Nashville, TN – Wellpath announced today that Ben Slocum joins Wellpath’s expanding operations team as Chief Operating Officer. Slocum is an experienced healthcare industry executive who brings vast knowledge from across the healthcare field. Ben will work closely with our Division Presidents to ensure that we meet our commitments to our patients, people and partners, while achieving our operational goals. Key areas of focus will include leveraging our significant support resources, and developing our talent and culture.
“Ben’s experience speaks for itself; he is a talented leader and a dedicated professional who is committed to consumer healthcare,” said Jorge Dominicis, Wellpath CEO. “He has an impressive combination of executive management, business strategy and innovation, and we are thrilled to welcome him to our team and look forward to the experience he brings with him.”
“It is an honor and pleasure to join the Wellpath team,” says Ben Slocum. “I look forward to building on their hard work and advancements in establishing Wellpath as a leading public health provider.”
As Chief Executive Officer of WebMD Health Services, Slocum was responsible for defining and executing WebMD Health Services business strategies and increasing the organization’s day-to-day operations across health and wellness management platforms and solutions. As President of Vantage Oncology’s Vantage Cancer Care Network, Slocum established and managed risk-based partnerships with key regional and national health plans. He previously served as the Chief Executive Officer of United Healthcare’s Northern California Region following its acquisition of PacifiCare. Ben was pivotal in revitalizing the organization with a successful three-year turnaround plan, rebuilding strategic relationships with key hospitals and groups.
“Ben’s comprehensive experience leading healthcare companies will be an incredible asset to our company and clients,” said Dr. Thomas Pangburn, Wellpath Chief Clinical Officer. “We look forward to the work ahead.”