Sanford Health Hires USD Alum as New Medical Officer
Timothy P. Donelan, M.D., transitioned from his practice to Sanford’s health insurance division last month. Donelan, a native of Montrose, South Dakota, has practiced at Sanford for more than 20 years, most recently at Sanford 49th and Oxbow Family Medicine in Sioux Falls. He received his undergraduate degree from South Dakota State University. Donelan is board certified and fellowship trained in family medicine.
As vice president and medical officer, Donelan is responsible for developing and implementing policies relating to member care programs and provider relationships. He is also the primary liaison between Sanford Health Plan management and contracted providers.
Part of Sanford’s integrated system, Sanford Health Plan is a non-profit health insurance company spanning multiple levels of care from individuals, families, groups and businesses. Sanford Health Plan’s commercial HMO has received Commendable Accreditation from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).
Sanford Health is an integrated health system headquartered in the Dakotas. It is one of the largest health systems in the nation with 43 hospitals and nearly 250 clinics in nine states and four countries. Sanford Health’s 27,000 employees, including 1,400 physicians, make it the largest employer in the Dakotas. Nearly $1 billion in gifts from philanthropist Denny Sanford have allowed for several initiatives, including global children's clinics, genomic medicine and specialized centers researching cures for type 1 diabetes, breast cancer and other diseases. For more information, visit sanfordhealth.org.
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