NJPR is your answer for services and solutions.
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Since 1974, NJPR has delivered an expanding number of hospital and medical support services. Our mission is to provide a high level of client services while incorporating the latest systems and technology in order to complete our tasks in a thorough, accurate and timely manner.
Our wide-ranging client list includes major medical centers that provide highly specialized services to individual practitioner offices and attorneys. Taking advantage of our over four decades of experience in utilization management and health information, our clients rely on NJPR to provide medical transcription, coding support, chart review and analysis, education and operational support services.
Our services are customized to fit a client’s specific needs, whether on an as-needed or a long-term basis. Our up-front pricing is clear and specific, with no hidden expenses.
In 2009, NJPR acquired Normann Staffing Services, a well-known company in the temporary and permanent placement industry for clerical, administrative and light industrial staffing. With 50 years of experience, Normann Staffing Services works across a wide spectrum of service, manufacturing and distribution companies.
Barbara J. Parmese, President
Barbara J. Parmese has 37 years with NJPR, primarily at the senior level of administration, and has been President since October 2000. Ms. Parmese served as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, assuming full direction of the day-to-day operations of the company in 1998. In addition to her management experience, her background is in health information, coding and auditing. Ms. Parmese has been an active member of the New Jersey Health Information Management Association (NJHIMA), serving as a board member for more than 12 years.
Peter K. Finelli, DO, DFASAM, CHCQM, ACOFP, Executive Vice President
Peter K. Finelli, DO has more than twenty-five years in an administrative capacity at NJPR, serving as a physician advisor to staff and clients for many of those years. Dr. Finelli is a practicing physician in addiction medicine and has served in several administrative capacities. He was the first U.S. physician to be certified by the American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM). In addition, his credentials include:
- Diplomate, American Board of Family Medicine
- Diplomate, American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians (ABQAURP)
- Fellow, American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM)
- Fellow, American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM)
Ken Graber, Senior Vice President
Ken Graber has nearly 35 years of service with NJPR and has been responsible for the design and implementation of numerous and diverse information systems throughout the company. As the primary information services liaison for NJPR clients, Mr. Graber provides design, upgrade and customization for various information technology projects such as dictation, transcription, document distribution and reporting needs. Mr. Graber is a member of the Healthcare Information and Management System Society (HIMSS).
Diane Gold, Director of Transcription Services
Diane Gold has more than 30 years of medical transcription experience. She has been with NJPR for more than 25 years and has been Director of Transcription Services for over 18 years. Ms. Gold manages the daily operations of NJPR’s medical transcription department and oversees the implementation of client contracts and all aspects of training. She develops policies and procedures for transcription-specific department activities. Ms. Gold is a member of the Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity (AHDI).
Michele Miskiv, RN, CCS
Michele Miskiv, RN, CCS has more than 35 years of healthcare experience; with over 30 years in coding. Michele has been with NJPR for over 25 years and as Senior Health Information Management Consultant/Education Coordinator serves as the lead coder responsible for client support and education programs. As an AHIMA Approved ICD-10 Trainer, Michele has extensive coding experience in a wide range of healthcare settings and works closely with HIM and CDI departments.
Diane Stoner, RHIT, CCS
Diane Stoner, RHIT, CCS has more than 25 years of experience in health information management and coding. Diane has been with NJPR for 20 years and as Senior Health Information Management Consultant/Educator serves as the lead coder responsible for project implementation and seminar development. As an AHIMA Approved ICD-10 Trainer, Diane has extensive experience in a wide range of healthcare settings.
Why Choose NJPR?
NJPR is composed of a group of highly qualified and committed professionals with expertise in the full range of healthcare support services. This includes everything from a specialty in high-value complex coding to rudimentary but vital healthcare support services.
At NJPR, each client, and each task is undertaken with the utmost care and professionalism. A strong measure of our unique status in the industry is the fact that many members of the NJPR staff have worked together for decades.
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