Ascend’s breadth and depth in Healthcare industry span both payors and providers. Our consultants have wide-ranging expertise in a range of large nationwide payors such as Big Blues, Coventry Healthcare, Wellpoint, regional providers and PBMs (Allscripts, ExpressScripts, SxC etc.). Our provider experience spans several Hospitals and their medical systems in modernizing their medical data or overall technology across a number of medical and support systems. Specifically, we have developed Enterprise Architecture and Solutions Architecture solutions, data strategy and analytics solutions, predictive models with 360° views such as EMPI – both patient and/or Physician Indexes with meaningful use reporting architecture and implementations. 

We understand the macro trends and challenges facing the payor and provider industry and often called upon to devise specific business and technology solutions in the IT Transformation and Strategy, Enterprise Information Management and business consulting areas. If you are like our healthcare clients, we know you have steep challenges to overcome – with an ever-changing regulatory landscape (Healthcare reform), HIPPA, Meaningful Use Act. 

Ascend’s team of consultants build solutions at the nexus of the point of care and information technology. With dozens of success stories to share, we have in-depth knowledge of the leading Electronic Medical Record and Practice Management software packages. How to integrate them, how to secure them, how to evaluate and measure the merits of Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions to determine the right course for your healthcare practice. We have the bench strength that includes former architects and CSOs that served the largest global Healthcare software firms, hospitals, and pharmaceutical manufacturers. We offer a breadth of advice and consulting on meaningful use readiness eligible solutions, HIPAA compliance projects, overall hospital governance technologies and more.

Our business processes

  • Member/Customer Digital Architectures – B2B/B2C
  • Medical Management Improvement
  • Claims Optimization – Online Claim payment and adjudication Optimization
  • Self Service to Consumers
  • BI and Analytics, Reporting and dashboards
  • HIE/EMPI Strategy and Implementation
  • Analytics and Predictive Modeling
  • Financial Reporting and dashboards