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Monday, December 28, 2015 - Inspira Appoints Leaders of Population Health and Corporate Compliance
MULLICA HILL, NJ (December 28, 2015) – Inspira Health Network has appointed two new vice presidents to lead the organization in the areas of population health and corporate compliance.

Carol Thomas has been appointed vice president of Population Health for Inspira. She joins Inspira with more than 40 years of health care experience and specific expertise in implementing initiatives to improve population health. Thomas attended the University of Pennsylvania where she earned a Bachelor of Arts, a Master of Science and a Master of Philosophy in Organizational Dynamics. Prior to joining Inspira, she served as the executive director for Tristate Health Partners PHO and the Tristate Meritus ACO at Meritus Health System in Maryland.

Joe Piccolo has been appointed vice president of corporate compliance and chief compliance officer for Inspira. Piccolo has more than 25 years of experience in health care administration and is certified in healthcare compliance by the Healthcare Compliance Certification Board. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania and a Master
of Business Administration from LaSalle University. Throughout his career, Piccolo has lectured and published articles on various topics, including compliance program effectiveness, patient privacy and physician practice management. Prior to joining Inspira, Piccolo served as the vice president of Integrity and Compliance for Trinity Health’s St. Mary Medical Center in Pennsylvania.

About Inspira Health Network
Inspira Health Network is a charitable nonprofit health care organization serving communities across southern New Jersey. The network, which traces its roots to 1899, comprises three hospitals, a comprehensive cancer center, several multi-specialty health centers and a total of more than 60 locations. These include urgent care; outpatient imaging and rehabilitation; numerous specialty centers, including sleep medicine, cardiac testing, digestive health and wound care; home care and hospice; and more than 30 primary and specialty physician practices in Gloucester, Cumberland, Salem and Camden counties.

Together with its medical staff of more than 1,100 physicians and other care providers, as well as more than 5,700 employees, Inspira Health Network provides evidence-based care to help each patient achieve the best possible outcome. Accredited by DNV Healthcare, the network’s clinical and support staffs are focused on providing quality care in a safe environment. For more information about Inspira Health Network, call 1-800-INSPIRA.