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Patient Care First With Mark Kent
Dec

16

2013

Patient Care First With Mark Kent

Legacy Magazine, Miami. By Toni Marshall. Mark Kent has been addressing Patient Care First healthcare issues in the black community for much of his career, whether as CEO of a major corporation or owner of his own business: a home health, home hemodialysis company. His father was a physician.

“The leading causes of death in the black community, for age 65 and over, are heart disease, cancer, stroke, diabetes and pneumonia/influenza,” he notes.

It’s also the same for other ethnic groups; however, blacks tend to have a disproportionate number in terms of early onset and deaths from these diseases comparatively, research shows. The failure to truly comprehend healthcare systems could be a factor.

 

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Mark Kent is the Chief Executive Officer of Women’s Health Care in Evansville, Indiana operating several locations in Evansville and Newburgh, and an acute care hospital. Prior to joining Women’s Health Care he was the Chief Executive Officer of the CAC- Florida Medical Centers (a subsidiary of Humana, Inc) and was responsible for building this division from 18 locations to 58 locations with expansion across the state of Florida. Prior to assuming this position, he was Market President of the Ohio and Indiana Senior Products segment of the East Central Region with Humana growing this market from 47 thousand members to over 250 thousand members across Medicare and Group Retirement plan products.