DeKalb Medical and St. Luke’s Hospital and Health Network integrate audit tracking and reporting application into existing release-of-information system

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. – January 19, 2010 – MRO Corp., a leading provider of release-of-information (ROI), audit tracking and document management applications and services for healthcare organizations, today announced DeKalb Medical (Decatur, Ga.) and St. Luke’s Hospital and Health Network (Bethlehem, Pa.) have contracted to implement Audit Tracker Online.

 

DeKalb Medical is a not-for-profit hospital with 627 acute care beds and more than 775 physicians practicing on three campuses, while St. Luke’s is a non-profit health network with more than 150 locations, including four hospitals and 1,224 physicians. Both health networks will integrate Audit Tracker Online with their existing release-of-information processing software and service from MRO.

“MRO understands the important role that these non-profit healthcare providers play in their communities,” said John Walton, vice president of sales and marketing, MRO. “Audit Tracker Online will let them focus on the work that they do best by providing a low-cost solution to monitor and manage a variety of payer audits and denials – including private payers, quality improvement organizations and other Medicare- and Medicaid-based audits. By doing so, MRO plays a part in reinforcing the financial stability of their organizations”

Audit Tracker Online is a customizable request management software and service that enables hospitals and health systems to effectively manage the Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC) process and other payer audits from initial medical records request through appeals and payment resolution. The software also allows facilities to manage patient information, workflow, correspondence, audit determinations and the various stages of each appeals process in one central, secure location.

About MRO Corp.

MRO offers release-of-information (ROI), audit tracking and document management software and services for healthcare providers. With simple, effective and affordable solutions that integrate both paper-based and electronic record systems, MRO leverages Software as a Service (SaaS) technology to enable organizations to streamline processes, reduce costs and comply with regulatory requirements. Based in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, MRO is a leading provider of health information management services that partners with thousands of healthcare practitioners and administrative personnel across the country. For additional information, visit www.mrocorp.com.

About DeKalb Medical Center

DeKalb Medical Center is a non-profit, 627-bed health system with 3,800 employees and is supported by over 200 volunteers every year. With campuses in Decatur and Lithonia, Georgia, the medical center is a leader in progressive medicine and patient care, and has been certified by The Joint Commission as a Primary Stroke Center.

About St. Luke’s Hospital and Health Network

St. Luke’s Hospital and Health Network is a non-profit, regional network of hospitals, physicians and other organizations, providing care primarily in Lehigh, Northampton, Carbon, Schuylkill, Bucks, Montgomery, Berks and Monroe counties in Pennsylvania. The Network includes more than 150 locations, including four hospitals, 1,224 physicians, over 7,000 employees and supported by more than 1,200 volunteers. St. Luke’s Hospital is a non-profit, tertiary-care, teaching hospital with campuses in Bethlehem and Allentown, offering care across 76 medical specialties.