BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Betsey Eltonhead was today awarded the Boston University Questrom School of Business Health Sector Management Distinguished Alumni Award. Ms. Eltonhead has been a leader in many sectors of healthcare delivery including both profit and non-profit health plans, provider networks, charitable organizations and consultancies.
The Health Sector Management Distinguished Alumni Award is a special recognition for alumni of the Health Sector Management Program at the Questrom School of Business with significant contributions and achievements in the health sector. The recipient is nominated and selected by Questrom’s health sector faculty.
In making the announcement, Ned Rimer, Faculty Director of the Questrom Health Sector Management Program, said, “among her many achievements Ms. Eltonhead developed innovative behavioral health systems for a major health plan; provided instrumental leadership in the development of Medicare and Medicaid Accountable Care Organizations; measured and identified best practices; managed physician and provider networks; oversaw behavioral health and medical specialty services, developed and managed successful grants, and helped improve access to and the quality of care.”
Recently retired, Ms. Eltonhead is currently a consultant for SOAR, a volunteer, nonprofit organization that connects retired executives with greater Boston area small and medium sized nonprofits. She is also a director on the board of the Edinburg Center, a non-profit organization northwest of Boston, which provides services to people with mental health concerns, co-occurring substance use conditions, intellectual and developmental disabilities, autism, and brain injuries.
Ms. Eltonhead holds a Bachelors of the Arts from Beloit College and an MBA with high honors in healthcare management from Boston University Questrom School of Business, where she has been a guest lecturer over the years.
About the Boston University Questrom School of Business
Founded in 1913, the Boston University Questrom School of Business is a global top-tier academic research business school. Led by Allen Questrom Professor and Dean, Susan Fournier, Questrom develops business leaders who create value for the world. Questrom redefines transformational business programs, strengthens partnerships with the business community, advances the impact of research on business, and manages the school as a high-performing enterprise committed to excellence with a service mindset. Comprising a renowned full-time faculty of 173 researchers, teaching faculty, and accomplished practitioners, Questrom generates insights to address today’s business challenges and prepares students with the capacities and tools they need to succeed from Day 1 in their professional lives. Questrom’s portfolio of academic programs is robust and includes a Top 20 undergraduate program of over 2,400 students; distinctive MBA offerings including 900 students in a full- and part-time MBA, the affordable Online MBA with nearly 2000 students enrolled, and specialty MBAs in social impact, health, and digital technology; several thriving specialized masters programs in areas including business analytics, mathematical finance, and management studies; and a rigorous PhD program. Questrom hosts impactful institutes fostering meaningful scholarship and dialogue, including IBMS, the Institute for Business, Markets and Society. More than 50,000 Questrom alumni form a powerful global network of leaders driving value creation that changes the world.