LOUISVILLE, Ky.--()--Firstsource today announced the appointment of David Strickler as President and CEO of its MedAssist® Provider Group, part of Firstsource’s Healthcare Practice. In this role, Strickler will oversee all aspects of the Healthcare Provider Group including operations, finance and sales. Mitzi Winters, who served as interim CEO, will continue to lead operations for the Provider Group as Chief Operating Officer.
“I’m honored to be part of a company dedicated to providing measurable value to clients”
“I’m honored to be part of a company dedicated to providing measurable value to clients,” Strickler said. “We are well-positioned to expand our services, as well as invest capital and additional talent so that we may continue to help our hospital partners succeed as we navigate together the challenges and opportunities presented by the Affordable Care Act.”
An MBA graduate from Cornell University, Strickler brings to the company years of experience across several industries, with an emphasis in healthcare. His background includes significant P&L responsibility for leading organizations such as The Advisory Board Company, McKinsey & Company Inc. and Westinghouse Electric Corporation. Strickler most recently served as Senior Vice President of Operations for Accretive Health, which he joined during its early years and played a variety of roles, including serving several of the firm’s key clients and helping to develop and build its shared service operating model.
MedAssist® Provider Group, part of Firstsource’s Healthcare Practice
With a heritage that dates back to 1989, MedAssist® Provider Group, part of Firstsource’s Healthcare Practice, offers eligibility, enrollment and other recovery solutions to help hospitals and health systems maximize reimbursement, increase cash flow and reduce bad debt. The company employs people, experience and technology to improve revenue processes and create value for more than 730 leading U.S. hospitals. Its performance excellence initiatives, combined with a tenured staff, operational capacity and financial strength, positions the company to achieve superior results for clients while maintaining positive relations with patients and local communities.