HCMS Group Names Nirmal Patel, MD, MPH Chief Medical Officer

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Dr. Patel brings over 15 years of industry experience to HCMS Group

Dr. Patel is known for her innovative and strategic developments for hospital systems, consulting clients and large corportations.

HCMS Group has announced Dr. Nirmal (Nim) Patel as the company’s Chief Medical Officer, effective January 1, 2014. Dr. Patel will drive HCMS Group’s initiative in bringing population health management strategy to healthcare provider organizations and large employers.

Dr. Patel brings over fifteen years of professional experience in healthcare delivery including clinical care, administration, and Health Information Technology. “We’re excited to have Dr. Patel join us this coming year,” said HCMS Group’s CEO Dr. Hank Gardner. “She has spent the last three years as a Corporate Medical Director and Chief Physician for Cisco Systems and is known for her innovative and strategic developments for hospital systems, consulting clients, and large corporations. She will make a great addition to our team.”

"I am delighted to be joining HCMS," stated Dr. Patel. "The healthcare marketplace is undergoing significant disruption and HCMS Group's portfolio of offerings is differentiated in the marketplace. Population health management enabled by intelligent, actionable advanced data analytics and effective care management are key drivers for success."

HCMS is pleased to welcome Dr. Patel and the progressive and inventive style that she will bring to the healthcare provider and employer marketplace as the company continues on a fast growth-track.


HCMS Group, as a privately-held independent business, is the only health information data analytics company combined with clinical prevention services. HCMS helps organizations reduce their health benefit costs and support employees with the greatest health risks. HCMS provides services to employers of all sizes in various industries, health organizations, and government. HCMS’s Research Reference Database, the most comprehensive database of its kind in the marketplace, allows HCMS to provide proven human capital risk management solutions such data warehousing, data analytics, clinical prevention, and online business intelligence tools. Learn more at: http://www.hcmsgroup.com.

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