Core Solutions (CORE) is a market leader in providing electronic health records (EHR) technology for the behavioral healthcare and human services industries. With its proven technology platform, Cx360, CORE offers its customers a comprehensive enterprise suite designed to fit the needs of its clients. When you choose Core Solutions as your software provider, you get the training, services, and expertise that come with over 10 years of experience, along with a platform that saves agencies more than $21 Million annually by reducing their denied claims. With Cx360, 98% of all claims are accepted the FIRST TIME.
Core's integrated, web-based solution automates the collection, distribution, processing, reporting and analysis of administrative, financial, and clinical client data for internal staff and external stakeholders.
When you start working with Core, Core starts working for you so you can do what you do best: helping people.
Committed to Quality. Dedicated to You.At Core Solutions, we value honesty, integrity, and innovation. By combining these principles, Core Solutions has developed a sound product that our customers can utilize to provide quality service. While Core Solutions specializes in Electronic Health Record (EHR) technology for behavioral health care, the entire CORE team realizes the importance of understanding the complexity of this industry, in addition to technical know-how. We focus on the soft skills that drive the success of your organizationÕs technology system.
Founded in 1999, Core Solutions started out by developing custom solutions for a few providers. Soon after that, the company grew into a premier provider of scalable and adaptable products for providers across the country. Based in Wayne, PA, a Philadelphia suburb, Core Solutions became incorporated in 2002 and now employs over 50 professionals with diverse backgrounds in technology, consulting, marketing, sales, and product development.
CORE has emerged as a national leader in its field and continues to provide web-based software applications that are comprehensive, flexible, and enterprise-wide.
Our custom solutions securely automate the collection, distribution, processing, reporting and analysis of administrative, financial and clinical client data for internal staff and external stakeholders.
Along with top-notch technology expertise, CORE considers the human factors critical to software success, which helps our clients achieve cost savings, workflow efficiencies and — most importantly — revenue, like no other software provider in the industry.
Core Solutions has assembled a management team made up of experts in their sphere of knowledge, in order to create a leadership position in the industry and focus on your company's success in technology and business workflow. The company is capitalized through Emerald Stage2 Ventures and the Ben Franklin Technology fund, who add an important element to our direction, drive, and board of directors.
When Ravi Ganesan started Core Solutions nearly a decade ago, he began the venture as a developer of custom solutions for select organizations in behavioral health and human services. Since then, he has used his passion for entrepreneurship and a rich background in consulting and software development to grow the company into a premier provider for clients of all types and sizes across the country.
Prior to founding the company, Ravi was a systems architect and software developer with Management Concepts, Inc., an IT consulting firm. Before this, Ravi launched his career in the Greater Philadelphia region at New York Life, the nation's oldest and largest mutual life insurance company. While there, he established a technical assistance program initially developed to help insurance agents integrate technology into their businesses, which evolved to include business consulting, marketing and related support activities.
Ravi received his M.B.A. from St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia.
Chief Operating Officer
As Chief Operating Officer of Core Solutions, Rachna Bagdi oversees business and solutions architecture across all levels of the company, including process design, redesign and modeling and design of systems solutions and enhancements for behavioral health and human services organizations across the country.
Before joining Core Solutions, Rachna gained extensive programming, consulting and financial analysis experience from some of the top organizations in the healthcare and technology industries. As Team Lead at Siemens Medical Systems (USA), she developed key modules for an application designed to help hospital systems with retrospective analysis of critical patient, clinical and financial data. Prior to her work with Siemens, Rachna was a financial analyst for Temple University Health System (TUHS), where she managed the financial and strategic planning systems for the organization, which has grown into one of the most reputable systems in the region. While there, she was involved in numerous milestone projects, including analysis and development of the Children's Hospital at TUHS, key involvement with the mergers and acquisition due diligence team and establishment of the Liver, Pancreas & Small Bowel Transplant Unit.
Rachna holds both an M.S. and M.B.A. from Temple University, Philadelphia, and a B.S. from Bombay University, India.
Vice President of Implementation
With more than 25 years of enterprise technology experience, David Hellhake leads implementation for Core Solutions' clients throughout all phases of software development.
Most recently, David was EVP of Implementation for MortgageHub, Inc., where he oversaw all client implementation activities from pre-sales support and contract negotiations to custom development and change request and delivery. While there, he helped grow the business more than 100 percent in under five years. Prior to his work with MortgageHub, David was VP of Product Management for SunGard Availability Services, which provides disaster recovery services, managed IT services, information availability consulting services and business continuity management software to more than 10,000 customers in North America and Europe. In this role, he was responsible for delivery of managed hosting, high availability, transport services and outsourcing product structure to the market.
David graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a B.S. in Political Science and Business Administration.
Board of Directors
Ned Moore has been active in the health care industry for more than 10 years, working closely to help health care payers apply technology in ways that help them realize efficiencies and maximize their investments.
Moore was a key visionary behind the Portico Platform. He served as chairman, chief executive officer, and cofounder of Portico Systems before its acquisition by McKesson in 2011. Post acquisition, Moore is vice president of network performance management at McKesson. Prior to founding Portico Systems, he helped companies in the information technology, real estate, and distribution industries to leverage and build customer relationships and achieve financial and operational excellence.
Moore is a member of the board of directors of the Philadelphia Boys Choir & Chorale, where he also serves as the chairman of the Robert G. Hamilton Endowment Fund. He has been recognized by the Eastern Technology Council as the 2008 Technology CEO of the Year, was a recipient of the 2007 Philadelphia Business Journal Forty under Forty award, and was named a finalist in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year® 2009 Greater Philadelphia.
Charles Curie has more than 25 years of leadership experience in the mental health and substance abuse arena. He has earned national recognition through his core commitment to provide people with addictive and mental disorders the opportunity to realize the dream of full participation in American society.
He is the principal and founder of The Curie Group, LLC, a management consulting firm specializing in supporting leaders in the mental health and substance use treatment and prevention areas. In 2001, he was appointed as administrator of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). From 2001-2006, he led the $3.4 billion federal agency, which is charged with improving accountability, capacity, and effectiveness of the nation’s substance abuse prevention, addictions treatment, and mental health services.
Previously, Curie served as deputy secretary for mental health and substance abuse services for the Department of Public Welfare of the State of Pennsylvania. During his tenure there, he implemented a nationally recognized mental health and drug and alcohol Medicaid managed care program.
Bruce Luehrs is a partner with Emerald Stage2 Ventures, a Pennsylvania-based early stage venture fund focused on capital efficient information technology companies primarily in the technology-enabled services area. He has been a banker, entrepreneur, and venture capitalist for the past 25 years and is well known in the Philadelphia area, having served as a past Chairman of the Greater Philadelphia Venture Group (now the MAC Alliance) and as an active member of the Mid Atlantic Venture Conference Steering Committee and the Association for Corporate Growth.
Previously General Partner of the Edison Venture Fund, he championed numerous investments in the Mid-Atlantic region including Gain Capital, Virtual Edge (recently sold to ADP), Fiberlink and Innaphase (successfully sold to Thermo Electron in 2004). Over the past 8 years, Bruce has championed investments in 14 companies totaling over $60 million.
Bruce was commissioned as an officer in the United States Air Force in 1975. He received an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University following graduation from Duke University with a BA in Economics, summa cum laude.
Frank has been advising and helping to build start-up and emerging businesses for over fifteen years, and is a managing partner of Trestle Ventures, a company he co-founded to share his experience with other business owners and help them bring their visions to life. He serves as a member of its Board of Managers and Investment Committee.
Frank also founded AC Lordi Consulting and has helped grow the firm from a one-person start-up into a leading provider of accounting, internal audit and business advisory services with offices across the country. He was instrumental in engineering an investment of $25 million from a group of venture capital firms to expand the company, and continues to directly manage the firm. He has served as part-time CFO, strategic advisor, and Board member to numerous early stage and growing companies.
He began his career in public accounting with KPMG and Arthur Andersen's emerging growth practice. Frank holds a BS in accounting from Pennsylvania State University.
Herbert White is the Associate Vice President of Finance at Temple University Health System, an integrated academic based health system with over $1.0 billion in revenue that includes a 120 bed acute psychiatric facility and crisis response center treating 10,000 patients annually. Herbert has twenty-five years experience in healthcare finance and is a Fellow in the Healthcare Financial Managers Association.
He has a B.S. in Accounting, MBA in Finance, and is an adjunct instructor at Temple University's Fox School of Business. Herbert sits on the Finance Committees of Philadelphia International Medicine and Health Partners of Philadelphia.
Core Solutions, Inc. became a member of the Software and Technology Vendors' Association (SATVA) in 200x. SATVA, a trade organization for vendors of behavioral health and human services software and information technology, aims to promote the use of effective information technology in the industry and facilitate the delivery of more efficient and effective customer services through use of information technology.
Ravi Ganesan, the president and CEO of Core Solutions, serves on the SATVA Board as the secretary for 2009-2010.