Peak Health Solutions Names Mary S. Bessinger Vice President of Health Information Management Operations

Leading national provider of mid-revenue cycle solutions expands executive team to lead production coding and consulting service line growth

Feb 16, 2016, 07:04 ET from Peak Health Solutions, Inc.

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Peak Health Solutions ("Peak"), a leading national provider of mid-revenue cycle solutions, is pleased to announce Mary S. Bessinger, MBA, RHIA, CCS, CPHQ, has been named vice president of health information management operations (VP of HIM Operations). In her new role, Bessinger will lead production coding and consulting service line growth, develop and implement processes for enhanced operational efficiencies and strengthen service delivery.

Bessinger brings more than 30 years of healthcare experience, with a focus on revenue cycle management (RCM) and HIM operations, to her new role with Peak. Highly respected in the HIM industry, Mary has previously served in senior leadership capacities at LHP Hospital Group, Parallon Business Consulting Group/HCA, Quadramed Corporation, McKesson Provider Technologies and SoftMed Systems among other premier healthcare providers.

"Mary is an accomplished HIM executive with an impressive track record of leading consulting, production coding and international coding solutions," says John E. Morris, CEO of Peak. "As we continue to grow and expand our client base and solutions offerings, Mary will be instrumental in ensuring our client's consistently receive high-quality, lower-cost services while also leading our operations team in building a robust and scalable operating platform."

"Peak has a strong reputation for delivering superior results to hospitals and physician practices of all types and sizes," says Justin C. Schmidt, president of Peak. "Mary's experience on the provider side adds valuable insight into understanding client needs and delivering customized solutions to improve HIM accuracy, enhance financial results, and reduce costs."

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Peak Health Solutions, Inc. ("Peak") is a leading national provider of mid-revenue cycle solutions to acute care and physician practice markets. The Company's customizable services, provided by over 350 HIM professionals, include remote medical coding, clinical documentation improvement (CDI), compliance and revenue integrity auditing, denials management, physician training and education, EMR-HIM optimization, preceptor development, and interim HIM staffing. Peak provides both fully and partially outsourced solutions through its domestic and offshore capabilities. Peak's national client footprint includes multi-facility hospital systems, large IDN's, teaching and community hospitals, and large physician practices. Peak's government division supports the United States Armed Forces, including the Department of Veterans Affairs, Navy, Air Force and Army.

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