PORTLAND, Ore., March 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Donald McNees has joined Cambia Health Solutions as Vice President and General Manager of Provider Businesses within the company's Direct Health Solutions (DHS) division. In this role, Mr. McNees will focus on building innovative, collaborative businesses that will enable, enhance and sustain the success of healthcare service providers, nationally, as they work to respond to the dynamic forces reshaping the industry and the delivery of care.
"I am excited to welcome Don to our company. His broad-based experience providing strategic direction to some of the largest integrated health systems in the country, combined with over thirty years spent crafting growth strategies along the full continuum of provider services, perhaps uniquely positions him for success in this new role," said John W. Morgan, Executive Vice President of DHS.
Prior to joining Cambia, Don worked for many years as a management consultant focused on healthcare strategy – including 13 years at the head of his own firm. He also worked in global strategy for a large healthcare products company, was a Principal in a disease management start-up, and served as the senior strategist for two large multi-hospital systems.
Don has both Bachelor of Science and Master of Business Administration (MBA) degrees from Pennsylvania State University. He lectures regularly on the healthcare industry to university graduate school programs in medicine and health administration, and on strategy to graduate business school students and other professional organizations.
About Cambia Health Solutions
Cambia Health Solutions is a nonprofit total health solutions company based in the Pacific Northwest/Intermountain region, serving consumers and communities for nearly 100 years. Cambia companies provide a wide range of products and services, including healthcare information technology and software development, retail healthcare, health insurance plans that carry the Blue Cross and Blue Shield brand, life insurance, pharmacy benefit management, consumer engagement and wellness. For more information, please visit www.cambiahealthsolutions.com.
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