(Portland) - Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon is pleased to announce Tracy Muday, MD as its new executive medical director. In this leadership role, she will oversee the implementation of clinical strategies and performance, quality of health outcomes, and cost effectiveness across Oregon’s health plan. Dr. Muday will also collaborate with Regence employer groups to develop competitive benefit strategies and enhance plan management in support of their business objectives.

“Dr. Muday has developed a deep understanding of the health care needs of Oregonians during her nearly two decades of implementing and designing clinical programs,” said Dr. Donna Milavetz, senior vice president and chief medical officer at Regence. “She is a proven leader and will play an integral part in driving meaningful improvements to member experiences.”

Before joining Regence, Dr. Muday served as a medical director at Providence Health Plan where she helped redesign its pharmacy policies and served as co-chair of the Oregon Region Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee. She has also held various leadership roles within healthcare organizations across Oregon including CareOregon, Oregon Health Authority and Advanced Health.

“I’m passionate about helping people and finding solutions that improve the overall health of Oregonians,” said Tracy Muday, MD. “I look forward to working alongside the dedicated Regence team to continue bringing innovative and compassionate care to the communities we serve.”

Dr. Muday is a family physician. She is a graduate from the College of Human Medicine at Michigan State University and completed her residency at Saginaw Cooperative Hospitals in Saginaw, Michigan.

About Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon

Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon, headquartered in Portland, has been serving Oregonians since 1941 and now provides nearly 972,000 people with comprehensive health insurance solutions. As a nonprofit independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, Regence is part of a family of companies dedicated to transforming health care be delivering innovative products and services that change the way consumers nationwide experience health care. For more information, please visit regence.comfacebook.com/regencebluecrossblueshield, or twitter.com/regenceoregon.