As Chief Executive Officer, Mark Wade oversees PPOA’s mission of delivering best-in-class healthcare to its patients, strengthening the doctor-patient experience and driving its brand expansion nationwide.
He drives the company mission to build a national network of top-tier specialists and surgery centers delivering world-class clinical outcomes, a superior and affordable patient experience, and a business model that allows physicians to focus on practicing medicine free of administrative encumbrances.
Wade joined PPOA in May 2021, bringing 20 years of leadership experience in healthcare management, including 10 years at UnitedHealth Group (UHG) in various roles at both Optum and Surgical Care Affiliates (SCA). In his role as COO of OptumCare Midwest, Wade led a medical group that ranked in the top 5 percent nationally in its Medicare Shared Savings ACO, cost, quality and revenue growth.
At Surgical Care Affiliates, Wade held roles in operations across the Midwest and Central Florida while also leading SCA’s centralized revenue cycle operations.