CHICAGO, July 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- UHC announces the appointment of Dan O'Brien as vice president of finance. O'Brien will manage all of UHC's finance-related activities, including the development and monitoring of UHC's strategic financial objectives.
"With his deep understanding of UHC and its financial needs, Dan is a great addition to our senior management team," said Irene M. Thompson, UHC president and chief executive officer. "He has already helped shape UHC into a more cost-efficient organization, and we believe the short- and long-term financial goals he has set will continue to benefit us and our members."
Prior to joining UHC as controller in 2002, O'Brien was a senior audit manager at Ernst & Young. He earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Notre Dame and is a certified public accountant.
UHC is an alliance of the nation's leading nonprofit academic medical centers, which are focused on delivering world-class patient care. Based in Chicago, Ill, UHC fosters collaboration with and among its 116 academic medical center and 275 affiliated hospital members through its renowned programs and services in the areas of comparative data and analytics, performance improvement, supply chain management, strategic research, and public policy. UHC helps its members achieve excellence in quality, safety, and cost-effectiveness. Formed in 1984, UHC's membership includes a majority of the nonprofit academic medical centers in the United States. For more information, visit uhc.edu.