Patrick is a Managing Partner for Harpeth Consulting with a specialty in healthcare advisory services. Patrick has more than 19 years of healthcare experience ranging from business process improvement, revenue cycle and managed care contracting to compliance, strategy and change management. Patrick has an extensive background in provider and payer operations and has worked with for-profit, not-for-profit, federal and state government healthcare organizations. Patrick is a Practice Area leader for Harpeth's Managed Care and Strategy practices.
Prior to Harpeth, Patrick was a Director at PricewaterhouseCoopers where he was a practice lead in the Veterans Administration (VA) healthcare practice and managed care practice. Patrick has completed managed care engagements for over 10 different major hospital systems over the past 13 years. In the payer arena, Patrick was instrumental in the development of Aetna Health Plans participating provider networks in the southeast markets during the 1990s and was a lead contract negotiator for Aetna's largest hospital system partner network.