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CentraCare Promotes Emergency Services Leader to VP of Ambulatory

June 03, 2019

CentraCare Health chooses experienced, patient-focused leader to serve as Vice President of Ambulatory Care.

B.E. Smith presented leader Diane Buschena-Brenna to CentraCare Health for the Vice President of Ambulatory Care role, where she exhibited a dedication to patient health and a deep understanding of the business and financial aspects of healthcare. Previously serving as CentraCare’s Senior Director of Emergency Services, Diane had built a reputation as a strong leader and assumed her new role on April 22.

Co-leading the Ambulatory Division with the Physician Vice President, Diane is accountable for aligning the delivery of care that advances the organization’s triple aim. A collaborative and inclusive leader, Diane is able to see the big picture, as well as understand the daily details and bring a “why” behind the “what.” Additionally, her great rapport and shared accomplishments with physician leaders throughout her career underscore her ability to succeed and thrive in a dyad partnership.

“CentraCare is a great organization that truly cares about its patients and employees,” Diane said. “I look forward to helping the organization fulfill its mission to the community.”

CentraCare Health is a non-profit healthcare system that provides comprehensive, high-quality throughout Central Minnesota. 

Diane has worked at CentraCare since 2000, and she is dedicated to helping change the thinking regarding Population Health and how it affects healthcare’s bigger picture.

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