Gary Smiley is an accomplished healthcare manager with over a decade of experience in provider network development, business development, post-sales engagement, network management, and physician recruitment. Smiley has exceptional leadership skills and a proven reputation for building valuable relationships. Smiley has a keen eye for streamlining processes, increasing productivity and is poised under pressure. He has superior consulting, communications, and strategic planning skills, including expertise in managing Medicare, Medi-Cal, Commercial Insurance, and regulatory requirements affecting healthcare.
Smiley has worked for reputable organizations like Health Net Federal Services, LLC, Alameda Alliance for Health, Brannon Medical, BaseHealth, Inc., and is currently a Senior Strategist Provider Network Development at Lyra Health. Smiley managed health plan payor relationships of over 280 directly contracted groups, PCP's, specialists, hospitals, and ancillary groups. He has worked on Covered California Contract Negotiations for Emergency Transportation Services and DME vendors. Among other notable achievements, Smiley trained providers on Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information set (HEDIS) measures, leading to accreditation by NCQA.
Smiley studied liberal arts at Chabot College, and his areas of expertise include population health, sales, network management, public relations liaison, and medical devices. He exudes professionalism, friendliness, and collaborative spirit in all his endeavors, and he is always open to brainstorm and collaborate with like-minded individuals. For more information, Mr. Smiley can be reached via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 510-828-1615.