UPIC Hires Veteran Healthcare Operations Director
NORFOLK, VA (Sept. 26, 2018) — UPIC Health, LLC recently hired Rick Sletten as Operations Director to lead the growing organization’s ongoing effort to improve and centralize healthcare delivery by aligning technology and resources to better serve UPIC clients and their patients.
“I chose to join UPIC because the organization’s pioneering strategy is the way forward in healthcare to maximize revenue and increase access,” Sletten said.
Sletten has more than 10 years of experience leading large health care operations most recently with Optum, a wellness company that serves more than 74 million customers as part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies.
While at Optum, Sletten honed his revenue cycle management skills and created industry-leading processes governing front-end revenue operations including patient access and registration, charge entry & coding, service authorizations, time-of-service collections, scheduling. He is looking forward to advancing and modernizing these processes for UPIC clients.
“Rick’s experience has given him a national view into the intricacies of the revenue cycle process. He can identify the bottlenecks that hinder timely payments and remove them permanently,” said UPIC Health CEO, Mary Tucker. “We are thrilled to have Rick on board to shape the future of UPIC’s model for meaningful engagement in care. He will build on an already great foundation of service delivery as we continue to grow our services in the United States and globally.”
Sletten is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives and the Healthcare Financial Management Association. He lives in Norfolk, Va. with his wife and toddler. To learn more about his experience in healthcare, visit his LinkedIn profile.
UPIC Health is a mid-size, privately-held company with operations in Chantilly and Norfolk, Va. A business process outsourcer, UPIC offers patient contact center, revenue cycle management, and telebehavioral health services to clients across the country, all practicing under the value-based reimbursement concept. UPIC is a 2018 Velocity Growth Award Winner and Growth Story of the Year. To learn more, visit our website at www.upichealth.com or email Chief Marketing Officer, Juli Briskman at email@example.com. Follow us @UPICHealth.
UPIC Health Hires Juli Briskman as Chief Marketing Officer
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Contact: Juli Briskman
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UPIC Health Hires Juli Briskman
As Chief Marketing Officer
[Chantilly, Va.] May 19, 2018 — UPIC Health, LLC recently hired Juli Briskman as Chief Marketing Officer to lead the growing organization’s efforts in public relations and marketing. Briskman began her role in March and already has facilitated a relaunch of the website and initiated branded social media channels.
“UPIC Health, is excited to bring Briskman on board to a place where her views and rights as an American citizen are valued and celebrated,” said CEO Mary Tucker.
Briskman became internationally recognized after she was fired from her job with a Virginia government contractor over a viral social media photograph in which she was seen riding her bike and flipping off the Trump presidential motorcade. She filed a wrongful termination lawsuit against the company, Akima, LLC, in April.
In national and international interviews following the incident, in which it was revealed that Akima did not fire a male employee who had posted lewd and racist comments on social media while identifying himself as an employee, Briskman stated that she wanted to work with a company where the corporate culture aligns with her values.
“We are that place,” Tucker said. “We couldn’t be happier with Juli’s decision to join UPIC and her presence already has added tremendous value to our organization.”
Briskman will be responsible for corporate-wide marketing, public relations, social media and philanthropic efforts. To learn more, visit her corporate bio.
UPIC Health is a mid-size, privately-held company with operations in Chantilly and Norfolk, Virginia. UPIC is a business process outsourcer offering patient communications services, revenue cycle management, and tele-behavioral health services to clients across the country, all practicing under the value-based reimbursement concept. UPIC is a 2018 Velocity Growth Award Winner and Growth Story of the Year. To learn more visit our website at www.upichealth.com or email Chief Marketing Office, Juli Briskman at firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow us @UPICHealth.