The following leadership changes have been announced for The Medical Group of Christiana Care practice operations. These changes help standardize practice operations across all employed practices, align with Christiana Care’s service line model and enhance the organization’s ability to grow and support its ambulatory practices, said Mike Eppehimer, MHSA, FACHE, chief operating officer of The Medical Group.
- Phil Chapman has been named vice president, Medical Group practice management and operations, to lead a centralized team focused on creating a standardized approach to practice management, financial management and access across all practices. He also will continue to work with Christiana Care Oncology Hematology as the practice transitions into Christiana Care.
- Bob Bycer, vice president, Medical Group administration, will continue in his role as a senior leader in the Medical Group and will support Chapman in this new role.
- Amanda B. Klockars-McMullen, Ph.D., RN, CPHQ, has been named vice president, ambulatory quality and safety, and primary care operations, and will continue to lead quality and safety efforts across Medical Group practices and eBrightHealth ACO. She will also take on additional operational responsibility over Christiana Care’s primary care practices.
- Fran Gott, MBA, RRT, has been named corporate director, Medical Group operations, primary, community and specialty practices. He will lead the practice operations for community and specialty practices within Primary Care and Community Medicine. Gott and McMullen both will serve in operational leadership roles in the Primary Care and Community Medicine Service Line.
- Missy Bollinger, MBA, BSN, has been named corporate director, Medical Group operations, behavioral health and neurosciences practices. She will lead practice operations for the behavioral health and neurosciences practices and continue to serve in her role as operational leader of the Neurosciences Service Line.
- Kate Rudolph, MS, has been named corporate director, Medical Group operations, surgery and women and children’s health practices. She will lead practice operations for the surgery and women and children’s health practices and become the operational leader of the Women and Children’s Service Line.
- William Holden III, MBA, will continue as vice president, Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute, and operational leader of the Cancer Service Line.