"fore!"... A good cause
Joe Uptain, President and CEO of MedCo, along with Wallace Harmening our Vice President of Sales joined our client to participate in Cullman Regional’s Million Dollar Hole-In-One Extravaganza.
The Million Dollar Hole-In-One Golf Extravaganza is held in September each year and offers a day of fun in the sun for a good cause. The event includes a traditional golf tournament, a putting contest, a helicopter golf ball drop, and a Million Dollar Hole-in-One Shootout between qualifiers competing for a million dollar prize!
All proceeds from the tournament go into essential projects and services that ensure access to quality care for all CRMC patients and the community they serve.
MedCo is excited to announce that Jill Burton has joined our team as a Regional Sales Director! Jill brings almost twenty years of healthcare revenue cycle experience and will complement our existing sales force.
“We’re really excited that Jill has joined our team,” said Wallace Harmening, MedCo Vice President of Sales. “Her experience and reputation in healthcare would make her a great addition to any company. We’re pleased she chose MedCo.”
For 17 years, Jill worked at AIM Healthcare/Optum Health serving in various management, operational, and sales roles within those organizations. For nearly 2 years following this, she served as the Southeast Business Development Executive for Adreima. Jill has served in various state roles for the Healthcare Financial Management Association, most recently as the Alabama Chapter President from 2015-2016, and she will serve as Sponsorship Chair for Dixie HFMA 2019.
Welcome to the MedCo team, Jill!
MedCo is pleased to announce that Bernard Avenatti has been promoted to IT Manager. Bernard previously held the position of IT Development Lead where he managed a team of programmers charged with increased efficiency and innovation. Bernard has been with Medco over two years and has been instrumental in championing MedCo’s LEAN efforts.
“I am extremely excited about Bernard’s promotion to IT Manager,” says MedCo CEO and owner Joe Uptain. “He has demonstrated great knowledge of our software development team, as well as proactive and forward thinking that I believe will help us align ourselves with the future requirements of the revenue cycle. Healthcare and the revenue cycles continue to demand technological improvements at an exponential rate. Bernard’s new role will support us in remaining on the leading edge.”
Technology is the driving force behind MedCo’s success. We wish Bernard much success and look forward to witnessing our progress under his leadership.
MedCo Services is proud to have Elizabeth Mann on our team. Elizabeth is a perfect example of a team member, continually expanding her knowledge and skill sets to advance in the company. While at MedCo, Elizabeth has completed her bachelor’s degree and recently received her LEAN Six Sigma White Belt Certification. Currently, Elizabeth serves as a Client Services Representative. Working in various roles in the company has allowed her to develop as an employee, and help her better serve her clients. Along with her client responsibilities, Elizabeth also works with inter-departmental training. Her vast knowledge is used to ensure MedCo’s high standards are present in each and every aspect of the client experience. Regional Sales Director Andrew Acuff works daily with Elizabeth on several key accounts. Andrew states:
“ From a sales perspective Elizabeth is a great Co-worker to have on your team. Elizabeth and I work closely together to improve the client experience with positive results. Her proactive stance in addressing client issues and needs has proven invaluable to our success.
Since working with Elizabeth, I have never gone into a meeting where I was not fully up to
speed on every aspect of an account. She has received multiple compliments from our clients
on her efficiency, which adds further value to our client relationships."
MedCo has enjoyed watching Elizabeth grow and develop as an employee. On numerous occasions throughout her seven year tenure Elizabeth has received Employee of the Month and Employee of the Year. We thank Elizabeth for her role in MedCo’s success!