Press Release (ePRNews.com) - PHOENIX - Aug 11, 2020 - Advanced Medical Pricing Solutions (AMPS), a pioneer in cost management for the self-insurance industry, announces the appointment of Bruce Ralston as Chief Technology Officer and Chief Information Security Officer. Mr. Ralston’s technology leadership is an ideal fit within AMPS, a technology-driven company. He brings a mixture of experience, spanning healthcare insurance, security, architecture, and engineering.
“We’ve given Bruce a tall order; now that our services are fully cloud enabled, his initial focus will be extending our data insights and capabilities beyond our four walls, empowering our partners and self-insured groups, while maintaining a strong security posture. Bruce’s expertise in workflow, claims processing and information security will play a large role in our new mobile enablement efforts and member services,” stated Kirk Fallbacher, President and Chief Executive Officer at AMPS.
Ralston’s Insight: Technology Trends and Industry Advancements
Mr. Ralston will also lead AMPS efforts with partners to contribute to the overall advancement of technology in the healthcare insurance industry by enabling a more integrated and secure experience for employer-sponsored plans and the members they serve through:
- Secure information sharing to enable increased cost transparency of provider services
- Mobile enablement of direct member access to healthcare benefits and claims information
- Transparent bundled pricing, resulting in savings for both the plan and member expected out of pocket expenses
- ‘Zero-trust’ security controls that address weaknesses of legacy network security paradigms
Mr. Ralston brings to AMPS a career dedicated to leading software development teams across the healthcare, travel, and financial services industries. His prior roles included managing security for six (6) hospital campuses and 125 clinics at HonorHealth; serving as Director of Architecture at Pegasus, leading engineers, developers, and quality assurance; and leading technology at Eldorado as Chief Technology Officer, responsible for engineering, quality assurance, and business analysis.
The addition of Mr. Ralston at AMPS follows the continued expansion of its executive team, which recently added several healthcare and health insurance industry veterans to its leadership team. The addition of these industry-seasoned leaders, who together bring decades of experience in bending the cost curve to control the skyrocketing cost of healthcare, will help AMPS greatly enhance its ability to serve self-funded employer groups, brokers, third-party administrators and, most importantly, members.
Advanced Medical Pricing Solutions (AMPS) provides market-leading healthcare cost containment services for self-funded employers, public entities, brokers, TPAs, and reinsurers. AMPS mission is to help clients attain their goals of reducing healthcare costs while keeping members satisfied with quality healthcare benefits. AMPS leverages 15 years of experience in auditing and pricing medical claims to deliver “fair for all” pricing both pre-care and post-care. AMPS offers innovative dashboards and analytics to provide clients with insights based on Plan performance.
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