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Health care business accelerator adds HCA as sponsor

Health care technology focused business startup accelerator Healthbox announced today it has added HCA as a financial sponsor of its inaugural Nashville program. Terms of the arrangement were not disclosed.

HCA joins Healthbox anchor partner BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, the Nashville Health Care Council and the Nashville Entrepreneur Center as a sponsor.

“At HCA, we continually seek out new technologies and models to deliver care at both higher levels of quality and efficiency,” R. Milton Johnson, HCA president and chief financial officer, said in a release. “We’re excited to join the Healthbox community and help develop these early-stage companies here in Nashville.”

Healthbox is led by founder and CEO Nina Nashif.

Aug 5, 2013 1:35 PM

Colorado health care IT solutions provider names former BCBS of Tennessee CEO non-executive chair

The  TriZetto Corp. Board of Directors of has named Vicky Gregg, a former BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee chief executive officer and member of TriZetto's board of directors since 2008, as non-executive chair.

Gregg has more than 35 years of experience in health care environments including clinical care, hospital administration, long-term care, and health care benefits and financing. She has spent time on the boards of directors of numerous health care companies, including serving as the chair of the board of directors of America’s Health Insurance Plans.

Gregg replaces Trace Devanny, who will be leaving the company, effective immediately, to "pursue other opportunities," according to a press release. An executive search is underway for a permanent CEO.

TriZetto Corp. is based in Greenwood Village, Colo., and provides health care IT solutions to payers and providers.

Jude Dieterman, who currently serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of  TriZetto, has been appointed to the newly-created role of President. In this capacity, he will serve as the principle executive officer assuming day-to-day operational responsibilities for all aspects of the business. Mr. Dieterman has been with TriZetto for two years, and prior to that held a variety of executive positions over an eight-year period at Cerner Corporation, a global healthcare IT company. Before joining Cerner, Mr. Dieterman was President and Chief Operating Officer of eScout, an ASP in the banking business, and President and Chief Operating Officer of VTech Industries, where he founded and implemented VTech’s corporate Internet division in the late 1990s.

“I am thrilled to support Jude in his new role and have complete confidence in TriZetto’s leadership team as we enter this next chapter for the company,” said Gregg. “I look forward to drawing on my industry and client experience to optimize the world-class TriZetto solutions that help health plans, TPAs, health systems and physicians increase efficiency, improve the cost and quality of care, and succeed in the retail healthcare market.”
May 6, 2013 8:30 AM