Mumbai. February 05, 2013 – Firstsource today announced the appointment of David Strickler as President and CEO of its MedAssist® Provider Group, part of Firstsource’s Healthcare Practice. In this role, Strickler will oversee all aspects of the Healthcare Provider Group including operations, finance and sales. Mitzi Winters, who served as interim CEO, will continue to lead operations for the Provider Group as Chief Operating Officer.
Rajesh Subramaniam, MD and CEO, Firstsource Solutions Limited said “I am extremely pleased to welcome David and am sure with his deep rooted experience we can expect to scale our Healthcare Provider business significantly”.
David Stickler added “I’m honored to be part of a company dedicated to providing measurable value to clients. We are well-positioned to expand our services, as well as invest capital and additional talent so that we may continue to help our hospital partners succeed as we navigate together the challenges and opportunities presented by the Affordable Care Act.”
An MBA graduate from Cornell University, Strickler brings to the company years of experience across several industries, with an emphasis in healthcare. His background includes significant P&L responsibility for leading organizations such as The Advisory Board Company, McKinsey & Company Inc. and Westinghouse Electric Corporation. Strickler most recently served as Senior Vice President of Operations for Accretive Health, which he joined during its early years and played a variety of roles, including serving several of the firm’s key clients and helping to develop and build its shared service operating model.
MedAssist® Provider Group, part of Firstsource’s Healthcare Practice
With a heritage that dates back to 1989, MedAssist® Provider Group, part of Firstsource’s Healthcare Practice, offers eligibility, enrollment and other recovery solutions to help hospitals and health systems maximize reimbursement, increase cash flow and reduce bad debt. The company employs people, experience and technology to improve revenue processes and create value for more than 730 leading U.S. hospitals. Its’ performance excellence initiatives, combined with a tenured staff, operational capacity and financial strength, positions the company to achieve superior results for clients while maintaining positive relations with patients and local communities.
Firstsource (NSE: FSL, BSE: 532809, Reuters: FISO.BO, Bloomberg: FSOL@IN) is a leading global provider of customized Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) services to the Healthcare, Telecom & Media and Banking & Financial Services industries. Its’ clients include Fortune 500, FTSE 100 & Nifty 50 companies. Firstsource has a “rightshore” delivery model with operations in India, Ireland, Philippines, Sri Lanka, UK and U.S. (www.firstsource.com).