ZirMed Partners with AmkaiSolutions to Offer Revenue Cycle Solutions to Outpatient Surgery Providers

Dec 29, 2011, 15:06 ET from ZirMed

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Dec. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ZirMed, a preeminent provider of revenue management solutions, announced today a partnership with AmkaiSolutions, a leader in comprehensive administrative and clinical information management systems for outpatient surgery providers.

With this agreement, AmkaiSolutions' clients will have access to ZirMed's full suite of revenue cycle management solutions.  The combined offering will go far beyond traditional clearinghouse functions to include a comprehensive set of products that ensure AmkaiSolutions' clients collect revenue more quickly, with greater control and less work.  Benefits now available to AmkaiSolutions clients include eligibility verification, electronic remittance advices, virtual credit/debit card processing, patient invoice e-delivery, lockbox services, and on-line patient portal access for billing inquiries, online bill pay, and management of automated payment plans.

"With dozens of joint clients already using our solutions in tandem, this partnership was initiated long before our formal agreement.  Our shared commitment to providing premier solutions and support to our clients so they can maximize their revenue and optimize their clinical data, serves as the foundation to this exciting partnership," said Sara Hines, VP Channel Sales, ZirMed.

"The experience working with ZirMed to interface our solutions, and the satisfaction of clients currently using our combined solutions, made the decision to partner with ZirMed an easy one," said Joe Macies, Chief Executive Officer, AmkaiSolutions. 

The partnership is fully operational with this announcement, and the full suite of ZirMed solutions are immediately available to all AmkaiSolutions clients.

About ZirMed
ZirMed is a nationally recognized leader in delivering revenue cycle management solutions to healthcare providers, serving more than 100,000 healthcare providers.  ZirMed leverages the power of technology to cure administrative burdens and increase cash flow, enabling providers to not just survive but thrive.  ZirMed solutions include eligibility verification, credit/debit card processing, check processing, claims management, coding compliancy and reimbursement management, electronic remittance advice, patient statements, patient e-commerce solutions, and lock box services.  ZirMed received a "Best in KLAS" ranking for 2011 from independent healthcare IT research firm KLAS, and is ranked among Inc. magazine's 500/5000 fastest growing companies and Healthcare Informatics magazine's Top 100 companies.  For more information about ZirMed, visit

About AmkaiSolutions
AmkaiSolutions delivers comprehensive information management systems for outpatient surgery providers across every stage of administrative and clinical workflow.  AmkaiSolutions' suite of business management, electronic health record, CPOE, e-prescription, and related applications promote streamlined operations, structured data exchange, and patient safety.  For further information, visit www.amkai.com or call 866.265.2434.