Top 20 Healthcare Consulting/Services Companies - 2020

Healthcare providers are threatened by industry-wide reform efforts and their need to expand and prosper while dealing with a wide array of complex and rapidly changing regulations. The transition from fee-for-service to value-based reimbursement means that there needs to be a significant change in how companies recognize and manage their revenue cycle. Technology provides flexibility through electronic health records, greater automation, and organizational connectively, however many organizations struggle to understand value because they fail to take an enterprise-wide view of their technology or underestimate change management effort. Besides, new market entrants find that there are lucrative ways to disintermediate large healthcare organizations, whether they are more specialized providers or experts in the provision of a particular competency.

In this special edition of CIOReview, we have compiled a list of companies that brings in-depth industry knowledge and skill to help organizations manage risks and maintain their financial health. These companies partner closely with their clients to manage reimbursement processes and improve technology, privacy, compliance, finance, and revenue cycle efficiency and effectiveness, resulting in improved operational performance, better patient service, and lower costs.

We hope this edition of CIOReview helps you build the partnership you and your firm need to foster a healthier future.

Top Healthcare Consulting/Services Companies

Edelberg & Associates is reimagining the medical coding landscape with innovative tools designed to promote efficiency and accuracy through innovation, clarity, and attention to detail. The affordable coding services and coding audits offered by the highly trained and experienced coding professionals at Edelberg & Associates enable organizations to save time as well as money. By closely working with the client providers and managers, Edelberg & Associates protects the revenue of their clients by identifying and improving the entire process

Gottlieb is an industry leader in end-to-end Revenue Cycle Management and Practice Optimization solutions for hospital and independent physician groups, specializing in Emergency Medicine and Hospitalist practices. Privately held since 1978, Gottlieb helps their clients navigate the complex healthcare landscape by designing innovative and technology-enables services that simplify and improve the financial experience for healthcare providers and patients

HealtheFirst delivers robust technological solutions designed to help case management companies in optimizing care and increasing profitability. The HIPAA compliant, SaaS software of HealtheFirst offers proven outcomes, including increased revenue, reduced costs, and improved administrative efficiency. The HealtheFirst team possesses extensive expertise in innovating case management, healthcare, and technology fields. The company leverages customer feedback to enhance the product, and in turn, improve the business. With its unique value proposition, the company seeks to enhance simplicity and adaptability of its solutions, thus delivering the highest quality of experience

MDabstract is the leading manual abstraction and data migration solution that helps healthcare organizations across the country with EHR implementation, discrete data entry, electronic filing, and quality reporting. MDabstract provides each project with a team of managers, supervisors and auditors that will be available to the client’s organization during all phases of migration and day to day implementation. MDabstract also offers migration and mining service to an ever-growing list of healthcare organizations, from the sole practitioner to the 1,000+ provider national systems

athenahealth

athenahealth

athenahealth partners with healthcare organizations in and around the care continuum to drive clinical and financial results. Their expert teams build modern technology on an open, connected ecosystem, yielding insights that make a difference for their customers and their patients. The combined technology of athenahealth, Inc., and Virence Health brings insight, expertise, and customer base gives them a vast, nationwide footprint. Through the expansion of their revenue cycle management, clinical record, and patient engagement services, and the opening of their network to other partners, care settings, and providers, they seek out and eliminate obstacles to a smarter healthcare experience

Augmedix

Augmedix

Augmedix converts natural clinician-patient conversation into medical documentation, in real-time, so that clinicians can focus on what matters most, which is patient care. The Augmedix platform is powered by a combination of proprietary NLP technology and specialty-trained teams to ensure quality and consistent documentation. They are on a mission to rehumanize the clinician-patient relationship and address the most significant pain point in the US healthcare system, the burden of documentation. Augmedix uses technology to live stream office encounters to a tech-enabled scribe team in a HIPAA compliant Augmedix facility

Call 4 Health

Call 4 Health

Call 4 Health places patients and their families first by using state-of-the-art technology and compassionate training initiatives

Clinicspectrum

Clinicspectrum

Clinicspectrum is a healthcare services company offering outsourcing/back-office and technology solutions for medical billing companies, medical groups/healthcare facilities including hospitals, and hospital medical records departments. Technical experts promote the company from diversified industries. They have been able to transform several billing companies and healthcare facilities nationwide into efficiency engines. Their strategy is to build productivity through the use of technology, highly trained personnel who deliver results in a timely fashion, and customized consulting services. By using automation technology, Clinicspectrum offers its customers Invoice, Credentialing, Messaging, and Productivity Spectrum product suites

CompuMed Inc.

CompuMed Inc.

Founded in 1986, CompuMed Enterprise Telemedicine Solutions provide patients and medical facilities with the highest level of clinical care at best possible value. The company’s telecardiology and teleradiology offerings provide direct access to U.S. Board-Certified specialists through cloud-based technology and integrated medical devices. The enterprise’s customers include rural hospitals and clinics, Fortune 500 corporations, correctional facilities, organ procurement organizations, mobile imaging, and device companies, urgent care centers, pharmaceutical companies, surgical centers, weight loss centers, methadone clinics, and educational institutions. CompuMed is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA

Deevita

Deevita

Headquartered in Redmond, WA, and established in 2014, Deevita is a Digital health company that offers cutting-edge technology services and solutions to organizations in the healthcare industry to enable them to succeed in value-based care. The company is a trusted Cloud and Data partner specializing in Microsoft Azure. They allow healthcare businesses to migrate and build HIPAA compliant health information systems on the cloud. They possess expertise and capabilities within the healthcare space, specifically in the areas of Benefits Administration Management & Payments, Patient engagement systems, and Health Interoperability

HeartCare Imaging

HeartCare Imaging

Founded in 1988, HeartCare Imaging (HCI) works with physicians and hospitals to add important diagnostic services to their facilities. The company provides everything from equipment to technologist personnel needed to have Imaging Services up and running in a timely and professional manner. The enterprise provides financing alternatives in order to make Diagnostic Imaging a viable and effortless addition to the patient services. The mission of the company is to provide the technology, industry knowledge, and management skills that will allow its customers to provide the best patient care and increase their economic achievement

MediQore

MediQore

Founded in 2018, MediQore Solutions is an information technology-focused organization providing reliable and affordable managed application solutions to the healthcare industry. The company provides its clients with a full range of the day to day support requirements they need to keep their systems running in a multi-remote centralized model. This allows the company to leverage the resources and provide them with top-notch service for a very cost-effective price. MediQore is a unique organization focused exclusively on providing remote application support to the healthcare information technology market. It also provides affordable, effective, and economical fixed fee solutions for its clients

Navita

Navita

Founded in 2014, Navita is a service-oriented company delivering solutions to their clients in a way that makes technology an asset. The company's program management solution focuses on the technical and operational support components of this distributed footprint. They understand the challenges of trying to manage and support assets that are spread all over the country both at the hospital and with the consulting physician panel. They can proactively monitor and manage any device in the field. The company's organically staffed support desk operates 24/7/365 with the ability to support tier 3 level service issues, upholding a four ring SLA

NextShift

NextShift

NextShift Health is a Provider of digital marketing, healthcare industry software and consulting services

PCIHIPAA

PCIHIPAA

PCIHIPAA are the providers of an in-depth PCI and HIPAA compliance services for helping medical and dental professionals navigate the various complexities of compliance. Backed by more than a decade of experience in HIPAA and compliance guidelines, the company understands the regulations inside and out. The company changes lives by helping to prevent catastrophic losses caused by regulatory non-compliance, data breaches, and human error. They offer solutions to help its customers easily keep protected health information private and secure. The company's expertise is in PCI and HIPAA Compliance, Insurance Coverage, Data Backup & Restoration, Email Encryption

Perry Johnson & Associates

Perry Johnson & Associates

Perry Johnson has been a synonym to consulting and training in the quality industry. It strives to provide its clients with unparalleled health information technology solutions, as well as customized transcription, data analysis, and IT consultancy services for an expanded set of industries. PJ&A offers solutions for a wide variety of health, legal, and government business services. It understands the demand that the present-day market forces onto service providers be vigilant with cost containment while maintaining superior quality standards. The company’s expertise in the health/legal information technology industries enables them to help meet those demands while maintaining profitability

PreCheck

PreCheck

PreCheck is a healthcare-specific background screening firm allowing healthcare organizations to improve patient safety and quality of care with their suite of employment qualification tools. Their services have expanded beyond background verifications and credentialing to include outsourcing solutions to handle employee sanction screening, professional license management, employment verification, drug testing, and I-9 E-Verify management. Currently, the company provides healthcare organizations with the information they need to verify and preserve the integrity of their people and programs. PreCheck delivers the highest quality reports, responds to the client’s precise needs, and provides rapid, thorough, and cost-effective services

Provista

Provista

Founded in 1994, Provista started as an invaluable supply chain partner for the health care industry. Since then, the company has expanded to meet the needs of small business and hospitality members, providing the best-priced supplies, a robust contract portfolio, insightful benchmarking, and much more. The company is a group purchasing powerhouse. It actively combines multiple companies’ purchases together to deliver low prices on contracts and services to members. But the company doesn’t stop at savings. Its member-first approach is also there to alleviate supply chain complexity with proven solutions and advisory services

Relatecare

Relatecare

RelateCare, a healthcare contact center consultancy and outsourcing organization, specializes in patient access and patient engagement solutions. The company began as a joint venture in 2013 with over 25 years of contact center experience and the Cleveland Clinic U.S., followed by a relationship that was established in 2009. By combining Rigneydolphin’s excellence in contact center management and Cleveland Clinic’s expertise in healthcare delivery, the company was formed to enable healthcare organizations provide bespoke contact center solutions including appointment scheduling, authorizations, referrals, patient outreach, nurse triage, and post-discharge callback programs from their patient coordination centers in Cleveland, and Waterford, Ireland

Visionary Practice Group

Visionary Practice Group

Visionary Practice Group was built upon a foundation of providing ethical, thorough, and high-quality services for optometry practice purchases, sales, transitions, and management. They are experienced in consulting and brokerage, practice start-ups, practice management lecturing, and counseling/contracting for practice transactions. They service the optometric industry only and limit the number of clients they take on at any given time to provide the high-quality services they are well known for. VPG’s commitment to the optometric field allows them to apply an unmatched level of experience and expertise to any business matter an optometrist may encounter