Cadence Health Names Gary Wainer, D.O., Medical Director of Cadence Medical Partners
June 03, 2014
WINFIELD, IL – Cadence Health announced that Gary Wainer, D.O., has joined Cadence Medical Partners (CMP) as Medical Director. CMP is the health system’s clinical integration and accountable care organization with more than 550 physician members.
"Gary brings more than 25 years of healthcare leadership experience, both as a well-regarded physician and respected healthcare executive," said Marty Manning, President, Cadence Medical Partners. "He will be a vital leader for CMP, which is built on a foundation of physician-hospital partnership designed to meet the future demands of healthcare through collaboration and innovation."
CMP consists of board-certified or board-eligible physicians on the Delnor Hospital or Central DuPage Hospital medical staff. Members of CMP have access to care management programs that improve quality and reduce cost using advanced information technologies for patient data information sharing, analytics, care coordination and patient engagement.
"This is an exciting time in the healthcare industry as well as for Cadence Health," said Dr. Wainer. "I share CMP’s vision of delivering high-value, comprehensive services to patients, while improving operational and clinical efficiencies that reduce the overall cost of care."
Dr. Wainer joins CMP from the Chicago Market of Tenet HealthCare, where he most recently served as chief medical officer (CMO) of Chicago Health System (CHS), the Tenet market clinical integration and accountable care organization. Prior to his role at CHS, Dr. Wainer served as CMO and vice president of operations at MacNeal Hospital in Berwyn. He has spent more than 25 years in private practice as a family practice and addictions medicine physician.
He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Practice and a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians and Illinois Academy of Family Physicians, board certified by the American Board of Addiction Medicine as well as a member of the American College of Physician Executives.
About Cadence Health
Cadence Health was formed in March 2011 as a result of the merger between Central DuPage Health System based in Winfield, Ill., and Delnor Community Health System based in Geneva, Ill. Cadence Health is a locally based, locally governed health system focused on delivering excellent health care to the more than 1.1 million patients in Chicago’s western suburbs. For seven of the past eight years (2006-2010, 2012, 2013), Central DuPage Hospital (CDH) has been selected by Truven Health Analytics as one of the "100 Top Hospitals in the U.S." Delnor Hospital recently received accreditation by the American College of Surgeon’s National Accreditation Program of Breast Centers for the Delnor Center for Breast Health. CDH and Delnor currently maintain affiliations with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago for pediatric specialty care and Cleveland Clinic for cardiac surgery, adult medical oncology, and cardiology services. Both hospitals have achieved Magnet® recognition* for excellence in nursing services from the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
Cadence Health employs more than 7,400 professionals providing care across an interdependent network of healthcare organizations. Cadence Health also includes Cadence Physician Group, a local network of more than 275 primary care physicians and specialists on the medical staff at CDH or Delnor Hospital.