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(Southfield, MI – February 8, 2016) David Farbman, CEO of HealthRise Solutions, announced today the inaugural members of the HealthRise Advisory Board. Joining the board in February are Florine Mark, David Victor, Rich Helppie, Andrew Echt and David Madgy. The Advisory Board will be a source of objective advice and insight for the revenue cycle improvement company, bringing a diverse blend of experience, knowledge and industry expertise.

“There comes a moment in every company’s growth when an influx of experts is a game changer,” said David Farbman. “This board is a powerhouse that will help drive HealthRise to achieve greater success for our partners in lifting revenue and improving revenue cycle operations throughout the country.”

In 2012, Farbman co-founded HealthRise Solutions with Peter Davis, CEO of Impact Management Services, and Oakwood Healthcare (now a part of Beaumont Health). The HealthRise team worked hand-in-hand with Oakwood’s existing revenue cycle team to substantially lift revenue at the $1.2B health system. HealthRise currently works with several major hospital systems totaling approximately $5 billion in net patient revenue. The company also has several near-term engagements and is poised to grow rapidly in the times ahead.

The 2016 members of the HealthRise Advisory Board are:

Florine Mark, President and CEO of The WW Group, Inc., based in Farmington Hills, Michigan. For more than 30 years, Florine has used her knowledge, influence, energy and resources to help people help themselves. Florine is the leading U.S. franchise holder of Weight Watchers International. The WW Group, Inc. is an internationally recognized weight loss enterprise.

David Victor, President and CEO, American Educational Institute, a national, accredited sponsor of continuing education for physicians, dentists, attorneys and affiliated healthcare professionals. He is the past national president of AIPAC and is currently on the national board of directors.

Richard Helppie, Founder and managing partner of Vineyard Capital Group, LLC and co-founder of Santa Rosa Consulting Inc. in 2007 and serves as its chairman and Chief Executive Officer.

Andrew Echt, COO of Arbor Investments and Director of Applebaum Family Philanthropy. He was formerly the Chief Financial Resource Development Officer of the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit.

Dr. David Madgy, former Chief of the Otolaryngology department at Detroit Medical Center, is among the attending staff at Providence Hospital and William Beaumont Hospital and is a professor of Otolaryngology at Michigan State University.

HealthRise Solutions is an end-to-end revenue cycle improvement company headquartered in Southfield, Michigan, dedicated to achieving sustainable lift for health care systems.