Health Current Announces
Board of Directors
Health Current has announced a new Board of Directors following a unanimous vote at the Board of Director's meeting July 25, 2017. The Board of Directors of Health Current, formerly Arizona...Arizona Comings & Goings
Family physician Patrick Rankin, M.D. first joined BMG in November 2017 as a physician executive for Arizona West and replaces Mystie Johnson-Foote M.D., who retired from the role in February.
Previously, Dr. Rankin was a chief physician executive of Kalispell Regional Healthcare in Montana, where he focused on...Arizona Comings & Goings
Under Uchrin's leadership, Health Choice grew from a small Arizona Medicaid plan into a multi-state managed care organization operating health plans and accountable care networks.Troy Smith, Health Choice’s COO, will serve as interim division CEO after Uchrin's departure March 16. Uchrin has been with Health Choice for 15...Arizona Comings & Goings
Marjorie Bessel, MD, replaces John Hensing, MD, as chief clinical officer, who announced his retirement last year.
Bessel has been with the top health system in the valley for more than a decade and has served in a variety of physician leadership positions including her role as CMO for several Banner hospitals in the Phoenix metro...Arizona Comings & Goings
Rob Neely was promoted to VP, provider networks at Health Net Federal Services at Centene. He was formerly VP, provider relations and network operations, Arizona Health Plans....Arizona Comings & Goings
Richard "Rich" Mutarelli is the new chief financial officer for Maricopa Integrated Health System, replacing Kathy Benaquista, who retired in December.
Mutarelli was formerly the CEO of Heart of Florida Health Center, a system of FQHCs in Central Florida.Arizona Comings & Goings
Amy Klawitter was promoted to VP of key account sales and account management for UnitedHealthcare of Arizona and New Mexico. She succeeds Mark Olson who serves in the same capacity in Colorado.Arizona Comings & Goings
Lori Cummins is now the director of post-acute alignment, academic division at Banner Health. She was formerly the regional sales director for Preferred Homecare/Lifecare Solutions....Arizona Comings & Goings
Sylvia Badilla and Angelica Moraga are now part of P3 Health Partners. Badilla, formerly contracts manager at HealthNet, is now manager of contracting. Moraga is now a provider contract specialist.Arizona Comings & Goings
Arizona Connected Care ACO recently made changes within the organization. David Yarger is now chief executive officer, and Dr. Daniel McCabe is the ACO's new senior medical director.
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Tom Bricker is now senior vice president and chief executive - South Sound region for MultiCare Health System in Washington. Bricker was formerly president and CEO of Mercy Gilbert and Chandler Regional Medical Centers.Arizona Comings & Goings
Snyder brings 20 years of public and private sector health care experience to her new role.
She has been serving as the Medicaid director for the state of Texas in the Texas Health and Human Services Commission, overseeing a $29 billion program serving 4.7 million people. At AHCCCS she will oversee daily administrative and program...Arizona Comings & Goings