Duane Whittington, M.B.A.
Senior Vice President & Chief Administrative Officer – Accountable Care Services
Mr. Whittington has over 20 years of experience in the physician practice management and managed care industries. He joined EPIC in 2006 as the Senior Vice President of Network Development and now also serves as the Chief Administrative Officer for Accountable Care Services. His responsibilities include business development, contracting, managed care finance and claims management.
Prior to joining EPIC, Mr. Whittington served for over 5 years as Chief Operating Officer for Catholic Healthcare West-Inland Healthcare Organization (IHO). Before joining IHO, he was Regional Vice President for First Physician Care, Inc., which was a start-up physician practice management organization based in Atlanta, Georgia. From 1992 to 1996, Mr. Whittington was Assistant Vice President/Executive Director with Pacific Physician Services, a West Coast publicly-traded physician practice management company.
Mr. Whittington earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from York University in Toronto, Canada and a Master of Business Administration degree from Pepperdine University.