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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
Dr. Ed Clarke, MD has returned to Banner Health as Chief Medical Officer (CMO) of the insurance division and Banner Health Network, effective August 27.
Dr. Clarke completed his residency in Family Practice at (formerly) Banner Good Samaritan and he is also is a graduate of the Advanced Leadership Program for Banner physicians. He...Arizona Comings & Goings
Mark El-Tawil is now the chief financial officer (CFO) of BCBSAZ and will provide direction and accountability for all financial planning and management functions, as well as support the organization's strategy and goals.
El-Tawil joins BCBSAZ from P3 Health Group, where previously served as CFO. He also previously...Arizona Comings & Goings
Mark Tolley has joined Arizona Complete Health as director of contracting and network development. He was formerly director of managed care for Chicago and St. Louis markets at Tenet Healthcare.
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Connie Hakanson is now director of provider payment innovation and provider network management at Arizona Complete Health (ACH). She was formerly the assistant director for UCare Minnesota.
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Dr. Derksen, a University of Arizona faculty member and administrator, is now associate VP for health equity, outreach and interprofessional activities at the UA Health Sciences.
Daniel Derksen, MD is the University of Arizona Health Sciences (UAHS) Associate Vice President for Health Equity, Outreach & Interprofessional...Arizona Comings & Goings
Thomas Salerno resigned last week. In 2016, he joined the 139-bed acute facility serving greater Bullhead City. He was formerly the CEO of St. Mary Medical Center in Long Beach, Calif.
According to hospital representatives, its board of trustees, medical staff and administration will participate in a search for a replacement for...Arizona Comings & Goings
Marta Rosengren, senior provider representative for University Physicians Health Plan is retiring this month after a decade of service with the University of Arizona Health Plans.Arizona Comings & Goings
Arizona Care Network welcomes Ann Marie Sun M.D. as their new medical director population health. Dr. Sun was formerly the medical director of health plan, utilization management and population health for Banner Health Network.Arizona Comings & Goings
Gould most recently served as president of Banner's Arizona West Division.
As president and CEO of CTCA Phoenix, Gould will oversee all hospital administrative and clinical operations, as well as the CTCA outpatient care centers opening throughout the metro Phoenix area. A third being planned for later this year.
In a release Gould...Arizona Comings & Goings
Formerly of Anthem, Beth Ginzinger will oversee the insurer's strategic planning process and lead the development of corporate and subsidiary strategies. BCBSAZ CEO and President Pam Kehaly stated:
Beth brings a level of expertise that will help expand the meaningful work we do on behalf of our members, and find more opportunities...Arizona Comings & Goings
Scott Nordlund is now the chief strategy and growth officer for Banner Health and a member of its senior leadership team. He was formerly executive VP of Partnership, Growth and Innovation for Select Medical Corp., a national network of specialty hospitals, outpatient rehabilitation clinics and occupational health centers.
On...Arizona Comings & Goings
Keith Knutson joined Arizona Care Network as director of analytics in January 2018. He leads ACN’s analytics program and collaborates closely with senior leaders to meet the strategic and
operational reporting needs of the organization. His expertise in innovative reporting solutionswill drive ACN’s analysis of population health...Arizona Comings & Goings
Humana announced that it has hired Paula Kellogg as Regional Vice President, Provider Experience for the Central West Region.
Kellogg will be responsible for oversight of Humana’s Commercial and Medicare provider networks in Humana’s Central West Region, which encompasses Arizona, Colorado and New Mexico. In this role, he will be...Arizona Comings & Goings
Advisor to The Hertel Report, Bob Smith, has made the move from chief financial officer to chief executive officer at Arizona Spine and Joint Hospital. That position was previously held by Todd Greene, who is now CEO at BSA Hospital in Amarillo, TX.
Zach Johnson is now CFO at Arizona Spine and Joint Hospital. He was formerly with...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...