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Tammy West

Sr. Director, Professional Services

Tammy West , MHA/ED, CPMSM, CPCS is Sr. Director, Professional Services for The Hardenbergh Group. She has 27 years’ experience in healthcare administration and customer service and 17 years in Medical Staff Services. Tammy specializes in CVO operations, customer service, provider credentialing, provider enrollment, quality analysis, quality improvement, quality auditing, delegation audits, and policy and procedure creation and implementation. She has extensive experience with CMS, TJC and NCQA requirements for provider credentialing and medical staff services.

Tammy leverages her vast professional experience to identify and place experienced, qualified MSPs to help clients fill temporary vacancies, supplement existing staff during peak workloads, assess and improve operational efficiency, prepare for regulatory surveys and audits, pursue NCQA accreditation and certification, and more.

Prior to joining The Hardenbergh Group, Tammy was a consultant and independent contractor for hospitals, health systems, CVOs, locum companies and private practices across the United States. She has vast experience as an MSP, including credentialing specialist, provider enrollment specialist, medical staff coordinator, Medical Staff Manager, and CVO Director.

Tammy was a CVO Manager where she was responsible for creating and implementing policies and procedures for a new corporate CVO. During her tenure, the CVO achieved NCQA accreditation and delegated credentialing status with commercial payors. Other related roles included working as a Customer Service supervisor for a medical equipment company, a quality auditor for an NCQA certified managed care company and an Adjunct Instructor teaching medical office systems classes.

Tammy has a BS in Human Services Management and a Master’s in Healthcare Administration with a minor in Education. She is a member of the North Carolina Association Medical Staff Services and the National Association Medical Staff Services.