Dr. Patrick Courneya rejoins HealthPartners as chief health plan medical officer

HealthPartners, a Bloomington, Minn.-based health insurer and hospital operator, has named Patrick Courneya, MD, chief health plan medical officer.

Dr. Courneya is rejoining HealthPartners after previously serving a decade as medical director and associate medical director for the organization's health plan.

He most recently worked for Oakland, Calif.-based Kaiser Permanente, where he was executive vice president and CMO for national health plan and hospitals quality for six years.

At Kaiser, Dr. Courneya focused on strategies for improving health and affordability for Kaiser's more than 12 million health plan members. He also was national executive sponsor for Kaiser's new medical school, which will be named in honor of the organization's late chairman and CEO Bernard J. Tyson and is scheduled to open this summer.

Dr. Courneya's other healthcare positions have included chair of the Chief Medical Officer Leadership Council at America's Health Insurance Plans and chair of the Medical Directors Council at the Alliance of Community Health Plans.



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