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									PatientPoint Further Strengthens Leadership
Team with New Executive Appointments
As PatientPoint broadens focus from provider groups to include health plans and pharmacy benefit
managers, new team members bring in-depth healthcare, technology, operations experience

April 07, 2011 09:03 AM Eastern Daylight Time 

ORLANDO, Fla.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--PatientPoint™, a provider of self-service and revenue cycle
management applications, today announced the appointment of Aman Bhasin, Catherine Mecker, Steven Nichols,
Richard Torres and Harold Van Horn to its executive team.

“Since our company was founded, we’ve focused on arming providers with self-service technology that enables
them to improve the patient experience and quality of care as well as operate more efficiently and optimize revenue,” 
said Raj Toleti, CEO of PatientPoint. “Now, as we focus on creating a fully integrated business model that includes
programs for health plans and pharma to connect with their patients at the point of care, adding key players to our
executive team will enable us to successfully expand our offerings.” 

Bhasin joins PatientPoint as senior vice president, technology services. He brings nearly 20 years of experience from
the healthcare, telecom and financial industries. Most recently, Bhasin was CIO at Preferred Health Partners, one of
New York’s largest multi-specialty practices, where he led the group to use technologies that enable and improve
quality of healthcare, while also streamlining the revenue cycle. He oversaw a variety of IT initiatives during his
tenure, including the creation of bi-directional interfaces to all labs and radiology referral partners; electronic
connectivity to the city and state for quality reporting; the launch and implementation of e-prescribing; and creation of
a new virtualized call center on VOIP.

Bringing more than 30 years of healthcare experience, Mecker has been named vice president, payor and pharmacy
solutions, at PatientPoint. Mecker is known for her work in patient adherence at Eli Lilly where she was responsible
for driving the company’s corporate patient adherence strategy. Prior to joining PatientPoint, she served as staff vice
president at WellPoint and led the implementation of WellPoint’s corporate CRM initiative.

Nichols was appointed senior vice president of physician sales. His responsibilities include developing an inside sales
team as well as regional and national representatives for the company. He has more than 25 years of experience in
sales, marketing and operations and currently serves on the board of The Florida Hospital for Children at The Walt
Disney Pavilion. He previously owned MRI Franchise, part of the MRI World Network, which was acquired in

As general manager and revenue cycle management and HIPAA compliance officer, Torres brings 15 years of
healthcare industry experience to his new role. Most recently, Torres held the position of financial director at a senior
retirement community. Prior to that, he founded True to Form Advanced Healthcare Solutions, which offered
accounts receivable/accounts payable, billing and collection services in addition to financial management, audit
reviews, contract management, customer servicing and HR training. Torres has also served as the business office
director for two of the largest hospitals in Central Florida.

Van Horn has been named PatientPoint’s chief financial officer, with nearly 40 years of experience in executive
financial and administrative operations for small and large corporations. Before joining the company, he was partner
and managing director in a CFO executive services firm where he fulfilled CFO duties for various companies,
including the sale of a medical software company to a Fortune 500 company. Van Horn has a depth of financial and
operational experience in commercial technology content, medical services software development and
telecommunication systems.
“Each of our new executives brings a unique perspective and outlook on healthcare as they all hail from very different
backgrounds,” Toleti added. “I look forward to leveraging their expertise as we move into this new phase of our

About PatientPoint™

PatientPoint™ provides self-service solutions and end-to-end billing services that enable physician practices to
streamline administrative and clinical workflow, expedite revenue collection, conduct real-time claims adjudication
and improve financial performance, including online pre-registration, patient check-in, scheduling, bill payment and
mobile charge capture applications. The company also offers health IT consulting services to individual practices and
regional extension centers. For more information, visit

For PatientPoint
Dodge Communications
Chowning Johnson, 770-576-2546

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