Bruce Cantor, MD., M.S., joins UCare as Medical Director

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EXCERPT: “UCare has hired Dr. Cantor to round out its medical leadership team at the community-based, nonprofit health plan. Prior to joining UCare, Dr. Cantor was a Medical Director at Medica for 8 years where he chaired the Credentialing Committee and participated on the Medical Policy Committee. He has been a practicing pediatrician at Partners in Pediatrics since 1999 and an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Minnesota since 2006. Previous administrative and physician work experience includes positions at North Memorial Health, HealthPartners, Regions Hospital, Veterans Administration Medical Center and South Lake Pediatrics. As Medical Director at UCare, Dr. Cantor reports to Chief Medical Officer, Julia JosephDi Caprio, M.D. He will be responsible for conducting day-to-day medical management and leading ongoing improvement in collaboration with Health Services. Dr. Cantor will provide guidance to the utilization management, appeals, medical policy and quality improvement teams to ensure UCare members receive care that is safe, timely, effective, efficient, equitable and patient-centered. He will also provide clinical support as needed for complex case management, disease management and vendor services.” FULL STORY: