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Convergent Appoints Mark Schanck as New Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing

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GAINESVILLE, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

Convergent Revenue Cycle Management, Inc. (Convergent), a leading provider of patient access and revenue cycle management solutions to hospitals and health systems across the nation, has appointed Mark Schanck as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. In this role, Schanck will be responsible for new business development, executive leadership, and marketing and promotion strategies surrounding Convergent's healthcare revenue cycle management services to hospitals across the nation.

“Mark brings a proven record of innovative and focused leadership to Convergent,” said Derek Pickell, President of Convergent Revenue Cycle Management, Inc. “Having worked with Mark in the past, I have firsthand experience with his success in leading and building successful sales teams, driving initiatives that create revenue and growth, and delivering marketing strategies that focus on awareness, value and credibility. We look forward to his leadership, high level of integrity, and the expected value he will contribute to helping us achieve double digit growth year over year.”

“Convergent Revenue Cycle Management, Inc. characterizes the traits that make me proud to be part of their team,” said Schanck. “They recognize that building and maintaining a successful business starts first with serving the customer. Joining the Convergent team offers me the opportunity to work with a company that has established one of the best reputations in the healthcare services industry. I look forward to helping in the continuation of Convergent's success.”

With nearly twenty years of revenue cycle management experience, Schanck began his healthcare career at Tulsa Regional Medical Center. Most recently, he served as the Vice President of Business Development and Marketing for HBCS. As part of the executive leadership team of HBCS, he helped to successfully build a strong sales team, re-brand the company image and significantly expand the HBCS footprint in the market.

In addition to HBCS, Schanck held positions at Shared Medical Systems where he helped develop the organization's first Provider Outsourcing Services Center. There, he contributed to the development of the nation's first Medicare Plus-Choice program while responsible for a team of 125 individuals that worked in all aspects of the Managed Care Payer Cycle. After acquisition by Siemens, Schanck joined forces with the Revenue Cycle Outsourcing team to help develop the “National Business Office” providing back-end billing and follow-up services to hospitals.

For more information, call 888-511-7901 or visit www.convergentusa.com/healthcare.

About Convergent Revenue Cycle Management, Inc.

With nearly 700 employees, including more than 60 healthcare attorneys, Convergent's healthcare division has a 20-year history of innovation in the healthcare financial management industry.

Convergent combines adaptable workflows, patient-focused call center technology operations, a unique attorney-driven approach and next-generation analytics to deliver superior financial performance and high patient satisfaction for more than 630 hospital clients. Through its Convergent Accounts Receivable Excellence (CARE) service lines, Convergent helps hospitals maximize reimbursement from patient care through non-governmental insurance, self-pay collections, Workers' Compensation, motor vehicle accident, problem claims, and patient access solutions, along with bad debt recovery through their affiliate company Convergent Healthcare Recoveries, Inc.

In addition to helping our clients resolve their most complex reimbursement issues, Convergent's legal educational workshops, training and real-time interactive reporting enhance all aspects of the revenue cycle. The healthcare division has operation centers in Virginia, Texas, New York, Florida, Illinois and California.

Convergent Revenue Cycle Management, Inc.
Matthew Swain, 540-336-3981
mswain@convergentusa.com

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