CareSource a nonprofit, Ohio-based health plan announced Deborah Mals has joined its leadership team as Vice President of Health Services in Ohio. Mals leads a coordinated system of health care management programs for CareSource’s Ohio membership.
CareSource recently realigned its care management model while maintaining its mission-focused strategy on member needs, and positioning the company for future growth. Mals, reporting to the new Ohio Market President, leads a multi-disciplinary approach to health care utilizing nurses, social workers, and other health care professionals
CareSource has a 25-year history of sustaining quality in managed care programs for the public-sector health care system. In her role, Mals ensures consistent, effective and efficient delivery of service to improve the health care outcomes of members.
Mals joined CareSource after a tenured career in acute care where she transformed hospital and nursing operations in one of the region’s largest health care systems. She has extensive experience in health care management and operations leading high-performing teams and executing health care models that improved the quality of care.
“Deborah’s experience delivering operational excellence will provide innovative leadership in the Ohio market. I’m confident she will accelerate member-centric improvements not yet seen in the industry,” Steve Ringel, President, Ohio Market, said.
CareSource, a nonprofit health plan is celebrating 25 years as one of the nation’s largest Managed Medicaid Plans. Headquartered in Dayton, Ohio CareSource serves more than 1 million consumers in Ohio and Kentucky. CareSource is living its mission to provide health care to those who need it most. CareSource understands the challenges consumers face navigating the health system and works to put health care in reach for those it serves.