MIAMI, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- AvMed Health Plans announced the promotion of Kirk Cianciolo, D.O., MBA, CPE to the position of Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Cianciolo is a seasoned medical professional, with more than 25 years in the healthcare industry as a clinician and physician executive. He has been with AvMed since 2006, in the role of Vice President and Chief Medical Officer.
In his new position, Dr. Cianciolo will continue to provide leadership, medical oversight, strategic development and successful operation of the Regional Utilization Management Departments, Disease Management Department, Corporate Quality Improvement and HEDIS Department, Medical Support Services Department and Clinical Pharmacy Management Department.
"I am very pleased to announce Dr. Cianciolo's new role at AvMed. He has a long history within the healthcare industry and with that knowledge and expertise has made significant contributions to the success of our organization. He has continued to bring new ideas to the table and has played a critical role in leading the team that has addressed rising medical costs," said Doug Cueny, President and CEO of AvMed.
Previously, Dr. Cianciolo was Vice President of Health Services for CIGNA Healthcare. Prior to CIGNA he served as Regional Medical Director for Florida, Georgia and South Carolina for Humana Military Health Service. Prior to that, he was Senior Medical Director/Acting Executive Director for the Florida Region of Prudential Health Care Inc.
Dr. Cianciolo is involved in many professional associations including the American College of Physician Executives, American Urologic Association, American Osteopathic Association, Florida Urologic Association, Pinellas Osteopathic Medical Society, Florida Osteopathic Association, American College of Osteopathic Surgeons, Chairman Surgical committee, American College Osteopathic Surgeons, Managed Care Committee, American College Osteopathic Surgeons, Ethics Committee, and Board Member of Florida Osteopathic School of Medicine.
About AvMed Health Plans
AvMed Health Plans have been serving Floridians for more than 35 years. Through an extensive physician network, AvMed provides access to health care coverage to large and small employer groups around the state. Additionally, AvMed offers health care products to Medicare beneficiaries in South Florida. AvMed provides members and clients highly personalized service with all the advantages of a nationally competitive health plan. AvMed has offices in Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Palm Beach, Orlando, Tampa, Gainesville and Jacksonville. For more information, visit http://www.avmed.org
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