Career Resources Newsletter February 2018

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Division VP of Network Strategy and Contracting, CHI St. Luke’s Health - Houston, TX
Witt/Kieffer is pleased to announce that it is partnering with CHI St. Luke’s Health, located in the Houston, TX metro area, regarding our search for a Division Vice President, Network Strategy and Contracting. Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) is one of the nation’s largest health systems, operating in 19 states and comprising 105 hospitals, including four academic health centers and major teaching hospitals. CHI St. Luke’s Health, through its 10 hospitals/partnerships, generates $1.7 Billion in annual revenues and employs approximately 11,300 employees. CHI St. Luke’s Health seeks a dynamic, experienced and strategic leader to partner with the Chief Financial Officer of CHI Texas Division and the National Vice President, Payer Strategy and Operations, in addition to other key business leaders, to develop and implement strategies to achieve the Division and Corporate payer, employer, population health and value based initiatives.
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Chief Information Officer, El Camino Hospital - Mountain View, CA
Witt/Kieffer is proud to represent El Camino Hospital (ECH) of Mountain View, California in the recruitment of a Chief Information Officer. For nearly five decades ECH has been at the forefront of healthcare information technology and medical innovation. In 1971 ECH launched the nation's first computerized physician order system and to continue this legacy in 2015 ECH completed its customized $150 million Epic implementation, known as iCare. ECH is also quick to master the latest medical advancements. Reporting directly to the ECH CEO, the CIO will play a pivotal role in aligning IT vision and strategy with ECH’s key operating strategies. This executive will continue the very positive momentum that ECH has with Epic and develop a robust analytics platform that supports mission critical quality, efficiency, physician alignment and population health initiatives. Furthermore, this CIO will be highly visible within Silicon Valley technology forums and facilitate ECH’s collaboration with world-class organizations on health technology innovation. Click here for more information

VP of Information Technology & CIO, United Regional Health System - Texas
United Regional Health System is in search of a Vice President of Information Technology & Chief Information Officer (VP/CIO). Located in Wichita Falls, Texas, United Regional provides comprehensive medical care to a nine-county service area and has 82% of the market share in the region. The VP/CIO is an exciting opportunity for an experienced, dynamic and strategic Healthcare IT leader to join a financially vibrant and independent community-based, non-profit healthcare system. The new VP/CIO will be a collaborative leader and change agent with excellent communication skills and the ability to build strong relationships at all levels across the enterprise. This role requires close collaboration and coordination with the Senior Vice President of Operations & COO, Senior Leadership Team, Physician Informatics Team, and Information Systems & Clinical Informatics/Business Intelligence Departments. Click here for more information

Vice President of Payor Strategy, Adena Health System (AHS) - Chillicothe, OH
AHS has been serving south central and southern Ohio for more than 120 years, focusing on its commitment to provide patients with the best healthcare and personal service since 1895. Today, AHS includes three hospitals (Chillicothe, Waverly and Greenfield) and six regional clinics, with a total of 311 beds. Reporting directly to the Chief Financial Officer, the Vice President of Payor Strategy will have responsibility setting and implementing strategic plans with regard to contractual negotiations, financial projections, and the ongoing development of partnerships with third parties. The Vice President of Payor Strategy is a key executive position and is part of a dynamic leadership team which is committed to the ongoing success of the independent health system. Adena anticipates that this leader will be responsible for providing an entrepreneurial approach to driving the continued direction, development and implementation of a comprehensive managed care strategy for the health system. Click here for more information

Promotion Annoncements

Edna Willingham Named President of Amerigroup Tennessee
Regence Appoints Dr. James Polo as Medical Director to Lead Behavioral Health & Substance Abuse Efforts
Fallon Health names Annamaria Salisbury Executive Director of its Summit ElderCare program
Dr. Robert Accordino appointed as Chief of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health at CareMore Health
New leaders Strengthen Clinical and Behavioral Health Expertise at UCare
Summa Health Names Tanya Arthur Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer
Robert Schreiber, M.D. named VP & Medical Director of Fallon Health's All-inclusive Care Program
Kyle Humphrey Named WEA Trust VP of Sales & Marketing
AmeriHealth Caritas Names Cora Lee Klena Senior Vice President and Chief Communications Officer
Fallon Health names John Budaj, VP of Information Technology
Kim Shepard Named Cigna Market President for Arizona Health Plans
BlueCross Names Jeff Hocking SVP and Chief Actuary
Sherri Lee Promoted to Manager of Clinical Services and Population Health at Arkansas BCBS
Neighborhood Health Plan Names Tim Walsh New Chief Strategy, Marketing Officer
Security Health Plan welcomes Melissa DeGoede as Director of Population Health
Alicia Berkemeyer named Senior Vice President of Provider Network Programs for Arkansas BCBS
UPMC Center for High-Value Health Care Names Dr. Chester "Bernie" Good Senior Medical Director
HSA Bank Appoints Ann Brisk to Strategy Development Officer
James Beaudry to Lead Kaiser Permanente Community Benefit and Relations Team in Colorado
Sricharan Chalikonda, named Chief of  Clinical Operations & Strategic Initiatives, Allegheny Health Network
Joanna Thomas, M.D. promoted to VP of Clinical Strategy and Population Health for Arkansas BCBS
BCBS of North Carolina names Danielle Gray Senior VP, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary
HealthPartners Names Todd Hofheins New Chief financial officer

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