National Association of Professional Women Inducts Janet Hunzinger, Process Improvement Manager, Healthcare Service Corp., in its 2015-2016 Woman of the Year Circle

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Janet Hunzinger is recognized for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession

Janet's knowledge and experience in healthcare and insurance are valuable assets to her company and community.

The National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) honors Janet Hunzinger, as a 2015-2016 inductee into the NAPW VIP Woman of the Year Circle. She is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in healthcare. With more than 700,000 members and over 200 operating Local Chapters, NAPW is the nation's leading networking organization exclusively for professional women.

"I'm pleased to honor Janet with this prestigious award," said NAPW President Star Jones." Her knowledge and experience in healthcare and insurance are valuable assets to her company and community."

Ms. Hunzinger’s career as a Proven Process Improvement Professional with experience in the healthcare, insurance, manufacturing and distribution industries spans more than 20 years. She is a certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and a board member of Our Children’s Homestead (a licensed IL foster care and adoption agency). Prior to transitioning to the healthcare and service industries, she worked as an industrial engineer for leaders of industry including Dial Corporation, Avon Cosmetics and Borg Warner.

“I work at the largest customer-owned health insurance company in the US,” says Ms. Hunzinger, Process Improvement Manager I at Healthcare Service Corporation (HCSC). HCSC offers a wide variety of health and life insurance products and related services through its operating divisions and subsidiaries, including Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas and Dearborn National.

In 1999, Ms. Hunzinger began working in the healthcare industry as Front Desk / Sales Associate at Good Samaritan Health & Wellness Center in Downers Grove, IL, where she worked for seven years. She then joined Advocate Healthcare as a Senior Operations Improvement Consultant. There, she served as the support-center-based site champion for operations improvement, where she led the value stream activities at two large medical group practices, defining the direction of the lean activities with site leadership and determining the metrics for each activity. Ms. Hunzinger's next position was a Process Redesign Analyst for Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare, where she worked with multiple patient care process teams and supported the move to a newly constructed replacement hospital before taking on her current role at HCSC.

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