Medical Associations Sign on Flurry of New Business Contracts

March 17, 2014

The medical association sector has been busy signing on plenty of new business contracts recently, ranging from management to registration and lead retrieval services.

The Healthcare & Billing Management Association (HBMA) announced it has selected SmithBucklin as its new association management partner. In addition, Andre Williams has joined the company and will serve as HBMA's executive director. HBMA's headquarters now are in Washington, D.C.

"HBMA provides tremendous value to its members, and leadership is dedicated to seeing that value maximized in the future. We trust SmithBucklin's commitment to service excellence, new value creation, and client stewardship. This new partnership will ensure HBMA delivers for its members and enjoys long-term vitality," said Jeanne A. Gilreath, president, HBMA.

David Schmahl, executive vice president & chief executive of SmithBucklin's Healthcare + Scientific Industry Practice, "We are thrilled to welcome HBMA into our community of healthcare organizations. We believe our partnership with HBMA will drive the overall success of the organization and advance its position as the leading authority on healthcare billing and management services."

In his new role as HBMA's executive director, Williams will lead all aspects of the association's strategy and operations. In addition, he will manage the SmithBucklin headquarters team and be responsible for meeting goals set by HBMA's leadership.

The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) has given CompuSystems exclusive rights to provide registration and lead retrieval services for its Annual Educational. “The agreement marks the beginning of what CompuSystems expects to be a long and successful partnership,” according to company officials.  



The 41st Annual Educational is set to take place June 7-9 in Anaheim.  At the annual meeting, more than 2,500 clinical professionals meet to learn the latest science, technology and best practices in infection prevention and control.

CompuSystems also was rewarded by the American Optometric Association (AOA) the exclusive rights to provide registration and lead retrieval service for the 2015 Annual Optometry's Meeting.



CompuSystems currently is providing the same service for this year's annual meeting, which takes place June 25-29 in Philadelphia. The Annual Optometry Meeting is the official annual meeting of the American Optometric Association and the American Optometric Student Association.

The AOA represents approximately 36,000 doctors of optometry, optometry students and paraoptometric assistants and technicians.

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