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HealthcareSource Appoints Virginia McFerran to Board of Directors

In the News | August 22, 2017

HealthcareSource®, the leading provider of talent management solutions for the healthcare industry, today announced that Virginia McFerran has joined its Board of Directors, effective this month.

A leader in healthcare technology for two decades, McFerran brings a deep expertise in all facets of healthcare data and analytics, from patient and financial metrics to payor and provider data. McFerran is President of Optum Analytics, a division of OptumInsight that designs and delivers innovative data and analytics solutions that improve care and eliminate costs. Previously, she led a variety of transformational initiatives ensuring HIMSS Stage 7 designation and the receipt of several awards for clinical and operational excellence as Chief Information Officer of UCLA Health, an organization consistently ranked among the country’s top five health systems.

Also a Director of Douglas Emmett Inc., McFerran serves on the Board of the Dream Foundation. She has held Board positions at Trinity Health, the Hawaii Pacific Research Institute, and the UCLA Center for Translational Science Institute. She holds a Bachelor’s degree from University of Georgia and a Master of Science from Seattle University.