Harmony Healthcare IT’s revenue cycle management partner, ZirMed, has been named for the sixth consecutive year to the 2011 INC magazine ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. Beginning with the INC 500 and continuing with the INC 5000, ZirMed has become one of the few companies with such a record in the prestigious listing. The INC 500/5000 is INC magazine’s annual look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent entrepreneurs. In a stagnant economic environment, median growth rate of companies on the INC 500/5000 remains an impressive 94 percent.This year, ZirMed is #177 on the ranking’s Healthcare Industry list, with an impressive three-year growth record of 118%. Headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, ZirMed currently serves over 100,000 providers including primary care physicians and specialists, therapists, medical transport services, home medical equipment providers, billing services and many others. The company’s Internet-based services cover the entire healthcare payment process from patient eligibility verification to claims management to online bill payment and check processing for patient payments, bringing efficiency to the entire revenue stream while improving cash flow, reducing error-based claim rejections, and shortening accounts receivable days. For more information about how your practice can utilize the many service offerings from ZirMed, contact Harmony Healthcare IT at harmonyhit.com or 800-781-1044.