Axis Practice Solutions Management is a Norman, Oklahoma based business office solution that goes beyond billing and collections. We offer a wide range of business solutions to meet the needs of providers nationwide. These solutions are custom tailored with respect to the individual provider.
The Axis Team consists of dedicated experienced professionals in the areas of reimbursement, collections, accounting, operations, management, practice administration, coding and medical transcription.
Roy Orr – President & Chief Executive Officer
Roy Orr is the Chief Executive Officer for Axis Practice Solutions Management. Roy received his degree from George Washington University while serving in the US Navy. Roy has over seventeen years experience in hospital and health care administration. While working with doctors who were starting new practices, Roy saw a strong need for practice management. This led him to the idea of outsourcing medical practice business solutions and establishing Axis Healthcare while living in New Mexico in 2004. With an urge to get back to his native roots, Roy and his family moved home to Oklahoma; and in 2009, he co-founded Axis Practice Solutions Management. Roy developed strong relationships with healthcare providers and facilities, and the company immediately took huge strides with success. Roy leads the Axis Team with a strong work ethic and promotes a highly professional atmosphere. As Axis continues to grow, Roy admits he is fortunate to have the best team of coders/billers in the state who are dedicated to helping secure the financial health of medicine.
Roy said, “It is great to be a part of a team that is like-minded. We are customer service driven, and our clients are number one.”
Brian Yeaman, MD – Medical Director
Brian Yeaman MD is board certified in Family Medicine having successfully completed his residency at Tufts University Family Medicine Residency in Boston. Dr Yeaman is on staff at Norman Regional and continues a busy clinic and hospital based practice. Dr Yeaman has been recognized at the national, state and local level for his clinical and leadership skills.
Dr. Yeaman believes “Axis has taken traditional billing methods of assembly line claims processing and created vertical columns of billing that ensure that cash flow is optimized. In addition sophisticated reporting and EHR expertise makes Axis more efficient and productive and those savings are passed back to the physicians. Axis claims a 97.5% first pass paid claims rate, second to none in the industry.”
Chauncey Tatum – Director of Human Resources
Chauncey Tatum is the Director of Human Resources at Axis Practice Solutions Management. A native of Oklahoma, Chauncey joined the Axis staff in 2010. Chauncey was employed with a Norman based clothing company for 10 years. She graduated from Norman North High school and is recently married to her best friend, Bryan. She received her Associate’s Degree in Public Relations from Oklahoma City Community College in 2008. Chauncey takes on the important role of team advocate for the growing Axis Team. With her public relations background, she is devoted to building a happy team with equally happy clients. She is committed to the professional excellence and stability of Axis Practice Solutions Management staff and to our clients.
Chauncey said, “I’m proud to be a part of a local company that makes client satisfaction its number one priority.”
Sheri Shoemake – Director of Marketing
Sheri Shoemake is the Director of Marketing at Axis Practice Solutions Management. She oversees the day-to-day management and strategic planning of public relations and marketing activities. Sheri is committed to supporting the company development and striving for excellence. She is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma and has a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication with a minor in Sociology. Sheri has five years experience in public relations and customer service, including four years in promotions and sales. She is reliable, friendly, and committed to delivering exceptional customer service through teamwork and innovation.
“I am very fortunate to work with the team of professionals at Axis Practice Solutions Management,” Sheri admitted. “We are committed to offering excellent service and the ultimate partnership for healthcare providers.”
Bobbi Christian – Director of Billing Operations
Bobbi Christian is the Director of Billing Operations at Axis Practice Solutions Management. Bobbi is a native Texan but moved to Oklahoma in the Spring of 2009. She holds a degree in Business Administration from South Plains Community College in Texas and has more than 15 years experience in the medical billing and coding industry. Bobbi and her husband Scott, have three wonderful grandsons who they love spending time with. Bobbi feels a great loyalty to the Axis Team and brings a strong work ethic and dedication to her clients.
“I am very fortunate to be a part of the Axis Team.” Bobbi said, ”The encouragement and support that I have received from everyone at Axis is just wonderful.”
Cindy Saltus - Medical Billing Administrator and CPC
Cindy Saltus is the Medical Billing Administrator for Axis Practice Solutions Management and is a Certified Professional Coder. Cindy has been working in the healthcare industry since 2007 with two of those years in clinics and three in administration. Cindy is currently a member of the local Oklahoma AAPC chapter. She has had the privilege to teach introduction to Medical Billing and Insurance classes at Moore Norman Technology. Cindy’s CPC certification is helpful when training Axis employees. She is the Medical Billing Administrator for several family medicine groups including Norman Heart & Vascular Association, Blanchard, Newcastle and Norman Family Medicine. Cindy is a graduate of Eisenhower High School in Lawton, OK and attended Rose State College in Midwest City for her business administration education. She enjoys a good challenge and strives to learn all she can in order to do the best at her job. On a personal note, Cindy has three wonderful children.
Cindy said, ” I am proud to be part of a team that feels very strong about customer service and providing client satisfaction. A team that works together and takes pride in their work.”
Elizabeth Ward – Medical Billing Administrator and CPC
Elizabeth Ward is a Medical Billing Administrator for Axis Practice Solutions Management and is a Certified Professional Coder. Elizabeth Ward has worked in the medical coding industry since 1990. She earned her certification in 1995 while coding for general surgery services for several years. She has the proud distinction to have been the 28th person to receive her certification in the state of Oklahoma. Elizabeth enjoys working in clinics while providing the doctors and their staff in helping to establish a smooth and thorough billing process. On a personal note, Elizabeth has been married to a wonderful man for 18 years and they both enjoy the great outdoors.
“My team may be small but we are mighty and leave no stone unturned when it comes to billing for our docs.” said Elizabeth
Erum Gillani – Clinic Support Manager
Erum Gillani is the Clinic Support Manager at Axis Practice Solutions Management. Erum is the supervisor of three departments, Credentialing/Contracts, Pre-Certification, and Medical Records. She earned her masters’ degree in Economics and also majored in Marketing/Advertising. She has over eight years experience in management of client care and has worked primarily in telecommunication and healthcare industries.
Erum is very excited to be part of the Axis Team; “I take pride in the fact that I work with team members who are incredibly sincere to their work and strive to do their best every day. Each team member is encouraged and motivated to take on new challenges and excel professionally and personally.”
Beth Orr – CPC, CPC-I / Coding Supervisor & Instructor
Beth Orr is the Coding Specialist for Axis Practice Solutions Management and is a Certified Professional Coder. Originally from the Kansas City area, she received a BFA in Communication from Emporia State University. After a professional career as a performer with Celebrity Cruise Lines, she decided to join the medical field in 2006. Beth brings with her a passion for education and a desire to improve the lives of both physicians and patients. She has 10 years’ experience in customer service and is committed to excellence in all she does. Not only will she provide education to new professionals in the coding field, she will also educate physicians on the importance of correct and compliant coding within their practice. She is proud to be a part of the Axis Team and is honored to be a part of such an amazing organization.
“I am very fortunate to have been given an opportunity to not only work with a great team, but to provide continuing education to our clients. Providing coding instruction and compliance is my number one priority.” said Beth