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Cavo Health's Precise Word Matching AI™ has a fascinating story behind it.

The story behind Cavo Health begins with an ambitious health plan CEO and a chance meeting at Bob Evans.

In 2016, a health plan CEO studied his risk adjustment coding results and concluded his health plan was reviewing charts with subpar accuracy and HCC completeness. He suspected there had to be a better way and wondered how technology might help.

One day while this CEO was eating breakfast at Bob Evans with the same thought running through his mind, he had a chance encounter with colleague George Witwer at a nearby table. He knew that George had spent his entire career leading a technology company that builds AI solutions for big, unstructured data and wondered whether George could build an AI solution to accurately auto-code medical records.  He walked over to George and asked how his AI might find and accurately identify HCCs.

An idea was born.

George knew immediately that the AI solution needed to be a “precise” model with no ceiling on its ultimate accuracy — not a statistical, machine-learned model with a sub-par accuracy ceiling of 85% that could only “suggest” possible diagnoses.

Based on that precision-based premise, George led his AI team to develop Precise Word Matching AI — a completely innovative, exact approach to HCC completeness. And in that moment of need, Cavo Health came to life. The Cavo Health Precise Word Matching AI engine finds more than 96% of the HCCs in medical records before coders even begin coding — a unique technological achievement.

Today the Cavo Health suite of products automates virtually the entire risk adjustment coding workflow along with delivering the unprecedented auto-coding accuracy and HCC completeness of the world’s only Precise Word Matching AI engine.

Cavo Health's Precise Word Matching AI™ has a fascinating story behind it.

The story behind Cavo Health begins with an ambitious health plan CEO and a chance meeting at Bob Evans.

In 2016, a health plan CEO studied his risk adjustment coding results and concluded his health plan was reviewing charts with subpar accuracy and HCC completeness. He suspected there had to be a better way and wondered how technology might help.

One day while this CEO was eating breakfast at Bob Evans with the same thought running through his mind, he had a chance encounter with colleague George Witwer at a nearby table. He knew that George had spent his entire career leading a technology company that builds AI solutions for big, unstructured data and wondered whether George could build an AI solution to accurately auto-code medical records.  He walked over to George and asked how his AI might find and accurately identify HCCs.

An idea was born.

George knew immediately that the AI solution needed to be a “precise” model with no ceiling on its ultimate accuracy — not a statistical, machine-learned model with a sub-par accuracy ceiling of 85% that could only “suggest” possible diagnoses.

Based on that precision-based premise, George led his AI team to develop Precise Word Matching AI — a completely innovative, exact approach to HCC completeness. And in that moment of need, Cavo Health came to life. The Cavo Health Precise Word Matching AI engine finds more than 96% of the HCCs in medical records before coders even begin coding — a unique technological achievement.

Today the Cavo Health suite of products automates virtually the entire risk adjustment coding workflow along with delivering the unprecedented auto-coding accuracy and HCC completeness of the world’s only Precise Word Matching AI engine.

GEORGE WITWER

CEO AND FOUNDER
George Witwer is the founder and CEO of Cavo Health. He personally made the decision to develop Cavo Health’s Precise Word Matching AI engine to find over 96% of HCCs before coders even begin. As a technologist, George has 20 years of experience building AI solutions for big, unstructured data problems.

STEVE BUTLER

EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, SALES
Steve is Executive Vice President of Sales for Cavo Health. He has spent his entire sales career selling medical coding solutions as well as 12 years of experience as a top salesman in the risk adjustment coding market.

STEVE COAN

VICE PRESIDENT, BUSINESS DEVELOPEMENT
Steve Coan is the Vice President of Business Development for Cavo Health. With over 25 years of experience in Account Management, Product Management, and Market Research as well as the past 14 years specifically in Risk Adjustment Sales, Steve is uniquely qualified to help payers and providers solve their most pressing risk adjustment challenges.
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BETH RACE

KEY ACCOUNT
MANAGER
Beth Race, MBA is Cavo Health’s Key Account Manager. She has over 25 years of professional experience with 15 years in the healthcare industry and the most recent 4 years focusing specifically on risk adjustment account management.
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CHANELL GRAVES

DIRECTOR OF
IMPLEMENTATION
Chanell Graves, CPC, CPMA, CRC is a skilled Educator, Coder, Auditor, and Trainer with over 12 years experience in the healthcare industry as a Trainer, Biller, Coder, and Provider Educator. She now works for CavoHealth since 2017 with managing the internal coding team, training new clients and staff in the software, and working directly with clients to ensure a smooth transition to CavoHealth and ongoing success with using the system.
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SVETLANA ROBINSON

SYSTEM IMPLEMENTATION SPECIALIST
Svetlana Robinson, CCS, CPC, CRC is Cavo Health’s Implementation Specialist. She has over 13 years of experience in the healthcare industry with specific focus on risk adjustment coding/auditing and client support.
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STEEVE SONI

QC and
CUSTOMER SUPPORT
Steeve Soni is Cavo Health's QC and Customer Support lead. His role is to manage and help solve customer issues by communicating with our core engineering team to provide real-time product solutions that will drive customer success.

Cavo Health finds the codes for 96%+ of the HCCs before your coders even begin coding

Cavo Health finds the codes for 96%+ of the HCCs before your coders even begin coding