HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- KEPRO is pleased to announce the appointments of Meghan Harris as Executive Vice President and Michael Wolf as Vice President for Government Relations.
In addition to being the Chief Operating Officer, Harris has also been appointed as the Executive Vice President and now heads Operations, IT, Health Service Research and Quality for KEPRO. Harris is also responsible for KEPRO's public and commercial operations, providing operational leadership to achieve company-wide goals and objectives. Harris brings nearly 17 years of experience in the health services research field, with expertise in biostatistics, experimental design, sampling, regression, health outcomes, and savings calculations.
"Meghan has been a keystone in the fabric of KEPRO and the work that we do," said KEPRO President and CEO Joseph A. Dougher. "We're very excited to have her as our Executive Vice President and operational leader in achieving our goals and objectives."
Harris earned her Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics from Malone College in Canton, Ohio; and her Master of Science degree in Statistics from the University of Akron. She is a member of the Cleveland Chapter of American Statistical Association, the American Society for Quality, and the American Health Quality Association.
In addition, KEPRO is pleased to announce that Wolf will lead public affairs and policy efforts on a national level on a variety of health care initiatives including access to care and integration of care issues in public healthcare payer programs.
"Michael's expertise and experience in state government will be invaluable as we grow and increase our government and commercial clients," Dougher stated. "He will be the lead on coordinating with government entities to develop effective and cost-efficient programs for their members."
With more than 10 years of experience in the health industry and most recently serving as the Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Wolf will play a crucial role in developing new government partnerships and identifying innovative ways KEPRO can better serve our clients and their members through cost-saving measures.
Wolf is recognized as the leader of Pennsylvania's State Innovation Model efforts with the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation Center spearheading efforts to create greater adoption of patient-centered medical homes and greater use of technology to help address medically-underserved. Wolf will also oversee KEPRO's Communications Office to better align KEPRO's brand and to enhance two-way communication with clients and members.
KEPRO, a leading quality improvement and care management organization, offers innovative and outcomes-focused solutions to reduce the utilization of health care resources and optimize quality of care for public and commercial clients. KEPRO's tailored programs maximize members' quality of life, and realize greater cost savings for members and clients alike. To learn more about KEPRO, visit www.KEPRO.com.
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