SAN DIEGO, July 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Center Partners of Southern California a premier consortium of primary care organizations, today announced the appointment Sarah Cho to the role of vice president of clinical transformation and health informatics for its subsidiary, Integrated Health Partners (IHP). IHP is the leading clinically integrated primary care network in San Diego and Riverside Counties, comprising 10 community health centers representing more than 750,000 low-income and under-insured Medi-Cal patients.
Cho's comprehensive experience with health care delivery and the care continuum, leveraging health IT for evidence-based initiatives, and the maintenance of a centralized data aggregation and population health management tool will prove invaluable to the future of IHP and its member health centers.
Cho, a trained epidemiologist, will oversee the network's technology initiatives, and data aggregation, integrity and analysis to improve clinical quality measures, leading towards actionable reporting for health center providers.
Prior to joining IHP, Cho worked at Scripps Health since 2006, where she most recently held the position of Corporate Director of Population Health Analytics for Scripps Accountable Care Organization (ACO), Health Plan, and the Qualcomm Premier ACO. In this role, she headed the population health data science team to support the transformation of big data into actionable insights to drive improvement in clinical outcomes for value-based populations. In previous positions at Scripps, Cho led reporting and analytics for Corporate Quality Assurance and the Project Management Office. Cho received her B.S. in biological sciences from the University of the Pacific and her M.P.H. in research epidemiology from Loma Linda University.
About Integrated Health Partners
The region's leading clinically integrated primary care network, Integrated Health Partners (IHP) brings together 10 community health center members representing more than 750,000 low-income and under-insured Medi-Cal patients in San Diego and Riverside Counties. With 133,000 patients under contract through four insurance plans—Molina Healthcare, CareFirst, Beacon Health Options and Inland Empire Health Plan—IHP acts as a powerful advocate for primary health care providers who serve underserved communities. A subsidiary of Health Center Partners of Southern California, IHP seeks to improve the quality of healthcare outcomes by better preparing its members to meet the future needs of patients and evolving demands of the health care industry. For more information, visit www.ihpsocal.org.
About Health Center Partners of Southern California
Health Center Partners and its subsidiaries serve as the nexus for members and partners to transform primary care through the power of innovation and collaboration. Its health policy, public affairs and advocacy efforts enhance the development of and recognition for members that enrich the patient experience and improve the human condition through access to quality health care and related services for diverse communities, with an emphasis on low-income and uninsured populations. For more information, visit www.hcpsocal.org.