Security Health Plan: Names Dave Nyman as chief operating officer

MARSHFIELD – Security Health Plan of Wisconsin, Inc., has named Dave Nyman as chief operating officer. Nyman has over 25 years of health care experience on both the provider and the payor sides including contracting, recruitment and strategic planning all focused on optimizing the performance of health organizations.

“We’re pleased to have Dave as our new chief operating officer,” said Krista Hoglund, CEO of Security Health Plan. “His deep expertise in a wide variety of health care operational areas will help support Security Health Plan’s growth and ensure we continue to improve members’ lives by offering a high-quality health coverage experience, while keeping costs under control.”

Most recently, Nyman served as director of payor strategy and network contracting for Marshfield Clinic Health System where he provided leadership to enhance quality, reduce costs and improve provider network performance. One of his major accomplishments included implementing value-based care contracts to reward providers for providing care aimed at improving health outcomes – and ultimately reducing costs. Nyman joined the Health System in 1997. Since then, he has served in a number of physician recruitment and provider contracting leadership roles.

Speaking about his new role, Nyman said, “I’m excited to have this opportunity to take on the challenges of a competitive and rapidly-changing health care landscape.” He added, “My goal is to ensure Security Health Plan remains nimble and responsive in providing superior health coverage to the communities we’re here to serve.”

Nyman holds an MBA with a concentration in Health Organization Management from Texas Tech University and a bachelor’s from the University of Texas at El Paso.