Virginia Beach — Sentara Health Plans announced Wednesday that Colin Drozdowski has been appointed president of Sentara Health Plans and executive vice president of Sentara Healthcare, effective September 1.
Drozdowski currently serves as Senior Vice President of Comprehensive Health Solutions at Sentara Health Plans and has been Senior Vice President of Comprehensive Health Solutions at Sentara Health Plans since 2019.
Drozdowski will succeed Dennis Matheis, current President and CEO of Sentara Health Plans, who will become President and CEO of Sentara Healthcare on September 1.
“Colin is a growth-driven, people-focused leader whose vision and commitment align with the future of our healthcare system,” Mattis said. “He has a strong focus on innovation and during his time as Senior Vice President of Health Plans, he has demonstrated his ability to effectively lead change.As the new leader of Health Plans, I will work closely with Colin I look forward to continuing.”
Sentara cited Drozdovsky for helping Virginia Premier join Sentara Health Plans. This was the biggest deal in Sentara’s history.
Together, Optima Health and Virginia Premier serve more than 950,000 members under the Sentara Health Plan, partnering with more than 25,000 physicians and more than 100 hospitals, including the Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center. .
Drozdowski has led the transition to value-based care, built strong relationships with providers, made significant improvements to drive efficiency, enhance the member and provider experience, leverage unique capabilities, It has made Sentara stand out as an integrated delivery system. Sentara announcement.
“I am very pleased to be the president of Sentara Health Plans,” said Drozdowski. “I am honored to lead such a talented and dedicated team and look forward to growing together and providing quality service and care to our members and the communities we serve.” “
Prior to joining Sentara, he spent 26 years as Senior Vice President of Provider Solutions at Anthem, Inc. with Blue Cross and Blue Shield systems. Drozdowski received a bachelor’s degree in economics from Hiram College and a master’s degree in economics from Cleveland State University. University.
For more information on the Sentara Health Plan, please visit its website.