FullWell Names Dr. Creagh Milford Chief Executive Officer | 5.12.16

FullWell, a corporation wholly owned by Centura Health focusing on population health management, has named Creagh Milford, DO, MPH as its chief executive officer.

“The addition of Dr. Milford to the FullWell team provides the vision, expertise and experience in population health that will optimize health for Coloradans and ensure the partnership’s continued success,” said Pam Nicholson, FullWell’s board chair and senior vice president of strategy for Centura Health. “The FullWell board has been working to define the role of the chief executive officer and recruit the right individual to fill this very important position. We are excited to have Dr. Milford join the team” added Mark Price, FullWell’s board vice chair and Colorado market president for HealthCare Partners.  

 “I am excited to join the team at FullWell. FullWell represents the future of health care, and the promise of providing value to the patients and providers we serve. We have a significant opportunity to improve care for patients and solidify our position as a leader in population health in the state of Colorado,” Dr. Milford said.

Dr. Milford most recently served as system-wide division president, population health services, at Mercy Health in Cincinnati. In this role he was responsible for all risk-based contract performance for over 140,000 covered lives including self-insured employees, Medicare Shared Savings Programs, commercial and Medicare Advantage members.

Prior to Mercy, Dr. Milford was an internist at Massachusetts General Hospital, associate medical director for population health management at Partners HealthCare, instructor in medicine and health care policy at Harvard Medical School and assistant chief medical information officer at Massachusetts General Physician Organization. Dr. Milford previously served as a health policy analyst for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and the Office of the National Coordinator within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. In those roles, he focused on health IT and value-based purchasing. Additionally, Dr. Milford has consulted for the American Medical Association on patient safety and clinical quality.

Dr. Milford holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Colorado Boulder, a doctor of osteopathic medicine from Midwestern University in Illinois and a master’s in public health from the Harvard School of Public Health. He begins his work with FullWell in June.

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