UVA Health names new chief strategy officer
Jason Lineen comes with two decades of health care strategy experience
UVA Health has named Jason Lineen as its new chief strategy officer, following a national search.
Lineen, an executive with more than two decades of health care strategy experience, will join UVA Health on Jan. 18. In that role, he will provide executive counsel and leadership for UVA Health’s strategic planning efforts, service line expansion and transformation initiatives, including structuring strategic affiliations, mergers, acquisitions and partnerships.
Lineen comes to UVA Health from AVIA, a Chicago-based health care strategy and innovation firm, where he served as senior vice president and consulting practice leader. In this role, Lineen was responsible for AVIA’s consulting division and advising health care leadership teams on growth and expansion. Earlier in his career, Lineen held leadership roles at Navigant Consulting Inc. and Deloitte.
“Jason is a visionary leader having participated in strategic planning and program development at many leading academic health systems,” says Dr. K. Craig Kent, UVA Health’s executive vice president for health affairs. “The pandemic has created both extraordinary challenges as well as unique opportunities for leading academic medical centers. One of the opportunities is our enhanced ability to accelerate strategic transformation. Jason, a trusted and experienced strategic advisor, will lead these efforts at UVA Health, securing our position as one of the nation’s top academic health systems.”