What does it take to compete in the new consumer-focused landscape? Support from healthcare industry veterans who understand the complete payer lifecycle.
HighPoint’s cross-functional team of consultants has the technical and business knowledge necessary to securely implement, optimize, extend, and configure your core systems.
Reach peak efficiency while continuously advancing your core competencies. Our experts draw on deep healthcare industry experience and hundreds of completed projects to support your business at any stage.
- Policy and procedure reviews
- Quality assurance assessments
- Performance and quality audits
- Functional technology reviews
- Strategic planning and remediation
- Interim leadership
- System selection support
- Program and project management
- System configuration leadership and support
- System implementation and upgrades
- Custom development
- Custom integration
- Custom report development
- Quality management organization
- Testing tool selection and usage optimization
- Data and environment management
- Quality metrics
- Testing cycle improvement and optimization
- Testing tools and automation
LEADING PAYER TECHNOLOGY
Steve SchneidermanVice President, Payer Technology
Steven has over 20 years of experience in the Healthcare industry leading Quality Assurance teams, overseeing Operations, implementing Core Payer Systems & Automation Solutions, and Managing Provider Delivery. His broad experience includes system and functional design, test data and environment management, system implementation, business best practices and optimization, and metrics. Prior to joining HighPoint, Steven was a Director of IT for United Health Group. Steven holds a Masters of Public Administration degree in Health Policy and Management from the Robert F Wagner School of Public Policy at New York University, as well as a Masters of the Arts in the Interdisciplinary Biological Science from Touro College, and a Bachelor of Arts in American Studies from Brandeis University.
Ann GainesDirector, Payer Technology
Ann Gaines is a Director at HighPoint. She has over 25 years of experience in the healthcare industry. She has extensive program and project management experience, while assisting in staff development in project management, configuration, and business processing skills.
Ann’s experience includes HealthEdge HealthRules Payor and Care Manager, and Cognizant QNXT. Throughout her career, she has focused on using established programs and project management methods, processes and practices for implementing core processing systems with multi-system enterprise ecosystems. She also has experience in core claim administration system conversions, claims management, testing, auditing, workflow analysis, re-engineering, implementation management and systems configuration.
Joe PursifullSenior Technical Manager, Payer Technology
Joe is a seasoned IT professional with more than 18 years of healthcare IT experience. He has extensive expertise interfacing and integrating with HealthEdge’s HealthRules Payor, Answers and Data Warehouse. Also, he has in-depth knowledge of HP Exstream integration with Payor. In addition, he has experience integrating software components within the healthcare payer enterprise, especially with organizations using the TriZetto Facets product suite. Extensive experience implementing, upgrading, extending and customizing TriZetto Facets. He has experience with migrating organizations from legacy, mainframe-based platforms to n-tier distributed platforms. Strong application architecture/design/development background. Extensive experience in developing and delivering technical training materials, and in mentoring junior team members.