Alum Named President of Healthy Blue in Nebraska
Most recently, Rhodes was chief medical officer for Healthy Blue Nebraska where he oversaw the health plan’s medical strategy and the clinical direction of medical services and quality improvements. In 2003, Rhodes founded the faith-based nonprofit, Clinic with a Heart, which provides free urgent short-term medical, chiropractic, physical therapy and dental care to uninsured and underinsured residents in the Lincoln area. He also founded InjuReplay, a company designed to educate athletes and fans about sports injuries, treatments and recovery. Rhodes spent nearly 20 years as a physician in private practice and is past president and board member of the Nebraska Medical Association. In addition, Rhodes serves as an adjunct assistant professor at the University of Nebraska Medical Center.
“Healthy Blue has a local commitment to advancing the health of Nebraska communities and I look forward to continuing that local legacy by providing our members access to comprehensive, personalized health care services that improves their health and wellbeing,” said Rhodes. “We will continue to redefine health through a more holistic view by creating meaningful connections, removing barriers to care and improving outcomes for a more affordable health care experience.”