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Board of Directors
Manifest MedEx is governed by a 7 member Board of Directors with an independent management team reporting to the Board.
Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine, Epidemiology and Biostatistics
University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)
Dr. Bibbins-Domingo is the Director of the UCSF Center for Vulnerable Populations at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, a research center focused on discovery, implementation, policy and advocacy, and community engagement for populations at risk for poor health and inadequate healthcare. She received her undergraduate degree from Princeton University and her medical degree, PhD in biochemistry, and masters in epidemiology and biostatistics from UCSF, where she also completed an internship, residency, and fellowship in internal medicine. She is a practicing general internist at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital. Dr. Bibbins-Domingo is a recognized expert in evidence-based prevention in both clinical and public health settings. She is the Chair of the US Preventive Services Task Force and has been a member for over 5 years. She also is an inducted member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation and the National Academy of Medicine.
Bradley Gilbert, MD
Chairman of the Board, Manifest MedEx
Chief Executive Officer, Inland Empire Health Plan
Dr. Bradley Gilbert was appointed the Chief Executive Officer of IEHP in October 2008. With more than a million members and over 4,000 providers, Dr. Gilbert is leading IEHP through the health care reform era. Dr. Gilbert launched his career at IEHP in 1996 as Chief Medical Officer. Later, he served as Executive Officer, overseeing medical management, operations, network management, marketing, HR, and compliance.
Dr. Gilbert serves as a member of the Medi-Cal 1115 Waiver Stakeholder Committee and on the Boards of ACAP, the California Association of Health Plans, California Healthcare Foundation, and Local Health Plans of California. Dr. Gilbert is the Chair of the Board for Manifest MedEx and is committed to improving the health status of IEHP members and the community, in partnership with physicians and other providers.
Education: M.D., University of California, San Diego; M.P.P., University of California, Berkeley; B.A., University of California, Berkeley, Physiology/Anatomy
Beth Ginzinger RN, MBA
Vice President, Provider Joint Ventures, West Region
Beth Ginzinger is Vice President of Provider Joint Ventures for Anthem Blue Cross’ West Region, where she is responsible for provider collaboration partnerships designed to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the medical delivery system. Prior to that role, she was the chief executive officer of Radiant Inc., a fully owned subsidiary of Anthem, where she was responsible for providing proven methods of cost management while enhancing the quality of care management services. Previously, she served as Vice President of Clinical Operations and Shared Services where she led more than 1,000 associates supporting the delivery of Anthem’s Care Management strategy. Earlier in her career, Beth was responsible for the introduction and implementation of Six Sigma in healthcare management at Ford Motor Company.
Beth obtained her MBA from Eastern Michigan University and a bachelor of science in nursing from Vanderbilt University.
Dolores L. Green, MBA
Executive Director – Riverside County Medical Association
Chief Executive Officer – Inland Empire Foundation for Medical Care
President and CEO
Blue Shield of California
Paul Markovich is President and CEO of Blue Shield of California, a 4-million-member nonprofit health plan with more than $17 billion in annual revenue that serves the state’s commercial, individual and government markets. Markovich assumed the position on January 1, 2013.
As president and CEO, Markovich drives Blue Shield’s mission to ensure Californians’ access to high-quality health care at an affordable price. In 2015, he led Blue Shield’s acquisition of Care1st Health Plan, marking the company’s entry into the Medi-Cal program.
A 20-year Blue Shield veteran, Markovich previously served as COO. Prior to that, he was senior vice president of the Large Group Business Unit and led the CalPERS sector. He also led the Product Development unit in the late 1990s and introduced numerous products and services.
Markovich is a graduate of Colorado College (where he played Division I hockey), a Rhodes Scholar, husband, and father. He serves on the board of directors of America’s Health Insurance Plans and California Association of Health Plans.
Mark Savage, JD
Vice Chairman of the Board, Manifest MedEx
Mark Savage is the Director of Health Information Technology Policy and Programs for the National Partnership for Women & Families, where he oversees the organization’s work to advance electronic health information exchange and technology as the backbone for individual and population health, patient engagement, healthcare delivery reform, reducing health disparities and improving quality. Mark served on Cal INDEX’s Board of Directors as consumer representative and most recently as Chair. He currently serves on the federal HIT Policy and Standards Committees’ Consumer Task Force and previously the Quality Payment Program Task Force, Advanced Health Models and Meaningful Use Workgroup, and Strategy and Innovation Workgroup. He also co-chairs the National Quality Forum’s Interoperability Committee, co-chairs the Health Care Task Force of the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, and serves on the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics’ Workgroup on HHS Data Access and Use, among others. Prior to joining the National Partnership, Mark was Senior Attorney at Consumers Union, the policy and advocacy arm of Consumer Reports. In that position, he developed, led and implemented Consumers Union’s statewide project in California to advocate patients’ needs and amplify the consumer voice for electronic health information exchange and its core role in healthcare reform. Mark obtained a J.D. from Stanford Law School and a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley.
Erik G. Wexler
Chief Executive, Providence St. Joseph Health
Erik G. Wexler serves as Chief Executive, Providence St. Joseph Health – Southern California Region, Los Angeles, a regional organization with approximately $3 billion in net revenue, 11,000 caregivers, and anchored by six award-winning hospitals, numerous outpatient centers and programs, two large physician groups, and Providence High School. Previously, Mr. Wexler served as CEO of the Northeast Region for Tenet Healthcare Corporation.
Mr. Wexler began his health care profession as Vice President for Development and Community Relations at Waterbury Hospital, Waterbury, Connecticut, later also leading business development activities for the corporation. He then joined MidState Medical Center, Meriden, Connecticut, as the Executive Vice President and COO. LifeBridge Health, Baltimore, Maryland, appointed Mr. Wexler its system Senior Vice President and President of Northwest Hospital in 2004. Mr. Wexler joined investor-owned Vanguard Health’s Saint Vincent Hospital in 2011 as President & CEO. He also assumed responsibility for Vanguard’s hospitals in the New England Market. When Vanguard and Tenet merged in 2013, Mr. Wexler was promoted to CEO of the Northeast Region and was given the additional responsibility for the Chicago and Philadelphia markets.
Mr. Wexler has a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Hartford. In 2013, he received an Honorary Doctorate of Sciences from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (MCPHS).