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CareCentrix’s Steve Wogen on becoming ‘the norm’

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CareCentrix’s Steve Wogen on becoming ‘the norm’

November 18, 2022Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

HARTFORD, Conn. – It’s still “early innings” in its partnership with Walgreens Boots Alliance, but CareCentrix remains focused on building out centers of excellence across both basic services and complex disease management, says Steve Wogen, chief growth officer.  “In the last year, we have installed more new business across multiple home services than in the last three years,” he said.  “We continue to be focused on the management of home as...

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CareCentrix’s Driscoll to take lead role at WBA

October 12, 2022HME News Staff

DEERFIELD, Ill. – CareCentrix CEO John Driscoll will assume a new role as executive vice president and president, U.S. Healthcare, at Walgreens Boots Alliance, which includes Walgreens Health, later this month.   WBA in October 2021 said that it planned to invest $330 million in CareCentrix for a 55% stake in the company, as part of a plan to launch Walgreens Health. It recently entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the remaining 45%* stake in CareCentrix for approximately...

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In brief: Invacare has new leadership, MA enrollment has doubled, Walgreens has finalized CareCentrix acquisition

September 2, 2022HME News Staff

ELYRIA, Ohio – Matt Monaghan has left his role as chairman, president and CEO of Invacare.  Geoffrey Purtill, who has been serving as the company’s senior vice president and general manager, EMEA and APAC, is interim president and CEO.  “After careful consideration, the board determined that now is the right time for a change in leadership to oversee the successful execution of Invacare’s business transformation,” Cliff Nastas, Invacare’s lead independent...

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Walgreens finalizes CareCentrix acquisition

August 31, 2022HME News Staff

DEERFIELD, Ill. – Walgreens Boots Alliance has completed its majority share acquisition of CareCentrix.  WBA announced in October 2021 that it planned to invest $330 million for a 55% stake in CareCentrix, as part of a plan to launch Walgreens Health.  “We created Walgreens Health to reimagine local health care and wellbeing for all,” said Roz Brewer, CEO, WBA. “This partnership advances our ability to address the needs of people across care settings immediately...

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CareCentrix’s Gavras on holistic health care

May 27, 2022Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

HARTFORD, Conn. – A pulmonologist by training, Dr. Jonathan Gavras has more than 20 years of experience as a health care executive, including leadership roles at several health plans, most recently president of the Florida market at Bright HealthCare.   As a result, he’s seen firsthand the importance of value-based care and how the roles of payers and providers have evolved.   “Initially, they may be looking for someone to come in and manage making sure the patient...

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CareCentrix names health plan exec as chief medical officer 

May 3, 2022HME News Staff

HARTFORD, Conn. – CareCentrix has named longtime health plan executive and physician Carmella Sebastian, M.D., M.S., as chief medical officer. Sebastian most recently served as vice president of clinical operations at Oscar Health and, before that, she held leadership roles at Florida Blue, Humana and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Northeastern Pennsylvania. In her role at CareCentrix, she will guide the organization’s clinical vision, overseeing all aspects of clinical strategy and operations....

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CareCentrix named top workplace 

March 29, 2022HME News Staff

HARTFORD, Conn. – CareCentrix has been recognized by the Tampa Bay Times with a 2022 Top Workplaces Award. It’s the fourth year in a row that CareCentrix has received the award. “The ongoing challenges of the past two years have made it more critical than ever to invest in our team so that they can make at-home care possible for those who need it most,” said John Driscoll, CEO of CareCentrix. “We’re honored to accept this award and look forward to continuing our...

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In brief: Medline’s growth, ACMESA meeting, oxygen utilization

February 11, 2022HME News Staff

NORTHFIELD, Ill. – Medline opened five newly constructed distribution centers in 2021, with two more scheduled to be completed in 2022, as part of its $1.5 billion Healthcare Resilience Initiative.  The newest LEED-certified distribution center, set to open in the first quarter of 2022, is in Richmond Hill, Ga., less than 30 miles from the Port of Savannah. It will provide an additional 1.2 million square feet of space to stockpile supplies for customer distribution centers throughout...

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CareCentrix hires health care exec

February 10, 2022HME News Staff

HARTFORD, Conn. – CareCentrix has named Dr. Jonathan Gavras as a senior strategic clinical advisor. Gavras joins CareCentrix with more than 20 years of experience as an innovator in the health care space, most recently as president of the Florida market at Bright HealthCare. He was also previously the chief medical officer of Florida Blue and president of Guidewell Health. “As we drive toward the next phase of CareCentrix’s growth, we are excited about adding Dr. Gavras’ deep...

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Walgreens investment ‘endorsement’ of CareCentrix model, CEO says

October 15, 2021Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

HARTFORD, Conn. – Walgreens’ investment in CareCentrix will accelerate the ongoing shift of health care to the home, says CareCentrix CEO John Driscoll.   Walgreens Boots Alliance announced Oct. 14 that it plans to acquire a majority share of CareCentrix, investing $330 million for a 55% stake, and is investing $5.2 billion in VillageMD, a primary care provider, to launch Walgreens Health.   “COVID has underscored for everyone that we need to...

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