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About Us

Thought Leaders

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Gerry Pertratos, MD

CEO

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James Kennedy, MD, CCS

Advisory Board

The focus of HITEKS is to empower healthcare professionals and organizations to make decisions to improve the quality of care and ensure justification of inpatient and ambulatory revenues.  HITEKS accomplishes this with wide range of proprietary products integrated into the Healthcare Revenue Cycle & services.

HITEKS is a clinical informatics organization created by physicians and medical informatics professionals in 2011.  HITEKS is dedicated to bringing the most advanced technology and people to assist healthcare professionals at the point of care and provide proactive workflow assistance to Physician Workflow (CDI), CAPD (Computer-Assisted Physician Documentation) and CDS (Clinical Decision Support) experts during the most important portion of the Healthcare Revenue Cycle. 

HITEKS has created a powerful methodology to improve health care provider reputation by focusing on each individual physician’s ability to document appropriate quality (e.g. Elixhauser chronic conditions, HCC) and reimbursement-related (CC/MCC/DRG models) conditions.

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From its inception in 2011, HITEKS was founded to support the global healthcare push for HITECH (Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health), and has worked tirelessly and invested millions of dollars in R&D to provide healthcare professionals with timely information and relevant analytics to help manage and navigate through abundance of healthcare information, increase ROI, and suggest the best possible evidence-based care and documentation for patients.
HITEKS is a recognized leader in Computer Assisted Physician Documentation (CAPD) through digital clinical workflow solutions that support improved Physician Workflow with documented financial ROI and clinician satisfaction, since 2011.​
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Gerry Pertratos, MD

CEO

Dr. Gerry Petratos co-founded and leads Hiteks Solutions as CEO and guides its efforts on unstructured data analytics and the re-use of clinical information to support decision support, clinical documentation improvement, clinical research, and reimbursement. Dr. Petratos was previously director of clinical decision support and Global Head of Healthcare Data Analytics at Roche, where he oversaw data-driven applications of clinical information management in protocol design, graphical medical review, analysis, reporting, and publications.

Dr. Petratos also conducted Adverse Drug Event detection research at Intermountain Healthcare and the University of Utah Health Sciences Center as part of a National Institutes of Health fellowship with the National Library of Medicine in Biomedical Informatics. Dr. Petratos earned his Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Cornell, an MD from Howard, and a Master’s in Healthcare Administration and Medical Informatics from the University of Utah.

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James Kennedy, MD, CCS

Advisory Board

James S. Kennedy, MD, CCS, CDIP, CCDS is the founder and President of CDIMD, a Nashville-based physician and facility advisory and consulting firm that advocates ICD-10-pertinent clinical documentation and coding integrity essential to healthcare revenue cycles and quality measurement. As a coding and clinical documentation integrity (CDI) expert with over 20 years of experience and as a frequent speaker to medical staff, Health Information Management (HIM) and CDI associations, Dr. Kennedy is nationally recognized for his subject matter expertise, communication skills, and problem-solving approach. He has been designated as a Certified Coding Specialist and Certified Documentation Improvement Practitioner by the American Health Information Management Association and as a Certified Clinical Documentation Specialist by ACDIS.