ZirMed Receives Its Highest Rating Ever in KLAS "2011 Mid-Term Performance Review"

LOUISVILLE, Ky., June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ZirMed®, a national provider of revenue cycle management solutions, announced today that it received its highest ever rating in the most recent report released by KLAS, a research firm specializing in monitoring and reporting healthcare vendor performance.

In the report, entitled 2011 Mid-Term Performance Review: Software & Professional Services which was released last week, ZirMed received a rating of 92.4, the highest it has ever received.  That rating reflects a continuous upward trend for ZirMed since KLAS began tracking the company.  In the most recent annual specialty report from KLAS which does comparative ratings, ZirMed received the highest rating or tied for the highest rating amongst its top competitors in 10 out of 15 tracked categories, and received a 91.9 overall rating.* In that same report, 100% of ZirMed clients surveyed by KLAS indicated they would buy ZirMed again.

"ZirMed's strong and consistent performance through many KLAS reports and measurements reflects the company's commitment to proactive product enhancements, its regular solicitation of customer feedback, and responsive support," said Jerry Merritt, President and CEO. "Our goal is to help practices not just survive, but thrive in today's healthcare environment."

ZirMed empowers healthcare providers to collect more revenue more quickly from both insurance-based reimbursements and patient payments.  

KLAS' 2011 Mid-Term Performance Review: Software & Professional Services is based on performance evaluations gathered over the previous 12 months from nearly 19,000 interviews with CEOs, CFOs, COOs and CIOs; CMO physicians; IT directors and managers; department directors and managers; and CNOs and nurses at physician offices, clinics, hospitals and IDNs across the U.S. and Canada.  A full copy of the June KLAS 2011 Mid-Term Performance Review:  Software & Professional Services report is available at www.KLASresearch.com. Healthcare providers receive access to KLAS data by registering for a complimentary account at that website.

*The most recent annual specialty report from KLAS covering ZirMed is the 2010 Ambulatory Clearinghouse: Loaded Results and Broad Choices for Providers.

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 ranked among 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.