Managed Healthcare Executive To Recognize The Industry's Leaders In Disease Management
August 15, 2008
Leaders in Disease Management were evaluated by their commitment to the disease management discipline, their program results, their innovation and their thought leadership. Watch for the Special Issue of Managed Healthcare Executive, available beginning September 7, 2008! George Bennett, Health Dialog Services Corp.Paul Bluestein, ConnectiCareJohn Castiglia, Premera Blue CrossTerry Crowson, HealthPartnersD.W. Edington, University of Michigan Health Management Research CenterJay Feldstein, AmeriHealth Mercy Family of Cos.Judith Frampton, Harvard Pilgrim Health CareRon Geraty, Alere Medical Inc.Bob Ihrie, Lowe's Cos., Inc.Joan Kennedy, WellpointBarry Lachman, Parkland Community Health PlanBen Leedle, HealthwaysHarlan Levine, Towers PerrinDijuana Lewis, Comprehensive Health Solutions Business Unit of WellpointAriel Linden, Linden Consulting GroupPam Menard, Independent HealthTracey Moorhead, DMAA: The Care Continuum AllianceDavid Nash, Jefferson Medical CollegeGordon Norman, Alere Medical Inc.Michael Norris, Great-West HealthcareHarold Picken, BCBS Rhode IslandDavid Plocher, Blue Cross MinnesotaJim Prochaska, Cancer Prevention Research CenterMichael Quilty, Matrix Medical NetworkEmad Rizk, McKesson Health SolutionsRichard Safeer, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShieldChris Selecky, LifemastersKara Trott, Quantum Health Inc.
A complete list of leaders and their respective titles and affiliations is noted here.
George Bennett CEO Health Dialog Services Corp. Boston
Paul Bluestein Senior Vice President, Chief Medical Officer ConnectiCare Farmington, Conn.
John Castiglia Senior Vice President, Chief Medical Officer Premera Blue Cross Mountlake Terrace, Wash.
Terry Crowson Medical Director, Medical Management and Government Programs HealthPartners Bloomington, Minn.
D.W. Edington Director University of Michigan Health Management Research Center Ann Arbor, Mich.
Jay Feldstein Corporate Chief Medical Officer AmeriHealth Mercy Family of Cos. Philadelphia
Judith Frampton Vice President, Medical Management Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Wellesley, Mass.
Ron Geraty CEO Alere Medical Inc. Reno, Nev.
Bob Ihrie Senior Vice President, Employee Rewards/Services Lowe's Cos., Inc. Mooresville, N.C.
Joan Kennedy Senior Vice President Wellpoint New York
Barry Lachman Medical Director Parkland Community Health Plan
Ben Leedle President, CEO Healthways Franklin, Tenn.
Harlan Levine Principal Towers Perrin Los Angeles
Dijuana Lewis President, CEO Comprehensive Health Solutions Business Unit of Wellpoint North Haven, Conn.
Ariel Linden President Linden Consulting Group Hillsboro, Ore.
Pam Menard Vice President, Health Promotions and Care Management Independent Health Buffalo, N.Y.
Tracey MoorheadPresident, CEO DMAA: The Care Continuum Alliance Washington, DC
David Nash Chairman, Department of Health Policy Jefferson Medical College Philadelphia
Gordon Norman Executive Vice President, Science and Innovation Alere Medical Inc. Reno, Nev.
Michael Norris Vice President, Medical Outreach Programs Great-West Healthcare Greenwood Village, Colo.
Harold Picken Associate Chief Medical Officer Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island Providence, R.I.
David Plocher Senior Vice President, Business Intelligence, Informatics and Pharmacy Management / Chief Medical Officer Blue Cross Minnesota St. Paul, Minn.
Jim Prochaska Director Cancer Prevention Research Center
Michael Quilty CEO Matrix Medical Network Brooklyn, N.Y.
Emad Rizk President McKesson Health Solutions San Francisco
Richard Safeer Medical Director, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield Baltimore
Chris Selecky President, CEO Lifemasters South San Francisco, Calif.
Kara Trott Founder, CEO Quantum Health Inc. Columbus, Ohio