SOURCE: SCI Solutions

SCI Solutions

May 20, 2016 09:30 ET

SCI Solutions Announces Recipients of First Annual National Association of Healthcare Access Management (NAHAM) Scholarship

Five Exceptional Patient Access Professionals Chosen to Attend 42nd Annual NAHAM Conference

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwired - May 20, 2016) - SCI Solutions, the health industry's leading patient access and care coordination software firm, today announced the first recipients of its annual NAHAM scholarship program. As part of SCI's Patient Access Matters initiative, the five winners of the 2016 scholarship will receive free registration to the 42nd annual NAHAM Conference happening May 24-27, 2016 in New Orleans, as well as a three-night stay at a NAHAM-preferred hotel.

SCI Solutions' scholarship winners will benefit from learning and peer networking opportunities at NAHAM's Annual Conference and Exposition. While there, they'll have the opportunity to attend 20 learning workshops, educational sessions and symposia, as well as keynote presentations designed to help equip them with tools to tackle some of the most pressing health care access management topics.

"The scholarship recipients were chosen based on their strong desire to develop their skills in providing exceptional patient access experiences, as well as their passion for the profession and patients alike," said Jamie Gier, chief marketing officer of SCI Solutions. "It's an honor to provide these professionals with the opportunity to advance their patient access education and careers by attending this year's conference free of financial burden."

The following patient access professionals were selected due to their exceptional applications, which highlighted individual need for assistance, learning objectives for the event, anticipated career impact and a description of a project he or she recommended or implemented to improve a patient access process:

"Our goal is to provide every patient access professional who attends our networking and educational events with the opportunity to advance their careers and gain the tools needed to deliver a positive patient experience," said Mike Copps, executive director of NAHAM. "We consider it a privilege to enable this year's five scholarship recipients to attend our annual conference and take advantage of networking and educational opportunities they would have otherwise been unable to experience."

In addition to creating this annual NAHAM conference scholarship, SCI Solutions also launched a website dedicated to promoting patient access career contributions as part of its "Patient Access Matters" initiative. Those working in patient access roles, such as registration, insurance verification, financial counseling and scheduling are encouraged to share their stories and career achievements at leading up to the 2016 NAHAM conference. For more information on contributing to the website, read the official blog post or follow/join the conversation on Twitter through #patientaccessmatters.

About SCI Solutions
SCI Solutions improves the health of the healthcare system by enabling provider networks to gain economic value through better community-based care coordination. By operating a cloud-based service for more than 10,000 physician practices and 700 hospitals, health systems and imaging centers, in 275 geographic markets across the United States, SCI connects health systems beyond their traditional boundaries to their community partners in ways big IT systems can't. Provider networks utilize SCI's service to coordinate patient care transitions, obtain insurance pre-authorization, schedule patients, automate referrals and manage orders. An integrated and easy-to-use business analytics toolset identifies opportunities and monitors performance. As a result, healthcare organizations experience increased outpatient revenue, better coordinated care and greater physician satisfaction. For more information, visit

About National Association of Healthcare Access Management
The National Association of Healthcare Access Management (NAHAM) is the leading resource in Patient Access Services. The association establishes best practices and subject matter expertise; provides an array of networking, education, and certification opportunities; and enables its members to influence and promote high quality delivery of Patient Access Services. NAHAM administrates the Certified Healthcare Access Manager (CHAM) and Certified Healthcare Access Associate (CHAA) Examinations as well as Certification maintenance for its members. For more information on NAHAM, please visit

Contact Information