Patrick is an experienced consultant and trusted advisor whose 28-year career has been primarily in healthcare and human services. His skillset lies at the intersection of public policy, operations, technology, and strategy. Patrick has started two companies as well as worked directly for organizations ranging from small non-profits to multi-billion-dollar entities. He has held senior management positions with Cigna, Choicelinx, The Jordan Institute, the NH Citizens Health Initiative, and PC Connection. During his career, Patrick has worked across the private, nonprofit, education, and government sectors. In addition to his consulting clients, Patrick currently serves as Executive Director of the NH Vaccine Association, Manager of the VNA Health System of Northern New England, and Deputy Director of the Washington Vaccine Association.
In the past decade Patrick has worked extensively with the community mental health and developmental disability systems, public purchasers, non-profit providers, the NH Department of Health and Human Services, and the NH Institute for Health Policy and Practice. While at the Institute, he developed and managed the national, All-Payer Claims Database Council and led health information technology and system transparency efforts. Recent strategic planning engagements include: Federally Qualified Health Centers, hospitals, Community Mental Health Centers, a long-term care facility, association groups, and visiting nurse associations. He developed and manages monthly workforce reporting programs for both the NH Community Behavioral Health Association and the Community Services Network, Inc. Other engagements in the past decade have been completed for the New York State Department of Health, the Pennsylvania Insurance Department, the NH Insurance Department, and the New Mexico Human Services Department.
Patrick currently serves on the boards of Speare Memorial Hospital (Chair) and the NH Fiscal Policy Institute, and is a past board member, advisory board member, or trustee for the following organizations: NH Health Information Organization, NH Public Health Association, Carbon Coalition, Chocorua Lake Association, Chocorua Lake Conservation Association, National Association of Health Data Organizations, New England Carbon Challenge, NH Governor’s Advisory Board State Innovation Model, Privacy and Security Task Force of the State Alliance for e-Health, The Climate Project, United Way of Merrimack County, and the US Health and Human Services Multi-Payer Database Board.
Patrick holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Management and Policy and a Master degree in Public Health, both from the University of New Hampshire.