ALPHARETTA, Ga., July 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- nThrive, an independent patient-to-paymentSM solutions company, has been awarded a five-year contract for its Patient Access, Health Information Management (HIM), Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI), and Patient Financial Services outsourcing by East Jefferson General Hospital in Metairie, La.
Recognizing the critical role financial stability plays in helping community hospitals remain independent, East Jefferson General Hospital and nThrive partnered to develop customized innovative solutions to position the hospital to successfully navigate the changing healthcare landscape and sustain the delivery of consistent, quality care in this era of industry transformation. As part of the agreement, nThrive will apply the principles of business excellence to drive superior performance, provide accountability, invest in scale and provide its industry-leading technology in the areas of Patient Access, HIM, CDI, Patient Financial Services outsourcing, and key revenue cycle transformation initiatives.
"We are proud to provide our team members and physicians the industry's best practices that nThrive offers," notes Mark J. Peters, M.D., president and chief executive officer of East Jefferson General Hospital. "This is another strategic enhancement that reinforces our position in the marketplace."
"nThrive outsourcing provides the true patient-to-payment solutions that can solve our clients' most challenging problems across the entire revenue cycle," said Joel Hackney, chief executive officer of nThrive. "We look forward to putting our solutions to work for East Jefferson General Hospital. In responding to the hospital's needs within an evolving reimbursement environment we can allow them to focus on what they do best, taking care of patient lives and improving the health of their community."
nThrive is built on a legacy of excellence. In the past it was known as MedAssets, Precyse and Equation. While each formerly a leader in its own right, the companies have combined talents and capabilities into a single enterprise. From patient-to-payment, nThrive provides all the technology, advisory expertise, services, analytics and education programs health care organizations need to thrive in the communities that they serve. For more information, please visit www.nthrive.com.
Audra Murphy, nThrive