Vendors

Preferred Vendors

The following vendors are the preferred vendors of Vachette Pathology, most of which we have a long standing relationship with and share our commitment to deliver the highest quality results. Feel free to contact them directly.

Billing | Coding | Consulting | Marketing | Physician Recruiting | Bloggers | Societies

Billing

APS Medical Billing

APS-logoAPS provides customized pathology billing and accounts receivable management services. Our 50 years of pathology billing experience allows APS to bill for your professional anatomic, clinical, global and technical only services. APS specializes in building electronic programs that enhance its charge capture validation, contract management and reporting capabilities. Our experience and cutting edge technology and processes enable us to increase your revenue, effectively manage your accounts receivable and billing compliance. Contact Thomas Scheanwald, Senior Vice President, toll free at 800-288-8325, ext 1417 or by email at tscheanwald@ucbinc.com . For more information, please visit our website at www.apsmedbill.com.

ARx

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The ARx Group provides comprehensive billing services to hospital outreach, independent, molecular laboratories and pathology practices nationwide. We specialize in laboratory billing and Accounts Receivable Management. ARx is led by an experienced team of laboratory industry veterans and delivers the expertise of a proven market leader to its laboratory clients. We work with clients to maximize outreach revenue and provide our clients with the financial information they need to effectively manage their laboratory. Our industry-leading Business Intelligence Dashboard provides laboratories with the most comprehensive real time, actionable management reports available today. For more information, please visit our website at www.thearxgroup.com or email us at sales@arx.com.

Medusind Solutions

image001 Medusind Solutions offers the most comprehensive billing and compliance services available to physicians. We specialize in knowing your business – from coding and compliance to reporting and collections. It is our team that makes the difference. Our highly trained staff does more than just submit claims to insurance companies… We follow through to ensure that you receive accurate compensation for services rendered. We verify proper coding, offer stringent compliance services and our in house software allows for customizable features no other billing company currently offers. The proof of our success is your success. A testament to our commitment to provide only the highest quality services is our clients. By being proactive in the ever-changing healthcare environment, we continue to change and upgrade our services to meet the needs of our clients and their profession. We Manage the Details of Your Business so You Can Manage the Details of Your Practice. For more information and a complimentary coding audit, please visit our website at www.medusind.com, or contact us directly by phone 800-432-2301 ext. 1042, or email sales@medusind.com.

Engage Healthcare Business Services

Engage-logoEngage has provided billing and reimbursement management services to pathology practices since 1983. Our Primary objective is to constantly maximize our client’s reimbursement. We accomplish this through the application of our extensive experience, fundamental business practices, and the best use of current technology. Our comprehensive billing and reimbursement management service includes: setup and management of electronic data interfaces, electronic claim filing, charge verification, coding reviews, denial management, payer credentialing, payer contract compliance, data analysis and management reports. For more information about Engage, contact Craig Adkins, Executive Vice President/COO, at 1-800-794-1965 or email craig.adkins@engagehbs.com or you can visit our website at www.EngageHBS.com

Exdion

WebExdion is an Offshore Medical Billing Services Company delivering Revenue Cycle Excellence to the Pathology community. Exdion’s team of Business Excellence experts, Process Management Platforms and expert RCM Professionals can help you improve cash flow at lower costs. Our staff can augment your current billing operations to deliver significant value through services that include Coding, Demographics and Charge Entry, Payment Posting, AR and Denial Management. Exdion is HIPAA compliant and an ISO 27001 certified organization. Our comprehensive billing services are backed by web based project management tools that enable control and transparency of your offshore operations. For more information about Exdion, contact Dan, Business Manager, at 646-257-3490 or email dan_n@exdion.com or you can visit our website at www.exdion.com

Quantum Medical

Quantum-Medical-logoQuantum Medical is a privately owned physician practice management company specializing in medical billing and management services for hospital-based physicians. Beginning its practice management in 1987, with a solo physician practice who is still a valued client today, Quantum Medical has helped physician practices with one goal in mind –“To optimize reimbursement through efficient practice management and billing procedures.” Quantum Medical continues to develop and excel in all phases of practice management and medical billing that result in “Putting Good Management into Practice!” For more information, contact N. Claye Frank, Jr., Senior Vice President, at 615-504-1933 or e-mail cfrank@qmbs.com or visit our website at www.QMBS.com.

 AdvantEdge

AdvantEdge LogoAdvantEdge provides pathology revenue cycle and business management solutions and business intelligence tools that substantially improve decision making, maximize financial performance, streamline operations and eliminate compliance risks.

Our proven solutions include medical billing, coding, revenue optimization, informatics, compliance and practice management. All are tailored to meet each client’s specific business needs. Each is delivered with our ClientFirst focus and philosophy.

Visit our website http://ahsrcm.com/pathology/billing/, email jlefkowitz@ahsrcm.com, or call us at 561-939-8297.

Coding

The Coding Network (TCN)

TCN-logoTCN provides access to experienced certified CPT and IDC9 coders with skills in over fifty five clinical specialties and sub specialties, and all hospital coding disciplines. TCN serves medical groups, academic practice plans, hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, and billing companies throughout the United States . Surgeons, primary care, and procedure-oriented medical specialists, hospitals and billing services who use our outsourced coding services optimize their collections and minimize their audit risks. www.CodingNetwork.com.

Consulting

ELLKAY

ELLKAY-Logo-(with-tag-line)-Small(Normal) ELLKAY is a nationwide leader in healthcare connectivity, providing innovative, customizable solutions and unparalleled services for over a decade. With connectivity to 25,000+ physician practices across 450+ PM/EMR systems, we are known for empowering diagnostic laboratories with solutions that improve their bottom lines. Our comprehensive suite of products and services offer all the solutions laboratories need, including providing software to practices for electronic orders and results, connecting to practice EMRs for electronic results delivery, and cross-reference insurance mapping, as well as connectivity to patient demographic and insurance information. Learn more at www.ELLKAY.com or call us at (201)-791-0606.

hc1.com

Logo_Althc1.com is the ultimate Healthcare Relationship Solution that will transform the way your lab manages client relationships. Your lab will win more clients and keep them for life by delivering the highest level of service. Your employees will gain back hours of productivity with instant access to a 360-degree view of every provider. Your executives will confidently make decisions with lab-specific Business Intelligence and real-time alerts that uncover the underlying cause of issues. To learn more, visit www.hc1.com or email us at info@hc1.com.

RileyBrook Associates

rileybrookIf you are like most pathologists, your income is barely keeping up with inflation. You are probably looking at more cases, working longer hours, attending more hospital meetings, and everyone; POD labs, direct bills, and hospital administrators are scrambling for your income. Reimbursement is now higher for making the slides than it is for reading them. By producing your own tissue slides, you can recoup and protect your income. Three months from today, RileyBrook Associates can have you owning your own tissue laboratory and producing slides for your practice. For more information, visit our website at www.StartYourOwnLab.com or e-mail: David Novis, MD, FCAP at dnovis@startyourownlab.com Mick Raich at mraich@startyourownlab.com

Novis Consulting

Novis Consulting

Novis Consulting and Associates provides strategic and tactical assistance to help clients build durable pathology practices.

For Pathology Practices

  • Research and develop new markets and service lines
  • Acquire specialty expertise
  • Build customer loyalty
  • Develop business and governance models
  • Develop strategic partnerships
  • Resolve work overload and maximize productivity

For Hospitals

  •       Align pathology services with hospital mission
  •       Help pathology services meet the needs of medical community
  •       Advise with Pathology contracts
  •       Perform mock inspections

For Private Labs

  •       Help plan and design startups
  •       Advise on CLIA Licensure and CAP certification
  •       Perform mock inspections
  •       Provide medical directorship

Pathologists, need to dig an anti-competitive moat around your practice? Having difficulty acquiring specialty expertise? Need to redistribute your workload? Can’t seem to come to terms with partners, hospital or customers? Need new sources of revenue? We can help.

For more information about Novis Consulting, call us at (603) 659-6931, e-mail us at dnovis@comcast.net, or visit us at www.davidnovis.com.

Marketing

SageCreative

sage_logo Translating the art of business. For over 16 years, we have assisted businesses in translating their ideas into unique, solution-focused messages. We collaborate with companies seeking to launch into new directions, renew their brand message, and envision scenarios for competing and growth. With a broad mix of experience and know-how, we provide the visual components and strategy that drives a marketing message. Contact us at 586-296-8687 today for your unique design solution or visit us at www.SageCreative.com.

G2 Intelligence

45108_G2_IntelligenceG2 Intelligence is a division of Kennedy Information, LLC, and a well-known provider of professional market investigations. They provide trusted, topical analytical information that directly affects both medical service providers and laboratories involved in the diagnostic industry. For 30 years, their marketing trends, industry analysis, innovative technology, and legal developments have impacted the performance of many operational finances. G2 Intelligence values their clients and aims to exceed their expectations. Their mission is simple: Develop relationships with the people who influence and lead the diagnostic industry that are mutually beneficial. For more information on G2 Intelligence, visit them online at www.g2intelligence.com or e-mail them at customerservice@G2Intelligence.com.

Physician Recruiting

PracticeMatch

PracticeMatch-lgooOur Vision is to shift to the physician recruiting paradigm to ensure process, efficiency, cost reduction, and a higher probability of success. We combine recruitment process management, trained and task-appropriate human capital, sophisticated and broad-range physician candidate sourcing, and excellent client support during all phases of the recruitment process. These components blend to achieve recruitment goals for enterprise revenue and candidate retention by properly matching candidates to practice opportunities. For more information or to contact us, visit our website at www.PracticeMatch.com.

 Bloggers

The Pathology Blawg

Pathology_bannerThe Pathology Blawg is a website that deals primarily with the medicolegal aspects of pathology and laboratory medicine (pathologists and/or labs being sued, appellate cases, corporate lawsuits, etc), health care fraud and medical malpractice. With an additional focus on inappropriate physician self-referral and in-office laboratories, The Pathology Blawg aims to cover topics that are important to those in the clinical laboratory industry as well as professionals interested in the provision of appropriate and ethical health care services. The listing of preferred vendors does not constitute a guarantee of the services or products provided by the preferred vendors. These listings are provided for the convenience of visitors of Vachette Pathology. Vachette Pathology has no control over the services or products of the preferred vendors and makes no representations or warranties regarding any preferred vendor. Your correspondence or dealings with any preferred vendor are solely between you and such vendor.

Pathology Outlines

imgresPathologyOutlines is a free online database that features a regularly updated textbook on clinical and surgical pathology. In 15 seconds or less, we provide the best information for practicing pathologists and laboratory personnel. In addition, we offer a plethora of job listings, conferences, books, and fellowship opportunities. Our goal is to anticipate and exceed your expectations in order to build relationships with our visitors. If you ever find yourself in need of some assistance, we offer both online and offline consultations. This website is founded and managed by Nat Pernick, M.D., an AC/PC board certified pathologist since 2001. If you have any suggestions or comments for Nat, you may contact him by phone: (248)646-0325 or email: NatPernick@hotmail.com.

Societies

California Society of Pathologists

CSP LogoCSP is the state society for physicians who are board certified pathologists. Pathologists usually practice in groups and direct hospital clinical laboratories or freestanding laboratories that provide clinical laboratory services and anatomic pathology, which is the examination of tissues via biopsy for diagnosis. For more information on CSP, visit them online at www.calpath.org.