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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
Arizona's Medicaid agency will be led by Snyder beginning Jan. 4. She succeeds the retiring Tom Betlach, the longest serving AHCCCS director in the state's history.
Serving as deputy director of the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) since December of 2017, Snyder isn't new public service, nor to Arizona. She...Arizona Comings & Goings
Banner Health welcomes Chad Whelan, MD, MHSA as chief executive officer of Banner - University Medicine in Tucson.
Dr. Whelan will have oversight of Banner - University Medical Center Tucson, Banner - University Medical Center South, dozens of clinics, the Banner - University Medical Group physician practice plan in Tucson and more...Arizona Comings & Goings
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona recently named Michael Groeger vice president of commercial group and specialty sales. In his new role, Groeger will lead BCBSAZ sales team with a focus on growth and the company's steadfast commitment to improving the lives and health of all Arizonans.
Groeger was formerly with Banner|Aetna where he...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