2016-2017 Colorado Springs Heart Ball
Deborah (Debbie) L. Chandler, MBA, CMPE
President & Chief Executive Officer, Colorado Health Medical Group (CHMG)
With more than 25 years of experience in multi-specialty group management and administration, Debbie brings a wealth of knowledge to CHMG, including strong expertise in topics related to health care reform and innovative care transformation.
In her most recent role, Debbie was Executive Vice President and CEO of Colorado Springs Health Partners, P.C., (CSHP) the largest multi-specialty, physician-owned practice in Colorado. In this role, Debbie introduced automated and patient-centered workflows to advance patient care and productivity.
Under Ms. Chandler’s leadership, the practice achieved Level III NCQA Patient Centered Medical Home certification, was selected for the CMMI Comprehensive Primary Care Initiative pilot and was a key provider participant in the Central Colorado Community Care Medicaid RCCO project. CSHP also participated in the Colorado Business Group on Health Prometheus project and active in the Community Health Partnership, as well as the Colorado Innovative Physician Solutions local IPA.
Debbie is a native Floridian, and she gained experience through her position as CEO for Anchor Health Centers in southwest Florida where she spent over ten years before joining CSHP. She is a certified medical practice executive with the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA), earned her BS from the University of South Florida and her MBA from Rollins’ Crummer Graduate School of Business. She started her career on the clinical side as a certified nuclear medicine technologist.
Debbie has presented numerous times on health care reform and innovative care transformation related topics; she strives to serve as a resource for her colleagues and the medical community at large and is an AMGA Foundation board member. Ms. Chandler maintains an extremely active presence in the Pikes Peak Region through volunteer work with Junior Achievement and chairing the 2012 American Heart Association Heart Walk. She serves on the Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance Board and is Past Chair, the Pikes Peak Workforce Board and Ent Credit Union Supervisory Committee. Ms. Chandler was appointed by Mayor Steve Bach as a founding Trustee for the Colorado Springs Health Foundation.
Saturday, February 11th 2017
1 Lake Ave
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
5:30 pm Silent Auction/Cocktail Reception
7:00 pm Welcome/Silent Auction Closes
7:45 pm Dinner
8:00 pm Live Auction/Open Your Heart Program
9:00 pm Entertainment/Dancing