Carle Health System (Carle) has retained WittKieffer to assist in the recruitment of the Vice President, Population Health. As a physician-led organization since its inception, Carle has a deeply ingrained cultural framework aligned around the Carle experience. It is reflected in the collective commitment to exceptional clinical care and service to customers (both patients and members), top decile engagement of the team of providers and staff, highest clinical quality, advancing services through education, research, and innovation, and leveraging the vertically integrated mindset to transform healthcare in order to embody the commitment to customers.
This Vice President, Population Health will be at the forefront as Carle seeks to fundamentally change how care is delivered and financed, while bringing extraordinary value to consumers, patients, members, employers, providers, payers, faculty and students. In addition to the network of hospitals and providers, Carle also owns Health Alliance Medical Plans, making the System one of a few in the country to have an integrated managed care arm with more than 240,000 lives covered in 2018 and serving consumers and health systems across more than five states. In 2017, the Stephens Family Clinical Research Institute was dedicated and in 2018, The Carle Illinois College of Medicine accepted the first class of students.
The Vice President, Population Health is a newly created role reporting directly to the System Senior Vice President & Chief Clinical Integration Officer and is a dyad partner to a Physician Champion. The Vice President, Population Health will be responsible for leading the work associated with the development and execution of the plan for advancing the outcomes, quality, and safety of population health. This position will lead a new way of thinking and help transform Carle Health System from a fee-for-service to a value-based model. The Vice President, Population Health will have to navigate this transition and balance the risks, sensitivities, and complexities of leading these types of efforts across a complex and evolving organization. The candidate who is successful in this position will have superior judgment, values, creativity and the ability to thrive in a highly complex and deeply matrixed environment.
Interested parties may inquire or apply directly via the WittKieffer Candidate Portal, which can be accessed here. For more information, please contact Wendy Brower at 314-754-6072.