Former Insurance Executive to Lead Clinical Strategy
CINCINNATI, Ohio — May 1, 2019 — AssureCare, the leading provider of healthcare management software and solutions, announced the appointment of James Gartner as its Executive Vice President of Clinical Strategy. Gartner brings more than 30 years of experience and a proven track record of leadership to the company.
Gartner is a seasoned executive with experience leading and managing reputable, multi-billion dollar healthcare organizations. Gartner most recently served as the Senior Vice President of CareSource, the largest managed Medicaid company in the State of Ohio and one of the largest in the United States. While at CareSource, Jim served in multiple leadership capacities including leading the Pharmacy Strategy and team, Utilization Management, and was involved as part of a team to launch a new care management model served within the provider contracting and life cycle space. Prior to CareSource, Jim was involved in the PBM industry, consulting, and also owned and operated retail pharmacies and home infusion business.
“Jim’s impressive combination of payer and provider experience will be instrumental in ensuring AssureCare continues delivery of innovative solutions for its customers. His clinical background, coupled with his passion for patient and customer delight, is pivotal in helping lead AssureCare’s member-centric platforms across the globe,” said Dr. Yousuf J. Ahmad, President and CEO of AssureCare.
Gartner graduated with a BS in Pharmacy from Ohio Northern and earned an MBA with Health Care Administration concentration from Cleveland State University.
“I am honored to be part of the AssureCare executive team. In working with health plans and pharmacy organizations that use our platform, we have the ability to impact tens of millions of lives. Our platform is exceptional in that it brings all of the phases of health care to create a 360 vision of the members served. I could not think of a better way to be engaged in population health,” stated Jim.
AssureCare is a privately held healthcare technology company that transforms the health management process for providers and payers by enabling the delivery of higher quality, cost effective, collaborative care across the complete continuum of care. AssureCare’s flagship software platform, MedCompass®, is used by many of the nation’s leading commercial and government organizations (Medicare and Medicaid) to deliver end-to-end care management for millions of members daily. MedCompass transforms healthcare management by automating processes and streamlining workflows, thus allowing care professionals to make better decisions that dramatically improve the quality of care. AssureCare is considered an industry leader in developing modular, seamless solutions designed to improve patient outcomes and reduce avoidable costs associated with population health management.
AssureCare is a Vora (Ventures) Group portfolio company with headquarters in Cincinnati. For more information, call 513-618-2150
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