HOUSTON - APR. 24, 2017 – symplr®, a leading provider of software as a service (SaaS) based healthcare compliance and credentialing solutions, today announced that Kyle Allain has joined the company as Vice President and General Manager of Provider Management. Allain leads symplr’s Cactus Provider Management sales and operations, including provider, payor and managed care solutions.
A seasoned executive with more than 20 years of experience in the healthcare technology industry, Allain has served in a variety of senior leadership roles in client services, business development, product management and operations. He most recently worked as the Chief Operating Officer of API Healthcare, a GE Healthcare company. API Healthcare develops SaaS systems that help hospitals manage labor costs and improve workforce productivity. Previously, he led strategic client development initiatives at Cerner Corporation.
“symplr’s Cactus provider management platform is leagues ahead of any other product on the market in terms of delivering a complete 360-degree solution for managing all aspects of provider data,” Allain said. “I’m really excited to have joined symplr during this period of phenomenal growth, and I look forward to accelerating our success further.”
Allain’s extensive experience in both healthcare business operations and healthcare technology help him envision both the details of the customer experience and the high-level business benefits.
“Kyle’s knowledge spanning product development, client services and senior-level management give him a unique perspective of the technology that healthcare organizations need, and the best way symplr can help them,” said Rick Pleczko, President and CEO of symplr. “We strive to be one step ahead of customer needs and with Kyle leading the charge, we’re well positioned to continue our thought leadership in the provider management space.”
About Kyle Allain, Vice President and General Manager, Provider Management
Kyle Allain is Vice President and General Manager for symplr’s Provider Management business and is responsible for leading business operations across all modules in the symplr Cactus provider management platform, including credentialing, privileging, professional practice reporting, event reporting and peer review. With more than 20 years of senior leadership experience in the healthcare industry, Allain’s deep knowledge helps clients improve outcomes through advanced technology solutions. His background includes roles in operations leadership, general management, professional services management, strategic partnerships, client account management, business development, and product management. Prior to joining symplr, Allain served as COO at API Healthcare, a GE Healthcare company, and a best-in-class, award-winning growth business. Previously, he led strategic client development initiatives at Cerner Corporation.
Allain holds a bachelor of science degree in biomedical engineering from Texas A&M University, a master of engineering management degree from Northwestern University and a master of business administration degree from Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management.
Founded in 2006, symplr is an industry leader in compliance and credentialing Software as a Service solutions that help healthcare organizations mitigate risk and ensure compliance. symplr has a single mission: to make healthcare compliance and credentialing simpler for all constituents of the healthcare community. For more information or to contact symplr, visit http://www.symplr.com/ or (866) 373-9725.
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