Peter Schmitt Joins MRO as President, Chief Operations and Financial Officer
Board member moves to MRO management, expanding team’s capabilities
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. – September 2, 2015 – MRO, a leader in secure, compliant and efficient exchange of Protected Health Information (PHI), today announced the addition of Peter Schmitt to its leadership as president, chief operations and financial officer. In this role, Schmitt will be responsible for overseeing MRO’s operational and financial initiatives. Prior to this role, Schmitt served on MRO’s board of directors for five years.
“This is the perfect time for Peter to leave the board and join MRO’s senior leadership,” says Steve Hynes, CEO for MRO. “His vast industry knowledge and domain expertise adds capabilities to our management team, allowing us to keep quality and service at the forefront as we continue to expand. I have known and respected Peter for many years and look forward to leading MRO together.”
Schmitt comes to MRO with 20 years’ experience in healthcare finance and operations. Before serving on MRO’s board, he worked as chief financial officer (CFO) of HealthPort, a provider of medical information access management and compliance services. Prior to that, he was CFO and general manager of Isolyser Company, Inc., a publicly held international medical device and hospital supply company with proprietary based polymer technology.
“I look forward to joining Steve Hynes and the MRO team,” says Schmitt. “I’ve always admired the company and its reputation and look forward to contributing to its future growth. MRO is well positioned to continue increasing its market presence. I aim to assist MRO in expanding their footprint while maintaining and growing their industry leading quality and service.”
In August 2015, MRO was recognized as being one of the country’s fastest growing companies by Inc. magazine, just a couple months after being cited for having the highest quality and overall best performance in the Release of Information space in KLAS’ “HIM Services Performance 2015: Coding, Transcription, Release of Information” report.
MRO empowers healthcare organizations with proven, enterprise-wide solutions for the secure, compliant and efficient exchange of Protected Health Information (PHI). These solutions include a suite of PHI disclosure management services comprised of release of information, government and commercial payer audit management and accounting of disclosures. MRO’s technology-driven services reduce the risk of improper disclosure of PHI, ensure unmatched accuracy and enhance turnaround times. MRO additionally supports its clients’ current and future initiatives, including interoperability, meaningful use and health information exchange. To learn more, visit www.mrocorp.com.