Board of Directors
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.
Executive Director – Riverside County Medical Association
Chief Executive Officer – Inland Empire Foundation for Medical Care
Dolores has served as the Executive Director of the Riverside County Medical Association (RCMA) since 1981, representing over 1200 physicians in all modes of practice in Riverside County. She is also the Chief Executive Officer of the Inland Empire Foundation for Medical Care, since 1995. She oversees its PPO, EPO and Workers’ Comp Network activities as well as its ACO projects and its recently formed Community Care Network. She also served as the CEO of the Inland Empire Health Information Exchange from 2011 until early 2017. She received her undergraduate degree from CA State University, San Bernardino and her MBA degree in Business/Finance from the University of Redlands.
Dolores serves on the Board of Directors of Manifest MedEx and the Inland Empire HIO. She is a Past Chair of the California Medical Executives Conference; Past-President of several organizations including, Physicians Peer Review, Inc.; Health Care Administrators Association; Health Care Foundation of Southern California; and currently serves on the Board of Directors of the California Foundation for Medical Care and the American Association of PPOs, Pacific Region. She also serves on the NORCAL Advisory Council of NORCAL Mutual Insurance Company and the National CME Council. She is a California Licensed Life Agent.
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.
Staff VP, Diversified Business Group Insights
Chuck is leading Anthem Diversified Business Group’s Data & Platforms Enablement, charged with data acquisition strategy, data policy, ensuring platforms meet the needs for industry-leading analytics, Anthem’s clinical data acquisition and client solutions support. Chuck joined Anthem in 2017 after two+ years at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota and eleven years at Optum.
At Optum, he launched Optum Labs’ data organization and led multiple data management and services groups, including the country’s largest de-identified research database, healthcare trend and payment integrity analytics development and many commercial consulting and reporting solutions, including evidence-based medicine software, large-scale business intelligence reporting systems, new products from the Innovation Lab, consumer tools and the company’s 2007 TDWI award-winning enterprise data warehouse.
Chuck's earlier career spans several health care and technology businesses, including Hospital Corporation of America, GE Medical Systems, Data General, Varian Semiconductor and two startups, including Medintell Systems (commercial development of Mayo Clinic's unit dose medication management system).
Chuck serves on the board of a refugee resettlement organization, graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and earned his MBA at Vanderbilt University. He is also a Minnesota licensed and practicing EMT in Minneapolis.
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).