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July 21, 2015 11:54 ET

symplr Shares Vendor Credentialing Implementation Case Studies in Monthly Webcast Series

symplr User Bentley O'Neil Illustrates Lessons Learned From Stalled and Successful Vendor Credentialing Implementations

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwired - Jul 21, 2015) - symplr™, a leading provider of Software as a Service (SaaS) based healthcare compliance and credentialing solutions, today announced the upcoming webcast titled "Vendor Credentialing: Implementation Done Seamlessly." Part of the symplr Education Series focused on Healthcare Compliance and Credentialing, the webcast will air on Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at 12 pm CT/1 pm ET.

Implementing a vendor credentialing program that is welcomed by staff, increases compliance, and actually works can be stressful. Proper planning and project management will help, but what really makes for a seamless implementation? In this session, Bentley O'Neil explores the strategy and lessons learned from stalled and successful implementations, highlighting the implementation of a vendor credentialing program at St. Luke's Health System. St. Luke's is Idaho's largest health care provider and 2014 recipient of the Truven Health Analytics "Top 15 Health Systems Award."

"Embarking on a new process or system can be met with grunts and groans, but symplr user Bentley O'Neil shares the benefits St. Luke's Health System has realized after implementing symplr's vendor credentialing solutions," said Rick Pleczko, President and CEO of symplr. "Attendees can learn what mis-steps to avoid as Bentley offers his unique and honest perspective as a symplr user in supply chain management at an award-winning regional healthcare facility."

To view archives of past webcasts in the symplr education webcast series, visit

About Bentley O'Neil
Bentley O'Neil earned a supply chain management degree from Boise State University. He has five years of supply chain experience and has been with St. Luke's Health System for two and a half years. His current responsibilities include: value analysis, vendor management, and analytics. He led a team to create a new health system vendor policy in 2014 and then led the re-implementation of symplr across seven hospitals. He has also been instrumental in the analytics and presentations for physician preference initiatives.

About symplr
Founded in 2006, symplr is an industry leader in compliance and credentialing Software as a Service solutions that help healthcare organizations mitigate risk and ensure compliance. Formed by the merger of Vendor Credentialing Services, Medkinetics and Payor Enrollment Services, the new company has a single mission: to make healthcare compliance and credentialing simpler for all constituents of the healthcare community. For more information or to contact symplr, visit or (866) 373-9725.

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