Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Florida Association of ACOs
Founder / Entrepreneur at a Provider
As President and Co-Founder of Orange Health Solutions, Nicole brings an innovative vision, deep knowledge of healthcare, technology and business solutions together to uniquely build Orange Health Solutions. Prior to Orange, she was a founding Executive and Chief Information Officer for Rise Health, where she led the design and implementation of a full primary care transformation suite of products which included proprietary technology and transformational business solutions. In this role, she led her team to win the prestigious U.S. Department of Health and Human Services health data award for IT innovation. Prior to Rise, Nicole spent 16 years leading operations and information technology programs for UnitedHealth Group and Cigna HealthCare. While there, she served as business lead for the technology transformation of the country's largest dental and vision services company, led the national deployment of healthcare quality and affordability programs, and was responsible for the successful integration of many major health plans. Nicole holds a bachelor's degree in statistics/math from the University of Florida. She is a board member and CEO of the Florida Association of ACO's, board member of Boys and Girls Clubs of NE Florida, co-chairs the ambulatory committee for Central / North Florida HIMSS, Dean's Council member for University of North Florida and member of the Junior League. She has been recognized for her personal and professional achievements many times, most recently as the nation's Outstanding Midmarket IT Leader of the Year Awards and the business journals "Women of Influence". She is passionate about changing healthcare and enabling physicians to provide quality and consumer focused care.
Accountable Care Organization (ACO)
Years of Experience
11 - 20 yrs.
Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Florida Association of ACOs (since Apr 2013)
President and Chief Operating Officer at Orange Health Solutions (Jan 2013 - Aug 2014)
Business Intelligence, Change Management, Clinical Research, Cross-functional Team Leadership, Disease Management, Health Information Exchange, Health Insurance, Health Policy, Healthcare Analytics, Healthcare Consulting, Healthcare Industry, Healthcare Information Technology, Healthcare IT, Healthcare Management, Hospitals, Informatics, Insurance, Integration, Leadership, Managed Care, Management, Medical Billing, Medical Cost Containment, Medicare, Physician Relations, Physicians, Practice Management, Process Improvement, Program Management, Project Management, Provider Relations, Quality Assurance, Quality Improvement, Revenue Cycle, Revenue Cycle Management, Utilization Management
Value based contracts, Business Analysis, Technology Design, Health, Healthcare, HIPAA, Team Building, EHR, Network Development, Employee Benefits, Business Process, EMR, Start-ups, CRM, HL7, Analysis