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ACUSIS Adds Organizational Expertise
-- New appointments made in Quality Assurance, Implementation and Technology –

June 24, 2002

(Pittsburgh, PA)-- The medical transcription services company ACUSIS, headquartered in Pittsburgh, has announced the hiring of several new key employees in the areas of quality assurance, implementation, technology and systems operations.

The new appointments increase the ACUSIS staff to 32 in its Pittsburgh office. Globally, the company maintains a workforce of 200 in its Bangalore, Chennai and Mysore locations that provide medical transcription services to hospitals, clinics and physician practices throughout the United States.

According to David Iwinski, CEO of ACUSIS, the recent hirings reinforce the dedicated approach of ACUSIS to enhancing key capabilities within its business model. “As a growing company, we recognize the importance of building and maintaining a highly capable staff not only at the executive level, but in all areas of the services we provide,? said Iwinski.

The recent appointments provide a highly qualified infrastructure to support and enhance the strategic growth and vision of the company, which is to provide cost-effective, high quality transcription services within the desired turnaround time.

Says Iwinski �“We sought out the most experienced professionals in quality assurance, technology, implementation and systems operations to help us create a dynamic, effective and responsive business process flow.?

The new ACUSIS appointments include:

Satya Gottumukkala. - General Manager, Technology

Satya�’s responsibilities at ACUSIS include India-based technical infrastructure, technology staffing, and software development and design. Prior to joining ACUSIS, Satya was a member of the management team for HealthAsyst, a company focused on providing IT services to the US-based healthcare industry. Before that, Satya was an Account Manager with Wipro Technologies.

Satya received his B.S. in Mathematics in 1986 from Osmania University, India and a Post Graduate Degree in Computer Applications from the same school in 1987. Satya also received a Project Management degree from Harvard University in 1999.

Peggy Hochendoner - Supervisor, Transcription Production

As Supervisor for Production Transcription/Quality Auditor, Hochendoner is responsible for managing the tactical day-to-day production, planning, organizing, scheduling, communicating, and reporting activities for the U.S. based transcription editors.

Hochendoner received her Certified Medical Transcriptionist degree in 1998, and was re-certified again in 2001.

Mark Munson - Director, Implementation Services

In his new position with ACUSIS, Munson will be responsible for implementing the ACUSIS transcription service with new customers. During the start-up phase, he will work closely with the medical records and information technology departments at the customers’ location to ensure a smooth transition to ACUSIS.

Before joining the company, Munson held a similar position with ePlus, a Herndon-Virginia based information technology company and ProcureNet Inc./Fisher Technology Group based in Pittsburgh. Munson is a 1987 graduate of Virginia Tech with a B.S. degree in Materials Engineering.

Jay Patel - Manager, Production Transcription

With over a decade of leadership experience in operations management, Patel will oversee production operations for ACUSIS. Before joining the company, Patel was Director of Business Project Management for Marconi PLC (Formerly FORE Systems), a Pennsylvania-based telecommunications company specializing in broadband solutions.

He received an MBA from the Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh in 1996, and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Maryland in 1989.

Mary Sieger - Training Specialist

As Training Specialist for ACUSIS, Sieger’s responsibilities include internal training for employees and external training for customers, including the development of e-training courses in a variety of products and topics. Before Sieger joined ACUSIS, she held a similar position with Dictaphone Corporation. She is a Certified Technical Trainer and was awarded a CTT degree in 2000.

Barry Winseck - Director, Systems Operations

Winseck came to ACUSIS from Pittsburgh-based FreeMarkets where he served as Manager of Information Technology. At ACUSIS, he will oversee the activities of the Systems Operations team and ensure services are delivered to both internal and external customers in a timely and cost-effective manner. In addition, he will coordinate support of the company’s 24x7 Data Center Operations, administrate all systems operations and oversee support of Production Applications for laptop and desktop users.

Winseck is a 1992 graduate of Robert Morris College, with a B.S. degree in Computer Information Systems.

Diana Yee - Implementation Specialist.

As Implementation Specialist for ACUSIS, Yee is responsible for creating and customizing templates to suit client needs. Prior to joining ACUSIS, Yee was an Account Liaison and Associate Manager with Global Transcription, Ltd.of Pittsburgh. She is a 1991 graduate of Community College of Allegheny County, Allegheny Campus Pre-Nursing Program and completed a Medical Transcription Program at Monroeville School of Business in 1985.



Headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, ACUSIS offers cost-effective, quality medical dictation and transcription solutions to hospitals, clinics and physician practices throughout the United States. Globally based, with a highly skilled team of transcriptionists, the company provides 24/7 service with rapid turnaround time and secure Internet access. For more information on ACUSIS, visit or contact us at or call (866) 837-6158.




Ray Dyer
Vice President, Marketing
Acusis (412) 209-1261