ENGLEWOOD, CO (April 4, 2012) – Allen Kemp, MD, MBA, has joined Centura Health, Colorado’s largest hospital and health care network, as president and chief executive officer of its statewide, clinically-integrated multi-specialty physician group. In his role, Kemp will be responsible for executing the strategies and tactics for the Centura Health Physician Group (CHPG), closely coordinating and linking with all Centura Health hospitals and operating entities, while fostering partnerships and alliances with other organizations that connect CHPG’s nearly 400 practices and 80 plus locations across Colorado to other community assets.
ABOUT DR. ALLEN KEMP
- Dr. Kemp earned his medical degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and earned his MBA from Regis University. He completed an internship at Buffalo General Hospital in Buffalo, N.Y., as well as a residency at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics.
- For the past several years, Dr. Kemp has been managing director of physician strategy at Navigant Consulting, a national consulting firm based in Chicago, where he has worked with key health care clients, addressing critical business issues and enhancing value. Previously, Dr. Kemp also served as executive vice president and chief medical officer at ERDMAN, where he created new consulting models, methodologies, products, services, and secured new consulting engagements.
- For more than 27 years, Dr. Kemp worked for Dean Health System, Madison, W.I., first as clinical anesthesiologist and then as physician administrator. He later served in several key executive roles, including chair and chief executive officer of Dean Health System, Inc. and chair of Dean Health Plan.
- Dr. Kemp has served on the board of directors of the American Medical Group Association (AMGA) from 2000 to 2008; and served as chair in 2007. He currently serves as a director on the AMGA foundation board, and recently served as the interim senior associate dean at Columbia University Medical Center in New York, N.Y.
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About Centura Health
Centura Health, Colorado’s health care leader, is focused on connecting Coloradans to affordable, world-class care in every corner of the state. Centura Health’s integrated statewide network includes 13 hospitals, seven senior living communities, medical clinics, affiliated partner hospitals, Flight For Life® Colorado, and home care and hospice services. Approximately 14,500 of the best hearts and minds in medicine, along with 6,000 physician partners, have access to the most technologically advanced tools available. For Coloradans, this means the top expertise and technology is right where you need it – close to where you are. We reach beyond hospital walls to connect with people at every stage of life to bring them life-enriching compassion and life-affirming hope. Connections that only Centura Health can make. For information on Centura Health or any of the facilities in our network, please visit www.centura.org