Currance, a leading healthcare revenue cycle industry innovator, announces the appointment of Andre Garcia to the position of Chief Information and Technology Officer (CITO).
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Andre Garcia, Chief Information and Technology Officer, Currance (Photo: Business Wire)
“We’re proud to welcome Andre to our executive leadership team, dedicated to advancing powerful solutions that improve profitability and help revenue cycle leaders contribute to building patient-centered, high-performing healthcare organizations,” stated Michael Halberda, founder and CEO of Currance.
Currance technology solutions leverage artificial intelligence and predictive analytics to automate workflow and optimize earned revenue in healthcare organizations. Highly-scalable Rev-Cycle YieldSM Performance tools accelerate cash flow and significantly improve the collection of earned revenue.
Garcia brings over 30 years of experience across a range of highly regulated industries including financial services, healthcare, high-tech, and others. He has served in executive and technical positions for Linksys, Compaq, IBM, Microsoft, JPMorgan Chase, and ABM. Most recently, Garcia served as Senior Vice President, IT Operations and Quality Engineering at Tracfone Wireless, leading large teams and advancing cloud initiatives.
Garcia holds a Bachelor of Science in Business from the University of Phoenix and is nearing completion of a Master of Science in Computer Information Systems from Boston University. Additionally, he completed the CIO Executive Council’s Pathways: Strategic Leadership program and has earned numerous technology and security certifications.
“I am excited to join Currance at a time of rapid growth. Our technology team has an opportunity to positively impact cash flow for hospital, medical system and physician group customers leveraging a blend of AI, analytics, process excellence, and the scalability of the cloud,” said Garcia.
As Currance CITO, Garcia oversees product management, technology planning, cloud infrastructure, and cybersecurity at the highest levels of compliance. He is responsible for the successful execution of the overall IT strategy, product life-cycle support, and continuous improvement in Currance technology platforms.
Currance helps healthcare providers achieve a new benchmark in revenue cycle performance. Our patented tools, unique approach to measuring yield, operational playbooks, and highly trained Flex Rev-Cycle workforce solutions empower sustained revenue cycle performance improvement. Our people bring decades of industry leading experience with revenue cycle outsourcing, consulting and product development to help hospitals discover the difference in managing and measuring revenue cycle performance.