Steven Wolinsky, MD, join Zelis Healthcare as the Senior Vice President, Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Wolinsky is board certified in Internal Medicine with 32 years of experience working with payers and providers to improve healthcare access, quality and cost.
BEDMINSTER, NJ and ATLANTA, GA, September 1, 2016 – Zelis Healthcare, a leading healthcare information technology company, is pleased to announce that Dr. Steven Wolinsky, MD, is the new Chief Medical Officer of Zelis Healthcare. Dr. Wolinsky’s expertise, experience and deep relationships will help power growth in Claims Integrity and overall.
Dr. Wolinsky is board certified in Internal Medicine with 32 years of experience working with payers and providers to improve healthcare access, quality and cost.
Previously, Dr. Wolinsky was a senior executive leader at Horizon Blue Cross of New Jersey where he served as Senior Medical Director. In his role, he was a key leader focused on driving integrated care, population health, medical cost control, clinical informatics and health economics operations.
Dr. Wolinsky also served as Senior Medical Director for Empire BlueCross of New York and Anthem. In his role, he was a key leader focused on driving medical policy, medical cost control and provider network relationship operations.
Earlier in his career, Dr. Wolinsky founded and operated primary care practices in New Jersey.
Dr. Wolinsky graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Pennsylvania and earned an MD at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. He completed post-graduate training at Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY.
“We are delighted to welcome Dr. Wolinsky to our Zelis Healthcare senior executive leadership team,” said Doug Klinger, CEO of Zelis Healthcare. “In addition to his personal experience as a primary care provider, his expertise in provider reimbursements and medical cost control brings incomparable value to Zelis Healthcare and its clients. His proven leadership will undoubtedly enrich our Claims Integrity team and our leadership team, and he is positioned well to drive enhancements to our current offerings and develop new products and services.”
“I look forward to joining Zelis Healthcare in an effort to enhance teams, products and services and ensure our goals with regard to growth objectives and client satisfaction are achieved,” said Dr. Wolinsky.
About Zelis Healthcare
Zelis Healthcare is the brand name for Premier Healthcare Exchange, Stratose, Pay-Plus® Solutions and GlobalCare, which merged in 2016 forming a healthcare information technology company and market-leading provider of end-to-end healthcare claims cost management and payments solutions including network management, claims integrity and electronic payments serving more than 500 healthcare payer clients, more than 200,000 healthcare providers and millions of healthcare consumers in the medical, dental and workers’ compensation markets nationwide.