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Formal Leadership Change Announcement

July 25, 2018

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It is my pleasure to announce that the Stratum Med, Inc. Board of Directors has appointed W. Trent Kramer as President and Chief Executive Officer of Stratum effective September 1, 2018. Trent and I have worked together for nearly 20 years and I have every confidence that he will thrive in his new role.  Trent ...Read More

Be The Change

July 17, 2018

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On March 9, 2018, AMGA Board Chair Dr. Rai, president and chief executive officer at Prevea Health, addressed attendees at the AMGA 2018 Annual Conference in Phoenix, Arizona. He passionately exhorted groups to lead revolutionary change in health care, to steer the nation toward value and improved patient health. “We don’t just need incremental change. ...Read More

Medical Associates of Clinton- Chief Financial Officer

March 22, 2018

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Stratum Med is excited to share that Robin Higdon-Fleming has accepted the Chief Financial Officer position with Medical Associates of Clinton. Ms. Higdon-Fleming offers more than thirty years’ experience as an Accountant/Controller and is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Iowa.  She began her career in healthcare working for a multi-specialty clinic in ...Read More

Health Alliance- Vice President, Network Management & Partnerships

January 10, 2018

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Stratum is excited to share that Randy Walker has accepted the Vice President, Network Management and Partnerships position with Health Alliance.  Randy will provide executive leadership to the Provider Network Management Department including provider contracting and provider relations, and he will lead network expansion efforts through the development of new provider partnerships and opportunities for ...Read More

Carle- Executive Director, Business Development, Provider Services

November 28, 2017

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Stratum is excited to share that Tim Polley has accepted the Executive Director, Business Development, Provider Services position at Carle.  Tim will be a member of Chirag Patel’s strategy and growth leadership team, working closely with him and Stephanie Beever. Tim’s area of responsibility will be to enhance service offerings, expand Carle geographically, spearhead the ...Read More

Stratum Welcomes Nick Klimkiewicz to the Team

November 20, 2017

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Nick has 12 years of experience in the healthcare industry with a focus in sales and supply chain. Nick has direct responsibility for Stratum’s GPO development while driving value-added Stratum solutions in Recruitment (Physician and Executive) and Insurance to the benefit of Stratum shareholders and clients. Nick most recently served as the Collaborative Development Administrator ...Read More

Stratum Welcomes Ryan Wills to the Team

September 28, 2017

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Mr. Wills has 19 years of experience in the insurance industry with a focus on underwriting and marketing.  Mr. Wills has direct responsibility over Stratum Brokerage Company, a wholly owned insurance brokerage firm.  He leads Stratum’s insurance division with a focus on developing innovative insurance products and services to the benefit of our shareholders and ...Read More

OSF Healthcare- Director, Cardiovascular and Neurovascular Services

September 20, 2017

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Stratum is excited to share that Joann Kress has accepted the Director, Cardiovascular and Neurovascular Services role at OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center in Rockford, IL where she will be responsible for providing administrative direction for new and expanding diagnostic and interventional operations for the Service Lines. Ms. Kress began her career as a Cath ...Read More

OSF Healthcare- Manager, Women’s Pavilion

July 11, 2017

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Stratum Med is excited to share that Dawn Geringer has accepted the Manager, Women’s Pavilion role at OSF Saint Anthony’s Health Center in Alton. Dawn will provide clinical and managerial oversight for the Obstetrics Unit while also driving strategic expansion of their services in the Alton community. Dawn has most recently been with Centene Corporation, ...Read More

Health Alliance Northwest- Vice President

May 10, 2017

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Stratum is excited to share that David Corrigan has accepted the Vice President, Health Alliance Northwest position.  Mr. Corrigan will be a member of the Health Alliance leadership team, but will specifically be located in Wenatchee, WA working closely with Confluence Health to develop and implement their growth strategy in the State of Washington to ...Read More

Director of Physician Recruitment- Beloit Health System

January 16, 2017

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Stratum is excited to share that Claudine Taub has accepted the Director of Physician Recruitment position at Beloit Health System in Beloit, WI. As the first dedicated recruitment professional on staff at Beloit Health System, Claudine will work closely with leadership to execute their recruitment plan and will serve in a physician liaison capacity to ...Read More

CMS to build central repository to help with meaningful use public health reporting

September 20, 2016

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“The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is launching a central data repository for public health agency and clinical data registry reporting. The database, set to be completed by 2017, will help practices and hospitals meet meaningful use requirements for public health reporting, pointing them toward agencies and registries able to accept electronic public health ...Read More