LONG BEACH, Calif. – April 4, 2013) ─ SCAN Health Plan President and CEO Chris Wing will join a panel of the region’s key healthcare leaders at a special educational gathering presented by the College of Health and Human Services at California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) on April 8. Offered in partnership with the Ukleja Center for Ethical Leadership, the event is being held in conjunction with the college’s annual Wellness Week celebration with a focus on nutrition and fitness.
Joining Wing on the panel will be Richard Chambers, president of Molina Healthcare of California; Diana Hendel, chief executive officer of Long Beach Memorial Medical Center and Miller Children’s Hospital; and Brenda Freshman, Ph.D., CSULB assistant professor of healthcare administration and director of research, Ukleja Center for Ethical Leadership.
The Donald P. Lauda Wellness Lecture, entitled “Healthy Organizations, Healthy Communities,” is being held from 5:50-7:30 p.m. in the Pointe Event and Conference Center at the Walter Pyramid on the CSULB campus. There is no cost to attend, and reservations may be made at CHHS-Events@csulb.edu.
Wing is a graduate of CSULB with a Bachelor of Science degree in corporate marketing and finance. He will bring to his remarks more than 25 years of managed care experience with some of the largest and most respected healthcare plans in the country. Wing was appointed president and CEO of SCAN Health Plan in 2011 after serving as executive vice president and chief operating officer of Healthcare Partners, one of the largest medical groups in the nation. Wing also holds an MBA in strategic planning from the University of Southern California.
For 35 years SCAN Health Plan has been focusing exclusively on the unique needs of seniors and others on Medicare. The company currently has nearly 145,000 members in California. Further information may be obtained atwww.scanhealthplan.com or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/scanhealthplan.
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