Ghita Worcester

Ghita Worcester

Senior Vice President, Public Affairs and Chief Marketing Officer at UCare

Location:
500 Stinson Boulevard NE, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Company:
UCare
HQ Phone:
(612) 676-6500

General Information

Education

Bachelor of Science degree  - University of Minnesota

bachelor’s degree  - University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

Affiliations

Board Member  - SNP Alliance , Inc.

Board Member  - Women's Health Leadership TRUST

Board Member  - MN Community Measurement

Advisory Board Member  - University of St. Thomas Health Care MBA

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Ghita Worcester - Vice President, Public Affairs and Chief Marketing Officer, UCare (Minnesota)
Ghita Worcester brings more than 35 years of health care management experience to her role as Senior Vice President, Public Affairs and Chief Marketing Officer for UCare. She provides strategic direction for marketing, business development and strategy, public relations, legislative, regulatory, government programs, and community outreach activities. She oversees the organization's federal and state health care reform efforts and policy formulation related to national and state health policy issues. Worcester is also instrumental in the development and implementation of UCare's strategic and operational plans. Worcester has significant legislative and public policy experience at both the state and federal level on health care reform, and Medicare and Medicaid policy. She serves as a national expert and speaker in the field of Medicare, Medicaid, and Special Needs dual-eligible programs. In 2015, Worcester was recognized with a Women in Business Award by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal. She serves on several community boards and healthcare policy committees at both the state and national levels. Before joining UCare, Worcester served as Director of Policy and Operations for Minneapolis-based University Affiliated Family Physicians (UAFP), the management company that started UCare in 1984. In that role, she directed the development of new HMO products and policies, and helped develop and implement HMO strategic and operational plans. Before that, she worked for 13 years in a community-based family medicine residency program operated by the University of Minnesota Department of Family Practice. Worcester holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities.

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