NPCN Team

Managing Partner for Business Development and Marketing

Bruce Wiggins has been a health care executive/consultant for over thirty years. Bruce holds an MBA from DePaul University and has held positions in Nevada such as President Strategic Medical Management, CEO for the Valley Health System, and COO for both UMC and HPN.

Managing Partner for Finance and Administration

Larry has over forty-four years as an executive and healthcare consultant. Larry holds an MBA from Golden Gate University and an undergraduate degree in Accounting from San Jose State University. Larry has served on the Nevada Boards of the Healthcare Financial Management Association and the American College of Healthcare Executives. Larry has been a CFO of several hospitals and is the President and CEO of Professional Medical Consultants, Inc. for the past 25 years.

Managing Partner - Post-Acute and Care Management

For the past four years, Mr. Rittenour has focused on population health innovation for provider and risk-bearing organizations. Historically, John has successfully owned and operated Case Management, Home Health, Care Management Services , Mobile Physician Practice, Laboratory, Medical Software and IT and Data Warehouse Services companies.

Mr. Rittenour's job here at NPCN is to improve metrics around high-need / high-cost population segments. Mr. Rittenour's will be also overseeing new technology integration, improved care management operations and the implementation of enhancing practice extension services. The operative goal is to achieve a financial and clinically integrated network of providers, care managers and analytic teams able to deliver healthcare in a more affordable, more accessible and most effective way.

Systems Manager

Is the Financial and Economic Research Analyst for Strategic Medical Management performing website development, market research and financial pro forma development. Scott holds an undergraduate degree in Economics from Pacific Lutheran University and a MBA from the University of Phoenix.

Provider Engagement Specialist

With nearly 60 of years of experience in the healthcare industry, including several high profile positions right here in Las Vegas, there is perhaps nobody more qualified to help engage practices and providers for the Nevada Primary Care Network than Ernie Libman, Provider Engagement Specialist.

With a B.A. from the University of Minnesota, an M.A. in Hospital Administration from the University of Minnesota, School of Public Health and a residency at Syracuse Memorial Hospital in New York, Ernie's education and real-world training is second to none. After his residency Ernie held positions as the Director of Planning and Development for West Penn Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA and Evanston Hospital in Evanston, IL. He also was the CEO of NorthCare HMO in Evanston, IL – a startup HMO that was the first qualified HMO in the U.S. – and he was the CEO of HMO Plan in Alamosa, CO.

\Before starting his own healthcare consulting firm in 1999 he held positions as: the Director of Planning and Development for Sunrise Hospital, the CEO of Nathan Adelson Hospice where he worked with the Adelson family to establish and build their hospice, the CEO of Valley Hospital Medical Center and the CEO of Lake Mead Hospital Medical Center.

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