It’s Not Just About Getting it Done. It’s About Getting it Done Right.

PMDS As A Valued Business Partner

We provide medical billing services and revenue cycle solutions that focus on improving practice performance in the areas of physician productivity, charges and medical revenue, staffing, operating costs, accounts receivable and collections.

Our five core principles are essential to our success and the ongoing commitment we have to our customers. These principles guide our business daily and remind us of the job to be done and our duty to perform. We incorporate these values in our strategic decision-making processes to help us determine the direction, focus, and growth of the business. These principles drive us and our unwavering commitment to produce quality results for our customers. We understand that there is always room for improvement and that extending our knowledge, means to never stop learning.

Our Skills & Expertise

Hospitals & Clinics
Surgical Specialists & Coding
Management Services Organizations
Software & System Management

Mission

To bring efficiency and performance to every provider and healthcare organization we serve.

Vision

To become the industry benchmark for medical billing and revenue cycle performance.

Promise

To continually raise the bar in achieving new levels of efficiency, performance and results.

Service

Invest in people, best-practices and leading-edge technology solutions to drive performance.

Our Core Values

Performance
Results
Quality
Improvement
Knowledge

Our Leadership

Jessica Stewart
Jessica StewartChief Executive Officer
Jess is responsible for the overall strategy, vision, and financial operations of the business.

Some of Jess’s Highlights

History & Background
Jess founded PMDS in 2004. Under her leadership, Pacific Medical Data Solutions has cultivated a unique service model which has led to continued growth and an extremely satisfied client base.

Having been raised on a California cattle ranch, Jess is deeply rooted in family values and integrity. Those values are clearly embedded in the innovative delivery of service and engaging culture she has built at Pacific Medical Data Solutions. Jess is recognized for being a strong physician advocate. She is tireless in her efforts to establish and maintain industry partnerships designed to improve services and broaden solutions for the increasing number of physicians that trust their practices to PMDS.

Highest Accomplishment
Work Ethic
Off The Topic


Meet The Management Team

Justin Scambray
Justin ScambrayChief Solutions Officer
Justin oversees business solutions, as well as sales operations, strategic partnerships, and growth.
Harrison Lamons
Harrison LamonsVP of Operations
Harrison oversees the daily operations of the business, including overall operational performance and the success of our clients.
Heidi Barker
Heidi BarkerDirector of Finance
Heidi oversees the financial operations of the business, including budgets, financial performance, and general accounting activities.
Laurie Schneider
Laurie SchneiderOperations Manager
Laurie oversees the daily operations of the PMDS CO office, including staff management, client performance and relationships.
Dan Mingori
Dan MingoriOperations Manager
Dan oversees the daily operations of the PMDS CA office, including staff management, client performance and relationships.
Dana Cothran
Dana CothranQC Operations Manager
Dana oversees coding and quality, as well as new client on-boarding implementations and existing client support.
Scott Bentz
Scott BentzIT Manager
Scott manages and oversees all technical infrastructure, technical services, and information technology partners for PMDS and our clients.
Derek Ross
Derek RossProduct Development Manager
Derek works on product development projects involving web-based programming and applications that enhance our services through technology.

The PMDS Advisory Board

PMDS has a rotating advisory board where members serve as strategic advisors and consult the company on different areas of the business. Our advisors represent a wealth of knowledge across business, financial, medical and healthcare related expertise. They help to guide the business through industry change and plan for long-term business strategy. The PMDS advisory board is an extremely invaluable component of our business that helps us to navigate change and continually improve upon the operations of our business.

kevin_meyerKevin Meyer – Former Medical Device Company President

Kevin has twenty-five years of operations management experience at companies ranging from Abbott Laboratories in the medical device industry to Newport Corporation in telecom photonics. He has started and sold a specialty contract manufacturing company and is currently President of Specialty Silicone Fabricators, a contract manufacturer of silicone components for the medical device industry. He founded Superfactory, which later became Factory Strategies Group, in 1997.

Kevin is also a partner at Gemba Academy LLC, which leverages new technologies to deliver HD-quality online training products, and Pacific Excellence LLC, which provides specialized lean consulting services to Australia and New Zealand. He is on the board of directors of the Association for Manufacturing Excellence as well as the advisory boards of two startup technology companies. He writes daily about lean enterprise excellence on the Evolving Excellence blog, and is author of a book by the same name. Kevin has a BS in chemical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Julie MurchinsonJulie Murchinson, MBA – Executive Director, Health Evolution Partners Innovation Network

Julie Murchinson is the Executive Director of the Health Evolution Partners Innovation Network which coordinates the capture, synthesis and exchange of industry expertise and market intelligence among HEP stakeholders. She has 18 years experience in healthcare, including health information technology policy and strategy consulting and executive roles within private sector health IT companies. She publishes and speaks across the country and has participated in numerous federal, state and industry initiatives as a content expert.

Most recently, Ms. Murchinson was a Managing Director at Manatt Health Solutions, a policy and strategy advisory division of Manatt, Phelps and Phillips, where she advised clients on their health information and data management strategies. Prior to that, she cofounded and led Object Health, a boutique management consulting group that merged with Manatt Health Solutions. Object Health assisted healthcare organizations and communities with leveraging health information to improve operational efficiencies and health quality outcomes by addressing the intersection of strategic, operational and technical issues of managing healthcare information.

Previously, Ms. Murchinson was the Vice President of Services at CareScience, a leading provider of care management technology and services to hospitals and provider communities. Prior to joining CareScience, Ms. Murchinson was a Senior Consultant with Deloitte Consulting, where she focused on health IT adoption and workforce solutions. She launched her career in healthcare consulting with Ernst & Young LLP.

Ms. Murchinson graduated from Franklin and Marshall College with a BA in Business Management/Accounting and received her MBA in Healthcare and Operations Management from the Wharton School.

Richard MaciasRichard J. Macias, M.D. – Physician/Owner Central Coast Pediatrics

Dr. Macias is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, and board certified in Pediatric Medicine. He is a graduate of the Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara School of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency training in pediatrics at the LAC-USC Medical Center, where he was Chief Resident. Dr. Macias was a staff pediatrician for the San Luis Medical Clinic and Family Care Pediatrics prior to becoming a founding partner at Central Coast Pediatrics Inc. in 1990. He serves as a member of the governing board at French Hospital and the AMISTAD foundation. Dr. Macias is affiliated with French Hospital Medical Center, Sierra Vista Hospital in San Luis Obispo, and Twin Cities Community Hospital in Templeton.

Dr. Macias began working with PMDS in October of 2008. His office was in need of a billing solution as well as a conversion of his practice management software to an EHR. He has since become an integral part of the PMDS team. He has lead PMDS to new product offerings that have now helped numerous offices. His ability to bring everyday physician experience as well as a business passion to the table is of great value to both parties. Therefore joining the PMDS board of Advisors was a natural step in the right direction.

Breaux CastlemanBreaux Castleman – President & CEO Syntiro Healthcare Services, Inc.

Breaux Castleman is the President and CEO of Syntiro Healthcare Services, Inc., investing in small-middle market health care businesses. Previously Mr. Castleman was president of the Scripps Clinic in LaJolla, was president of Caremark International’s Physician Resource Division in Chicago, was CEO of the Kelsey-Seybold Clinic in Houston, and was a partner of Booz Allen & Hamilton in Houston.

He is a director of USMD Holdings Inc., (NASDAQ: USMD) an integrated delivery system in Dallas/Fort Worth, director of ISIS Pharmaceuticals Inc. in San Diego (NASDAQ: ISIS), a senior advisor to McNally Capital LLC in Chicago, a private equity advisory firm. In recent years he has served as chairman of MELA Sciences, Inc (NASDAQ: MELA), a director of NextCare Inc., an urgent care clinic operator, and a director of Med Direct, Inc. a revenue cycle management service company.

Mr. Castleman was graduated from Yale University with a degree in economics and resides in Houston, Texas and Washington, DC.