Harmony Health Plan names medical director


Harmony Health Plan names medical director


Harmony Health Plan, a healthcare maintenance organization and subsidiary of WellCare Health Plans, has appointed Robin Jones as medical director.

Jones will oversee Harmony Health Plan’s medical strategy and clinical direction of medical services and quality improvement affecting Illinois Medicaid members enrolled in Harmony Health Plan and Medicare members enrolled in WellCare plans.

Jones previously served as medical director and interim chief medical officer for Aetna Better Health of Illinois.

She has also served numerous leadership roles at Rush University Medical Center, including director of ambulatory care; patient safety officer in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology; risk management medical consultant; and a member of the Medical Staff Executive Committee.

Robert Hilliard Jr, president of Harmony Health Plan, said: "Dr. Jones is an accomplished health care executive and a physician leader with broad experience in clinical medicine and government health plan operations,"

"Her leadership is instrumental in delivering improved health outcomes for our members with the effective care integration of WellCare pharmacy operations, quality improvement initiatives, utilization, case and disease management, and provider relations functions."

Jones added: "I look forward to making a meaningful difference in our members' health and quality of life and establishing Harmony as a leader in government-sponsored health care programs in partnership with the state, our providers, and community-based organizations."

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