AHS Management Team
David H. Langsam, President & CEO
Having extensive experience in all facets of AHS' business and in delivering services that meet the ever-changing needs of today’s healthcare community, David is responsible for AHS’ growth, performance, and strategic direction.
Prior to joining AHS, David served as President and/or CEO of several leading, nationally-recognized, healthcare services companies, including AHC, Inc. and Argent Healthcare.
Earlier in his career, David held various management positions with Medaphis Physician Services Corp. (now Per-Se Technologies) and several other healthcare organizations.
J. Paul O’Haro, CHBME, COO
Mr. O’Haro has worked with physician groups, hospitals and other healthcare providers for over 25 years, in a variety of senior roles. In his COO role, Mr. O’Haro leads all of AHS operations. His objectives are to ensure excellent performance for each AHS client and target financial outcomes for the company.
Mr. O’Haro's experience includes President and CEO for one of the top 25 physician revenue cycle management companies in the country, where he implemented innovative new services, placing a strong focus on productivity, and providing improved service to clients. Prior to that, he served as Regional Vice President for one of the nation's largest public healthcare technology companies, where he was responsible for managing several of their leading operational centers.
Jeanne A. Gilreath, CHBME, Senior Vice President
Ms. Gilreath has more than thirty years' experience in the healthcare industry. At AHS, she is the Compliance Officer, reflecting ongoing industry changes and policy throughout AHS. She is also responsible for client development and expansion of value-added services to existing clients.
Ms. Gilreath has held positions in group practice administration, installation services, account management, product management, marketing and sales management. She has worked in physician group practice and in healthcare information systems and services companies. Ms. Gilreath was previously Regional Vice President of the Practice Management Group of McKessonHBOC, and was Regional Vice President, Northeast, for CyCare Systems, Inc., establishing that company's Northeast operations.
Before AHS, Ms. Gilreath worked at AISCorp, where she held three senior positions, including Senior Vice President of Marketing.
Ms. Gilreath is a long-time member of the Healthcare Billing and Management Association (HBMA) and currently serves on its board. She also leads its Commercial Payor Relations Committee.
Manuel G. Da Silva, Chief Technology Officer
Mr. Da Silva has extensive experience in high technology and medical billing. At AHS, he is responsible for Product Development, Customer Technical Support, and Network Operations. Mr. Da Silva is an expert in medical billing, workflow processes, and IBM System i development and deployment.
Previously, as President of Computer Inventory Applications, Mr. Da Silva developed business applications for large healthcare group practices and billing services that streamlined workflow processes, reduced costs and improved productivity. He was also Project Director at AISCorp (Administrative Information Systems Corporation), where he was responsible for the design, development, testing, and product launch of the first “natively written” practice management application on IBM’s AS/400 platform.
As General Manager at Sidal Management Services, Mr. Da Silva supported corporate subsidiaries in the areas of inventory control, warehouse management and metals distribution. He also held positions as Corporate Director for Sidal Aluminum Corporation and Programmer/Project Leader at Tuscany Imports, Jennison Associates and Brooks Fashions. Mr. Da Silva holds a B.S. degree in Data Processing from the State University of New York at Cobleskil.
William E. Gilbert, Vice President Marketing
Mr. Gilbert has extensive experience growing high-tech organizations by building and expanding customer focus. At AHS, he is responsible for all aspects of marketing and product management.
Until recently, Mr. Gilbert served as Vice President, Business Development for Vibrant Solutions, a provider of Business Intelligence analytics. Previously, he was a Partner at the Venture Consulting Group, a management consultancy helping high-tech companies grow. Earlier, he worked for AT&T, leading customer focused start-up initiatives, product development, and product management for business customers in the US and internationally.
Mr. Gilbert has attended advanced executive programs at Harvard Business School, INSEAD, and the Brookings Institute and has Bachelor of Science degrees in Mathematics and Computer Science from Iowa State University.
Kathryn J. Canny, Director of Regulatory and Industry Affairs & Founder, PSC
Kathryn is the founder of Physicians Service Center, Inc. (PSC), the premier billing company in the Midwest serving over 400 physicians. Starting as a three-person billing service for a large radiology department, Kathryn led PSC's growth serving leading radiology, pathology and other hospital-based groups in Chicago, Illinois, Wisconsin and Indiana. PSC recently merged with AHS.
Kathryn is a charter member of the Radiology Business Managers Association (RBMA) and the International Billing Association, now known as the Healthcare Business Management Association (HBMA). She currently serves on the HBMA Government Relations committee and is active in promoting the interests of medical billing companies and their physician clients.