PHOENIX, July 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CompuGroup Medical US (CGM), developer of CGM DAQbilling™ and CGM LABDAQ®, has announced that it has entered into a long-term partnership with Express Medical Billing, Inc., a comprehensive medical billing company headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri. With the reach of its operations extending well across the nation, Express Medical Billing, Inc. offers highly specialized billing services to suit the needs of a wide range of medical specialties.
Under the agreement, Express Medical Billing, Inc. will implement CGM DAQbilling, CGM's uniquely priced cost-efficient and easy-to-use practice management solution as a preferred solution in the delivery of billing services to its laboratory customer base. With underlying architecture that facilitates an unlimited number of users, providers, locations and points of access, CGM DAQbilling is designed to create new opportunities for revenue enhancement.
Another dimension to this dynamic partnership between CGM and Express Medical Billing, Inc. is the birth of a unique business model that highlights the complementary relationship between CGM LABDAQ, the company's market-leading laboratory information system (LIS), and CGM DAQbilling. Under this model, existing and prospective customers in the laboratory industry now have a unified platform available to them for the seamless coordination of laboratory workflow and corresponding billing transactions.
Chief Operating Officer, Kent Broström said, "This is a significant partnership which constitutes a good foundation for mutual growth. CGM, in close collaboration with Express Medical Billing, Inc., will continue to enhance the functionality within its solutions with the aim of exponentially increasing the efficiency and effectiveness of existing workflows. We recognize and fully embrace the need to adapt to the changing needs of the healthcare market. The ultimate goal of this partnership is to help healthcare organizations achieve sustainable financial success as they pursue optimal health outcomes for their patient populations."
"As a company that serves healthcare organizations — a significant number of which are mission-based, this partnership serves as an opportunity to add tangible value to healthcare delivery in a manner that ensures a healthy return on the investment of valuable dollars. We are confident that with CGM as a healthcare software partner, we will continue to deliver quality services to our customers using innovative solutions designed to deliver a high degree of automation and customization," said Diana Emnett, President of Express Medical Billing, Inc.
About CompuGroup Medical AG
CompuGroup Medical is one of the leading eHealth companies in the world. With a revenue base of approximately $700 million, the company's software products are designed to support all medical and organizational activities in doctors' offices, pharmacies, laboratories and hospitals. Its information services for all parties involved in the healthcare system and its web-based personal health records contribute towards safer and more efficient healthcare. CompuGroup Medical's services are based on a unique customer base of over 400,000 doctors, dentists, hospitals, pharmacies and networks as well as other service providers. With locations in 19 countries and products in more than 40 countries worldwide, CompuGroup Medical is the eHealth company with one of the highest coverage among eHealth service providers. Approximately 4,200 highly qualified employees support customers with innovative solutions for the steadily growing demands of the healthcare system.
About CompuGroup Medical US
CompuGroup Medical US is the US division of CompuGroup Medical AG – one of the leading eHealth companies in the world. CompuGroup Medical US works to synchronize the systems of the healthcare industry with the mission of patient care, enabling providers to achieve the best possible outcomes for their patients. CompuGroup Medical US creates healthcare IT solutions to support the clinical and practice management activities that take place in physician practices, community health centers and hospitals. These solutions include Meaningful Use certified electronic health records (EHRs) that are proven to contribute to safer, higher quality and more efficient healthcare. The company's portfolio also includes practice management (PM) software and productivity tools, EDI/reimbursement, laboratory information systems and more. For more information about CompuGroup Medical US, visit www.cgm.com/us.
About Express Medical Billing, Inc.
Express Medical Billing, Inc. is a medical billing company based in St. Louis, Missouri which was co-founded in 1996 by Diana Emnett, CPA and David Emnett. Express Medical Billing, Inc. has provided professional billing and management services to healthcare organizations for nearly 20 years. With a highly skilled staff of accountants, CPCs and experienced billers, Express Medical Billing, Inc., handles medical billing, coding, credentialing, patient debt collection, customized reporting as well as the fulfillment of regulatory requirements like the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) and ICD-10. Additionally, Express Medical Billing, Inc. has access to consultants who handle legal inquiries, coding concerns and questions regarding Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) requirements. Express Medical Billing, Inc. also provides effective connectivity solutions via custom programming and interfaces. To learn more, visit www.expressmedicalbilling.com.
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