PHOENIX, Ariz. (March 25, 2022) — Vālenz® is pleased to announce Kevin O’Donnell, MPA, has joined the company as Vice President, Enterprise Solutions.
O’Donnell brings extensive experience in providing advisory and strategic services, project management and implementation support to healthcare organizations. He will be highly involved in expanding and integrating how Valenz delivers solutions for providers and payers that assure the validation, integrity and accuracy of reimbursement and claims, as well as care and member advocacy program enhancements. Other key responsibilities include driving product growth, supporting client-facing sales function, and fulfilling roles within operations and technology.
“We are thrilled to have Kevin’s entrepreneurial spirit and proven success in operations, consulting and change management on the Valenz leadership team,” said Maurice Steenland, Senior Vice President, Product & Delivery. “His superior skills in implementation of care management and value-based care, as well as operational assessments and restructuring, has delivered significant results in improved care, streamlined operations and increased revenues.”
Most recently, O’Donnell was Managing Director of Operations for Evolent Health and held several other leadership positions there in operations, claims quality and payment integrity. He also served as managing consultant for Navigant.
O’Donnell earned a master’s degree in Public Administration with an emphasis in health and human services from the University of Arizona’s Eller College of Management, He lives in Newark, Del.
“I’m a firm believer in living out the culture of strong, vigorous and healthy, which Valenz has fully incorporated into the way it serves its employees, its partners, and their members,” O’Donnell said. “I’m looking forward to building upon that foundation through the proactive, sustainable solutions and customer love that have set Valenz apart as healthcare continues to evolve.”
Vālenz® simplifies the complexities of self-insurance for employers through a steadfast commitment to data transparency and decision enablement. To balance the relationship between healthcare quality, advocacy and cost, the Valenz approach aligns the member, provider and payer. We deliver this synergy through a strong foundation with deep roots in clinical and member advocacy, alongside decades-long expertise in claim reimbursement and payment validity, integrity and accuracy. By establishing “true transparency” and offering data-driven solutions that improve cost, quality and outcomes for you and your members, Valenz engages early and often for smarter, better, faster healthcare. Valenz is backed by Great Point Partners.