by Jasmine Batchelor
March 12, 2018
Executive Vice President, Health Services,
Premera Blue Cross
John Espinola, MD, MPH is the Executive Vice President of Healthcare Services. He provides leadership for Premera’s healthcare strategy, including provider network development, oversight of clinical programs and healthcare quality, and collaboration with healthcare providers to develop innovative solutions to meet the needs of Premera’s customers. He was formerly Vice President of Quality, Medical Management, and Provider Engagement at Premera Blue Cross.
John joined Premera in 2010. Prior to that, he served in various roles at other health plans. He also practiced geriatric medicine in the Seattle metro area in a variety of settings.
John is board certified in geriatrics and internal medicine. He trained in internal medicine at Scripps Clinic in San Diego and in geriatrics at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. He has a Doctor of Medicine and Masters of Public Health degrees from Tufts University School of Medicine, a master’s in business administration from the University of Washington, and a bachelor’s degree from the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts.