4 leaders named for ConcertoHealth in Washington and Michigan: 16 things to know

Irvine, Calif.-based ConcertoHealth has made numerous leadership appointments in Michigan and Washington.

The appointments come as the company recently opened three additional care centers in the greater Detroit area.

Here are 16 things to know about the appointments.

Dave Tigue was appointed president of ConcertoHealth's Michigan operations.

1. Mr. Tigue has more than 15 years of experience overseeing provider services for complex medical needs or dual-eligible populations.

2. Before ConcertoHealth he was senior vice president of operations at Optum, a segment of UnitedHealth Group.

3. Previously, Mr. Tigue was also regional vice president of operations for Inspiris (purchased by Optum), which focused on the high-risk, high-utilization community and nursing home populations for health plan payers.

4. He also previously held various leadership roles at Fresenius Medical Care, the largest dialysis provider in the world, including serving as COO of FMC subsidiary, Renaissance Health Care.

Robert Levine, MD, was appointed a Michigan regional medical director of clinical operations.

5. Dr. Levine has worked in the field of medicine ranging from private practice in family medicine to medical director positions to clinical instructor experience in family medicine.

6. He was previously the medical director at Blue Care Network and the former CMO of The Wellness Plan Medical Centers in Detroit.

7. He was in private practice for 15 years and served as chairman of The Department of Family Medicine at the Detroit Medical Center.

8. Additionally, he was previously a clinical instructor in family medicine at Detroit-based St. John Hospital and Medical Center and served as a full-time hospitalist there as well as at Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Mich., and Providence Hospital in Southfield, Mich.

Bobby Lee, MD, was also appointed a Michigan regional medical director of clinical operations.

9. Dr. Lee has extensive experience in the management of healthcare delivery to high-risk patients.

10. He joined ConcertoHealth from Oakwood Inpatient Associates in Dearborn, Mich., where he was chairman of hospital medicine and medical director handling both clinical and administrative duties.

11. He also previously was medical director of the Regency of Canton (Mich.) Care Center.

12. Additionally, he was a member of the CEO Advisory Council on Physician Integration with Oakwood Physicians, Integrated.

Sundara Samavedi, MD, was appointed ConcertoHealth's Washington State medical director.

13. Dr. Samavedi has extensive medical expertise in internal medicine, adult primary care, chronic conditions and geriatric care.

14. He is considered a thought leader in hypertension, cardiovascular diseases and chronic musculoskeletal conditions.

15. Previously, Dr. Samavedi was medical director of Fidelis SeniorCare in Seattle. He also previously was medical director at Grifols Plasma Donation Centers, Seattle-based Pacific Medical Centers Northgate Clinic and Tacoma (Wash.) South Medical Center.

16. In his new role, he will lead the ConcertoHealth's medical initiatives in the wake of the company's recently announced expanded partnership with Long Beach, Calif.-based Molina Healthcare. The company plans to open two additional care centers in Lynnwood, Wash., and Lakewood, Wash., in early 2016.



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