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Pittsburgh, PA (March 1,2021) – North American Dental Group (NADG), a leading dental support organization, has welcomed Keith Carrington as its chief compliance and privacy officer. Carrington will support NADG’s 250 affiliated dental practices across 15 states in continued adherence to local and federal regulatory requirements while advancing internal compliance procedures that govern the company’s day-to-day operations.
“I am humbled and grateful for this opportunity to join a growing world-class organization that is focused on delivering best-in-class oral care for every patient at every visit,” Carrington said. “NADG is redefining how dental support organizations build patient-centric and innovative support systems and I look forward to being part of a great team doing this important work.”
NADG CEO Ken Cooper says Carrington is joining at a progressive juncture in the company’s growth.
“At NADG, we are at the forefront of using technology to help modernize dentistry and improve the efficient delivery and accessibility of oral care for our supported providers and their patients,” said Cooper. “It is critically important to have someone with Keith’s depth of experience and commitment to regulatory integrity guiding our compliance initiatives in a rapidly changing environment.”
Carrington most recently worked at a Florida healthcare technology and services company where he developed and implemented compliance programs, designed audit protocols, and revamped a code of ethics. He has previously worked at DaVita Inc. where he managed compliance issues in the clinical laboratory and primary care divisions and at Scherr McClure where he designed a risk-based vendor management and audit program. He also held a compliance role at CTC Health Services LLC.
Carrington earned his executive juris doctorate in health law from the Concord Law School at Purdue University Global, a Master of Business Administration in Marketing from DeVry University, and an undergraduate degree in government from New Mexico State University. His professional affiliations include the American Health Law Association, Health Care Compliance Association, and the Society for Corporate Compliance and Ethics.
About North American Dental Group
North American Dental Group (NADG), based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, was co-founded in 2008 by Ken Cooper and Dr. Andrew Matta. NADG was created to transform the dental experience for patients, clinicians, and its support teams and today consists of a network of 250 supported dental practices across 15 states. The values of maintaining an emotionally intelligent approach, being thoughtful educators, and displaying a healthy bravado fuel its day-to-day patient care and operations. These founding values are alive and well as NADG celebrates its pioneering spirit by solidifying its partnership with Jacobs Holding AG. For more information, please visit: www.NADentalGroup.com.