Patricia Wren has been promoted to VP, Human Resources for the Health System. With this promotion, she assumes the HR responsibilities of Judy Schueler, who is now senior advisor to the CEO, overseeing important initiatives currently underway.
In her new position, Wren will continue her work in staff engagement strategies, organizational change, and implementation of HR programs to support our operational objectives.
Diane P. Corrigan has been appointed VP, Network Development and System Integration, effective the end of March. As VP, Corrigan will provide leadership on network affiliate strategy and executive oversight of the Transfer Center for facilitated patient access, and ensure integration in transactions between network affiliates, entity operations, clinical service lines and CPUP departments.
Corrigan has held progressively expanded leadership roles at Penn Medicine over the past 29 years. As HUP’s chief financial officer, her current position, she has led many projects, including the installation of EPIC APM and billing applications and putting the budgetary and operational systems in place to manage and sustain HUP at levels of strong financial operating margins in the past several years.
Denise Mariotti has been appointed HUP’s new chief HR officer, effective March 17. Joining the Health System in 1999, Mariotti has held positions as CHRO for Home Care & Hospice Services, where she worked with UPHS leaders to design the initial framework for Penn’s Transitions in Care project. In her current role as CHRO at Pennsylvania Hospital, she provided HR leadership in the Penn Medicine Washington Square project, the onboarding and integration of physician practices, and a restructuring of the hospital’s HR department.
Joseph Huber, CPA, has been named HUP’s interim chief financial officer, replacing Diane Corrigan who becomes VP, Network Development & System Integration later this month. Huber has provided consulting and managerial services to numerous health-care providers and academic medical centers. He also served as senior VP and CFO for the Graduate Health System and has experience in financial audit and reimbursement.