Fort Wayne-based Physicians Health Plan of Northern Indiana Inc. has named Michelle Creager (pictured) director of medical management. She will head up PHP utilization review, case management and disease management programs, as well as lead the staff for each of these areas.
Chuck Sheets has been appointed DBA/systems engineer. He will be managing PHP systems engineering functions, including the development, planning, and integration of new capabilities with current systems and implementation processes.
Also, Jeanie Sirk has been named care coordination nurse. She will focus on early intervention opportunities for cancer patients and assist with pre-admission certifications, prior authorizations, continued stay review, concurrent reviews, discharge review and retrospective reviews to ensure optimum care is sought and delivered.