Scott Bowers Named COO of Corizon Health
Scott Bowers, prior president and CEO of UnitedHealthcare Community Plan, has been named president and chief operating officer of Corizon Health, it was announced Monday, July 7.
As president and COO, Bowers will be responsible for building a business intelligence function to ensure transparency and accountability, according to a news release issued by Corizon. He will also be leading key management personnel throughout the company.
Corizon, a Brentwood-based company, provides health care services to prisons and other correctional facilities in nearly 30 states in the United States. Most recently, the company was awarded a $100 million contract to provide medical services to the Fresno County Jail.
Bowers brings nearly two decades of health care management experience to the position. His previous positions include President and CEO, United Healthcare of the Mid-Atlantic; President and CEO, Unison Health Plan of Ohio; and Executive Director, Harmony Health Plan of Illinois.
“Scott is a highly regarded healthcare professional who understands our mission and will help us fulfill it,” said Woodrow A. Myers, Jr., M.D., Corizon Health CEO. “He will be a senior leader in the company… [and] will play a pivotal role in elevating our organization to the next level.”
Dubai's new smart neuro spinal hospital: need to know
We take a look at Dubai's new smart hospital.
What: The Neuro Spinal Hospital and Radiosurgery Centre is a new hospital featuring state-of-the-art technology for spinal, neurosurgical, neurological, orthopaedic, radiosurgery and cancer treatments. The 700 million AED hospital, (equivalent to £138 million), has 114 beds, smart patient rooms, and green spaces for patient rehabilitation, and is four times the capacity of its former premises in Jumeirah. It is also the UAE’s first hospital to have surgical robots.
Where: The hospital is located in the Dubai Science Park. Founded in 2005, Dubai Science Park is home to more than 350 companies from multinational corporations in life sciences, biotechnology and research; over 4,000 people work here each day.
Who: The UAE's Neuro Spinal Hospital and Radiosurgery Centre was first established in Jumeirah in 2002 by Dr. Abdul Karim Msaddi, as the first as the first "super-specialty" neuroscience hospital.
Why: With advanced diagnosis and robotics, the hospital will provide care across neuroscience, spine, orthopaedics and oncology for people residing in the UAE, as well as international patients.
Prof. Abdul Karim Msaddi, Chairman and Medical Director of the hospital, said: “We are proud to bring world-class healthcare services to Dubai and believe our next-generation hospital will be a game-changer for the emirate’s and the region’s medical industry.
"It will not only significantly increase the availability of specialist neuroscience and radiosurgery treatments and provide better patient care but help attract and develop local and international talent. Investing in the new centre represents our continued faith in the resilience of the region’s economy, as well as a testament to our ongoing drive towards healthcare innovation in the UAE.”