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announced today the appointment of Stephen Ghiglieri as Chief Financial Officer and Dustin Whisenhunt as Vice President Client Services and Sales – . The key appointments continue the strategic leadership expansion for one of the leading providers of revenue cycle management and patient financial lifecycle services in the United Sates, whose brands include MedData and MedDirect.
With nearly 25 years of financial leadership experience, Mr. Ghiglieri brings to MedData the breadth and depth of experience suited for MedData’s continued aggressive growth trajectory and earned industry leadership position. Prior to MedData, Stephen served as the executive vice president, chief operating officer and chief financial officer for NeurogesX, Inc., and has served in various financial and corporate secretary leadership roles over the course of his career with Hansen Medical, Inc., Avolent, Inc., Andromedia, Inc., Oacis Healthcare Systems, Inc., Oclassen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP.
With more than 15 years of health care IT experience, Mr. Whisenhunt provides key leadership and visionary strategy for the MedDirect Client Solutions & Sales team. As a seasoned expert in the financial healthcare industry, he leads the expansion of Patient Reimbursement Solutions and oversees the management of the Client Services team, which focuses on providing clients with the highest level of service. Dustin came to MedDirect from Prognosis, a leader in HIT solutions for rural hospitals, and TransUnion Healthcare, a revenue cycle solution and management services company, where he held the position of the vice president of sales at both companies. He also held executive leadership positions for AllScripts / Eclipsys, a health care solutions company in Chicago, and Cerner, an international health care solutions corporation headquartered in Kansas City, Mo.
"Adding two of the highest caliber healthcare industry leaders to these key roles clearly reinforces MedData’s commitment to deliver on our promise to our clients: unmatched service, technological innovation and financial results," said Ann Barnes, MedData’s chief executive officer. “Stephen and Dustin bring the forward thinking vision and expertise necessary to ensure MedData exceeds expectations with both clients and their patients.”
Brecksville, Ohio-based MedData is one of the nation’s leading providers of a range of “patient-first” medical revenue cycle management services including, among others, billing, coding, collections and patient satisfaction. For more than three decades, the Company has been providing innovative billing solutions to the medical community. Annually, MedData serves millions of patients across numerous medical specialties. MedData currently provides services to more than 3,000 physicians at 700 facilities across 43 states from its headquarters as well as offices in Grand Rapids, Mich., Roseville, Calif., Bellevue, Wash. and Peoria, Ill. For more information, please visit .