Acentra Health has appointed Daniel Hallenbeck as vice president of strategy and strategic partnerships.
Hallenbeck is a nationally recognized expert in Medicaid Enterprise Systems and a former New York State Medicaid chief technology officer.
In his new role, he’ll serve as an integral member of the Acentra Health leadership team, supporting the chief strategy officer in the development and execution of the company’s strategy around value creation, digital health and mergers and acquisitions, the company said.
“We are thrilled to have Daniel join our team and bring his extensive experience and knowledge from his years in enterprise architecture and as a former Medicaid CTO,” said Verlon Johnson, Acentra Health’s chief strategy officer. “His impressive track record in Medicaid Enterprise Systems and pivotal role in digital transformation initiatives will play a key role in shaping Acentra Health’s strategic path. We look forward to the innovative and expert insights he will undoubtedly bring to our organization.”
Hallenbeck has 25 years of experience in a range of business and government environments. Most recently, he served as CTO for the NYS Medicaid program, where he managed systems, technology and data. During his time there, Hallenbeck led the development of the program’s strategic plan for digital transformation that aligned contracting, funding and technology.
Before that, Hallenbeck oversaw enterprise architecture for NYS Medicaid’s Enterprise Systems, and held the same position at Computer Sciences Corp. He also served in other roles working in enterprise architecture with the NYS State Department of Tax and Finance, the NYS Health Insurance Exchange, the NYS Medicaid Data Warehouse and the NYS Central Medicaid system.