As Executive Vice President of Credentialing Operations, Patrick Birmingham leads all Credentialing Operations including Access Management Background Screening, symplrCVO - Credentials Verification Organization, Payer Enrollment and State Medical Licensure Services. Patrick is a healthcare industry veteran, with approximately 30 years of experience in management and executive roles. He has a wide range of experience in hospital, managed care, payer and physician practice operations. Prior to joining symplr, Patrick was Chief Operating Officer at MedKinetics, a leading SaaS provider credentialing, privileging, quality and performance improvement company, and the founder of Payor Enrollment Services, the industry’s leading solution for accelerated and accurate payor enrollment. Patrick previously served in roles as the National Director for Credentialing and Enrollment Services at HCA Inc., Director of Managed Care at HCA Physician Services as well as held senior roles within hospital administration, national PPO and HMO organizations. He holds MBA from the Millsaps College Else School of Management. Patrick lives in Franklin TN with his wife and daughter.
symplr is the leader in enterprise healthcare operations software and services. For more than 30 years and with deployments in 9 of 10 U.S. hospitals, symplr has been committed to improving healthcare operations through its cloud-based solutions, driving better operations for better outcomes. Our provider data management; workforce management; compliance, quality, and safety; and contract, supplier, and spend management solutions improve the efficiency and efficacy of healthcare operations, enabling caregivers to quickly handle administrative tasks so they have more time to do what they do best: provide high-quality patient care.