Welcome to the TEAM | Dr. Thinh Tran


We are pleased to announce that effective June 18, 2018, Dr. Thinh H. Tran joined PNS as President and Chief Operating Officer. Dr. Tran is an accomplished healthcare executive with extensive experience in hospital and health plan operations. He brings a unique and strong mix of clinical knowledge
and business acumen.

Dr. Tran received a B.S. in genetics and cell biology from the University of Minnesota’s College of Biological Sciences in 1987. He went on to receive his medical degree from the University of Minnesota Medical School in 1992 and completed an internal medicine residency at the University of Minnesota Hospital and Clinics in 1995. He earned an M.B.A. from the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst in 2014.

Dr. Tran has significant clinical experience in a variety of healthcare settings including working as a hospitalist at Bakersfield Family Medical Center in Bakersfield, California and an urgent care staff physician at Health Partners in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  While in Houston, Texas he served as the Chief Quality and Patient Safety Officer at Methodist Hospital, Medical Director of Patient Management for Aetna’s Southwest Region, and as Assistant Medical Director in the Department of Medical Management at MacGregor Medical Association. In 2007, Dr. Tran joined Baptist Health South Florida as their Chief Medical and Quality Officer where he founded Baptist’s Center for Performance Excellence to assess the impact, opportunities and management requirements of transformational innovations. Most recently he served as Chief Operating Officer at University of Miami Health System (UHealth), South Florida’s only university health system.  Under his leadership UHealth achieved greater operational efficiencies and strategic growth objectives.

Dr. Tran brings an extensive background and a history of innovation that has already resulted in efficiencies in both the medical and professional schematics of healthcare. The addition of Dr. Tran to PNS will ensure we remain well positioned to navigate the complexities of the healthcare market and take advantage of future growth opportunities.

Please join us in welcoming Dr. Tran to our team!

by Daniel Owens on June 22, 2018

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