A NextGen Healthcare Certified Professional with more than 10 years of experience in the healthcare industry, Ben Quirk began his career in the field creating NextGen electronic medical record solutions for the 2,500 physicians belonging to the independent practice association Hill Physician Medical Group. As a senior consultant and electronic health records (EHR) application project manager with CTG Healthcare Solutions, Ben Quirk directed a failing IT team at Santa Clara Valley Health and Hospital System to establish NextGen EHR templates that provided effective data management throughout seven community clinics and the county penitentiary system.
In his current position as Quirk Healthcare Systems CEO, Quirk oversees a Delray Beach, Florida-based consultancy that emphasizes technological solutions for medical providers seeking to optimize their operations amidst rapid and dramatic alterations to the parameters governing their industry. With his extensive experience developing EHR templates, he has helped the firm’s clients implement EHR technology in accordance with the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, earning them meaningful use incentives worth millions of dollars.
Supplementing his expertise in medical services administration and information systems, Ben Quirk possesses a certificate in organizational transformation from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley. He also belongs to some of the foremost industry organizations, including the Medical Group Management Association, the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, and the American Health Information Management Association.