Bio: Andrew Stimmler is a founder and managing partner with Shipwright Healthcare Group, a specialty agency delivering strategic expertise in the US payer space for both early stage/emergent technologies and for more established organizations. Shipwright Healthcare Group develops technology road maps to market evaluation, assessment, and deployment, while also providing guidance centered on analyzing, advocating and enhancing reimbursement for healthcare providers. By evaluating individual client needs to support value proposition development, Shipwright Healthcare Group works closely with clients to tailor national-level payer strategies as well as regional and state level market positioning along with contractual administration.
Prior to joining Shipwright Healthcare Group, Stimmler was a member of the Aurora Diagnostics senior management team, serving as Vice President of Managed Care. In that role, he established a functional managed care and credentialing department while installing standard, enterprise-wide protocols. He held oversight and responsibility of payer-centric development, growth, negotiation and administration for 26 pathology entities across the United States, while also contributing to due diligence for merger & acquisition activities. Stimmler began his diagnostic career with Dianon Systems, eventually ascending to the role of Managed Care Executive, Northeast Region at Laboratory Corporation of America.
He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Pennsylvania State University.