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Caravan Health Launches New Collaborative ACO with Stratum Med

July 23, 2019

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KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 23, 2019 – Caravan Health, the nation’s leader in accountable care, today announced that a consortium of seven high-performing physician groups formed a new Pathways to Success accountable care organization (ACO) named Stratum Med ACO, under the company’s collaborative ACO model, effective July 1. Stratum Med is a collaborative alliance of ...Read More

Hutchinson Clinic – Chief Financial Officer

July 25, 2019

| Stratum News

Stratum is pleased to announce that Dashun Monk has accepted the Chief Financial Officer position with Hutchinson Clinic. Dashun is originally from Los Angeles and worked for a variety of healthcare organizations including Providence Health System. Most recently, Dashun was the CFO at Medical Associates in Clinton, Iowa. Dashun began his position at Hutchinson Clinic ...Read More

Carle – Vice President, Revenue Cycle Operations

July 25, 2019

| Stratum News

Stratum is pleased to announce that Mike Edwards has accepted the Vice President of Revenue Cycle Operations position with Carle. Mike comes to Carle from Decatur Memorial Hospital where he served as the Vice President of Revenue Cycle.  Prior to Decatur Memorial, Mike spent a few years providing consultative services to hospitals and physician practices ...Read More

Experts Advise Parents to Strictly Limit Screen Time for Young Children

May 31, 2019

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“According to a 2017 survey by the National Health and Nutrition Examination 13.9 percent of preschool children are obese. While, 18.4 percent of grade school children across the country are obese. Iowa Clinic Pediatrics Doctor Dan Pelzer said there is a link to obese children and too much screen time…” Read full article.

Carle- Vice President, Finance & Financial Reporting

October 12, 2018

| Stratum News

Stratum is pleased to announce that Mary Treacy Shiff has accepted the Vice President, Finance and Financial Reporting position with Carle.  In this new position, Mary will provide executive leadership across the finance department including; accounting, budget, reimbursement and cost reporting.   Mary has spent the majority of her career in the Chicagoland market, but did ...Read More

Health Alliance- Vice President, Chief Compliance & Risk Officer

October 12, 2018

| Stratum News

Stratum Med is excited to announce that Terrica Miller has accepted the Vice President, Chief Compliance & Risk Officer position with Health Alliance.  Terrica will provide executive leadership to the Compliance, Risk Management, Internal Audit and Privacy departments within the health plan.  Terrica, a Champaign native, is most recently serving as the Compliance Officer at Magnolia ...Read More

Formal Leadership Change Announcement

July 25, 2018

| Stratum News

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

| Stratum News

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

| Stratum News

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