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'Platform cohabitation'

August 25, 2015John Andrews

Having two or more separate companies joining forces to provide system unification and connectivity services for billing, administrative and clinical functions results in better efficiency, workflow and financial returns, software vendors say.“Integrations and interoperability are a must-have in this environment,” said Esther Apter, president of Suffern, NY-based MedForce Technologies.Providing a seamless system from front to back is critical to maximizing automation and fostering success,...

Brightree, Computers Unlimited, MedForce, Strategic AR

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Billing technology: Make waste unnecessary

May 23, 2014Jennifer Leon

A. As new knowledge and technologies like online bill pay and automatic payments emerge our lives become more streamlined and therefore more simplified. Billing can be a hassle, but with new technology billing becomes a dream rather than a nightmare. Invoice history  This is the biggest benefit of all. Many patients go back at tax time to collect healthcare bills they can deduct. Electronic invoicing makes this process easy for your patients and much easier on you. Your staff no longer...

Billing, Jennifer Leon, Strategic AR

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Billing technology: Transition gently to new technology

April 25, 2014Jennifer Leon

A. Automatic payment is something that providers must bring to the forefront of their businesses. This technology not only eliminates the time it takes to get paid, but it also ensures the 100% coverage model that providers so desperately need.Automatic payments are on the rise, so why aren't providers making better use of this technology?As it stands today, many providers are experiencing high costs related to old fashioned and expensive billing. Automatic payment eliminates those costs while freeing...

Jennifer Leon, Strategic AR

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Deal 'heightens awareness' of patient-pay potential

January 31, 2014Liz Beaulieu, Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine - What does Brightree's acquisition of Strategic AR mean for other patient-pay companies in the HME industry?Patientco and A/R Allegiance also stand to benefit from the deal, they say.“On a macro level, it's validation that what we're doing is valuable and necessary,” said Kurt Lovell, COO of Patientco. “Nothing proves that better than when the mother ship of software vendors buys you or one of your competitors.”Partnerships or agreements among software...

Brightree, Keith Lilek, Kurt Lovell, patient-pay companies, Strategic AR

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Brightree chases patient pay

January 24, 2014Liz Beaulieu, Editor

ATLANTA - Recognizing that patients are becoming increasingly responsible for their healthcare expenses, Brightree upped the ante in January by acquiring Overland Park, Kan.-based Strategic AR. The two companies had previously announced a partnership to integrate and market their solutions in July. “As we started to more tightly align, we saw more and more opportunities of how the two solutions could work together,” said Chris Watson, chief marketing officer. “We determined...

Brightree, Chris Watson, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Strategic AR

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Brightree, Strategic AR integrate solutions

July 22, 2013HME News Staff

ATLANTA and OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - Brightree has formed a relationship with Strategic AR to facilitate a more streamlined patient collection and payment posting experience, according to a press release. Strategic AR is a software and services company focused on helping HME providers automate patient billing workflows and collections using not only traditional mail, but also voice response and online technologies. As part of the relationship, Brightree and Strategic AR will integrate their solutions,...

Billing, Brightree, patient collections, Software, Strategic AR

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Brightree, Strategic AR among fast growers

September 25, 2012BRIEFS

ATLANTA and OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - Brightree and Strategic AR were ranked among the fastest growing private companies in the United States in the recently released 2012 Inc. 500/5000. Brightree ranked No. 73 in the healthcare sector and No. 989 overall. Startegic AR ranked No. 17 in the healthcare sector and No. 250 overall.Event draws a crowdANAHEIM, Calif. - Several consumer groups have signed on to participate in the Consumer Advocacy Pavilion at Medtrade, including American Sleep Apnea Association,...

Invacare, MedAct, Strategic AR

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