Chicago — June 14, 2013 –The Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) recently reviewed Ontario Systems' Artiva Healthcare™ product using the Peer Review process. After undergoing the rigorous review, Artiva Healthcare has been awarded the “Peer Reviewed by HFMA®” designation.
Artiva Healthcare helps financial leaders increase revenue, reduce write-offs and remove operational variance that drives up costs and increases administrative errors. Artiva Healthcare provides solutions in financial assistance, insurance collections, denials management and self-pay. With more than 30 years of collections industry experience, Ontario Systems helps innovative leaders improve their financial position and survive tightening budgets in an era of reduced reimbursement.
“Earning HFMA’s Peer Review designation for Artiva Healthcare reflects our deep commitment to the healthcare industry and our customers,” said Ron Fauquher, CEO of Ontario Systems. “We are passionate about helping healthcare’s financial leaders manage both margin and mission by improving insurance collections and self-pay results. We are humbled and encouraged by this nod of approval from a respected organization such as HFMA.”
HFMA's Peer Review process provides healthcare financial managers with an objective third-party evaluation of products and services used in the healthcare workplace. The rigorous, eleven-step process includes a Peer Review panel, a review comprised of current customers, prospects who have not made a purchase, and industry experts. Peer Review status of the product or service and its performance claims are based on effectiveness, quality and usability, price, value, and customer and technical support.
“HFMA’s Peer Review process provides our membership with the assurance that those who have earned the designation have undergone a rigorous screening process,” says HFMA President and CEO Joseph J. Fifer, FHFMA, CPA. “The Peer Reviewed designation helps both members and non-members identify superior products and services. It can also create brand awareness and recognition in the healthcare finance marketplace for Peer Reviewed products and services."
The Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) provides the resources healthcare organizations need to achieve sound fiscal health in order to provide excellent patient care. With more than 40,000 members, HFMA is the nation's leading membership organization of healthcare finance executives and leaders. HFMA helps its members achieve results by providing education, analysis, and guidance, and creating practical tools and solutions that optimize financial management. The organization is a respected and innovative thought leader on top trends and challenges facing the healthcare finance industry. From addressing capital access to improved patient care to technology advancement, HFMA is an indispensable resource on healthcare finance issues.
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About Ontario Systems LLC
Ontario Systems LLC, a leading provider of software, professional services and business expertise to the collections and healthcare industries, helps hospitals manage both margin and mission by improving insurance collections and self-pay results. Over 400 hospitals, including three of the five largest and five of the ten best health systems in the United States (U.S. News Best Hospitals 2012-13: the Honor Roll), use Artiva Healthcare™.
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