Caravan Health, the national leader in population health management, today announced that Tim Gronniger has been named President and that co-founder Erin Fulton will continue her role as Chief Operating Officer. The company has also named Nicole Banister as Vice President of Practice Transformation, Greg Paris as Vice President of Customer Success, and welcomes Todd Karner as Chief Revenue Officer.
Tim Gronniger started with Caravan Health since 2017 and formerly served as the company’s Senior Vice President of Development and Strategy. In his new role, he will manage the company’s delivery and operational structure. “Tim has unparalleled experience in designing and managing the payment models that are driving changes across our industry and will bring a strong focus on our clients’ success,” said Lynn Barr, Caravan Health CEO and Founder.
Erin Fulton has been with Caravan Health since the company began and played a crucial role overseeing its growth from startup to mature company of more than 150 people. She will continue her role to focus on managing operations and leveraging technology. “No one has been more central to our company’s work and success over the years than Erin. I’m thrilled that she will be continuing to lead our operations and to focus on driving standardization and efficiency across our company,” said Barr.
Greg Paris, formerly Caravan Health’s General Manager for ACO Programs, brings 30 years of health care experience, including CEO experience, to his new role. He will be focused on driving quality results, programmatic performance and client satisfaction in his new role.
Nicole Banister, formerly Senior Director of Practice Transformation, has significant experience in leading organizations, coaching health care providers in the Comprehensive Primary Care Plus model as well as other advanced payment models.
Todd Karner joins Caravan Health from Cerner Corporation, where he was a senior director in population health. Todd began his health care career as a paramedic and flight nurse in Washington, DC. He is currently completing his doctoral degree in health administration at Central Michigan University.
“These changes enhance our already strong executive leadership team, including Ryan Feldman, Chief Financial Officer, and Dr. Anna Loengard, Chief Medical Officer. This team will lead our company and our customers as we continue to build on our industry leading success.” said Barr. “We will have industry experts at the head of all of our major operating areas, positioning Caravan Health for continued growth and success in the future.”
The announcement comes as Caravan Health finishes another successful year with its ACO partners. Caravan partner ACOs achieved quality scores averaging 92 percent in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) performance, 42 percent higher than the average for Medicare. The company looks forward to continuing to lead the ACO market with greater support from its expanding team.
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