CHICAGO, May 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Founder and CEO of Rising Medical Solutions (Rising), Jason Beans, has been named a finalist in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2013 program in the Midwest. The award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.
A panel of independent judges selected the finalists from a strong pool of nominations. Awards will be presented at a special gala on June 27, 2013 at the Hilton Hotel in Chicago, Illinois. Regional award winners, like Beans, will be considered for the Ernst & Young National Entrepreneur of The Year Program.
"This is a team win," says Beans. "When we started Rising 14 years ago, I had a vision of what the company should look like and how we were going to make an impact on healthcare. Every employee has helped drive that vision, and everyday we're building more, striving for better and helping healthcare in noticeable ways."
Under Beans' leadership, Rising has saved America's healthcare cost structure more than two billion dollars by removing waste, fraud and billing inaccuracies from the system. The privately-held company has more than 200 employees nationwide who are using their smarts to create a more efficient, effective healthcare system through technology and human intervention; their heavy lifting continues to go recognized. Earlier this year Business Insurance named Rising's Rx Intelligence pharmacy analytics a Top 10 Innovation of 2013. Crain's also named Rising to its FastFifty list of fastest growing companies in Chicago for the fourth year in a row and Inc. magazine ranked Rising on its Inc. 5000 list of America's fastest growing private enterprises for the fifth consecutive year.
The annual award event which announces the Ernst & Young National Entrepreneur of The Year culminates in Palm Springs, California, on November 16, 2013. Now in its 27th year, the Entrepreneur of The Year Program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 140 cities in 50-plus countries throughout the world.
About Rising Medical Solutions Inc.
Rising Medical Solutions is a national medical-financial solutions firm that provides medical bill review, hospital bill review and medical cost containment services to the workers' compensation, auto, liability and group health markets. Inc. magazine ranks the Chicago-based company as one of the fastest growing private enterprises in America.
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