her background includes providing services in hospitals, physician offices, consulting and payer settings. She brings expertise in technical writing, public speaking, testing and training development to Pyramid.
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About Pyramid Healthcare Solutions
Founded in 1985, Pyramid Healthcare Solutions partners with healthcare providers to assess, validate and resolve gaps in their revenue cycle, leading to improved and sustainable financial results. Pyramid offers a complete best-practice suite of revenue cycle solutions, including coding services (on-site and remote), HIM services, cancer registry, revenue cycle, revenue discovery, charge capture, accounts receivable management, patient financial services, human resources, managed care services, and education and training. Headquartered in Clearwater, Fla., Pyramid employs more than 300 credentialed, knowledgeable healthcare professionals and best practices developed with more than 500 clients. For more information on Pyramid Healthcare Solutions, visit http://www.pyramidhs.com.