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:

Business process and IT optimization assessments

  • Policy and procedure reviews
  • Functional technology reviews
  • Quality assurance assessments
  • Strategic planning and remediation
  • Performance and quality audits

Management and strategic support

  • Interim leadership
  • Program and project management
  • System selection support

System implementation and optimization

  • System configuration leadership and support
  • Custom development
  • System implementation and upgrades
  • Custom integration
  • Training

Data integration and quality

  • Custom report development

QA testing, standard methodology, and best practices

  • Quality management organization
  • Quality metrics
  • Testing tool selection and usage optimization
  • Testing cycle improvement and optimization
  • Data and environment management
  • Testing tools and automation

Leading Payer Technology

  • Steve Schneiderman

    Vice President, Payer Technology

    Steve Schneiderman

    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 Gaines

    Director, Payer Technology

    Ann Gaines

  • Joe Pursifull

    Senior Technical Manager, Payer Technology

    Joe Pursifull

    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.