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Executive Bios

Rob Webb

Rob Webb

Chief Executive Officer

OptumHealth Care Solutions

Rob Webb is the chief executive officer for OptumHealth Care Solutions. OptumHealth Care Solutions provides consumer advocacy, wellness, health care decision support, disease management, case management, health information portals, and specialized networks to more than 40 million Americans through its customer relationships with more than 4,000 employers, health plans, reinsurers, and third-party administrators.

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Chris Stidman

Chris Stidman

Senior Vice President, Network Solutions

OptumHealth Care Solutions

Chris Stidman is responsible for facilitating and strengthening partnerships with care providers that achieve measurable change in the quality, efficiency, and delivery of healthcare in the areas of physical health and complex medical conditions. Most recently, Chris was responsible for guiding the business strategy and execution of OptumHealth’s NowClinicSM online care platform. NowClinic online care is the first nationwide service that offers patients real-time access to physicians, specialists, and clinicians through two-way Web video, live chat, or telephone. The development of NowClinic has enabled OptumHealth to help meet the consumer demand for immediate access to affordable, efficient, quality care from premium physicians. 

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James Springrose, M.D.

James Springrose, M.D.

Senior Director Provider Strategies
OptumHealth Care Solutions


Dr. Springrose joined OptumHealth Care Solutions in October 2002 as a Medical Director in Phoenix, Ariz. He assumed the role of Senior Director of Clinical Standards in September 2006 and managed the qualification process for Complex Medical Condition’s (formerly U.R.N.) Centers of Excellence programs. In July 2008, he assumed the role of Senior Director of Provider Strategies and is now responsible for relating new and existing OptumHealth Care Solutions products to the provider community.

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