ACHP member organizations distinguish themselves by their clinical excellence.
Albany, N.Y. (Vocus) September 30, 2010
Bruce Nash, MD, MBA, chief medical officer at CDPHP, has been appointed the medical director committee chair for the Alliance of Community Health Plans (ACHP), a national leadership organization that brings together innovative health plans and provider groups that are among America's best at delivering affordable, high-quality coverage and care in their communities.
Nash succeeds Mike Culyba, MD, of UPMC Health Plan as chair of ACHP’s medical director’s committee. His term for this post will be 2011-2012 alongside Brenda Bruns, MD, executive medical director at Group Health Cooperative in Seattle.
In this position, Nash will partner with Lynne Cuppernull, ACHP’s Director of Clinical Learning & Innovation, to provide leadership and direction for the clinical priorities of the medical director’s committee, monitor progress, and provide regular updates to the ACHP Board of Directors.
“Chairing ACHP’s Medical Directors is not a small commitment, either in time or intensity,” said Patricia Smith, president and CEO, ACHP. “ACHP member organizations distinguish themselves by their clinical excellence. We are pleased to welcome Bruce and Brenda to their new roles, and believe the experience and passion they will bring to their posts will assist ACHP in our pursuit to improve the delivery of affordable, high-quality coverage and care in communities across our country.”
The Alliance of Community Health Plans (ACHP) is a leadership organization that brings together innovative health plans and provider organizations that are among America's best at delivering affordable, high-quality coverage and care in their communities. Drawing on years of experience, members collaborate to share information and work toward solutions to some of health care's biggest challenges. Their work is the foundation for ACHP's advocacy for better health care nationally.
Founded in 1984 as a physician-founded and guided health plan, CDPHP and its affiliates currently serve members in 24 counties throughout New York with a full family of products. Visit CDPHP.
Contact: Kristin C. Marshall – (518) 641-5031
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