FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
[April 6, 2023] Hamden, CT – SimiTree, a company that provides industry-leading, tech-enabled specialty revenue cycle management (RCM), coding, professional services, and talent management resources for post-acute and behavioral health organizations, has received the 2023 Business Partnership Award from Illinois HomeCare & Hospice Council’s (IHHC) from the partnership with OSF Healthcare. This award recognizes SimiTree’s team of experts for their outstanding leadership and contributions to the home care and hospice industry in Illinois.
The 2023 Business Partnership Award recognizes the long-standing partnership with valued client, OSF Healthcare. “We are thrilled to have been awarded the Business Partnership of the Year Award by the team at OSF Healthcare,” said CEO and Managing Principal Bill Simione. “This honor is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our team and reflects our organization as a whole. At SimiTree, we strive to integrate and become one with our client’s teams seamlessly. We are proud partners, and we are honored to have delivered, and continue to deliver, years of comprehensive, integrated, and quality healthcare consulting services to this outstanding agency.”
With nearly 157 OSF locations (including hospitals) and more than 278,000 home health annual visits, OSF has served more than 1 million people and approximately 3,200 hospice patients. SimiTree has served OSF for more than 10 years with a comprehensive suite of services, including consulting, growth solutions, coding, talent management, and revenue cycle outsourcing. SimiTree’s Laura Wilson, RN, BSN, Managing Director, also commented on the relationship between SimiTree and OSF, saying, “What an honor it is to be able to work with and support the OSF home care and hospice services. They truly are making a difference in people’s lives every day.”
IHHC Business Partner Awards are given to allied council members to recognize outstanding leadership and contributions to Illinois' home health, home care, and hospice industries.
About OSF Healthcare
OSF HealthCare, an integrated health system owned and operated by The Sisters of the Third Order of St. Francis, Peoria, Illinois. OSF HealthCare employs more than 24,000 Mission Partners in 147 locations, including 15 hospitals – 10 acute care, five critical access – with 2,097 licensed beds, and two nursing colleges throughout Illinois and Michigan.
The OSF HealthCare physician network employs more than 1,500 primary care specialists and advanced practice providers, who are part of the OSF Medical Group. Becker’s Hospital Review, the leading magazine for hospital news and analysis named OSF Innovation on the 2017 list of 58 Hospitals and Health Systems with Innovation Programs.
SimiTree, a company that provides industry-leading, tech-enabled specialty revenue cycle management (RCM), coding, professional services, 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 its acquisition of Infinity, A SimiTree company, now SimiTree Behavioral Health.
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