NORFOLK, Va., Jan. 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- ARDX, a leading healthcare management and IT consulting firm, today announced that Christie Lawrence has joined the company as the Vice President of Commercial Services. In this position, Ms. Lawrence will lead the expansion of ARDX's healthcare education and training tools, as well as strategically develop customizable solutions that will continue to bridge the gap between government healthcare legislation and quality care outcomes for various commercial healthcare delivery settings.
"I am thrilled to welcome Christie, who brings a wealth of experience and passion to solving today's healthcare complexities," states Angela D. Reddix, Founder, President and CEO of ARDX. "Her leadership and immense depth of healthcare expertise is pivotal as ARDX continues to grow within the area of population health, patient-centered care and outcomes, and payment reform, for so many healthcare entities."
Mrs. Lawrence is an accomplished business development and marketing strategist with more than 25 years of healthcare experience working with hospital systems, physician groups, payers, self-insured employers, government entities, and Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs). She enjoys consulting with and educating healthcare organizations and providers on the trends, required analytical tools, and organizational structure to be successful in the P4P, value-based purchasing environment or clinically integrated networks. A sought-after speaker and trainer, she routinely speaks on a variety of topics including: behavioral health integration, patient-centered medical home transformation, population health management, chronic care management, and the new Quality Payment Program. She currently serves as the communication chairperson for the Executive Healthcare Network of Dallas-Fort Worth, the largest healthcare networking group in North Texas.
She received her Master of Science in public relations from the University of Southern Mississippi and her Bachelor of Science in education from Mississippi University for Women.
"ARDX has a unique ability to decipher healthcare legislation, and implement value-based care solutions for their clients," states Christie Lawrence. "I am honored to have joined a company that is passionate about making real changes in healthcare."
ARDX, a healthcare management and IT consulting firm, delivers comprehensive management and technology solutions that help government, commercial, non-profit, and academic clients grow strategically and operate efficiently. ARDX's proven success with customers, such as the Department of Health and Human Services, comes from delivering a range of solutions and services.
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