Troy payment processor gets deal with psychology practice management firm

DETROIT—International Bancard, a Detroit-based payment processing provider, announced a new partnership with TherapyAppointment, a Mills River, N.C.-based practice management software provider for psychologists, psychiatrists, therapists, social workers and counselors.

Through this partnership, International Bancard will provide its PassportConnect payment gateway and point-of-sale technology to TherapyAppointment providers. Together, this powerful technology enables providers with a practice management system optimized for telehealth and remote practice management.

John Badovinac, vice president of integrated payments at International Bancard, noted that “in today’s challenging climate … counselling services are so critically needed. The work these professionals do is incredibly important, and we are proud to do all we can to simplify and streamline their practice workflows by deeply integrating payments and offering truly plug-and-play deployments, saving them time and effort.”

Added TherapyAppointment COO Carl Alguire: “Integrating to International Bancard was an incredibly easy and painless process that we were able to complete in only a couple of weeks. Our strategic partnership efforts resulted in a product that is optimized to add value in the COVID-19 pandemic environment we find ourselves in. We have specifically focused on offering telehealth video calls, electronic messaging within our patient portal, and secure and affordable online payments. These enhancements enable our practitioners to spend more time doing what they love—focusing on the needs of their patients.”

TherapyAppointment offers HIPAA-compliant electronic medical records software that handles charting, billing, insurance filing, scheduling, and appointment reminders, from any computer, smartphone, or mobile device. More at

International Bancard provides payment acceptance products and services for businesses, financial institutions, independent software vendors, associations, and independent sales organizations throughout North America. More at

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