William Kirsh

William D Kirsh


As Chief Medical Officer and a founding partner of Sentry, Dr. Kirsh has been actively involved in the development, construction and deployment of Sentry’s applications. Dr. Kirsh is a published author and clinically certified in Family Practice, Geriatrics, Hospice and Palliative Medicine. Dr. Kirsh founded eAppeals, LLC, a technology company that simplified the handling of insurance claims appeals and was awarded a patent from the US Patent Office for a unique electronic insurance appeal process. He was residency trained at The Johns Hopkins University and actively practices acute care medicine at various local hospitals. Dr. Kirsh has served as Special Assistant to the Governor of the State of Florida, Health Aide to US Senator Bob Graham, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Medical Officer for Foundation Health Plan of Florida and was the Vice President of Medical Affairs and Quality Assurance at Physician Corporation of America, Inc. Additionally, he is a founding member and Executive Vice President of International Health Initiatives, a not-for-profit organization that focuses on using technology to bring health care to underserved populations.

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Chief Medical Officer

Sentry Data Systems, Inc.
Sentry Data Systems, a pioneer in automated pharmacy procurement, utilization management and 340B compliance, is leading the healthcare industry in utilizing advanced data analytics to reduce total cost of care, improve quality and provide better outcomes. More than 9,800 hospitals, clinics, integrated delivery networks (IDNs) and pharmacies across the country rely on Sentry’s unique proprietary data set for their analytics, procurement, drug utilization and compliance solutions. Since 2003, Sentry’s solutions have processed over 7.4 billion dispensations on more than 1.4 billion claims and currently provide decision support for more than 95 million patients. To date, Sentry has helped hospitals, health systems and IDNs realize more than $6.8 billion in savings to help them better meet their safety net mission and continue to serve their communities

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