Founded in 2005 and based in Santa Ana, California, Advantmed, LLC is a healthcare information management company that helps health plans and managed care organizations optimize revenue and improve quality outcomes.
Advantmed partners with managed care organizations to deliver a unique and optimal combination of services to best serve their objectives, including risk analytics, software containing NCQA-certified HEDIS ® measures, medical record retrieval, medical record abstraction, risk adjustment coding and provider education.
Akash Patel, CEO
Akash Patel founded Advantmed in 2005 to address the increasing need for insurance companies to optimize revenue and improve clinical quality outcomes. Prior to launching Advantmed, he served as Chief Financial Officer for organizations as diverse as consumer electronics, medical record retrieval and business process outsourcing companies. In addition to his Advantmed responsibilities, Akash sits on the board of directors of Aluratek, a consumer electronic company. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business from California Polytechnic State University of Pomona and is a Certified Public Account (CPA) in the State of California.
Don Gerdts , Chief Development Officer
Don has demonstrated a thirty-year record of leadership within the managed care community in his roles as CIO of two large health plans, his helping with creating of a two-state Medicaid plan and a management role in at a Blue plan. He also has a decade of managed care strategic advisory experience, including the creation, implementation and operations of two successful health information management companies. As a Principal of Advantmed, Don is responsible for market-facing strategy and solutions, including Sales, Marketing, Account Management, Alliances and Product Strategy.
Dr. Jignesh Patel , Chief Operating Officer
Dr. Patel has worked in the healthcare industry for more than fifteen years. He also has over ten years of experience building, managing and leading operations. He managed operations for CVS before joining Advantmed. Now Dr. Patel oversees and directs all operations for Advantmed, including software development. He is continually focused on operational improvements that provide benefit to our client base, thereby spurring revenue growth for the company. He holds a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of the Pacific.
“Combining people, process and technology to achieve great results.”
When you work with Advantmed, you have the power of world-class IT infrastructure and the confidence of strict policies and procedures to protect your patient and company data. We are fully compliant to all of the latest security regulations and operate with a strict adherence to HIPAA guidelines.
Additionally, we understand how damaging any security breach could be to your company’s reputation and financial position. That is why we are committed to providing the highest level of service and protection in the industry.
We invest heavily in our infrastructure; spending the time, money and energy to carefully select the best equipment, hire only the best personnel and house our data in prime locations. We do this because we know uptime, support and security are critical to our clients.
HIPAA & COMPLIANCE
Advantmed is committed to protecting the privacy of your members' personal health information. Part of this commitment is strict compliance with the Privacy Rule of the Health Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (HITECH Act), which requires us to take additional measure to protect personal information.