PROVIDENCE, R.I.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Upward Health, a leading in-home medical and behavioral primary care provider, announced today it has hired Stacey Jensen, RN, BSN, MBA/HCM as Chief Clinical Operations Officer. Stacey joins Upward Health in this role as a result of rapid organizational growth, and she will have responsibility for operationalizing all clinical solutions across the country.
“After a long and thorough search, we are thrilled to have found Stacey and have her join Upward Health in this role that is critical to our current and future success,” said Glen Moller, Chief Executive Officer of Upward Health. “Stacey has significant, relevant experience across multiple facets of healthcare operations and solution delivery, with a passion to make a meaningful difference in the delivery of quality healthcare to high-need patients. Execution is a core value at Upward Health, and Stacey has an impressive history of executing at a high level for both clients and patients. With her addition to the team, Upward Health is that much more prepared to face the exciting growth we expect to continue to see over the next several months and years.”
Prior to joining Upward Health, Stacey served as the Chief Operating Officer for Optum Infusion Services, a $2B company where she provided leadership over pharmacy operations delivering home infusion and specialty pharmacy services. Stacey led the design and deployment of the end-to-end operating model, the ongoing development of clinical care strategies and solutions and performance improvement and oversaw a staff of 3,000. Prior to joining Optum, Stacey worked at Healthways, a provider of health and well-being solutions deployed to optimize individuals to live their healthiest life. Stacey holds a B.S. in Nursing from Washburn University and a M.B.A. with a focus in Healthcare Management from the University of Phoenix. She also completed an Executive Development Program through the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Upward Health is committed to recruiting top talent that is dedicated to changing the face of home-based primary care. For more information, visit Upward Health’s Careers page.
About Upward Health
Upward Health is a national, risk-bearing multidisciplinary medical group delivering 24/7 in-home primary, behavioral health, urgent and palliative, and post-discharge care, contracting with health plans across product lines in value-based arrangements to manage complex, chronically ill patients. Find more information about Upward Health at www.upwardhealth.com.