Chris Corbo was appointed executive director of eBrightHealth, the Delaware alliance formed in 2016 among five hospital systems in the state to improve the quality and affordability of health care for all Delawareans.
Partner hospitals in the eBrightHealth alliance are Bayhealth, Beebe Healthcare, Christiana Care Health System, Nanticoke Health Services and Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children.
Corbo brings more than 20 years of experience in strategic business development and population health and expertise in the design and administration of employee benefit plans. He comes from Christiana Care Health System where he has been corporate director of benefits and wellness since 2005.
At Christiana Care, he has designed and directed the health system’s value-based medical/pharmacy benefits plan for 19,000 employees and covered dependents. He initiated numerous wellness initiatives, including a health risk assessment and biometrics program, the use of claims data analytics for population health and the statewide implementation of its Carelink CareNow care management program.
Prior to joining Christiana Care, he worked for Towers Perrin as a benefits consultant where he assisted Fortune 500 companies with benefits administration and design.
Since 2016, Corbo has led the eBrightHealth Benefits and Wellness Committee in the purchase of medical third-party administration and pharmacy benefits management services for many of the eBrightHealth partner hospitals. Under his leadership, the renegotiated contracts delivered $40 million in savings in three years.
Corbo earned his Bachelor of Science in economics from Rutgers University and is a graduate of Temple University Fox School of Business Master of Business Administration Program. He is board certified in health care management as an American College of Healthcare Executives Fellow. He also serves on the Human Resources Committee for the United Way of Delaware and has served as a board member for the Greater Philadelphia Business Coalition on Health.