Preparing to Reopen: Healthy Business Practices
As businesses prepare to reopen, it is important to put practices into place now that will protect owners, employees and customers. Joining us to give advice on healthy business steps that can be put into place is Dr. Mark Adams, Chief Medical Officer, El Camino Health.
Based on many years of diverse experiences in healthcare, Dr. Adams brings a unique perspective on healthcare, which has been developed with a broad understanding of constituencies including purchasers, payers, providers, hospitals, consumers and government. Most recently, Dr. Adams served as the Interim Chief Medical Officer for SSM Health. SSM Health is a faith based health system with annual revenue of 6-7 billion dollars. It includes 20 hospitals in four states, a large medical group, a health plan, a pharmacy benefit management company, rehab centers, and nursing homes.
Dr. Adams is a board certified vascular and thoracic surgeon who worked in a private practice for many years prior to transitioning to administrative work. During that time he was an active member of the Bremerton, WA, Rotary Club.
Dr. Adams currently serves on the Board of Directors of Cambia Health Solutions based in Portland, Oregon. Cambia provides Blue Cross Blue Shield health insurance to the citizens of Washington, Oregon, Utah, and Idaho.
Dr. Adams holds both his MD and undergraduate degree from the University Of Pennsylvania. He was rated Becker’s Hospital Review’s 100 CMO’s to Know in 2017 and Seattle Business Magazine’s CMO of the Year in 2016. He was previously cited in the compendiums “Best Doctors in America” and “America’s Top Surgeons”.