Deborah Chandler, M.B.A., CMPE

Director

Deborah Chandler, MBA, CMPE

In her past role as President and CEO of UCHealth Medical Group, Debbie successfully grew and transformed an employed medical group of 640 providers spread across the Front Range of Colorado.  The group is part of a large integrated delivery system and interfaces closely with CU Medicine, the system’s large independent academic medical group. At a system level, she participated in the development of a clinically integrated network, Patient Line (centralized physician call and scheduling management) and optimizing referral management and retention.

Prior to UCHealth, Debbie was the Executive Vice President and CEO of Colorado Springs Health Partners, P.C., (CSHP) the largest multi-specialty, physician-owned practice in Colorado. In this role, she introduced automated and patient-centered workflows to advance patient care and productivity.  Under her leadership, the practice achieved Level III NCQA Patient Centered Medical Home certification, was selected for the CMMI Comprehensive Primary Care Initiative pilot and was a key provider participant in the Central Colorado Community Care Medicaid RCCO project.

Debbie is a native Floridian, and acquired much of her experience as the CEO for Anchor Health Centers in southwest Florida where she spent over ten years before joining CSHP.  Debbie is a certified medical practice executive with the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA), earned her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of South Florida and MBA from Rollins’ Crummer Graduate School of Business.  She began her career on the clinical side as a certified cardiac nuclear medicine technologist.