Healthcare Council is pleased to provide information about its Allied Members. Allied Members are organizations that work closely with Healthcare Council’s members throughout western Pennsylvania. Each Allied Member is listed below. The Allied Member list includes a key contact, a link to the member website and a description of the services provided by the organization. For more information about Healthcare Council’s Allied Member program contact Pat Raffaele at or click the button below.

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Accelerated Claims, Inc.

Accelerated Claims, Inc. (ACI) is a Motor Vehicle Accident and Workers’ Compensation Account Management Company that provides services to overcome the many challenges presented by a complicated accident claim reimbursement system. ACI has developed the AccelClaims Workflow Process™ which is unique in the fact that it staffs the hospital’s Emergency Department with a goal of meeting with as many of these particular patients as possible. We know that by meeting with the patient in person, we are 5 times more likely to receive accurate and timely information.

Accelerated Claims manages the medical claims of motor vehicle and workplace accident victims that present in a hospital’s Emergency Department (ED). These claims represent the worst performing revenue stream for the hospital. Hospitals that implement our service enjoy significant increased cash flow and improved patient satisfaction.

Quite simply, ACI offers a better process. Our model is unique in that we staff the Hospital ED. This enables us to consistently provide superior service to our partner hospitals and to their patients.

Contact: Gary Serafini | National Accounts Executive
Phone: (404) 295-1030

Advanced Solutions

ASCC Hospital solutions include life safety and workflow process improvement, as well as security and safety options for staff and patients. Nurse call has evolved into workflow, asset tracking, EMR integration, and real-time locating all connected to mobile devices and providing data for meaningful reports.

  • Workflow Optimization: Workflow terminals can empower nurses to create on-demand workflow for each patient, which can integrate directly to the EMR, streaming processes and improving outcomes.
  • EMR Integrations: With All-Touch Integration, activities are documented directly into the EMR and charting of data within the EMR is communicated back to workflow terminals in the patient room.
  • RTLS: Fully integrated Real-Time Locating Systems create efficiency with automated processes, more accurate billing, shorter wait times and highly satisfied patients and staff.
  • Mobility: Mobile solutions allow for better communications, quicker response times and better level of care by getting the right message to the right person.
  • Analytics: Robust reporting options provide useful data to better manage staffing levels and patient care. Customized reports focus on your goals and outcomes.

Contact: Jeff Behr | Vice President of Patient Care Services
Phone: 724-772-2722 x 2223
Web Address:

AJ Gallagher

Allegheny County Health Department

Phone: 412-687-2243

Altius Healthcare Consulting Group

Altius Healthcare Consulting Group, formerly American Healthcare Solutions, is focused on providing high-quality performance management solutions, including operational assessments and labor management initiatives, but with a new edge that will more effectively meet the ever-changing needs of hospitals and healthcare systems. Altius’ array of services include productivity assessment/benchmarking/monitoring, operational appraisals, market analysis, strategic planning, physician practice review, turnaround support and interim management.

Contact: Stephanie Dorwart | Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer
Phone: 724-337-3011

Arnett Carbis Toothman LLP

Arnett Carbis Toothman LLP (ACT), Certified Public Accountants & Consultants, provides audit, tax, reimbursement, and specialized services tailored to the needs of hospitals, nursing homes, home health agencies, physicians, and several other types of health care providers. Our intense focus on adding value through every type of engagement has driven our growth to one of the top health care firms in the Nation. ACT has nine offices throughout Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia.

Contact: K. James Hunt | Partner
Phone: 724-658-1565
Web Address:

Audley Law Offices

Audley Law Offices, P.C. is a boutique law firm that focuses on recovering payment for large health systems on high dollar, complex accounts. Since 2003, the firm has assisted large health systems in recovering millions of dollars that would have otherwise been written off. Where there are third party payers involved, such as Health Insurance, Workers’ Compensation, Automobile or Liability carriers, or Governmental Payers, the firm will obtain the patient’s cooperation in securing payment. When cooperation is not provided, the firm’s attorneys are experienced in invoking the appropriate court-related remedies to secure payment.

Contact: Silvana Audley, M.P.M. | Health Care Practice Manager
Phone: 412-532-0089
Web Address:

Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP

Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly) is a nationally recognized, full-service accounting and advisory firm whose specialized professionals connect with clients and their businesses through refreshing candor and clear industry insight. The firm has approximately 2,500 employees across the United States and is one of the largest accounting and advisory firms in the country. Headquartered in Chicago, Baker Tilly is an independent member of Baker Tilly International, a worldwide network of independent accounting and business advisory firms in 137 countries, with 27,000 professionals. The combined worldwide revenue of independent member firms is $3.4 billion.

Contact: Benjamin T. Jarmul
Phone: 412.697.6437

BlueOrange Compliance

Blue Prairie Group

Blue Prairie Group is a fee‐only institutional retirement and investment consulting firm headquartered in Chicago, IL. We provide financial consulting within three main practice areas: ERISA Retirement, Foundations & Endowments and Wealth Management. Our mission is to help our clients ‐ plan sponsors, participants and individuals ‐ achieve their financial goals while simultaneously mitigating risk by providing unbiased and holistic retirement and investment consulting services. We put our clients’ best interests at the center of everything we do.

Founded in 2002, and now with offices in Atlanta, Chicago, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Portland and Tampa we are one of the fastest growing investment consulting firms in the country. Today, BPG provides ERISA retirement and investment consulting services to over 50 institutional retirement plans totaling over $6.1 billion in assets. We are one of the largest independent RIAs in the country.

Contact: Mark Muto | Senior ERISA Consultant
Phone: 412.208.0481

Bottom Line Systems, Inc.

Bottom Line Systems, Inc. (BLS) is the premier, full-service provider of payment compliance and revenue recovery services in the country. Today, more than ever – especially with the looming conversion to ICD-10, every hospital needs additional reimbursement from all its payers. BLS finds “new” money in closed insurance and government accounts. Managed Care contract and process improvement feedback is provided alongside diligent collection and superior reporting capabilities. Additional services include denial management, refund review, credit balance reconciliation, unwarranted discount recovery, and accounts receivable. Our services are “risk free”. BLS is dedicated to ensuring fair, accurate payment for the quality care you provide to your patients.

Contact: Sharon Gmutza | Executive Director NE Ohio & Western PA
Phone: (330) 717-5817


BKD National Health Care Group provides audit, tax, Medicare and third-party reimbursement consulting services to thousands of health care providers. With more than 200 professionals focused on health care and dedicated to providing unmatched client service, BKD offers insight to help health organizations improve performance , reduce risk, stay in compliance and lower costs.

Contact: Eddie Marmouget | National Industry Partner – Health Care
Phone: 417-865-8701


CannonDesign is an integrated, interdisciplinary design firm bringing together architects, engineers, clinicians, healthcare executives, economists, interior designers and experiential designers. Our solutions are driven by understanding how our clients define value and helping them improve performance. Together, we develop solutions to the most complex challenges facing healthcare providers today.

Contact: Melissa Day
Phone: (412) 209-2923

Capital Healthcare Solutions

Celtic Healthcare

Celtic Healthcare is an innovative leader in the delivery of healthcare at home. We are driven by our passion for enhancing the health and quality of life of our clients and their families—during the stages of medical recovery, aging, or end-of-life. Celtic Healthcare specializes in Medicare-certified skilled home healthcare, palliative and hospice services as well as virtual care and proven chronic disease management programs to help hospitals reduce avoidable readmissions and offer the best quality of care to patients.

Contact: Jodi McKinney | Director of Strategic Projects and Office of the CEO, Graham Healthcare Group
Phone: 724-625-4280

Chessboard Consulting, Inc.

Chessboard Consulting, Inc. is a nationally-recognized firm offering a continuum of services that help clients build and maintain positive employee relations at every level of their organization. Through our four core service offerings, Chessboard Consultants support clients in their effort to build and maintain strong employee engagement, while reducing vulnerability to union organizing. Our four core service offerings are leadership training, employee relations climate assessment, strategic communication, and employee relations crisis management/union awareness and avoidance.

Contact Name: Christopher Cimino | Chief Executive Officer
Phone: 312-433-0003

Cipriani & Werner, PC

Cipriani & Werner is a multidisciplinary law firm with attorneys located throughout the Mid-Atlantic Region. With nearly 150 professionals in our 13 offices in 7 states and the District of Columbia, the firm supports the needs of our clients on both a local and regional basis. Cipriani & Werner have long been recognized as a firm that seeks first to understand the needs and interests of its clients. From that point forward our attorneys are able to deliver the results expected by our clients. In providing the highest level of legal services and achieving the results for the firm’s clients, we are governed by the highest level of integrity in our practice and our relationships. The approach to the practice of law that is found at Cipriani & Werner attracts and maintains long-term relationships with the firm’s clients and the firm’s attorneys.

Contact: Ronald M. Puntil
Phone: 412-563-2500


Clarabyte empowers companies to exceed HIPAA compliant data destruction with an easy to use, processed based tool.  Clarabyte is the first line of defense against a data breach.  Our data destruction solution works in capacity with the entire spectrum of computers, cell phones, and tablets. 

Contact: Christopher Boyes | Business Development Manager
Phone: 412-680-2780

Cohen & Grigsby

Cohen & Grigsby is a vibrant, growing middle market law firm comprised of more than 130 attorneys who practice in more than 30 distinct areas of the law, including mergers & acquisitions, business, tax, litigation, real estate, public finance, labor and employment, ERISA and employee benefits, bankruptcy and creditors’ rights, estates and trusts, immigration, and intellectual property. We offer a comprehensive package of legal services to nonprofit and for-profit entities as well as individuals active in the healthcare marketplace. Many of our clients include hospitals and health systems, long-term care and assisted living facilities, home care providers, physicians and other healthcare practitioners, ancillary service providers, vendors of healthcare products and services, and others directly and indirectly involved in healthcare operations.

Contact: Christine A. Mazza | Chief Marketing Officer
Phone: 412.297.4980

Commerce Bank

CommerceVantage™ offers smart innovations for smarter businesses. Automate your AP operation, from invoice presentment through payment and reconciliation. Capitalize on process efficiencies and generate revenue share by activating a secure payment program. For 150 years, Commerce Bank has served customers’ evolving business needs, by investing in its people, technology, and service channels – all to provide the utmost value and convenience. 

Contact: Aaron H. Leitch | VP, Sr. Account Executive
Phone: (724) 650-3150

Corazon Inc.

Corazon is a national leader in strategic program development, offering a full continuum of consulting, recruitment, interim management, and physician practice and alignment (PP&A) services for the heart, vascular, neuro, and orthopedics specialties. No other firm has our diverse range of offerings within niched clinical specialties. Corazon’s team of experienced healthcare professionals – The Service Line Experts – assists hospital leaders and physicians across the country and in Canada with unparalleled expertise, impartial advice, and progressive thinking for specialty service lines to help clients reach their highest growth potential. Corazon is the Total Program Solution, providing a full range of services for program development across multiple care continuums, operating in the unique space where business and patient care intersect. The Corazon Team uses proven methodologies to offer clients the tools necessary to create best-practice programs…clinically, operationally, and financially. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, with offices in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida and Austin, Texas, Corazon is poised to bring the necessary tools and approaches to master market challenges and achieve sustainable success. Corazon was named to the 2004, 2006, 2007, and 2009 “Pittsburgh 100” list of the fastest-growing firms in the region, was voted among the “Best Places to Work in PA” four of the last five years, and has received Modern Healthcare’s “Best Places to Work in Healthcare” Award yearly since 2009.

Contact: Karen Hartman | President
Phone: (412) 364-8200
Web Address:

CORE: Center for Organ Recovery & Education

The Center for Organ Recovery & Education (CORE) is one of 58 federally designated not-for-profit organ procurement organizations (OPOs) in the United States. CORE works closely with donor families and designated healthcare professionals to coordinate the surgical recovery of organs, tissue and corneas for transplantation. CORE also facilitates the computerized matching of donated organs and placement of corneas. With headquarters in Pittsburgh and an office in Charleston, West Virginia, CORE oversees a region that encompasses 150 hospitals and almost six million people throughout western Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Chemung County, New York.

Phone: 1-800-DONORS-7

Cowden Associates, Inc.

Cowden Associates, Inc. is a Pittsburgh-based consulting and actuarial firm. We have a dedicated team of professionals with extensive experience in benefits, retirement programs, compensation, employee communications, benefits enrollment, actuarial and technology services. Using a total compensation based approach, Cowden Associates, Inc. provides a full range of consulting services helping clients establish and maintain high quality compensation and benefits programs aligning organizations business strategies and objectives. Cowden Associates, Inc. is a charter partner of United Benefit Advisors (UBA), the nation’s leading independent employee benefits advisory organization.

Contact: Robert Crnjairich | Vice President
Phone: 412-394-9951

Cura Hospitality

DeBiase & Levine Associates

Phone: 412-921-4994


e360 Technologies is a recommerce specialist for IT assets, medical equipment, and depreciated electronics.  Recover hidden value with our eco-friendly solution, emphasizing reuse over recycling.

Contact: Christopher Boyes | Business Development Manager
Phone: 412-680-2780

Engage Practice Solutions

Engage Practice Solutions harnesses the power of data to help our hospital/integrated health system customers to reduce financial losses and the subsidies associated with employed physician practice.

Using our customer’s data and our clinically-based methodologies, we provide powerful analysis, robust metrics, and marketplace benchmarking.

We bridge the communication gap between the C-Suite and providers by delivering consistent results and actionable insights for improvement using tools to the appropriate audiences.

Engage Snapshots℠ provide simple interpretation of revenue and productivity performance, delivered to providers via their smartphones and tablets, and Engage Insights℠ deliver specific and timely benchmarking and comparisons of providers revenue, productivity and costs to peers using real market data. We assist the C-Suite and Practice Managers to see how providers are performing individually and when compared to market peers.

By interpreting and integrating results from all dimensions, we provide a clear picture of “game changing” opportunities to drive best practices, sustainable improvement, and profitability.

Contact: Jim Dowdell | Founder
Phone: 412-969-7796

Ferra Executive Search

Based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Ferra Executive Search consultants are experts in recruiting clinical, academic, and administrative support roles at any level. They have experience designing workforce plans for both industries and have an intimate understanding of job design and role responsibilities. Any clinical, financial, fundraising, research, IT/technology, or academic role is an area of recruitment they specialize in. The firm combines disruptive digital recruitment techniques with traditional recruitment methodologies to reach top talent including both active and passive candidates.

Contact: Kevin Ferra | Founding Partner
Phone: 412-378-3582

Foundation Radiology Group

Foundation Radiology Group

Foundation Radiology Group, headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, is a trusted partner for Academic Medical Centers, Integrated Delivery Networks, Community Hospitals and local radiologists. With over 30 referenceable clients across a 10-state region, the company’s fully integrated radiology solutions platform combines onsite local radiologists and subspecialty services of a highly-trained physician team. Foundation’s more than 90 radiologists are all US-based providers and offer expertise in every subspecialty. The radiology team is available for consults day and night and deliver final reads 24/7/365. Foundation Radiology Group is the first multi-institutional radiology group accredited by the Joint Commission.

Contact: Janet C. Abbott, CAP-OM | Executive Assistant to CEO and CFO Marketing Manager
Phone: 412-230-8311

Fox Rothschild LLP

Fox Rothschild LLP is a national law firm with more than 550 attorneys practicing in 19 offices coast to coast. We’ve been serving clients for more than a century, and we’ve been climbing the ranks of the nation’s 250 largest firms for many years, according to The National Law Journal. Our lawyers provide a full range of legal services to public and private companies – from family-run businesses to multinational corporations. We also represent charitable, medical and educational institutions both in the United States and in more than 50 countries worldwide. Few industries undergo the type of continual transformation that defines the health care industry in the United States. Whether your company provides health care, develops information technology or researches and develops new medical drugs and devices, you are subject to complex regulatory and business risks at multiple levels. Likewise, if you are a physician and other non-institutional provider, you need timely and practical advice that can help you not only grow your practice but also potentially avoid costly legal pitfalls. Responding to these issues with experience and personalized service has earned Fox Rothschild its reputation as a leading national health law practice. We work with our clients – locally, regionally and across the nation – carefully reviewing each situation to determine options and tailor solutions to fit the circumstances at hand and the individuals involved.

Contact: William H. Maruca, Esq. | Partner
Phone: (412) 394-5575

Grane RX

For nearly 20 years, Grane Rx is a leading pharmacy supplier and professional clinical group for long-term care communities and PACE providers throughout Pennsylvania and beyond. Every day, we help improve care for thousands of residents, improving medication adherence while expanding efficiencies and lowering costs. We are revolutionizing the business of long-term care pharmacy.

Contact: Robert Rowland | Chief Executive Officer
Phone: (412) 449-0577
Web Address:

Health Monitoring Systems

Health Monitoring provides its clients with valuable, real-time Emergency Department, Urgent Care and Ambulatory Care syndromic surveillance data to identify trends and fast-moving events that affect public health. The service offers enhanced public health surveillance, health data forecasting and benchmarking. Health Monitoring assists public health departments in forecasting risks and predicting population health trends.

Contact: John Maletta | Vice President of Sales & Client Relations
Phone: 412-231-2020 x115



Honeywell provides innovative solutions that help increase the performance and profitability of healthcare facilities. Honeywell has decades of experience developing cost-effective building solutions that help protect hospital facilities and their most important assets-patients and employees. For both new construction and retrofit solutions, from hospitals to stand-alone medical practice facilities, Honeywell can help improve  the performance of medical facilities, which in turn, helps improve the bottom line so patients continue to get the care they need.

Contact: Kevin Conley | Senior Business Consultant
Phone: 412-736-8036

Houston Harbaugh, P.C.

Houston Harbaugh, P.C. has a vibrant and well-respected health care practice. The firm has been working in health care law since its inception in 1975 when changing regulations affected how physicians and physician groups were organized and how they practiced. Today, we continue to represent physicians and physician practices, but our scope of clients has expanded to include hospitals, ambulatory surgical centers, clinical laboratories, home health care agencies, concierge and non-traditional health care practices, and provider entities of all types in all aspects of health care law. Our knowledge and skill set allows us to represent medical providers and businesses that must comply with health care laws including state and federal regulatory, fraud and abuse (Stark and Anti-Kickback law), Affordable Care Act and HIPAA compliance, risk management and general corporate counsel.

Our Health Care Law Practice is supported and complemented by various other areas of law including corporate, employment and labor, litigation, real estate, bonds and tax-exempt financing, and estate planning. The Health Care Law Practice group has been named to the U.S. News – Best Lawyers’® “Best Law Firms” top tier (Metropolitan Tier 1) for the Health Care Law category each year since the inception of the rankings in 2010.

We have represented hundreds of medical-related businesses in the following areas:

  • Mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, and other affiliations
  • Federal and State regulatory compliance, including HIPAA, ACA, Fraud & Abuse
  • Tax-exempt and non-profit matters
  • Bonds and tax-exempt financing
  • Pension, profit sharing plans and ERISA
  • Risk management and corporate strategy
  • Physician matters, including credentialing, peer review, medical staff issues, and provider contracts
  • Licensing and regulatory approvals
  • General counsel, corporate governance, Board support
  • Employment and labor law
  • Litigation

Contact: Sarah L. Carlins | Director, Chair – Health Care Practice
Phone: 412-288-2222

Human Arc

Human Arc has been an innovation leader in hospital reimbursement services for three decades. Our Eligibility Enrollment Solutionssm offers the widest range of Medicaid and charity care eligibility screening and enrollment solutions from full outsourcing to IQualify software to improve full in-sourcing, or any combination. Our Disproportionate Share (DSH) Servicessm helps providers meet DSH reporting/qualification requirements and receive accurate distributions. PayerLogicsm Denial Solutions successfully appeals denials and helps reduce their incidence through improved processes. PayerLogic Audit Response helps hospitals prepare for, and respond to, all audits. PayerLogic Out-of-state Medicaid Solutions provides complete Out Of State billing, follow-up and provider enrollment support.

Contact: Joe Farago | Senior Client Executive
Phone: 216-426-3535 x2187


Intalere focuses on elevating the operational health of America’s healthcare providers by designing tailored, smart solutions that deliver optimal cost, quality and clinical outcomes. We assist our customers in managing their entire non-labor spend, providing innovative technologies, products and services, and leveraging the best practices of a provider-led model.

Contact: Sean O’Brien, CMRP | Director, Account Management
Phone: 412-518-7618

Jackson Kelly PLLC

Jackson Kelly is a regional law firm with a national reputation. Our Health Care group offers sophisticated problem solving for the complex business and regulatory environment faced by the industry. Our attorneys have a broad range of experience in traditional business fields, including corporate reorganizations, contracts, financings, and mergers and acquisitions. Our team guides hospitals in public-to-private restructurings, in strategic affiliations and consolidations, and in the issuance of hundreds of millions of dollars of tax-exempt bonds to finance state-of-the-art facilities and technology. We also offer a strong regulatory practice with diverse compliance experience under both state and federal laws. Jackson Kelly is proud to provide its clients with a broad array of services, delivered in a fully-integrated and team-oriented approach.

Contact: Lindsay D. Petrosky
Phone: 412-434-8814

Jackson Lewis, LLP

Founded in 1958, Jackson Lewis is dedicated to representing management exclusively in workplace law. With 800 attorneys practicing in major locations throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico, Jackson Lewis is included in the AmLaw 100 and Global 100 rankings of law firms. The firm’s wide range of specialized areas of practice provides the resources to address every aspect of the employer/employee relationship. Jackson Lewis has one of the most active employment litigation practices in the world, with a current caseload of over 6,500 litigations and approximately 650 class actions.
Jackson Lewis is a founding member of L&E Global Employers’ Counsel Worldwide, an alliance of premier employment law boutique firms and practices in Europe, North America, and the Asia Pacific Region.

Contact Name: Donna Geary | Partner
Phone Number: 412-338-5145
Email Address:


For more than 250 years, JLL has been a trusted partner to organizations who want more value from the commercial real estate they own, use and invest in. We focus on what we do best, and that’s helping our clients achieve their ambitions.

We are a professional services firm, with specialists whose common passion is real estate. Our knowledge runs deep, with experts in every property type and every facet of transaction, management and advisory services.

Contact: Nick Jacobs | Executive Vice President
Phone: 412-208-1408

Johnson & Johnson Health Care Systems Inc.

Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies for more than 125 years has committed itself to caring for people. The family of companies are a broadly based in Human Health Care and a major player in three market segments with a focus on the full continuum of care—prevention, diagnosis and treatment. Johnson & Johnson competes in fully one-third of the global health care marketplace. At Johnson & Johnson, the focus is on managing for the long term—building the long-term equity of our brands, building sustainable customer loyalty and building shareholder value over time

Contact: Steve Schultz MBA | Director, Strategic Accounts
Phone: 616-460-2417


Kforce is a professional staffing services firm matching dynamic, cutting-edge companies with innovators, creators, and experts. Kforce works with organizations to supply talent and consulting solutions on a contract, contract to hire, and direct hire basis in the following areas:

  • Finance and Accounting
  • Administrative/Clerical
  • Revenue Cycle
  • Health Information Technology

Contact: Bryant Covelli | Market Manager/Client Relationship Director
Phone: 412-916-5994

K&L Gates LLP

K&L Gates is a fully integrated global law firm with lawyers located across five continents. The firm represents leading global corporations, growth and middle-market companies, capital markets participants and entrepreneurs in every major industry group. Public sector entities, educational institutions, philanthropic organizations and individuals are also represented by the firm. K & L Gates practice is a robust full market practice – cutting edge, complex and dynamic, at once regional, national and international in scope.

Contact: Edward Weisgerber | Partner
Phone: 412-355-8980

Laboratory Corporation of America

LabCorp provides leading-edge medical laboratory tests/services through a national network of clinical laboratories. Recognized for their innovation, quality and customer convenience, LabCorp delivers timely, accurate results for improved clinical care.

Contact Name: Ian M. Dryburgh | Hospital Development Executive
Phone Number: 412-304-8668

Leech Tishman

Leech Tishman is a firm dedicated to providing full-service commercial legal services to individuals, businesses, and institutions. We combine a deep understanding of our clients and their businesses with skilled legal counsel to find solutions. We offer legal services in alternative dispute resolution, bankruptcy & creditors’ rights, construction, corporate, employment, energy, environmental, safety & toxic torts, estates & trusts, government relations, insurance coverage & corporate risk mitigation, litigation, real estate, and taxation. We have been a proud supporter as well as counsel to the Healthcare Council. Leech Tishman attorneys have also represented numerous health care organizations of varying sizes and specialties.

Contact: Kelli Miller | Director of Marketing and Business Development
Phone: 412-261-1600

Littler Mendelson

Littler Mendelson is the world’s largest labor and employment firm with 950 attorneys in 57 offices. It exclusively represents employers in all areas of labor, employment and employee benefits law. Its attorneys, including those in its Pittsburgh office, handle every type of management labor and employment law matter from counseling, to compliance and administrative issues, to litigation. Its representation of employers ranges across multiple subject matter areas, including wage and hour, employment discrimination, harassment, retaliation, reductions in force, disability accommodation, FMLA, ERISA, COBRA and WARN Act issues, plus union organizing, collective bargaining, labor arbitration and NLRB proceedings. Littler has a strong focus on healthcare issues and represents hospitals of every size, academic medical centers, other medical service providers and many companies that service these providers.

Contact: Robert Cameron | Shareholder
Phone: 412-201-7635

Main Street Medical Consulting

Main Street Medical Consulting provides Medical Billing Services, consulting, and revenue cycle management services to practices and regional hospitals in Pittsburgh and the tri-state area. We have helped hundreds of physicians and their practices become more efficient and compliant through technology as well as more profitable by managing their revenue through our comprehensive billing service.

For more information on Billing Services, Consulting or Revenue Cycle Management Services:

Contact: Mike Phillips | Chief Executive Officer
Phone: 412-428-7700 x201

MedCom Solutions

MedCom Solutions, Inc. is a national firm based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with satellite offices in Cleveland, Ohio and Atlanta, Georgia. MedCom has provided charge cycle and strategic pricing consulting services to the healthcare industry for more than thirty years. While the regulatory landscape of the industry has shifted dramatically, the company’s commitment to providing sound advice and software products aiding in efficient charge cycle management has not shifted dramatically.

MedCom is a full-service consulting and software technology company with industry experts offering integrated and customized solutions to chargemaster and pricing needs. The company’s unique combination of experience, expertise, and technology has earned a reputation for delivering results and exceeding clients’ expectations.

Contact: Ivy Steinberg | Administrative Assistant
Phone: 412-481-7710


MediTechnix is solely dedicated to improving the strategic, financial, operational, and clinical performance of entities which populate the healthcare market. Whether your healthcare challenges are strategic or tactical, chronic or new, or caused by internal or external factors, we work with you to: • Improve what is in place • Create what is needed • Answer complex questions • Adapt and create useful technologies and models And… work shoulder to shoulder with you to implement and make it sustainable. MediTechnix has extensive experience with Emergency Departments, Transplant, Interventional Cardiology, Operating Room, Perioperative Services, Nursing Units, Pharmacy, Quality Management, Multi-Hospital System Management, Project Management Office (PMO), and Information Technology (IT) Management.

Contact: Gene Monaco | Chief Executive Officer
Phone: 412-657-7739

Mindseeker Healthcare Services

Mindseeker Healthcare is a Pittsburgh professional services company focused on delivering health information management (HIM) and revenue cycle management (RCM) services. Professional services include outsourced medical coding, reimbursement and compliance auditing, clinical documentation improvement (CDI) consulting & contracted interim management, and strategic health information technology (HIT) staffing. Our clients include academic medical centers, specialty hospitals, health systems, and physician groups across multiple specialties. Imagine what our certified healthcare Minds-on-Call can do for you!

Contact: Randy A. Baker | President, Healthcare Services
Phone: 412-255-3771

National Recovery Agency

Phone: 800-773-4503

The North Side Christian Health Center

The North Side Christian Health Center (NSCHC) was founded in 1993, as an anchor in Pittsburgh’s economically challenged North Side. NSCHC is a community medical practice providing whole person spiritual and physical healthcare to all people. Annually, NSCHC provides medical and dental care to approximately 4,300 patients.

NSCHC provides patients with primary and preventive health care services to improve health and well-being. The health center practice sees patients of all ages, from infants to senior citizens. Services include physical exams, cancer screenings, gynecological exams, and sick visits. The center’s children’s services include well child visits, immunizations, and vision and hearing screenings.

Dental services include fillings, crowns, bridges, partial and full dentures, extractions, root canals, and minor oral surgery. When other dental services are required, the dental staff will provide patients a list of specialists. As a Federally Qualified Health Center, all dental services are available on a sliding fee scale to income eligible, uninsured residents.

Also provided are behavioral health, pharmaceutical counseling, and laboratory services. NSCHC welcomes Medicaid and private employer-based insurance for adults and children.

Contact: Cindy Loughman | Executive Director
Phone: 412-482-6823

OC Reilly

For more than a decade, the team of professionals in health care supply chain at OC Reilly, Inc. (OCR) has enabled their clients to discover sources of meaningful savings, enhanced cost-efficiency, and improved operations.

The OCR team of advisors in world-class supply chain solutions, biomedical / clinical engineering, perioperative logistics, sterile processing services, physician preference, purchased services, food service management and other primary areas of operations affecting the finances of industries across the board, brings its proven knowledge and applied first-hand experience to clients across the entire spectrum of health care providers and applications.

Former suppliers, vendors, and administrators themselves, the OCR team generates impressive returns on investment, and provides hands-on advice and assistance to clients in implementing game-changing plans with no conflicts of interest to improve bottom-line performance while maintaining exemplary patient care. OCR effectively understands, anticipates, and addresses trends and issues in health care supply chain because most every member of the team has been on the client’s side of the equation.

By anticipating and responding to the difficult challenges that affect today’s health care organizations and long-term care facilities, OCR develops customized solutions that increase profitability, generate revenue, and decrease total expenditures. All solutions can have a positive impact on the quality of patient care delivery. OCR believes that every client situation offers solutions that can be revealed and maximized with the advice of this team of accomplished health care supply chain professionals.

Contact: Vicki L. White | VP Business Operations
Phone: 412.889.2739

Owen & Conley, LLC

Owen & Conley, LLC is an experienced, local law firm specializing in the law of non-profit organizations, health organizations, churches, taxes and tax planning, grant law, employee benefits and estates and trusts. The firm’s attorneys at Owen & Conley represent a broad understanding of various business models, including that of health care. In addition to legal services, the firm can offer specialized management and strategic resource development planning and other planning consultation.

The firm works with organizations of all sizes and complexities, offering finely-honed expertise in areas of the law that are often complex and highly regulatory. Experienced and committed, the firm lawyers work closely as trusted advisors with executives and board members of discerning businesses and non-profits to start and grow their organizations. The firm’s practice is up-to-date and responsive to the changing needs of our clients. Because the firm is small and locally operated, overhead is controlled, and our hourly rates are fair and competitive.

Contact: Susan Alexander Ott, Esq.
Phone: 412-745-9900

Paris Companies

Paris Companies is a privately-owned, independent company providing textile products and linen management services to hospitals and related acute-care and long-term care facilities in western Pennsylvania, as well as adjacent markets in four states.

Paris Healthcare Linen Services division is committed to patient safety, is accredited by the Healthcare Laundry Accreditation Council, and has achieved Textile Rental Services Association Hygienically Clean certifications. Compliance with these latest industry standards, along with Paris’s commitment to operational excellence, assures the safety and cleanliness of Paris linens. Quality products and expert laundering also translate into patient comfort and well-being.

Paris, a trusted leader in the healthcare laundry industry, is headquartered in western Pennsylvania and has three modern processing plants serving the area. Redundant operations in these plants provide reliable backup supply so customers never have to worry about shortages in any emergency situation.

Paris is a multi-year recipient of Pennsylvania Business Central Top 100 and Pittsburgh Area Smart 50 awards. Meeting its role as a responsible community citizen, the company also received its industry’s top award for sustainability innovation. Let Paris lead you to improved customer satisfaction while lowering your overall linen cost per patient day.

Contact: Manda Shaw | Executive Secretary
Phone: 800-832-2306

Physician Core Care

Physician Core Care (PCC) is a healthcare consulting firm, operating primarily as a laboratory management entity that provides physician practices, clinics and hospitals with the opportunity to improve their productivity, profitability and patient care.

PCC focuses primarily on the specialty lab space. Via its partnerships with dozens of reference labs nationwide, PCC connects providers with the laboratory that best meets their clinical needs. Clients frequently utilize such services as toxicology testing, prescription medication compliance monitoring programs, pharmacogenetic analysis, hereditary DNA cancer risk testing and allergy testing.

Contact: Dan Henderson | Vice President, Strategic Partnerships
Phone: 412-680-7497

Primary Health Network

Phone: 866-276-7018

Qualaris Healthcare Solutions, Inc.

Qualaris is a Pittsburgh-based health IT company with a mission to make healthcare safer, easier and lower cost. Qualaris strives to be a leader in innovative enterprise mobile and web solutions for patient safety and healthcare improvement.

Contact: Daniel Bishop | Chief Executive Officer
Phone: (412) 437.8259
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Quest Diagnostics

Revenue Cycle Solutions, LLC

Revenue Cycle Solutions, LLC (RCS) is a healthcare consulting firm specializing in hospital and physician practice revenue cycle reviews, interim patient account management services and customized revenue-related projects. RCS offers creative and cost-effective solutions to problems related to the capture, billing issues, and collection of health care revenue. RCS also facilitates the strategic planning efforts of hospitals considering merger or affiliation, brokering negotiations until agreements are finalized.

Contact: Michael J. Evans MPH FACHE | Managing Principal
Phone: 412-322-2100 x 101

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Sentact offers a comprehensive and sophisticated rounding solution designed to help nursing, safety, and patient experience leaders reach their goals while streamlining processes and saving money.

Contact: Lynn O’Donnell | Director of Marketing 
Phone: 412-367-3903

Source1 Healthcare Solutions

Strategy Solutions, Inc.

Strategy Solutions, Inc. (SSI) is a planning and research firm with the mission “to create healthy communities.” We provide strategic planning, market research, community health needs assessment, board development and business growth services across the continuum of acute and post-acute health care. What sets us apart? Strategy Solutions, Inc. has several distinguishing characteristics that separate us among other firms that provide similar services. Strategy Solutions, Inc. has extensive community health needs assessment, planning and program development/evaluation experience. We also have extensive product/market positioning experience that supports strategic business planning. While we provide research and planning consulting services, we will also teach organizations how to build their internal planning and research capabilities so that they do not have to rely on external consultants for ongoing support. We also help our clients fund projects and achieve outcomes by facilitating cross-sector collaboration in communities. At Strategy Solution’s, Inc. we realize each organization is unique, and custom design each process to meet individual needs. Our projects and clients have been recognized as “best practices” by the International Economic Development Council, the International Association of Facilitators, The US Department of Health and Human Services, The Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare, The Pennsylvania and New York Departments of Public Health, The Pennsylvania Department of Education, Pennsylvania Partners (the state Workforce Association), the Maryland Workforce Association as well as US News and World Report.

Contact: Debra A. Thompson

United Healthcare

UnitedHealthcare is dedicated to helping people live healthier lives and making the health system work better for everyone by simplifying the health care experience, meeting consumer health and wellness needs, and sustaining trusted relationships with care providers. In the United States, UnitedHealthcare offers the full spectrum of health benefit programs for individuals, employers, and Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries, and contracts directly with more than 1.2 million health care providers and 6,500 hospitals nationwide. In Pennsylvania alone, we serve more than 1.1 million members and provide access to more than 61,000 health care providers and 285 hospitals – including UPMC and Allegheny Health Network. UnitedHealthcare is one of the businesses of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), a diversified health care company. For more information, visit UnitedHealthcare at or follow @UHC on Twitter.

Contact: Cindy Winings | Vice President Network Management
Phone: 844-683-2163

UPMC Health Plan

The UPMC Insurance Services Division is owned by UPMC (University of Pittsburgh Medical Center) a world-renowned health care provider and insurer based in Pittsburgh. The UPMC Insurance Services Division – which includes UPMC Health Plan, WorkPartners, UPMC for Life, UPMC for You, UPMC for Kids, and Community Care Behavioral Health — offers a full range of group health insurance, Medicare, Special Needs, CHIP, Medical Assistance, behavioral health, employee assistance and workers’ compensation products and services to more than 3.2 million members.

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USI Insurance

Contact: J. David Garlitz | Vice President
Phone: 304.381.3416


ViaQuest is a Home Health and Hospice Agency

Contact: Rich Johnson
Phone: 614-339-0813

VITAS Innovative Hospice Care

VITAS (pronounced VEE-tahss) Innovative Hospice Care® provides end-of-life care for adult and pediatric patients with life-limiting illnesses. We work with patients and families to provide comfort and preserve dignity in the face of terminal illness. VITAS is the nation’s leading hospice provider and strive to deliver comprehensive hospice services, including pain and symptom management, emotional and spiritual support for patients and bereavement support for families.

Contact: Jennifer Malko


youCompli is the first of-its-kind regulatory knowledge sharing platform. Clients decrease the amount time, and money they required to enjoy an effective compliance program. The company’s compliance experts translate regulations into business requirements. Requirements help decide if the regulation matters, provide the tasks required to comply, and include tools to complete the work. After review by a nationally recognized law firm, the requirements are delivered inside an easy-to-use workflow software that ensures their completion.

Contact: Jerry Shafran | Founder
Phone: 412-248-1200