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As part of an overhaul of its organizational structure, St. Louis-based health insurer Centene has named Cynthia Brinkley its new president and chief operating officer and filled several leadership roles below chairman and CEO Michael Neidorff.

On Monday morning, President Donald Trump announced the nomination of Alex Azar to lead HHS. A former executive for pharmaceutical giant Eli Lilly, he has long been a frontrunner to replace Tom Price, who stepped down in September after criticism for using expensive chartered flights.

After four years at the helm of health insurance giant Anthem, CEO and president Joseph Swedish will hand over the reins to Gail Boudreaux, the former CEO of UnitedHealthcare, on Nov. 20.

A new chair and three new members have been named to the board of the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA).

Former Banner Health CFO Dennis Dahlen has been named as the new financial chief for the Mayo Clinic, replacing the retiring Kedrick Adkins Jr.

 

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Centene names new president, COO

As part of an overhaul of its organizational structure, St. Louis-based health insurer Centene has named Cynthia Brinkley its new president and chief operating officer and filled several leadership roles below chairman and CEO Michael Neidorff.

Gates to invest $100M in dementia, Alzheimer's initiatives

IBM founder Bill Gates has a new target for his renowned philanthropic endeavors. The billionaire announced Nov. 13 that he will donate nearly $100 million to projects focused on researching dementia and Alzheimer's disease.

Trump nominates Azar, former pharma exec, to lead HHS

On Monday morning, President Donald Trump announced the nomination of Alex Azar to lead HHS. A former executive for pharmaceutical giant Eli Lilly, he has long been a frontrunner to replace Tom Price, who stepped down in September after criticism for using expensive chartered flights.

AHIP elects new board members

Nine new members have been added to the board of directors of America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), including executives from three Blue Cross Blue Shield plans and Tampa-based WellCare Health Plans.

Former UnitedHealthcare CEO replacing Joseph Swedish at Anthem

After four years at the helm of health insurance giant Anthem, CEO and president Joseph Swedish will hand over the reins to Gail Boudreaux, the former CEO of UnitedHealthcare, on Nov. 20.

Mayo Clinic names new CFO

Former Banner Health CFO Dennis Dahlen has been named as the new financial chief for the Mayo Clinic, replacing the retiring Kedrick Adkins Jr.

MGMA announces board changes

A new chair and three new members have been named to the board of the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA).

Northwell Health fills top finance roles

New Hyde Park, New York-based Northwell Health, the largest hospital system in the state, has named Michele Cusack, MBA, its new CFO and senior vice president, and appointed Richard Miller, MBA, as executive vice president and chief business strategy officer.

New president, board members for ACEP

The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) elected new board members and saw a new president assume his role at the group’s annual meeting in Washington, D.C.

Cleveland Clinic CEO, CMS administrator disagree on state ‘flexibility’

CMS Administrator Seema Verma, MPH, and Cleveland Clinic CEO Toby Cosgrove agreed change is needed within the healthcare industry. Where they disagreed is the level of change that should be dictated at the state level.

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