About Us

AVEC means ‘together’ or ‘with’. And that is precisely how we approach each partnership. We work tirelessly ‘with’ our clients to understand their exact needs, and ‘together’ implement appropriate solutions to accomplish desired objectives.

Our Mission

We enable our healthcare partners to thrive and grow by delivering large system revenue management solutions at industry beating rates. We empower our partners to prosper by maximizing their revenue opportunities and facilitating focus on patient care. We achieve our goals through delivering world-class financial results via the most nimble infrastructure available today.

Meet Our Executive Team

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Simon Hughes

CEO & Founder

Simon is CEO & Founder of AVEC Health Solutions.  With over 20 years of healthcare experience, Simon brings a wealth of industry experience to the organization, having worked for key fortune 500 organizations. At Misys Healthcare he led the company into the hosted EMR marketplace establishing the first Hospital based Health Information Exchanges in the Midwest.  As CEO of Alexian Consulting Group he brought the first offshore direct to Physician billing solutions to the central US market. After a successful period leading McKesson’s academic hospital team, Simon was asked to design Firstource’s (now MedAssist) new RCM program for the USA, where he spent several successful years.  In 2013 Simon returned to his entrepreneurial roots to help found AVEC Health Solutions.

John-Evensen

John Evensen

Chief Operations Officer & Founder

John is Chief Operations Officer & Founder of AVEC Health Solutions.  With over 27 years experience in the healthcare industry, John brings a diverse background to the team.  John began his career working inside a hospital, and extended his industry knowledge through working in various leadership and management roles with prestigious industry frontrunners such as Siemens, McKesson, Firstsource, Parallon and WebMD. He was one of the first to efficiently outsource and consolidate HIM and RCM functions, leading to millions in savings for large healthcare institutions across the USA.  With a strong background in revenue cycle management services, John understands the needs of provider organizations.  John is nationally published and earned his MBA at Utah State University, Jon M. Huntsman School of Business.

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Kerry Gillespie

Chairman of the Board

Kerry Gillespie is Chairman of the Board of AVEC Health Solutions. With over 30 years of healthcare management experience, Gillespie brings an extremely robust background to AVEC. His experience includes multiple executive management positions with prominent industry leading organizations across the country. Most recently Kerry served as President of Triad Isotopes, Inc. a private nuclear pharmaceutical company with more than 60 locations across the U.S., the nation’s second largest nuclear pharmacy company. Prior to joining Triad, Gillespie served as Executive VP, Operations & Finance, with Health Management Associates (HMA), a $6 billion investor owned operator of 71 hospitals whose stock was listed on the NYSE.