DaVita HealthCare Partners, Inc. announced the appointment of financial industry veteran Lauren Edgington as chief financial officer (CFO) for its Florida market on Wednesday.
Edgington comes to DaVita directly from Aetna, where she served as regional CFO, overseeing Medicaid and business lines in the Midwest and Southeastern U.S. Before Aetna, she led UnitedHealth Group's New York plan in the same capacity.
"During this period of growth, HealthCare Partners will benefit immensely from Lauren's extensive experience in finance and managed care," Lorie Glisson, HealthCare Partners' Florida market president and CEO, said. "Her strong record of meeting key financial and operational results, in combination with her commitment to our cultural values, makes her an invaluable addition to our team."
HealthCare Partners is an operator of medical groups and physician networks. It serves as an operating division of DaVita HealthCare Partners.
Edgington is a Florida native, and holds both a bachelor's and a master's degree from Clemson University in applied economics. She was an analyst at Goldman Sachs early in her career.
"DaVita HealthCare Partners is a forward-thinking organization that is patient-, physician- and teammate-focused," Edgington said. "I was attracted to the strong organizational culture at DaVita HealthCare Partners, and look forward to working with innovative leaders to achieve better outcomes for our patients and their families."
DaVita HealthCare Partners, a Fortune 500 company, is the parent company of DaVita Kidney Care and HealthCare Partners, delivering dialysis services to patients with chronic kidney failure and end-stage renal disease. It manages and operates medical groups and affiliated physician networks in six states to deliver health care in a dignified and compassionate manner.