Navigation Links
Patrick Johnston Named President and CEO of the California Association of Health Plans
Date:6/4/2009

20-Year Veteran of State Legislature Brings Wealth of Experience and Reputation for Collaboration

SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Association of Health Plans (CAHP) today announced that former legislator Patrick Johnston has been selected to serve as the organization's president and chief executive officer. Mr. Johnston, who served in the California Legislature for two decades, will begin his new role on July 1, 2009.

"Patrick brings a wealth of experience working within the state Capitol and valuable expertise on some of the most critical and complex public policy issues facing Californians," said Howard Kahn, chair of the CAHP Board of Directors and CEO of L.A. Care Health Plan, the nation's largest public health plan. "With health care reform in Washington and our own state budget crisis, it was important for the board to find a CEO who is well-respected in Sacramento and able to build effective partnerships."

Mr. Johnston's background prepares him well for his new position. For 20 years, Mr. Johnston served in the state Legislature, where he was frequently involved with important health care and insurance issues. Mr. Johnston was a member of the Assembly for 10 years and served in the Senate for an additional 10 years. For six years during his tenure in the Senate, Mr. Johnston chaired the Appropriations Committee.

Beyond his years in the legislature, Mr. Johnston has served in a number of important capacities. He was the first legislator in residence at the University of California, Berkeley Institute of Government. He has also served as vice chairman of the California Bay-Delta Authority, which oversees the implementation of the CALFED Bay-Delta Program.

Mr. Johnston is a graduate of St. Patrick's College and holds a Master's Degree from California State University, Sacramento in political representation.

<
'/>"/>

SOURCE California Association of Health Plans
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. New Jersey Orthodontist Patrick T. Cuozzo Launches User-Friendly, State-of-the-Art New Website
2. Dr. Therese Fitzpatrick to Present Award Winning Poster at AONE
3. Orexigen(R) Therapeutics Names Patrick Mahaffy to Board of Directors
4. Dr. Patrick Cobb Named President of Community Oncology Alliance
5. Comment of Senator Patrick Leahy on President Obamas Decision to Reverse The Mexico City Policy
6. Patrick J. McMahon Named Senior Vice President/CFO of Sisters of Charity Health System
7. Comment of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) on President-elect Obamas Choice of Former Senator Tom Daschle to Head The Department of Health and Human Services and A New White House Office of Health Reform
8. Analog Devices Healthcare Team Participates in MIT Forum on Medical Device Industry : ADI's healthcare technology experts Patrick O'Doherty and Tom O'Dwyer offer insights on trends impacting next-generation medical electronic systems.
9. Mobile Imaging Innovator, Mobile Diagnostic Centers LP, Appoints New CEO : Mobile Imaging Development's Limited Partnership, Mobile Diagnostic Centers LP. Has Appointed Patrick McNamara as CEO
10. Home Care Workers, Seniors, Disabled From Across Massachusetts to Protest Poverty Wages, Lack of Health Insurance, Wednesday, June 18 at Office of Governor Deval Patrick
11. Patrick G. Ryan Announces Intention to Retire from Aon
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/30/2014)... Hudson Valley & Capital Region, NY (PRWEB) August 31, ... Healthcare Workers East, the largest and fastest growing union ... more resources on bringing good, middle-class healthcare jobs and ... Valley and Capital regions. , In recent years, ... a better future for themselves and their families by ...
(Date:8/30/2014)... August 31, 2014 Recently, Top ... web hosting companies and announced that BlueHost and ... for webmasters who want to buy high quality ... recommend are the best web host companies who ... server speed with top-level support.” A spokesman for ...
(Date:8/30/2014)... 2014 The Truth about Six Pack Abs ... reveal to users some shocking foods that can burn belly ... modeling looks, as well as some motivation secrets for successful ... there is one unique trick that can help users reduce ... what many people might think, cardio exercise routines are not ...
(Date:8/30/2014)... Recently, Skmen.com, a well-known clothing manufacturer, has announced ... Before the middle of September, all the company’s new ... 15 to 30 percent off. , As a ... are carefully made and come with quality guarantees. They ... Skmen.com is popular for its fashionable, high quality clothes ...
(Date:8/30/2014)... 2014 United Theological Seminary is pleased to ... the Master of Theological Studies (MTS). , ... designed for students who wish to pursue further academic study ... to serve the Church and community. Previously, students needed to ... can attend classes from any location where there is an ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:This Labor Day, 1199SEIU Continues Commitment to Growing Local Economies with Good, Middle-Class Healthcare Jobs 2Health News:This Labor Day, 1199SEIU Continues Commitment to Growing Local Economies with Good, Middle-Class Healthcare Jobs 3Health News:This Labor Day, 1199SEIU Continues Commitment to Growing Local Economies with Good, Middle-Class Healthcare Jobs 4Health News:Great Web Hosting Suppliers Recently Recommended by Top10BestSEOHosting.com 2Health News:Truth about Six Pack Abs Review Reveals Unique Method to Eliminate Stubborn Stomach Fat 2Health News:Huge Deals On 2014 Long Casual Dresses Unveiled By Skmen.com 2Health News:United Theological Seminary Announces First Fully Online Degree 2
... looked at 12 drugs, 117 studies and 25,000 patients ... News) -- Sertraline (Zoloft) and escitalopram (Lexapro) are the ... least effective, a new analysis shows. , The Italian ... patients with major depression to come to this conclusion. ...
... N.J., Jan. 29 Beginning February 1, 2009, Horizon ... members will have new options for routine medical care. ... retail health care in the United States, have reached ... health care centers participating providers with Horizon BCBSNJ. ...
... Healthcare Professionals to Help Meet Needs of Growing ... Sanofi-aventis U.S. announced today the launch ... growing diabetes epidemic in America and to provide ... care for people living with diabetes. The ...
... 29 Health Integrated, a Targeted Population ... interplay between medical and psychosocial health, has ... the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). ... Synergy Targeted Population Management(TM) program in seven ...
... LONG BEACH, Calif. and SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 29 ... Health Technology Center (HealthTech) to establish the nation,s first ... that dramatically enhance home and community-based care for seniors. ... to meet the health care needs of aging baby ...
... Diego will operate California,s first statewide consultative service ... Communities in California lacking palliative medicine resources will ... educational support through a new hotline operated by ... Institute for Palliative Medicine received a $1,203,547 grant ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Zoloft, Lexapro the Best of Newer Antidepressants 2Health News:MinuteClinic Becomes Participating Provider With Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey 2Health News:MinuteClinic Becomes Participating Provider With Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey 3Health News:Alliance of Experts Created to Help Raise Awareness of Best Practices in Diabetes Treatment 2Health News:Alliance of Experts Created to Help Raise Awareness of Best Practices in Diabetes Treatment 3Health News:Health Integrated Achieves NCQA Full Accreditation for Its Synergy Targeted Population Management(TM) Program 2Health News:The SCAN Foundation Grants $5 Million to the Health Technology Center to Establish National Center for Technology and Aging 2Health News:The SCAN Foundation Grants $5 Million to the Health Technology Center to Establish National Center for Technology and Aging 3Health News:New Palliative Medicine Hotline to Call San Diego Home 2Health News:New Palliative Medicine Hotline to Call San Diego Home 3
(Date:8/30/2014)... Mass. , Aug. 30, 2014  Boston ... its NEural Cardiac TherApy foR Heart Failure (NECTAR-HF) ... clinical trial investigating vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) for ... M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Therapeutics and Cardiology and ... Institut National de la Sante et de la ...
(Date:8/30/2014)... --  Royal Philips  (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) today announced ... system designed to enable global hospitals and health systems ... cost pressures. Making its debut at the  European Society ... this week, Affiniti provides innovative technology to ... deliver high quality patient care. "Affiniti ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... -- Market Research Report on Global and Chinese ... and in-depth market survey on Global and ... firstly reviews the basic information of X-Ray Crystallography ... The report then explores global and China,s top ... specification, capacity, Production value, and market share etc. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Boston Scientific Announces Primary Endpoint Results of NECTAR-HF Clinical Trial 2Boston Scientific Announces Primary Endpoint Results of NECTAR-HF Clinical Trial 3Boston Scientific Announces Primary Endpoint Results of NECTAR-HF Clinical Trial 4Philips Debuts New Affiniti Ultrasound System at the European Society of Cardiology Congress 2014 2Philips Debuts New Affiniti Ultrasound System at the European Society of Cardiology Congress 2014 3Philips Debuts New Affiniti Ultrasound System at the European Society of Cardiology Congress 2014 4X-Ray Crystallography Scanner Industry For Global and Chinese Market Forecast to 2019 2X-Ray Crystallography Scanner Industry For Global and Chinese Market Forecast to 2019 3X-Ray Crystallography Scanner Industry For Global and Chinese Market Forecast to 2019 4X-Ray Crystallography Scanner Industry For Global and Chinese Market Forecast to 2019 5
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
Medicine Products: