Board and Committees

CHI Health Partners Clinically Integrated Network Board of Directors, CIN Council, and Credentialing committees make decisions on behalf of all CHI Health Partners chapters. View additional chapter-specific committees.

Clinically Integrated Network Board of Directors

The CIN Board of Directors offers general oversight of UniNet. There are 13 members of the Board: seven physicians and six administrative positions.

  • David Colan, MD
  • Jeff David, MD
  • Stephen Lanspa, MD - Chairman
  • Mike McNamara, MD
  • Rob Rhodes, MD
  • Cliff Robertson, MD
  • Richard Rolston, MD
  • Hank Sakowski, MD
  • Ken Shaffer, MD
  • James Slaggert
  • Ann Oasan - UniNet President
  • Rich Stanko
  • Jeanette Wojtalewicz

Clinically Integrated Network Council

The CIN Council makes recommendations to the Board on contracting guidelines, utilization and quality programs, credentialing of physicians and general policies and procedures. The members of the CIN Council include 12 primary care and 10 specialists with five to seven administrative positions. 

  • James Crew, MD - Chair
  • Hank Sakowski, MD - Omaha chapter medical director
  • Jeff Strohmeyer, MD
  • Kevin Nohner, MD
  • Scott Frankforter, MD - Grand Island chapter medical director
  • Ken Shaffer, MD - Kearney chapter medical director
  • Barry Hoover, MD - Lincoln chapter medical director
  • Mohammad Al-Turk, MD - Family Practice
  • Josh Anderson, MD - Neurosurgery
  • Nagi Ayoub, MD - Reconstructive and Plastic Surgery
  • Eugene Barone, MD - Family Practice
  • Patrick Bogard, MD - Pathology
  • Brad Bohn, MD - Family Practice
  • Adam Brank, MD - Internal Medicine
  • Douglas Broullette, MD - Gastroenterology
  • David Colan, MD - Family Practice
  • Thomas Frederickson, MD - Hospitalist
  • Bruce Houghton, MD - Internal Medicine
  • Eric M. Johnson, MD - Family Practice
  • William Jurgensen, MD - OB/GYN
  • Ann Oasan - UniNet president
  • Michael F. Rapp, MD - ENT
  • Rahul Razdan, MD - Radiology
  • Mel Roca, MD - Family Practice
  • R. Coleen Stice, MD - Reconstructive and Plastic Surgery


Finance Committee

The Finance committee provides guidance on UniNet's financial status, payor reimbursement and other issues that require fiscal analysis.

  • Ann Oasan
  • Hank Sakowski, MD
  • Jeanette Wojtalewicz
  • Cliff Robertson, MD
  • Jamie Reynoso
  • James Slaggert
  • James Crew
  • Kiran Mulgaokar
  • Ken Shaffer
  • Dave Hadford
  • Jonathan Stelling, MD
  • Mike McNamara, MD


Communication and Education Committee

This committee focuses on enhancement of physician communication efforts throughout the network. The committee also is responsible for the direct development, implementation and evaluation of physician education opportunities. 

  • Hank Sakowski, MD - Chair, Omaha chapter medical director
  • Bernadette Hughes, MD
  • Patrick Bogard, MD - Pathology
  • R. Coleen Stice, MD - Reconstructive and Plastic Surgery
  • Laurie Hayes
  • Bruce Houghton, MD - Internal Medicine
  • Jeffry Strohmyer, MD - Family Practice
  • Luanne Marie Lundergard
  • Rich Fruehling, MD
  • Richard Lund, MD - Nephrology


Performance Review Committee

This committee is responsible for providing expert knowledge regarding local, regional and national performance incentive programs to UniNet members. The committee will also obtain hospital and physician performance data, guide the analysis of the data and provide action plans.

  • Hank Sakowski, MD - Chair, Omaha chapter medical director
  • Mark Andersen, MD - Family Practice
  • Marvin Bittner, MD - Infectious Disease
  • James Crew, MD - Family Practice
  • Isam Marar, MD - Endocrinology
  • Randall Pritza, MD - Cardiology
  • Robert L. Recker, MD - Internal Medicine
  • Roalene Redland, MD - General Surgery
  • Jeffry Strohmyer, MD - Family Practice
  • Donald Uzendoski, MD - Pediatrics
  • Cathy Jesus, MSW, CSW - Senior Director Care Coordination
  • Nicholas Liebentritt, MD - Anesthesiology
  • Salvatore Zieno, MD - Otolaryngology
  • John Cannella III, MD - Gastroenterology
  • Douglas Brouillette, MD - Gastroenterology
  • Mohammad Al-Turk, MD - Family Practice

 

 

The CIN Board of Directors offers general oversight of CHI Health Partners and includes physicians and administrative positions.

 

  • Randy Pritza, MD - Board Chair
  • Mike McNamara, MD - Midwest Surgical Specialists
  • Scott Ptacnik - CHI Health Partners President
  • Cliff Robertson, MD - CEO, CHI Health
  • Ken Shaffer, MD - CHI Health Partners Kearney Medical Director
  • Rich Stanko - Community Representative
  • Cary Ward, MD - Chief Medical Officer, CHI Health
  • Jeanette Wojtalewicz - Chief Financial Officer, CHI Health
  • Adam Brank, MD - CHI Health Partners Lincoln
  • Rahul Razdan, MD - CHI Health Partners Lincoln
  • AnneMarie Hartwig -  CHI Health Vice President Payer Strategy

 

The CIN Council makes recommendations to the Board on contracting guidelines, utilization and quality programs, credentialing of physicians and general policies and procedures. 

 

 

  • Terry Becker, MD - Family Practice - Kearney chapter
  • Patrick Bogard, MD - Pathology - Omaha chapter
  • Catherine Brooks, DO - Neonatologist - Lincoln chapter
  • Timothy Burd, MD - Orthopedic SurgeryOmaha chapter
  • Mark Butler, MD - Family Practice - Lincoln chapter
  • Laura Fick, APRN -Internal Medicine - Lincoln chapter
  • Scott Frankforter, MD - CHI Health Partners Grand Island Medical Director
  • Bruce Houghton, MD - Internal Medicine - Omaha chapter
  • Jason Kruger, MD - ENT - CHI Health Partners Lincoln Medical Director
  • David McConnell, MD - Family Practice - Kearney chapter
  • Zach Meyer, MD - Family Practice - Grand Island chapter
  • Scott Ptacnik - CHI Health Partners President
  • Mel Roca, MD - Family Practice - Omaha chapter
  • Hank Sakowski, MD - CHI Health Partners Omaha Medical Director
  • Ken Shaffer, MD - CHI Health Partners Kearney Medical Director
  • Jeffry Strohmyer, MD - Family Practice - Omaha chapter
  • Pranith Surabhi, MD - Family Practice Omaha chapter

Open Positions:

  • Omaha representative: 4 positions
  • Advanced-Practice Registered Nurse: 1 position
  • Rural representative: 2 positions