SAN RAMON, Calif., Sept. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- PriMed Management, the management services organization for Hill Physicians Medical Group, today announced that Umang Jain has been named chief information officer, succeeding long-time CIO, Craig Lanway. In his new role, Jain will provide leadership to the technology team and oversight to the strategic direction of PriMed's information technology systems and services.
Jain comes to PriMed and Hill Physicians with 20 years of technology expertise honed in the healthcare and consulting industries. He most recently served as Senior Director, Core Business Applications and Integration at Blue Shield of California, where he led a team responsible for all internal business applications. He also helped formed Blue Shield's digital transformation strategy and helped develop an approach to lead to better quality and faster time to market for technology solutions.
"Umang's experience, energy and clear passion for information technology is an ideal fit," said David Joyner, CEO of PriMed and of Hill Physicians Medical Group. "His experience and entrepreneurial spirit will prove invaluable as we continue to develop innovative services and solutions that best meet the evolving needs of Hill Physicians Medical Group."
Jain succeeds Craig Lanway, who recently retired after 19 years of service. Lanway joined PriMed in 1997 as the director of information services. Craig was instrumental in the development of contemporary information systems applications. He also launched an electronic health record system for the doctors of Hill Physicians.
"Craig Lanway leaves a legacy of continuous improvement in our systems' capabilities that has supported the success and growth of Hill Physicians," said David Joyner.
About Hill Physicians Medical Group
Hill Physicians Medical Group is the largest independent physician association in Northern California and is a nationally known leader in innovative healthcare. The Integrated Healthcare Association and California Association of Physician Groups have recognized Hill Physicians as one of the top-performing medical groups in the state. Committed to serving healthy lifestyles, Hill Physicians offers extensive health education services to its patients, including health screenings and self-help through its online information portal at www.HillPhysicians.com.
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