Tom Kirkpatrick Joins CIS_FINAL

CIS Names Transparency Practice Lead
PHILADELPHIA, Pa., March 24, 2015 – CIS, a leading healthcare compliance and revenue optimization firm, announced today
Tom Kirkpatrick has joined the company as Director and Practice Lead, Transparency. He will be responsible for managing the
delivery of CIS’ transparency reporting services and leading its team in the execution of consulting engagements related to
federal and state transparency requirements. He brings over 20 years of life sciences commercial experience.
“Tom’s extensive life sciences experience across both business and technology and his strategic vision makes him the
ideal person to grow CIS’ transparency offerings,” said Clarissa Crain, Vice President, Consulting, at CIS. “His strong
understanding of transparency solutions will allow him to successfully anticipate and address our clients’ needs.”
“CIS has an impressive track record in guiding clients through the complex federal and state transparency requirements. I’m
pleased to lead an expert team in growing CIS’ consultative and technology capabilities to provide additional benefits to our
clients,” said Kirkpatrick.
Prior to joining CIS, Kirkpatrick was Principal Practice Consultant at EMC Consulting, where he was a business-side and
technical advisor for transparency software implementation projects. Previously, Kirkpatrick deliveried technical and data
consulting services for a variety of clients in the pharmaceutical and medical device industries. Kirkpatrick earned a B.S. degree
from Duke University with a double major in Computer Science and Mathematics.
About CIS
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