Meridian inks deal with APAC Centers for Pain Management and Cirrus Health for Pinpoint Surgery™, a new software program to improve physician performance and cost management

DALLAS, July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Meridian Healthcare Intelligence, a Dallas-based healthcare software company, has inked a deal with APAC Centers for Pain Management and Cirrus Health for its newest suite of analytical programs designed to help improve cost management and physician performance. APAC is one of the largest groups of pain management centers in the Midwest. Cirrus Health is a Dallas-based health care group that specializes in the consulting, development and management of surgical centers in Texas and California.

Meridian's Pinpoint™ software package enables hospital executives to identify best practices and more effectively manage the cost of a patient's treatment. Healthcare providers particularly like the automated email alerts for key indicators to improve outcomes. 

Pinpoint™ Surgery allows hospital administrators to compare physician performance, identify wasteful spending, and track costs down to the line item detail.  Pinpoint™ also provides a detailed revenue and cost profit margin analysis of third party payors. One popular program within the Meridian suite of products forecasts patient profitability.  Pinpoint™ users have found the software to be invaluable in cost containment and profitability maximization.

Meridian continues to be the frontrunner in cost analytic software for the health care sector.  Meridian CEO, Chris LeBlanc, says, "Our focus is on providing meaningful and actionable data to the healthcare industry. With so much focus on Cost of Care in the Healthcare Industry, Meridian's Pinpoint™ software addresses the issue at the root, which is aimed at significantly reducing costs across the healthcare spectrum.  Pinpoint™ Surgery is a new vertical that represents our steadfast commitment to driving down healthcare costs, and why we're confident we'll continue to be a leader in the industry," said LeBlanc.

APAC Centers for Pain Management is a privately owned surgery center and physician clinic operator with locations in Illinois and Indiana.  APAC's vice president of operations and general counsel Imran Rahman said, "We're growing our surgical hospital presence, and to maintain this kind of momentum, we must have a clear, accurate picture of our operations and cost structure.  I'm very impressed with the information that Meridian's products provide us and what we can do with that knowledge." 

Meridian Healthcare Intelligence is a privately-held, Dallas-based software development company specializing in hospital financial and clinical reporting systems.  For more information logon to www.meridianintel.com or for a free demonstration of the software, call 214-367 6755. 

SOURCE Meridian Healthcare Intelligence

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