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Optum PROMOTES DR. ARIC COFFMAN TO CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER

Release Date: 10/8/2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Oct. 8, 2013

Contact:
Katie Coppens, Optum
1-505-262-7104 (Office) 
1-505-239-5570 (Cell) 
katie.coppens@abqhp.com

 

ABQ HP PROMOTES DR. ARIC COFFMAN TO CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER

 

Albuquerque, N.M. —Optum has promotedAric Coffman, MD, to Chief Medical Officer.  Dr. Coffman previously served as Senior Medical Director for the group.

Dr. Coffman has been with ABQ HP for eight years as a board-certified general surgeon. Prior to his role as Senior Medical Director, he was Chair of the General Surgery and Emergency Surgical Services departments.

Through his new position, Dr. Coffman will help lead efforts to further implement Optum Total Care, a patient-centric, coordinated model of care, as well as quality initiatives.

“It is an honor to serve Optum in the Chief Medical Officer role as we lead the market in delivering a proven model of care for the community,” Dr. Coffman said. “Total Care is revolutionizing health care in Albuquerque and I believe in this model of care since it puts patients first. I look forward to playing an integral role in its implementation.”

 

About Optum

Optum is a physician-driven, multi-specialty medical group based in Albuquerque, NM. The company offers comprehensive health care services backed by 43 medical and surgical specialties with 18 locations throughout Albuquerque and Rio Rancho. Optum recently merged with Optum HealthCare Partners LLC, a nationally recognized leader for its pioneering work in coordinated care. For more information about Optum, please visit abqhp.com.

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