Auburn, CA | PRWeb | July 30, 2013—TCS Healthcare Technologies (TCS), a leading provider of software and clinical solutions for population health management, has appointed Deborah Keller, RN, BSN, director of client services.
“I met the TCS team while attending a conference in Orlando, FL, when I was a medical management director in a health plan and saw immediately that the Acuity software solution was what I needed to move my clinical program forward,” says Keller. “I implemented Acuity and found it to be everything I had hoped it would be. Now years later, I’m excited to become a part of the TCS family and to have the opportunity to work with these talented people and collaborate with new and existing clients.”
A registered nurse with extensive Medicare, Medicaid, managed care, EMR implementation and analytics experience, Keller’s responsibilities will include managing the client-facing entity that supports clinical and technical implementation, training, managing accounts, and ongoing client support. She will also be working with the TCS development staff to create new products and enhancements to existing products.
“I am so glad to have Debb join our team. Her professionalism, attention to detail, industry knowledge and experience makes her an immediate asset to TCS,” says Pat Stricker, RN, MEd, TCS senior vice president. “I look forward to working with her and enjoying the benefits her talents and expertise will bring to both clients and the company as a whole.”
Keller has extensive experience in the case management arena, previously serving as the director of clinical services for a health plan with over 150,000 members, directing utilization management, prior authorization, case management and concurrent review. Other notable professional milestones include managing utilization management within a Fortune 500 health plan to implement the first fully integrated medical and behavioral health program in Tennessee’s history. She has participated in the writing of five successful state RFPs for Medicaid contracts, both as a contractor and as a private consultant. She also participated in the writing of successful correctional medicine contracts while serving as the vice president of managed care at Correct Care Solutions, while focusing on off-site utilization and cost management of inmate care, including concurrent review, prior authorization, retrospective review and claims analysis. Keller received her bachelor’s in nursing from Middle Tennessee State University and served as a nurse in the Army Reserves for eight years.
TCS Healthcare Technologies (www.tcshealthcare.com) is a leading provider of software and clinical solutions that support and improve population health management strategies for health plans, insurers, providers, third party administrators, medical management companies, and others. TCS is recognized as one of the premier health care software companies in the United States designing, offering, and hosting a number of products and services. The TCS Acuity Advanced Care™ application provides a comprehensive and integrated care management software system for Utilization Management (UM), Case Management (CM), Disease Management (DM), and Prevention/Wellness (PW) services.