Vice President - Solutions Group
Patrick M. Buchholz joined Shared Medical Services in 1991 and currently holds the position of Vice President, Solutions Group. He has had extensive experience in many areas of the business operation at SMS, first serving as Director of Transportation and Safety from 1991 to 1994 and later as Chief Operating Officer from 1994 to 1998. Mr. Buchholz is a member of the SMS Board of Directors, and also serves on the Business Development Group.
His responsibilities have included safety, administration, human resources, network operations, equipment acquisition, and service programs. Patrick has served as Vice President since 1998 and has been responsible for the development of the Solutions Group and its related companies, which provide service and support for Healthcare Imaging. Currently, his operations include interim solutions for CT, MRI, and PET/CT, rental/short-term leasing, biomedical technical services, equipment maintenance programs, equipment repair and refurbishment, and specialized transportation services. Patrick received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Agricultural Business and Economics from the University of Wisconsin–Madison in 1987. He began his career with Roadway Services, Inc. immediately following his graduation. He served as Operations Manager there until 1991, when he joined Shared Medical Services.
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