Wanda Wright

Vice President, Managed Care

Ovation Healthcare

Wanda has over 20 years of experience in a healthcare environment, with expertise in Managed Care contracting. She has extensive experience from both the provider and payer settings and has proficiency in all payment models including capitation, fee for service, Exchange Products, Government based products, and Quality Incentive/Fee for Value Programs. Wanda has a successful record designing and implementing effective managed care strategies and advising health systems through negotiations resulting in improved contract administration and yields. Her experience also includes negotiating contracts with hospital and physicians for nationwide insurance companies.

Prior to joining Ovation Healthcare, Wanda dedicated several years as a Consultant and over ten years in contracting specialist and portfolio manager roles for a large health system and an academic medical center. Before transitioning into the provider setting, Wanda worked for several major insurance companies where her responsibilities included recruiting, educating, and maintaining networks of over 1,000 physicians, hospitals, and ancillary providers.

Areas of Expertise

  • Healthcare Management
  • Healthcare Consulting
  • Medicare
  • Managed Care
  • Leadership
  • Contract Negotiation
  • Revenue Cycle
  • Business Process
  • Improvement
  • Data Analytics
  • Strategic Planning

Previous Experience

  • Managed Care Consultant
    Huron Healthcare
  • Managed Care Portfolio Manager
    Carolinas Healthcare System
  • Senior Network Account Manager
    United Healthcare
  • Health System Provider Services Supervisor
    The Ohio State University


  • Master of Business Administration
    Franklin University
  • Bachelor of Science
    Myers University


  • Green Belt Six Sigma
    Villanova University

Professional Affiliations

  • Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA)