Bruce Kincaid, CIA, CISA, CRISC, CICA joins Immersive to design and deliver innovative audit and control solutions

Immersive, a leader in healthcare data management advisory services and solutions, announces the appointment of Bruce Kincaid, CIA, CISA, CRISC, CICA to the newly-created position of Director, Audit and Control Solutions. With Bruce’s appointment, Immersive launches an expanded solutions portfolio to address the emerging demand for advanced  and independent healthcare audit services.

Bruce is a highly accomplished internal control specialist with over 25 years of operational healthcare audit and project management experience. During this period, he served as Director or Manager, Internal Audit Services for such companies as Rockford Health Systems (Rockford, IL), Community Health Systems (Franklin, TN), Catholic Healthcare Audit Network (CHAN) (Nashville, TN) and ScrippsHealth (San Diego, CA). Further, he was Vice President, Payment Error Prevention Program (PEPP) at Qsource, Tennessee’s Medicare Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) during CMS’s 6th QIO Scope of Work. In this capacity, Bruce led a project team which trained all Tennessee hospitals in Medicare inpatient billing. Bruce has a B.S. in Business Administration (Management and Accounting) and an MBA in Systems Management.

In his role, Bruce will lead the development, design and delivery of Immersive’s audit and control solutions, and contribute thought leadership via participation in industry associations such as CHIME, AEHIS, HCCA, AHIA and ISACA as well as via Immersive educational events.

“Bruce is a proven leader with palpable integrity, keen intellect, and wisdom that are requisite in the audit arena,” stated Dan Rounds Immersive President. “Our clients’ requests for innovative audit and control studies around data quality, governance, program performance, in addition to those that are driven by regulation like HIPAA and Meaningful Use, have grown tremendously in the past twelve months. We are delighted to have Bruce at the helm to support our clients’ compliance requirements and performance objectives through high-value, structured and disciplined audit and control solutions and advisory services.”

“Today’s healthcare delivery system is the complex world of patient safety, privacy, electronic health records, 340b drugs, compliance and massive data management. It’s dynamic and complex. Thus, there is a great need for controls that work and bring value to the healthcare provider and the patient. Healthcare is all about cost and patient services,” shared Kincaid. “In my new role, I will be leading Immersive’s evidence-based audits and advisory services offerings tailored to our clients’ needs. Our solutions streamline system effectiveness, advance prudent use of data and improve governance through the use of appropriate data, benchmarking and business intelligence. Our solutions are created in many system environments including forensic privilege. I am excited to be part of the Immersive team and bring these critical services to our clients.”

Have a question or immediate need for an audit or control solution? Please contact Bruce directly at bdkincaid@immersivellc.com or our client services team at clientservices@immersivellc.com. We also welcome the opportunity to meet personally at the upcoming HIMSS and HCCA conferences.

About Immersive

Immersive is a provider of exceptional healthcare data solutions harmonized under four service pillars: data governance, data management, data analytics and data protection. We pride ourselves on a common-sense, resource-sensitive approach, with a healthy dose of ingenuity to achieve better outcomes for our clients. Our consultants have served on the front lines as well as in the executive suite; we have walked the hallways of healthcare in your shoes for decades. Client vision sets the compass for our work. Immersive was founded on the belief that our industry can and will achieve extraordinary advances in clinical care, healthcare operations and healthcare financing when we apply the full potential of the data that we have at our fingertips. We are profoundly respectful of the power and the value of today’s healthcare  data and we are relentless about protecting it. For more information, please visit www.immersivellc.com.

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