Breaking News! CMS Administrator Added to the HIMSS13 Agenda
Marilyn Tavenner, Acting Administrator and Chief Operating Officer for the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, is confirmed to speak at HIMSS13 on Wednesday, March 6, at 9:45 am-10:45 am.
Prior to assuming her CMS leadership role, Ms. Tavenner served for four years as the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Secretary of Health and Human Resources in the administration of former Governor Tim Kaine.
Before entering government service, Ms. Tavenner spent 25 years working for the Hospital Corporation of American (HCA). She began working as a nurse at the Johnson-Willis Hospital in Richmond, Va., in 1981 and steadily rose through the company. By 1993, she began working as the hospital’s CEO and, by 2001, had assumed responsibility for 20 hospitals as President of the company’s Central Atlantic Division. She finished her service to HCA in 2005 as Group President of Outpatient Services.