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This week our host Louise Yinug talks with longtime leader Sue Deitz, Senior Vice President of Business Development at Caravan Health. Their discussion will talk through Sue's experience in rural health and how rural providers and community hospitals can succeed in accountable care.

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Louise Yinug
Senior Policy Analyst 

Louise came to Caravan Health in 2018 with extensive public policy and government experience in both the executive and legislative branches of the federal government. At Caravan, Louise leads the development of written content for our external audiences, specializing in policy issues. Before joining Caravan, she worked on Capitol Hill where she managed a research team at the Congressional Research Service. Prior to her time at CRS, Ms. Yinug was a senior health policy and legislative analyst with the White House Office of Management and Budget and then later at the U.S. Office of Personnel Management working on a variety of health programs, including Medicaid, the Federal Employee Health Benefits Program, and the employer requirements of the Affordable Care Act. 

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Sue Deitz
Senior Vice President of Business Development  

Sue Deitz serves as Senior Vice President of Business Development.  Through her work in Caravan Health’s Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), Comprehensive Primary Care Plus Program (CPC+) and Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative (TCPI), Sue supports providers in their understanding and preparation of value-based payment models.  

Prior to this position, she was the Executive Director of Critical Access Hospital Network in Eastern Washington for almost a decade.  At the CAHN, she leveraged rural collaboration to secure over 25 grants that targeted projects to better position community providers for healthcare reforms and test an infrastructure designed to stabilize and strengthen the local and regional delivery systems. 

Sue earned a master’s degree in Public Health from University of Illinois at Chicago with an emphasis in community health sciences. Her areas of expertise include health disparities, health information technologies, and chronic disease management and prevention.

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