[August 17, 2023] Hamden, CT – SimiTree, the industry leader in tech-enabled specialty revenue cycle management (RCM), coding, professional services, data analytics, and talent management resources for post-acute and behavioral health organizations, announced the appointment of Al Vega as the company's Chief Growth Officer. In this new role, Vega will drive the company’s expansion, along with spearheading strategic go-to-market initiatives, sales, marketing, and business development activities.
With more than 30 years in the healthcare IT, analytics, and services industry, Vega brings a wealth of experience and expertise to his new position. Throughout his career, Vega has consistently demonstrated an ability to develop industry-leading solutions that not only meet but surpass the needs of customers. His deep industry insights and visionary approach have propelled him into senior management roles at several preeminent firms, including HealthVision Corporation, CareLinc Corporation, Eclipsys, Solucient/Truven Analytics, Press Ganey & Associates, SPH Analytics, and CareJourney.
"Al's extensive track record in driving transformative innovation and sustainable growth makes him the ideal choice for Chief Growth Officer at SimiTree," said Bill Simione III, SimiTree CEO. “We are excited to leverage his strategic leadership to enhance our market presence and deliver even greater value to our clients."
Vega’s insights and leadership have consistently resulted in the creation of innovative solutions that not only address industry challenges but also set new standards for excellence. Under Vega’s guidance, SimiTree is poised to expand its market reach and continue its tradition of delivering cutting-edge solutions that drive tangible results for clients.
"I am truly excited to join SimiTree and contribute to its growth journey," said Vega. "SimiTree's commitment to innovation and excellence aligns perfectly with my own values, and I am eager to collaborate with the talented team here to drive the company's expansion and create lasting impact."
As Chief Growth Officer, Vega will play a pivotal role in shaping SimiTree's future trajectory, fostering strategic partnerships, and driving revenue growth. His deep industry relationships and proven ability to create value will propel SimiTree to new heights in the rapidly evolving post-acute and behavioral health landscapes.
SimiTree, a company that provides industry-leading, tech-enabled specialty revenue cycle management (RCM), coding, professional services, data analytics, and talent management resources for post-acute and behavioral health organizations, was created by the merger of Simione Healthcare Consultants and BlackTree Healthcare Consulting in 2021. In 2022, SimiTree further expanded its RCM capabilities with its Imark Billing acquisition, and its behavioral health footprint with a strategic alignment with Infinity, a SimiTree company. In 2023, SimiTree acquired Afia to expand its data analytics capabilities and GreenpointMed, to further its RCM abilities.
In addition to clinical, financial, and operational consulting, SimiTree offers a robust suite of outsourced services, including billing, coding, OASIS, Review Choice Demonstration (RCD) and Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement (QAPI), and revenue cycle management; executive placement, interim management, retention consulting, and other talent solutions; mergers and acquisitions support; compliance assessments and risk mitigation plans; sales and growth training; and benchmarking and data analytics. For more information, visit www.SimiTreeHC.com.
Media contact: Lynn Eastep, Vice President, Marketing, SimiTree, leastep@SimiTreehc.com