Chief Executive Officer
Derrick Idbeis possesses a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Colorado State University and a Master’s in Business Administration with a focus in finance from Newman University. Derrick’s experience includes direct patient interactions in a treatment setting, a seat on the Board of Managers for an acute care hospital, Revenue Cycle Manager for a hospital system, and Cardiology Practice Manager.
During his 10-year career in Revenue Cycle, he has focused efforts on processes responsible for improvement in every standard area of measurement for both hospital and professional accounts receivable. Every business office he has been involved in continually outperforms national benchmarks such as days in AR, discharged not final billed, bad debt as a percent of revenue, clean claim rate, and more. Derrick’s focus is on creating a team that loves what they do, strives to constantly improve, and delivers well past expectations. Repeatable processes, unrelenting desire for improvement, and positivity are a few of the characteristics Derrick brings to Trajectory.
Director of Patient Financial Services
Christi Newton has a wealth of experience in revenue cycle and truly understands the process, from pre-admission to posting payments and patient follow up. She started her career with Via Christi in 1997 and has since worked in and supervised multiple business offices. Her experience includes admissions process control, new hire training, pre-admissions supervisor, government billing specialist, and claims adjudicator for Preferred Health Systems. Christi brings a well-rounded fifteen year career to Trajectory. Her varied experience in the revenue cycle with multiple employers gives her a unique ability to see problems from all sides, as well as to offer solutions which maximize efficiency across departments.
Director of Physician Coding
Cindy Schmitt has been involved with family practice billing for nearly 20 years. During that time she gained experience in managing registration, precertification, referrals and coding, and earned her CPC. She has worked extensively with billing departments as well as insurance companies. Currently, she supervises our Family Practice division. Cindy’s wide-ranging, in-depth experience with physician billing and coding, as well as her outstanding patient interaction, ensures Trajectory’s ability to maintain accuracy throughout all aspects of patient billing. She is a spectacular example of the type of person Trajectory chooses to bring excellence to the table.
Director of Finance
Dylan Morlan has a passion for data analysis and using data to identify root causes and solutions. Prior to joining Trajectory, Dylan studied physical sciences at the University of Minnesota and Wichita State University, before graduating from WSU with a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry with an emphasis in Physical and Computational Chemistry. Since joining Trajectory in early 2017, he has done extensive reporting and analysis on dozens of revenue cycles, continuously targeting areas for improvement. Dylan’s science background leads to a stringent approach to calculation, modeling, and analysis. His point of view is a true asset to Trajectory and its clients as he brings a scientific approach to revenue cycle. His analysis and interpretation of data is integral to Trajectory’s mission of making data-based decisions and constantly measuring success.
Executive Assistant/Credentialing Coordinator
Tamra comes to Trajectory with 20 years of healthcare administrative experience. She started her career as an administrative assistant for a National Physician Recruiting and Practice Management Firm. She continued her career working for numerous physician groups, diagnostic centers, and hospitals. Tamra has worked as a medical transcriptionist, she has earned her Certificate of Medical Assistant and is proficient in provider and network credentialing. Tamra is responsible for credentialing of our established clients and the day-to-day operations of the Trajectory office. Her attention to detail and ability to multitask make her an asset to the Trajectory team.
We believe the healthcare system is purposefully making it harder and harder for providers to be profitable through regulations and red tape. Our job is to navigate through these barriers and bring health care providers back to the highest level of revenue possible.
Why talented people love Trajectory:
Our CEO often says his job is to drive culture and make sure this is a place people want to be. He takes it very seriously. He believes Trajectory’s primary job is to take care of our people so they, in turn, can take care of our clients. We strive to ensure each team member feels supported and has an opportunity to build their desired path to the future. We offer premium benefits to recruit the best. We structure our company so we all know we are rowing in the same direction for a common goal. We offer leadership training and opportunities for growth. We do not only say this, we live it, as evidenced by our two top three finishes in Wichita’s Best Places To Work. Submit your resume today and see what all the excitement is about.