ZirMed Partners with eMDs to Offer Complete Revenue Cycle Management Solution
Thu, 2011/04/21 - 1:00am

eMDs Solution Series™ Software Combines with ZirMed's Reimbursement and Payment Solutions to Drive More Revenue and Cost Savings for Medical Practices

LOUISVILLE, KY and AUSTIN, TX – April 8, 2011 – ZirMed, a leading provider of revenue cycle management solutions for healthcare providers today announced a business partnership with eMDs, a leading provider of electronic health record (EHR) systems. The business partnership will allow eMDs clients to benefit from ZirMed’s end-to-end payment management capabilities. Through the joint solution, eMDs customers can expect to collect more revenue, more quickly through streamlined workflows, reduced errors, and more complete management of the reimbursement process.

eMDs offers a variety of solutions to help increase the quality of care in ambulatory medical practices, while at the same time decreasing the administrative cost of providing that care. The company’s EHR/PM is widely recognized as a preferred solution among medical practices due to its intuitive user interface, robust customization capabilities, and workflow centric design. Physicians using the company’s ONC-ATCB certified solution, qualify for the ARRA Stimulus Package incentives.

eMDs award-winning EHR makes it easy for small practices, new facilities, established clinics, and even large practices to increase their efficiency. ZirMed’s proven services further increase their effectiveness by optimizing client’s revenue cycles, resulting in increased revenue and net profit gains. ZirMed also helps overcome the ongoing obstacles presented by the continually shifting regulatory landscape, healthcare reimbursement changes, and the emergence of consumer-driven healthcare.

“The combination of solutions offered by eMDs and ZirMed will immediately have a positive impact for our joint customers,” said Patrick Hall, Executive Vice President of Business Development at eMDs. “ZirMed has one of the most robust revenue cycle management solutions available. Clients can manage the payer reimbursement side of their business, while accelerating and improving collections on the patient payment side as well. ZirMed offers our clients the ability to collect more revenue, more quickly, with less effort.”

“Hundreds of clients already experience the benefits of using ZirMed with eMDs solutions”, said Jerry Merritt, Chief Executive Officer of ZirMed. “We are very excited to formalize our working relationship with eMDs. Doing so will allow us to better serve our existing joint clients, as well as those we will serve together in the months and years to come. It’s important to offer practices solutions that not only help them survive, but actually thrive in these challenging times.

With the formal launch of the partnership, all eMDs clients can now reduce time spent processing claims and can receive payments faster from payers by submitting their claims through ZirMed.

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 is ranked among Inc. magazine’s 500 fastest growing companies and Healthcare Informatics magazine’s Top 100 companies. For more information about ZirMed, visit www.zirmed.com.

About eMDs:
eMDs is a leading developer of integrated electronic health records and practice management software for physician practices and enterprises. Founded and actively managed by physicians, the company is an industry leader for usable, connected software that enables physician productivity and clinical excellence. eMDs software has received continual top rankings in physician and industry surveys including those conducted by the American Academy of Family Physicians and KLAS. For more information, please visit www.e-mds.com, http://www.facebook.e-mds.com, and http://twitter.com/emds