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Senior Vice President, Finance and Operations, AHP & AH GPO
Mike joined AllSpire Health Partners in 2017 as the Sr. Vice President of Finance and Operations. He serves a key role for both AllSpire Health Partners and AllSpire Health Group Purchasing Organization in the development of business strategy, leading collaborative economic initiatives and building the financial and operational infrastructure. Mike works closely with the President in the evaluation and execution of collaborative initiatives including operational execution, business and financial model development, economic justification and drafting of business plans.
Mike has over 30 years’ healthcare experience in start-ups, turnarounds and multi-billion dollar public companies and has extensive C Suite experience. Additionally, Mike was a member of the management team that took CardioNet (NASDAQ: BEAT) public in 2008 and spent three years in Brussels Belgium for Imperial Chemical Industries (ICI), a multibillion chemical and pharmaceutical company as Controller, International Operations. Mike holds an MBA from Drexel University and a BS in Accounting from Villanova University.
President, AHP | CEO, AH GPO
Paul provides visionary leadership to AllSpire Health Partners, the think tank and innovation incubator owned by progressive not-for-profit health system members dedicated to enhancing quality, cost, access and experience of care across a $15 billion enterprise.
Paul also serves as Chief Executive Officer of the AllSpire Health Group Purchasing Organization, which sources and negotiates prices for goods and services worth $2 billion per year on behalf of member health systems.
Tirjan came to AllSpire with 25 years of healthcare, medical technology and life science entrepreneurial and executive leadership experience spanning concept stage start-ups, venture backed start-ups, venture capital investment, small public companies and divisions of Fortune 500 companies. Immediately prior to AllSpire, Paul led 12 ambulatory care business lines for Universal Health Services (NYSE:UHS). Among them, he started two from concept: 1- a chain of locally branded free-standing Emergency Departments and 2- a retail pharmacy chain called CentRx.
Tirjan earned an MBA from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania as well as a BA from the University of Pennsylvania.
President & CEO, Atlantic Health System | Chair, Board of Trustees, American Hospital Association
Brian A. Gragnolati is president and CEO of Atlantic Health System, based in Morristown, New Jersey. Prior to joining Atlantic Health System in May 2015, Gragnolati served as Senior Vice President, Community Division of Johns Hopkins Medicine (JHM). He was operationally responsible for three owned/two affiliated hospitals, eight ambulatory and surgery center sites and community physician integration. He was successful in further developing the JHM Integrated Delivery and Financing System by expanding owned insurance product offerings, growing the geographic footprint and developing new models of clinical and financial integration.
President & CEO, WellSpan Health | Chair, AHP Board of Managers
In January 2019, Roxanna Gapstur assumed the role of President and CEO of WellSpan Health, based in York, Pennsylvania. She has over 25 years of healthcare leadership experience working in group practice, academic, and integrated health care systems which included health plan operations. Prior to her appointment at WellSpan, Dr. Gapstur was a senior vice president and president within the HealthPartners system in Bloomington, Minnesota. Dr. Gapstur has extensive experience in strategic planning, business development and operational leadership in both ambulatory and hospital settings. She has served in multiple executive roles including chief operating officer, chief nursing officer and as a senior executive accountable for population health.
President & CEO, Tower Health
Clint Matthews is president and chief executive officer of Tower Health System, based in Reading, Pennsylvania. Since taking on this role in June 2010, Mr. Matthews has overseen the implementation of a system-wide electronic medical records implementation, a new system branding and advertising campaign and the oversight of a Clinically Integrated Physician Network, as well as the approval and start of construction for $354 million in perioperative services and an inpatient bed tower. He was previously a managing director with FTI where Mr. Matthews assisted health systems and hospitals with financial recovery, improvements in quality outcomes, physician alignment, and patient satisfaction. Most recently, Mr. Matthews drove the expansion of Tower Health System with the acquisition of five CHS hospitals, broke ground on a new four year medical school campus in affiliation with Drexel University College of Medicine, as well as a joint venture with UPMC Health Plan for a full line of health coverage and related services to individuals as well as employers and their employees in health system’s service area.
President & CEO, Lehigh Valley Health Network
Brian Nester, DO, became president and CEO of Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN), based in Allentown, Pennsylvania on July 1, 2014. LVHN is a comprehensive, integrated health network that includes three full-service licensed hospitals with six campuses, a children’s hospital, an employed physician group with nearly 2,000 members, and 44 outpatient health centers. LVHN is its region’s largest employer, with more than 17,600 employees. Dr. Nester had been the chief strategy officer (CSO) at LVHN since 2011. In that role he aligned LVHN’s business development assets with evolving population health management competencies and insurance sophistication in the creation of new partnerships and structures that will facilitate LVHN’s transformation into an accountable care organization.
CEO, Hackensack Meridian Health Network
Robert C. Garrett, a nationally-renowned healthcare leader and sought-after industry expert, is the CEO of Hackensack Meridian Health Network, one of the largest, most comprehensive health networks based in Edison, New Jersey. Mr. Garrett began his time with Hackensack University Medical Center in 1981 as a resident and served as president and CEO of the Hackensack University Health Network from November 2009 through July 2016, at which time he assumed the position of co-CEO of Hackensack Meridian Health. Mr. Garrett became the Hackensack Meridian Health system CEO effective January 2019. In the face of healthcare reform, Mr. Garrett optimally positioned HackensackUHN and HackensackUMC for success through a series of acquisitions, mergers, partnerships and affiliations.
Vice President, Clinical Resource Management, AH GPO
Rebecca (Becka) Holt, MBA, RN serves as the Vice President of Clinical Resource Management. In her role at AH GPO, Becka provides leadership and direction for standardizing acquisition of purchased products and supporting their appropriate utilization to support members’ high-value, high-quality patient outcomes. Becka’s clinical career began as a cardiac critical care nurse, advancing to cardiovascular service line responsibility and ultimately health system supply chain operations. She most recently served as the Senior Director, Cardiovascular Service line for HealthTrust Purchasing Group in Brentwood, TN. Becka received her associates in nursing from Blue State College, a BBA in Business from King’s College and an MBA from King University.