Columbus, Ohio (PRWEB) February 21, 2014
ADVOCATE, the premier provider of radiology revenue cycle management services nationwide, announces today that they have been awarded the exclusive billing agreement with Center Radiology in Washington, D.C.
ADVOCATE will deliver a full range of billing services encompassing their proprietary suite of billing process software functionality called Experience Based Technology (EBT). EBT improves radiology billing and data quality consistency by ensuring a timely, accurate, and consistent workflow which results in consistently higher revenue.
Center Radiology will also benefit from AIMS (ADVOCATE Information Management System). AIMS is a comprehensive business intelligence tool that provides real time monitoring of every step of the billing process all day, every day. AIMS displays key performance benchmarks for all aspects of the billing process, comparing budgeted productivity and collections, and delivering transparent revenue optimization. AIMS can even correct variations on the fly, ensuring consistent revenue for radiology practices.
Laurie Hunt with Constellation Management, conducted an extensive national search on behalf of the Center radiologists. Center Radiology narrowed their search to six national companies and then selected ADVOCATE. “Center Radiology is a complex and growing radiology practice with professional and global billing needs. We were very impressed with ADVOCATE’s professionalism, state of the art facility, reporting capabilities and extensive track record with radiology groups nationwide. ADVOCATE has met and exceeded our expectations in terms of collections, converting our existing Accounts Receivable, and the billing performance for the hospitals imaging centers,” said Laurie Hunt, CEO of Constellation Management.
Center Radiology has been a prominent radiology practice in the Washington D.C. area since their establishment in 1999. The practice consists of 30 physicians, all board certified by the American Board of Radiology. They provide professional radiology services at three primary hospital locations in the Washington D.C area.
“We are looking forward to a long term relationship with ADVOCATE. They have delivered what they promised,” said James Jelinek, MD, President of Center Radiology.
“We are very excited to welcome Center Radiology as a member of the ADVOCATE family. We are confident that this will be a strong partnership for many years. I’m confident that our unique technology—EBT, AIMS and FUSION—as well as our dedicated team of professionals will continue to meet and exceed Center Radiology management team’s expectations,” said Kirk Reinitz, President/CEO of ADVOCATE.
ADVOCATE is the leading radiology reimbursement services company that offers a complete and integrated approach to business issues. ADVOCATE operates nationwide with clients in all 50 states providing our unique EBT suite of services to thousands of radiologists. With our seasoned staff of professionals, we focus on addressing the unique needs of today's practicing radiology physicians.
With proven management, business processes and advanced technology to support our operations, ADVOCATE has the people and infrastructure to manage the business of radiology effectively and efficiently. With over 15 years of radiology billing experience, and proven measurable results, ADVOCATE works as a trusted and stable business partner to provide clients with a reliable, trouble—free implementation, increased cash flow, training, and support. For more information about ADVOCATE’s services, please visit http://www.radadvocate.com.