Currance Appoints Andre Garcia as Chief Information Officer

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Irvine, CA –July XX, 2021 – Currance, a leading healthcare revenue cycle industry innovator, announces the appointment of Andre Garcia to the position of Chief Information Officer (CIO).

“We’re proud to welcome Andre Garcia to our growing executive leadership team, dedicated to advancing powerful solutions that improve profitability and help revenue-cycle leaders contribute to building patient-centered, high-performing healthcare organizations,” stated Michael Halberda, founder and CEO of Currance.

Founded in 2020, Currance pioneered and launched a portfolio of technology solutions leveraging AI and predictive analytics to automate workflow and optimize earned revenue in healthcare organizations.  Highly-scalable Rev-Cycle Yield™ Performance tools deliver data-driven root cause analysis to reduce cost-to-collect, accelerate cash flow and significantly improve the collection of earned revenue.

Garcia brings over two decades of expertise and business acumen to this key position with Currance.  He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business management from the University of Phoenix as well as Master of Science coursework in computer information systems from Boston University.  Additionally, he completed the Pathways to Strategic Leadership program with the CIO Executive Council and earned technology and security certifications (i.e., AWS, CEH, CCISO, CISM, and CISSP).

Most recently, Garcia served as Senior Vice President, IT Operations & Quality Engineering at TracFone Wireless, leading large teams and advancing cloud initiatives.  Previously he held management and technical leadership positions with companies including Compaq, IBM, JP Morgan Chase, Linksys and Microsoft.  He has consulted extensively in a wide range of highly regulated industries including financial services, healthcare/medical, high-tech, military, professional services and many others.

As Currance’s new CIO, Garcia brings proven leadership and oversight of product management, technology planning, cloud infrastructure and IT cybersecurity at the highest levels of compliance.  He is responsible for the successful execution of the overall IT strategy, product life-cycle support, and continuous improvement in Currance technology platforms and processes.

“A seasoned business professional, Andre thinks strategically and tactically to navigate the dynamic healthcare IT environment—aligning overarching business goals with technological advancements to optimize operational efficiencies and yield for our valued stakeholders,” adds Halberda.

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About Currance

Founded in 2020, Currance helps healthcare providers to achieve a new benchmark in Rev-Cycle performance.  Our patented tools, unique approach to measuring yield, operational playbooks, and highly trained Flex Rev-Cycle workforce solutions empower sustained Rev-Cycle performance improvement. Our people bring decades of industry leading experience with Revenue Cycle Outsourcing, Consulting and Product Development to help hospitals discover the difference in managing and measuring Rev-Cycle performance.

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