Physician-credentialing expert to speak at Bates College

The Bates College Seminar Series on Entrepreneurship presents Michael Jeresaty, a member of the Bates College class of 1985 and a founding vice president of Garnet Health Systems Corporation, in a discussion of his work at 7 p.m. Monday, March 29, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Avenue.

Sponsored by the college Office of Career Services, the talk is open to the public at no charge.

Jeresaty is a co-founder and the executive vice president of Hampton, N.H.-based Garnet, the nation’s largest physician-focused credentialing organization. Responsible for sales and marketing at Garnet, he has more than 18 years’ experience in practicing those disciplines in health care, specializing in managed care and pharmaceutical products.

Founded to address the excessive costs and inefficiencies in provider credentialing, Garnet provides information-based technology services to the health care industry. The firm provides comprehensive credentialing services with an innovative streamlined approach that combines confidential data collection with optimized technology-driven data storage and reporting.

Jeresaty previously worked at U.S. Healthcare, Boston, where he was senior marketing manager, and at Merck Sharp & Dohme, for which he headed marketing in western New England.

A short networking period with refreshments will follow Jeresaty’s talk. For more information call Career Services at 207-786-6232.

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