US Acute Care Solutions names top Centene exec as CEO

Canton, Ohio-based US Acute Care Solutions has named Christopher Hummer its CEO. 

Previously, Mr. Hummer was CEO and plan president of Centene's Oregon and New Mexico operations. He has also led hospitals within the Atrium Health and Tenet systems, according to a June 21 news release.

Matt Patlovany, MD, who was promoted in March to president alongside his role as chief clinical officer, will continue to lead the the company's clinical side and will partner with Mr. Hummer on operations and finances. 

"All of us at USACS are excited about the opportunity in front of us to grow, and provide excellent care to our patients and support to our health system partners," Dr. Patlovany said. "Together, Chris and I will be dedicated to the work of ensuring our place as the premier, perpetual-physician owned and led acute care provider group in the country."

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