Lynne Schuster

Summary

Health care professional with 14 years experience directing the operations, finance, marketing, policy, customer service, medical services and the development of primary care group practices and managed care companies.

Work History

Work History
1999 - 2008

Caretaker for parents

Self
Cared for aging parents, navigated health care system and learned the system from a different viewpoint. Completed classes in Microsoft Office 2003 and 2007, Windows XP and Vista.
1992 - 1997

Entrepreneur

Aunt Lynne Pampers Pets
Developed, operated, and marketed business including visiting 12-15 homes per day seven days a week. Designed and maintained a computerized data base, developed and distributed marketing materials, provided personalized customer service and made sales calls to expand client base to 360 customers and their furry family members.
1989 - 1992

Executive Director

Potomac Physicans, PA
A primary care medical group practice that served 30,000 Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO members with a $35 million dollar primary and specialty care budget with 31 physicians and 150 support staff in 11 health care centers.
1986 - 1989

Executive Director

John Hancock Health Plan of Pennsylvania
Directed the Marketing, Finance, Medical, Contracting and Network Development departments for staff and network model HMO serving 35,000 members.
1985 - 1986

Managed Care Consultant

Partners National Healthplans
Worked with hospitals to organize medical staff, secure state licenses, and prepare to contract with managed care companies. VHA serves 1,400 not-for-profit hospitals and more than 21,000 non-acute care health care organizations nationwide. Partners National Healthplans was started by Voluntary hospitals of America to create HMO's and PPO,s.
1980 - 1985

Vice President and General Manager, Director of Operations, Intern

CIGNA Healthcare
CIGNA Healthplan’s third largest HMO was a staff model serving 50,000 members with a staff of 360 physicians and support employees in six health care centers, in house pharmacies, optical shops, marketing, customer service, finance, with an annual budget of $42 million.

Education

Education

BS

MS