ZirMed Announces New Vice President of Sales

Healthcare IT Industry Veteran Kent Rowe to lead ZirMed Sales Efforts

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ZirMed, a leading provider of software-as-a-service based revenue cycle management solutions, today announced the addition of Kent Rowe as its new Vice President of Sales.  Mr. Rowe joins ZirMed with more than 25 years of experience in the healthcare information technology industry, most recently as the Vice President of IT Services for Culbert Healthcare Solutions and Vice President and General Manager for GE Healthcare IT.  Mr. Rowe's tactical experience and strategic vision will be essential assets as ZirMed responds to shifts in the healthcare delivery landscape and as hospitals, physicians and other providers align.

ZirMed, which provides technology solutions to improve administrative and payment processes for healthcare businesses, has been recognized annually as one of the fastest growing private companies in the both the healthcare industry and the nation.  In his role as VP of Sales, Kent will lead a national sales force and be responsible for the growth and expansion of ZirMed's industry leading revenue cycle management solutions.  

"Kent is a great person and has the perfect skill set to elevate ZirMed's position within the healthcare technology industry.  His extensive experience, deep industry knowledge and proven track record, especially in sales to enterprise healthcare clients and organizations, are significant assets to ZirMed, and we are proud to welcome him to the exceptional team assembled at ZirMed," said Tom Butts, ZirMed's President and CEO.  "Having worked with Kent at both IDX and GE Healthcare, I have seen the remarkable results that he delivers, and I have utmost confidence that Kent will have an immediate and significant impact at ZirMed."

About ZirMed:

ZirMed is a nationally recognized leader in delivering revenue cycle management solutions to healthcare providers, serving more than 100,000 healthcare providers.  ZirMed leverages the power of technology to cure administrative burdens and increase cash flow, enabling providers to not just survive but thrive.  ZirMed solutions include eligibility verification, credit/debit card processing, check processing, claims management, coding compliancy and reimbursement management, electronic remittance advice, patient statements, patient e-commerce solutions, and lock box services.  ZirMed is a member of Inc. magazine's 500/5000 fastest growing companies and Healthcare Informatics magazine's Top 100 companies.  For more information about ZirMed visit www.zirmed.com