Archives     Advertise     Editorial Calendar     Subscribe     Contact Us    


Envision Healthcare Appoints James Rechtin President and CEO


 
Jim Rechtin

The Board of Directors of Envision Healthcare - one of the nation's largest facility-based care provider groups and ambulatory surgery center operators - today announced the appointment of James "Jim" Rechtin as President and Chief Executive Officer. Rechtin joins Envision from the healthcare services company OptumCare where he served as President. He was previously Regional President of DaVita Medical Group. He will also join Envision's Board of Directors.

Rechtin has 22 years of experience in healthcare, with much of that experience focused on value-based care delivered in various medical group settings. Most recently, Rechtin served as President of OptumCare, overseeing Optum's multispecialty medical group operations in the western half of the United States. He joined OptumCare as part of its acquisition of DaVita Medical Group where Rechtin served as Regional President and had oversight of 4,000 clinicians and nearly 11,000 employees.

At DaVita, Rechtin played an instrumental role in bringing together dozens of regional medical groups around the United States to operate as a single operating entity with a unified culture and shared sense of purpose. Under his leadership, DaVita Medical Group demonstrated significantly improved operational performance with enhanced clinical quality, increased physician retention and accelerated growth. Before DaVita, Rechtin was a partner in the healthcare practice of the global consulting firm Bain & Company where he worked for nearly 14 years. At Bain, he focused on supporting hospital systems and other providers in the shift to value and in their development of physician network strategies.

Early in his career, Rechtin managed a nonprofit that provided healthcare services to the homeless in his hometown of Indianapolis, Indiana. He did this after spending two and a half years directing a public health project as a Peace Corps volunteer in the Congo. Rechtin has a bachelor's degree from DePauw University and an MBA from the Harvard Business School.

Share:

 

Email Print

 

More Grand Rounds:

 

Tennessee Department Of Health Joins New Cdc Suicide Prevention Program

Tennessee One of Nine Programs Funded for Suicide Prevention

Read More

AdhereHealthUnveils Newest Adhere™ Platform SaaS Offering for Medicare Advantage Plans toMaximize Star Ratings Performance

Adhere Platform's Resolve™ cloud-based software solution enables clinicians to engage with health plan consumers and their providers through intelligent clinical workflow

Read More

AHIP Launches Season 3 of

AHIP Launches Season 3 of "The Next Big Thing in Health" Podcast Featuring Top Innovators in Health Care

AHIP launched season 3 of its award-winning podcast, "The Next Big Thing in Health." The podcast, hosted by Matt Eyles, AHIP president & CEO, and Laura Evans, former FOX 5 DC anchor, features in-depth conversations that highlight the insights, growing trends, and perspectives from health care innovators who are finding new, more effective ways to deliver better value and better care for patients.

Read More

TriStar Skyline Medical Center Celebrates 20th Anniversary

TriStar Skyline Medical Center Celebrates 20th Anniversary

This week, we celebrate the 20th Anniversary of TriStar Skyline Medical Center. We would have preferred to celebrate this milestone with a community celebration, but COVID-19 has halted our event plans.

Read More

OGA Breaks Ground on new Murfreesboro Medical Facility    Outpatient facility to be developed in partnership with United Surgical Partners Internation

OGA Breaks Ground on new Murfreesboro Medical Facility Outpatient facility to be developed in partnership with United Surgical Partners Internation

Outpatient facility to be developed in partnership with United Surgical Partners International

Read More

Flagship Healthcare Properties Hires Blake Bratcher as Executive Vice President

Read More

AMA Awards Research Grants to Advance the Study of Women in Medicine

Each September, the American Medical Association (AMA) recognizes influential female physician leaders as part of Women in Medicine Month.

Read More

Bridge Connector Raises $25.5 Million in Series B Funding to Advance Interoperability Layer for Health Care

Integration provider closes round as demand for integrated health data intensifies during COVID-19 pandemic

Read More

axialHealthcare Partners with Shatterproof to End Substance Use Disorder Stigma

Read More

Adventist Health and Synchronous Health Announce Strategic Partnership

Partnership leverages power of human touch with AI to deliver behavioral healthcare to millions of people; Includes investment in Synchronous Health

Read More

Change Healthcare Acquires Nucleus.io

Creates first of its kind end-to-end, cloud-native Enterprise Imaging platform

Read More

Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Partners with Rutherford County to Deliver On-Site, Near-Site Clinic Care

Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Partners with Rutherford County to Deliver On-Site, Near-Site Clinic Care

On September 1, Ascension Saint Thomas will officially partner with Rutherford County to provide on-site and near-site clinic services at three sites of care for Rutherford County employees, the employees' dependents and County retirees.

Read More

Gibbs joined Nashville General Hospital as Chief Marketing Officer

Gibbs joined Nashville General Hospital as Chief Marketing Officer

Sherry D. Gibbs, MBA, joined Nashville General Hospital in the newly created role of Chief Marketing Officer on June 15, 2020. She will be responsible for leading strategic marketing, corporate communications and brand management.

Read More

ObjectiveGI Partnering with ARcare to Provide Advanced Diagnostics and Cutting-Edge Treatment Options for Patients

The clinically integrated research platform will provide thousands of patients with chronic digestive health conditions in the ARcare network access to advanced care options.

Read More

Cryoport Expands Global Supply Chain Platform by Signing Agreement to Acquire CRYOPDP

Acquisition will expand Cryoport's presence in both the EMEA and APAC regions and broaden Cryoport's range of temperature-controlled supply chain solutions for the life sciences; Upon closing, the acquisition is expected to be immediately accretive to earnings.

Read More

Klara Raises $15M from Google's AI-Fund Gradient Ventures and Leading Healthcare Investor Frist Cressey to Enable Medical Teams to Offer High Quality

New York City-based digital health company Klara, the leader in patient engagement solutions, today announced it had raised $15 million, co-led by Google's AI-focused venture fund Gradient Ventures and leading healthcare investor Frist Cressey Ventures.

Read More

Delta Dental of Tennessee Donates $325,000 to Children's Hospitals

Delta Dental of Tennessee Donates $325,000 to Children's Hospitals

Support comes at a critical time for children's hospitals facing steep revenue and fundraising drops during COVID-19 pandemic

Read More

Mayor Cooper Visit, Back To School Giveaways And More For National Health Center Week!

Mayor Cooper Visit, Back To School Giveaways And More For National Health Center Week!

National Health Center Week is a wrap! We had a fantastic time celebrating our staff and the community throughout the week, and we couldn't have done it without you!

Read More

BlueCross Medicare Advantage Quality Program Acknowledges Primary Care Physicians for Superior Patient Care Outcomes

Area doctors celebrated for cost-effective, quality care

Read More

Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Reports Second Quarter 2020 Financial Results & Company Update

Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: CPIX), a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on hospital acute care and gastroenterology, today provided a company update and announced second quarter 2020 financial results.

Read More

 
 


Tags:
None
Powered by Bondware
News Publishing Software

The browser you are using is outdated!

You may not be getting all you can out of your browsing experience
and may be open to security risks!

Consider upgrading to the latest version of your browser or choose on below: