20-year dental industry veteran to drive Vyne’s organic growth, expand electronic exchange of information in dental sector
ATLANTA, Oct. 19, 2017 — Vyne – the industry leader in secure health information exchange including electronic document submission and claim attachment solutions for dental practices – announces today the appointment of Robert Patrick to the newly-created position of president of dental. In this role, Patrick will lead Vyne’s efforts to drive continued growth, expand the electronic exchange of information in the dental sector, build the company’s client base and increase strategic payer partnerships to better serve dental practices.
Prior to joining Vyne in this executive leadership role, Patrick spent more than 15 years at Carestream Dental in a number of leadership positions, most recently serving as the global director of product line management. Patrick began his career as a software engineer in the U.S Air Force and has more than 20 years’ experience in technology solutions.
One of Patrick’s key priorities in his new role is enhancing the user experience through the addition of new functionality including enhancements to the dental practice revenue cycle management suite.
“Robert is an expert in dental service, sales and product development and has terrific insight into where the dental industry is going,” said Lindy Benton, president and CEO of Vyne. “Along with his depth of experience and extensive professional network in the dental sector, Robert will bring new and exciting ideas to our customers, partners and the Vyne team.”
The creation of a dental president role and the appointment of Patrick, who will report to Benton in a revised corporate structure, signals Vyne’s continued commitment to growing its well-established dental business. “With Robert’s leadership, Vyne envisions a future where it continues to outpace competitors, while best serving its clients and partners,” Benton added.
An established brand for more than 20 years, NEA Powered by Vyne continues to lead the dental market with its FastAttach® solution for secure submission of electronic documentation and claim attachments, having exchanged hundreds of millions of attachments between dental practices and payers since the product’s inception.
NEA solutions enable providers to streamline claim adjudication processes and see more rapid turn-around times on payer reimbursements. Dental providers use the FastAttach suite of capture methods – including virtual print, screen import, scanned images, file import and patented mobile device image capture – to submit claim attachments, pre-authorizations and other documents in response to payer requests for additional patient information.