CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Comprehensive Health Services, one of the nation’s largest and most experienced workforce medical services providers, has hired Patrick Hogenbirk as senior vice president and chief compliance officer. This position reports to President and CEO Gary Palmer, with additional reporting responsibilities to the company’s board of directors.
Hogenbirk has more than 20 years of experience in corporate ethics and compliance. Most recently, Hogenbirk served as vice president and chief compliance officer with Assurex Health, a personalized medicine company, specializing in DNA-based drug treatment. He has held similar positions at Johnson & Johnson and Cardinal Health, where he was instrumental in establishing new ethics and compliance programs.
“Comprehensive Health Services continues to grow, and with this growth comes increased operational complexities, requiring company-wide oversight,” said President and CEO Gary Palmer. “This position is in response to our expanding needs. We are committed to maintaining the highest ethical standards and full compliance on every contract and throughout our operations, functions, and processes, and the addition of Patrick to our senior leadership team reinforces our strong commitment and dedication.”
Hogenbirk holds a Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional certificate from the Society of Corporate Compliance, and an Ethics and Healthcare Compliance Law certificate from Seton Hall University Law School and is a graduate of the University of Maryland and Park University. Hogenbirk is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and retired as a Chief of Fire Protection for the 4th Air Force with more than 25 years of service.
Founded in 1975, Comprehensive Health Services is one of the nation’s largest and most experienced providers of workforce medical services. We partner with Fortune 1000 companies and the U.S. government to solve the highly complex, large-scale health care challenges they face by implementing and managing cost-effective, customized medical programs for large and dispersed workforces. Our technology-driven, flexible health care solutions are capable of providing tailored services to ensure employers can meet the medical needs and compliance issues of their employees anywhere in the world. For more information, please visit www.chsmedical.com. For news and updates, follow us on Twitter @CHSMedical, LinkedIn, or like us on Facebook.