The Beginning

Since the day of our inception in 2004, Mediscribes/ezDI has focused on providing the best possible user experience using our dictation applications and transcription services.  In 2010, our leadership team set out to build and lead an effective multi-national team that would consistently deliver solutions to help healthcare organizations adapt to and meet radically changing Health Information Management data requirements and workflow. These unique individuals have made it their business to understand your challenges, and have a passion and talent for, plainly, getting things done.

Building Solutions

In collaboration with Wright State University, the India Institute of Technology and Jawaharlal Nehru University, we have engineered our own world-class, award winning Natural Language Processing (NLP) engine and comprehensive medical knowledge base.  We have subsequently released our computer-assisted coding and clinical documentation improvement products called ezCAC and ezCDI. These solutions are designed to simplify medical coding and clinical documentation improvement, increase productivity, reduce denials, and improve revenue cycle management.  Our intuitive and actionable dashboards & reports are designed to replace expensive coding & compliance management tools to easily measure and visualize success.

Our Mission

ezDI helps hospitals reduce and maintain their DNFB at or below 4 days and eliminates their dependence on costly and outdated coding software by automating and optimizing the entire coding workflow – allowing CDI staff, coders and auditors to work together in perfect unison on a single platform. Some benefits of partnering with ezDI are:

TIME & MONEY

Real-time visibility into organizational, financial and productivity metrics.

NO IT SUPPORT

A HIPAA compliant cloud solution; No onsite hardware, no VPNs for remote coders, or outsourced coding/audit services - absolutely ZERO IT ongoing support required.

REMOVING SILOS

Enable deeper collaboration between physicians, CDI, HIM and revenue cycle. Leadership has a front row seat to observe the entire Coding work flow for quality and reimbursement.

ADVANCED ANALYTICS

Coder productivity, factors impacting DNFB and CMI, DRG reconciliation, as well as POA, SOI and ROM analysis, CDI coverage, CDI impact on accuracy severity and reimbursement, query aging, physician response time and acceptance ratio.

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Chetan Parikh

Chief Executive Officer

Chetan, a serial entrepreneur has more than 15 years of experience. As the CEO of ezDI, he is responsible for the overall growth of the company. At heart he is a technologist. He strongly believes that for any company to become a significant & formidable player, a strong technology backbone is essential. He has initiated various initiatives & collaboration, which has resulted in ezDI’s technological advantage. Chetan is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt & holds various patents. He is an avid reader and a charter member of TiE Ahmedabad. He is also a co-founder of Mediscribes.

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Vatsal Ghiya

Co-founder & Chief Marketing Officer

Vatsal has 15 years of experience in the medical and healthcare industry with a proven track record of successful business start-ups. As CEO of Mediscribes, Inc., Vatsal led the start-up, expansion and transformation of the medical transcription business into a healthcare informatics venture.

Vatsal is also a co-founder and Chief Marketing Officer of ezDI Inc., and has been instrumental in the growth of ezDI over the past several years. He is based in Louisville, Kentucky.

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Neil Shah

Chief Innovation Officer

As Chief Innovation Officer, Neil is responsible for the company’s day-to-day operations, as well as leading the company’s product innovation and product development strategy. He co-founded ezDI, Inc., with Vatsal and Chetan. He is a firm believer in the abilities of technology to change the world, making the world better place for all of us.

He is a Mechanical Engineer and can be found moonlighting with new gadgets and technologies or enjoying Starbucks coffee at Barnes and Noble. He is based in Louisville, Kentucky.

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Terry Ciesla

Executive Vice President

Terry previously served as a Director for Implementation Services at MedQuist, overseeing the implementation of all products and services across customer hospitals. During his tenure with MedQuist, he also served as the Implementation Director for National Health Services (i.e., HCA, Tenet, UHS, etc.) as well as for their Radiology and Cardiology service lines and also served as the Regional Director, Florida Division.

Before joining MedQuist, he was the Assistant Director, Patient Services, with the University of South Florida Physicians Group, managing a team of ~35 nurses in a complex academic environment of over 300 physicians. He also served as a healthcare administrator in the US Navy for 20 years. Terry possesses a Bachelor’s of Science in Healthcare Administration from National-Louis University.

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Prof. Amit Seth

Executive Director, Kno.e.sis Center; LexisNexis Ohio Eminent Scholar, Wright State University

Amit Sheth is an Educator, Researcher and Entrepreneur. He is the LexisNexis Ohio Eminent Scholar, an IEEE Fellow, and the executive director of Kno.e.sis- The Ohio Center of Excellence in Knowledge-enabled Computing. Kno.e.is is a multidisciplinary Ohio Center of Excellence in BioHealth Innovation involving computer scientists, cognitive scientists, biomedical researchers and extensive clinical collaborations.

It has one of the largest academic research groups in the area of Semantic Web in the US. More about him at http://knoesis.org/amit or http://about.me/amitsheth

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Blake Whitney

Co-founder, CEO and Chairman of MDdatacor and the first president of WebMD

Co-founder, CEO and Chairman of MDdatacor (a GA corp.) a healthcare informatics company that remotely captures and centrally processes medical record data into a single searchable database for creation of web-based health records using proprietary and patented processes.

On founding team and the first president of WebMD. Blake helped lead “WebMD, health’s homepage” as it created the health information transformation from the bookshelf to the computer desktop. Managed explosive company growth, merged with Healtheon (now WebMD Health Corp. NASDAQ: WBMD)

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Rashid Desai

Chief Technology Officer of Open Solutions

Mr. Rashid Desai has been the Chief Technology Officer of Open Solutions Inc. since May 2007 and serves as its Executive Vice President. Mr. Desai served as a Senior Vice President of Open Solutions Inc. since May 2007. He joined Open Solutions from Equifax, where he served as Senior Vice President of Technology responsible for leading the development of business and consumer data products and platforms for B2B and B2C customers.

Prior to joining Equifax, Mr. Desai served as Director of Technology at Fujitsu Consulting, leading enterprise solution delivery for its clients.

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Selvam Velmurugan

CTO for APAC at Groupon

Selvam Velmurugan has exhaustive experience in Technology and Engineering. Prior to his current position as CTO for APAC region at Groupon Inc, he has marked his time as global leader and helped build, launch and manage systems and products at Netflix, Amazon and Intel. Briefly forayed into non-profit as a founder at eMoksha.

Selvam has etched a distinguished name in the world of e-commerce with proven capabilities in Large-scale Systems, Distributed Computing, Real-Time Systems, Search Technologies, Data Mining and Extraction Technologies, Operations, High-bar Hiring Practices. He has a BE from Anna University, Chennai and a M.S from University of Georgia in Computer Science.

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Dr. Pushpak Bhattacharya

Director IIT-Patna and Chair Professor of Department of Computer Science and Engineering at IIT-Mumbai

Dr Pushpak Bhattacharya is a distinguished thought leader in Natural Language Processing, Machine Translation, Cross Lingual Search, Sentiment Analysis, Text Entailment, Computational Semantics and Artificial Intelligence (AI). Dr Bhattacharya has 200+ research articles and a book titled “Machine Translation” to his credit. He has a Phd in Computational Learning Theory from IIT-Mumbai.

He has guided, mentored and advised numerous Phd, masters and bachelor degree students for their research in AI and NLP. Currently he marks his time as Director IIT-Patna and Chair Professor of Department of Computer Science and Engineering at IIT-Mumbai.

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12806 Townepark Way, Louisville, Kentucky 40243

 Phone: (866) 473-5655, E-Mail: sales@ezdi.com