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MENASHA, WI (July 27, 2016) – Network Health, the Wisconsin-based health insurance company confirmed today that Coreen Dicus-Johnson will assume the role of president and chief executive officer of Network Health beginning October 1, 2016. 

“Coreen is a highly talented leader with extensive experience in hospital management, revenue cycle operations, payer contracting and health insurance products,” Froedtert Health president and chief executive office and Network Health board of directors chair Cathy Jacobson said. “She brings together a broad and diverse range of experiences from both the provider and the insurance sides of health care to this important leadership role at Network Health.”

Most recently, Coreen served as the president of Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare (WFH) Central Market where she was responsible for the management and strategic direction of Franklin and St. Francis hospitals, Midwest Orthopedic Specialty Hospital (MOSH) and Wheaton Franciscan Medical Group, which together generates almost $400 million annually. Prior to that, she held senior leader roles at WFH in physician and revenue operations, payer contracting and payer relations. From 1996 to 2004 she served in several roles with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wisconsin, now known as Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, including corporate development, government relations, contracting, litigation counsel and management of major accounts.

“Coreen’s experience in strategy, growing panel sizes and creating employer health plans will be key assets as she steps into her role at Network Health,” Ascension Wisconsin Ministry Market Leader and Network Health board of directors vice chair Bernie Sherry said.

“Network Health has been an important player in Wisconsin’s dynamic insurance market” Coreen said. “I look forward to partnering with the leadership team and owners to forge an even stronger position for the organization.”

Coreen earned a bachelor’s degree in communications and public relations from Marquette University and a Juris Doctor from DePaul University College of Law. She has been an active member of a number of regional and statewide organizations including the American Cancer Society, the American Lung Association, the American Heart Association, the Wisconsin Law Foundation, Sojourner Family Peace Center and the Marquette University College of Professional Studies Advisory Board. In 2007 she was selected as one of The Business Journal’s Forty under 40 and in 2015 she was selected as a Woman of Influence.