|By Business Wire||
|June 24, 2014 03:00 PM EDT||
EY recently announced that Ann Barnes, chief executive officer of MedData, Inc. is a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2014 Award in the Ohio Northeast region. The awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in innovation, financial performance and a personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Ms. Barnes was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges.
“I am incredibly humbled by this honor,” said Barnes. “This nomination is really a recognition of my 400 colleagues at MedData, who have a passion to be the best by continually putting our clients and their patients at the forefront of everything we do.”
Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on Thursday, June 26th at the Cleveland Convention Center. Now in its 28th year, the program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries throughout the world.
“We are extremely proud of Ann and everyone at MedData,” said Randy Mehl, lead director at MedData and partner with Baird Capital. “This recognition just affirms the enormous credibility she has with her team and in the market.”
Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National program. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 15, 2014. The awards are the culminating event of the EY Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.
MedData is one of the nation’s leading providers of a range of patient-focused medical revenue cycle management services including billing, coding, collections, and patient satisfaction. For more than 30 years, the Company has been providing innovative billing solutions to the medical community and serving millions of patients across numerous medical specialties. MedData currently serves more than 3,000 physicians at 700 facilities across 43 states from its headquarters in Brecksville, OH, as well as from offices in Grand Rapids, MI, Roseville, CA, Bellevue, WA, and Peoria, IL.
To learn more about MedData’s patient-first medical revenue cycle management solutions, please visit www.meddata.com.
About EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™
EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award makes a difference through the way it encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential and recognizes the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. As the first and only truly global award of its kind, Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries.