Sentara names senior VP, CIO
Tim Skeen previously served as COO for Anthem Inc.
Norfolk-based Sentara Healthcare announced Monday it has named Tim Skeen as senior vice president and chief information officer, effective Nov. 9.
Skeen most recently worked for Anthem Inc., where he was chief operating officer and had also served as enterprise chief information officer, He oversaw Anthem’s technology and government business divisions.
With experience in enterprise architecture, data and analytics, service-oriented architecture platforms, cloud operations, systems infrastructure, informational security, network operations and corporate applications in the health care industry, Skeen was also previously the CIO for Amerigroup, chief technology officer with Molina Health and CIO of health information management at Unisys.
Skeen earned his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Rice University. He also currently serves on the board of advisers for Results Redefined, a company that provides fitness and health care services.
Sentara has 12 hospital locations in Virginia and northeastern North Carolina. The health system employs more than 1,2000 physicians and 30,000 people who serve in other roles. Sentara announced in August that it intends to merge with Greensboro, North Carolina-based Cone Health by mid-2021. Sentara President and CEO Howard P. Kern will oversee the combined organization, which will have about $11.5 billion in combined revenue.