Navigation Links
Dr. Leonard Kirschner Joins SCAN Health Plan Arizona Board of Directors

PHOENIX, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Leonard Kirschner has been appointed to the SCAN Health Plan Arizona board of directors, effective Jan. 1. He joins the other board members in providing oversight and governance to SCAN Health Plan Arizona.

A longtime healthcare leader in Arizona, Dr. Kirschner brings extensive managed care experience to this new role. He currently serves as president of AARP Arizona and is a member of the American Hospital Association Long Range Policy Committee. During his 35-year career, Dr. Kirschner held many prestigious healthcare positions, including serving as director of the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS), and president of the Veterans Medical Leadership Council of the Carl T. Hayden VA Medical Center as well as many advisory roles.

"We are honored to have someone with Dr. Kirschner's experience and perspective on our board of directors," said Tom Lescault, president of SCAN Health Plan Arizona. "As the healthcare industry faces many unknowns, SCAN is fortunate to have a group of well-respected and thoughtful leaders on our board."

"Dr. Kirschner is a well-respected healthcare professional who shares SCAN's philosophy of helping to keep seniors healthy and living independently," said Dave Schmidt, CEO and chairman of the board of SCAN. "He will be an asset to the board of directors in Arizona as we navigate the future of healthcare in America."

Dr. Kirschner is a frequent speaker on Medicaid, Medicare, managed care, behavioral health and healthcare reform. He has received numerous awards for his work, including the Healthcare Lifetime Achievement Award from the Phoenix Business Journal and the Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association's Salisbury Award, among others. Dr. Kirschner is a graduate of Williams College, Albany Medical College, and the Harvard University School of Public Health and is board certified by the American Board of Preventive Medicine.

"I am looking forward to helping SCAN Health Plan Arizona advance its mission of helping seniors remain healthy and independent," said Dr. Kirschner. "Now is an interesting time for healthcare, and I believe that SCAN has the right approach at the right time."

About SCAN Health Plan Arizona

For more than 30 years, SCAN Health Plan has been focusing on the unique needs of people with Medicare and today is the fourth-largest nonprofit Medicare Advantage Plan in the United States. In addition to the 110,000 members it serves in Southern California, SCAN Health Plan offers a Medicare Advantage Plan in Maricopa County. SCAN Health Plan Arizona was recently named one of the area's best places to work by the Arizona Business Journal. Further information may be obtained at

SOURCE SCAN Health Plan Arizona



SOURCE SCAN Health Plan Arizona
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Medical Reimbursement Consultants, Inc. Selects LeonardoMD for Web-based Medical Billing
2. Dr. Robert Leonard First in New England to Offer Genetic Test for Male Pattern Baldness
3. Healthcare Businesswomens Association Names Genentechs Leonard Kanavy, Vice President, Commercial Operations as the 2008 Honorable Mentor
4. AmeriMark Direct Acquires Dr. Leonards Healthcare
5. U.S. Government Rejoins Worldwide Consensus on Reproductive Health
6. Seasoned Executive Joins Safetec To Accelerate Growth
7. Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis Joins World-Wide 2010: The Year Of The Lung Effort
8. Dr. Bob Arnot Joins the Connectyx Management Team
9. Deirdre Byrne Joins B. E. Smith as Senior Vice President, Interim Leadership Services
10. Top-performing Sales Manager Joins OrthoAccel Technologies, Inc. in the United Kingdom
11. Jeri Beth “J.B.” Foshee, MD Joins Dermatology Center of Dallas
Post Your Comments:
(Date:6/26/2016)... Carolina (PRWEB) , ... June 26, 2016 , ... ... of a new product that was developed to enhance the health of felines. The ... centuries. , The two main herbs in the PawPaws Cat Kidney Support ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... Austin residents seeking Mohs surgery services, can ... Surgery and to Dr. Russell Peckham for medical and surgical dermatology. , Dr. Dorsey ... cancer. The selective fellowship in Mohs Micrographic Surgery completed by Dr. Dorsey was under ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... , ... June 25, 2016 , ... As a lifelong ... Cum Laude and his M.D from the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. ... to Los Angeles to complete his fellowship in hematology/oncology at the UCLA-Olive View-Cedars Sinai ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... 24, 2016 , ... A recent article published June 14 on ... article goes on to state that individuals are now more comfortable seeking to undergo ... such as calf and cheek reduction. The Los Angeles area medical group, Beverly Hills ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... , ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... and Scientific Sessions in Dallas that it will receive two significant new grants ... grants came as PHA marked its 25th anniversary by recognizing patients, medical professionals ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/23/2016)... 2016 Capricor Therapeutics, Inc. ... biotechnology company focused on the discovery, development and ... enrollment in its ongoing randomized HOPE-Duchenne clinical trial ... of its 24-patient target. Capricor expects the trial ... of 2016, and to report top line data ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... BOGOTA, Colombia , June 23, 2016  Astellas today announced the establishment of Astellas Farma Colombia (AFC), a ... second affiliate in Latin America . ... ... ... ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... 23, 2016  Experian Health, the healthcare ... the patient payment and care experience, today ... products and services that will enhance the ... offerings. These award-winning solutions will enable healthcare ... compliant in an ever-changing environment and redefine ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: