By Richard Asinof
PROVIDENCE – Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island recently named Shantha Diaz as its new chief operating officer.
In this role, Diaz will be responsible for member and provider services as well as claims and information systems.
Previously, Diaz worked in the health insurance field for Humana Inc. and WellPoint Inc., in Louisville, KY, holding a variety of leadership positions, most recently serving as staff vice president at WellPoint.
Prior to moving to the health care field, Diaz worked in the service and manufacturing sector providing business and technical expertise.