Xtend Healthcare, a health care revenue cycle management company, announced the expansion of its health information mManagement technologyand consulting services with the acquisition of ELIPSe. Xtend is a part of Wilmington-based Navient.
Based in Los Angeles, California, ELIPSe specializes in electronic health records consulting and related services.
Xtend also announced the appointment of Elaine Lips, a 30-year industry veteran and founder and CEO of ELIPSe, to lead Xtend’s expanded services. ELIPSe’s team of 22 employees will also join Xtend.
“As the health care field evolves, information systems have become even more critical to delivering value and success for our clients,” said Mike Morris, president, Xtend Healthcare. “Our combined technology, HIM and coding expertise will allow us to provide our health system clients with an even broader and more integrated suite of services—essential in our fast-changing industry.”
Part of Navient since 2015, Xtend currently serves more than 130 hospitals, ranging from large teaching hospitals and urban medical centers to rural hospitals.
Over the past several years, Navient has moved beyond student loan collections and payment services. The company earlier announced the purchase of Duncan, a provider of parking services.
Xtend Healthcare is a revenue cycle management company focused exclusively on the health care industry. The company’s services range from full revenue cycle outsourcing, accounts receivable legacy cleanup, coding and consulting.
More information is available at www.xtendhealthcare.net.