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:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... Yisrayl Hawkins, Pastor and Overseer ... one of the most popular and least understood books in the Holy Scriptures, Revelation. ... descriptions that have baffled scholars for centuries. Many have tossed it off as mere ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... 2017 , ... First Healthcare Compliance (FHC), an industry leader ... range of technology and learning solutions at the 68th Annual American Healthcare Association ... held October 14–18, 2017 at the Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada. ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... , ... October 12, 2017 , ... The American College ... to Carol Friedman, PhD, FACMI, during the Opening Session of AMIA’s Annual Symposium in ... , In honor of Morris F. Collen, a pioneer in the field of medical ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... Leading pediatric oncology experts at Children’s National ... 49th Congress of the International Society of Paediatric Oncology (SIOP) Oct. 12-15. ... for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Children’s National, and Stephen P. Hunger, M.D., ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... Vohra Chief Medical Officer ... physician colleagues, skilled nursing facility medical directors and other clinicians at various events ... Care." , "At many of these conferences we get to educate other physicians, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:10/2/2017)... Oct. 2, 2017 Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc. (NYSE: ... Software and Consulting, LLC , and named its founder ... based in Tennessee , will operate ... expands EnvoyHealth,s service offerings for health care partners to ... "In an interoperable world, technology ...
(Date:10/2/2017)... The Rebound mobile app is poised to become ... tide of prescription drug addiction. The app empowers users to ... stepping down their dosage in a safe, controlled manner while ... the first 100,000 people to sign up will enjoy 3 ... ...
(Date:9/27/2017)... NEW YORK , Sept. 27, 2017  DarioHealth Corp. (NASDAQ: DRIO), ... solutions, today announced that its MyDario product is expected to appear on ... for when The Dr. Oz Show airs in your area: ... The nine-time Emmy award-winning, The Dr. ... ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: