BayCare Names Shawn Armstrong BayCarePlus Health Plan President

October 25, 2023
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Shawn Armstrong, MHA, is BayCare's new BayCarePlus health plan president.


BayCare announced today that it has named Shawn Armstrong, MHA, as its new BayCarePlus® health plan president.  

Armstrong comes to BayCare from Prism Health in South Carolina, where she served as senior vice president, payor strategy and risk-based contracting from 2020 – 2022. She was president and chief executive officer at Vested Health in Charleston, West Virginia, from 2005 – 2015; followed by vice president, strategic initiatives and implementation at The Health Plan (THP) in Wheeling, West Virginia, from 2015 – 2017. Her other experience includes founding Shawn Armstrong Consulting and holding senior consulting roles for GE Health. 

“Shawn brings a wide range of experience and passion that will help drive growth, positive membership experience and financial stability for BayCarePlus,” said BayCare CFO Janice Polo.

“It is my honor and privilege to now belong to the BayCare family,” added Armstrong. “BayCare has redefined and set a new standard for positive workplace culture that serves as the backbone of the way care is delivered to each patient.”  

Armstrong earned a Bachelor of Arts in political science from the University of Louisville and Master of Health Care Administration from Xavier University.



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