Health Evolution Leadership -
Janice Nevin, MD
President & CEO, ChristianaCare
A visionary and collaborative health care leader, Janice E. Nevin, M.D., MPH, has served as president and CEO of ChristianaCare since 2015. As leader of one of the country’s most dynamic health care organizations, centered on improving health outcomes, making high-quality care more accessible and lowering health care costs, Dr. Nevin is pioneering value-based care, leading a transformation from a health care system to a system that truly impacts health. She is nationally recognized for innovation in patient- centric care and population health.
ChristianaCare is one of the country’s most dynamic health care organizations, centered on improving health outcomes, making high-quality care more accessible and lowering health care costs. ChristianaCare includes an extensive network of outpatient services, home health care, medical aid units, three hospitals (1,299 beds), a Level I trauma center and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, a comprehensive stroke center and regional centers of excellence in heart and vascular care, cancer care and women’s health. It also includes the pioneering Gene Editing Institute and was rated by IDG Computerworld as one of the nation’s Best Places to Work in IT. ChristianaCare is a nonprofit teaching health system with more than 260 residents and fellows. We are continually ranked by U.S. News & World Report as a Best Hospital.
Under Dr. Nevin’s leadership, ChristianaCare developed a unique data-driven care coordination platform, CareVio, to proactively address patients’ social and behavioral health needs in addition to their medical needs. This program supports patients across the continuum of care and is demonstrating better health outcomes while reducing the cost of care. It earned the 2017 John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety and Quality Award, the nation’s preeminent recognition for quality and safety in health care, and a 2017 Stand Up for Patient Safety Management Award from the National Patient Safety Foundation.
Dr. Nevin led ChristianaCare to become a founding partner in eBrightHealth, a first-of-its-kind alliance in Delaware of health systems and hospitals to increase access to health care services and improve the quality and affordability of care for Delawareans. She also led the development of eBrightHealth ACO, an accountable care organization to improve care coordination, clinical quality and value in Delaware and the region.
Dr. Nevin was selected as one of Modern Healthcare’s Top 25 Women Leaders in 2019, and in 2020 she was named to Modern Healthcare’s 50 Most Influential Clinical Executives. Dr. Nevin has been inducted into the Delaware Women’s Hall of Fame and was recognized among 100 Great Healthcare Leaders to Know in 2018 by Becker’s Hospital Review. For her commitment to the community, she received the 2020 Citizen of the Year Award with the Del-Mar-Va Council Boy Scouts of America, Humanitarian Award from the Limen House in 2018 and Delaware’s Grassroots Champion Award from the American Hospital Association and the David G. Menser Award from the Wilmington Senior Center, both in 2017.
Dr. Nevin serves on the Board of Trustees of the American Hospital Association (AHA) and is a member of the AHA Committee on Health Strategy & Innovation. She is chair of the Strategic Planning Committee of America’s Essential Hospitals and serves on the boards of directors of America’s Essential Hospitals, Cross Country Healthcare and the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce. Dr. Nevin is a member of the United States of Care Founder’s Council, the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia Economic and Community Advisory Council, the CEO Council for Growth of the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia and serves as an Advisor with Cedar. She also chairs the Delaware Business Roundtable Executive Committee.
Dr. Nevin graduated from Harvard University and earned her medical degree with honors from Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University. She completed her family medicine residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and her Master of Public Health degree at the University of Pittsburgh. She joined ChristianaCare in 2002, as Chair of the Department of Family and Community Medicine. Dr. Nevin is a Professor of Family and Community Medicine at Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University.