LuzMarina Tejada, MN, CCM, PHN, RN

Virginia Mason Franciscan Health

Manager, ACO Care Management

About

LuzMarina Tejada is a Master's prepared nursing leader, board certified in Case Management and certified in Public Health. Care management practice has been largely focused in chronic disease management.

She currently serves leading the ambulatory care management team for a large Accountable Care Organization (ACO), Rainier Health Network as part of the Virginia Mason Franciscan Health (VMFH) system. We are the highest functioning ACO within our national organization, CommonSpirit Health. She has led several initiatives that have led to cost savings of up to 1.2 million dollars and improved patient outcomes and is currently leading an Advance Care Planning initiative within VMFH in partnership with Dr. Verzosa.

LuzMarina was recently awarded, along with Dr. Verzosa, the Physician Enterprise Vision Award for Compassion. They were finalists for all of CommonSpirit Health, a national company, for their trailblazing work on incorporating Advance Care Planning conversations into the primary care setting.