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  • April 15, 2013

Eunah Fischer named internal chief medical officer at BCBSND

FARGO, N.D. — Dr. Eunah Fischer has been named internal chief medical officer at Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota.

Fischer provides leadership, direction and strategic planning for the medical team in the Health Network Innovation division. She is responsible for the coordination of care management activities, physician profiling and utilization, medical policy, quality management, health promotion for the company  and the patient-centered medical home, MediQHome. She also provides external communication to the provider community.

Fischer joined BCBSND in November 2010 as a medical director in Medical Management. She was named interim CMO in February 2012.

Prior to joining BCBSND, Fischer was an internist at Sanford Clinic Southpointe, Fargo, and a clinical assistant professor of medicine at the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks.

Born in Seoul, South Korea, Fischer immigrated to California and grew up near San Francisco. She earned her bachelor's degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and her medical doctorate from Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, N.H. She completed her residency in internal medicine at Harvard Medical School, and a fellowship in geriatrics at UNC Chapel Hill. Before joining Sanford, she was in private practice in Chapel Hill, N.C.

About Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota

BCBSND is a member-owned, not-for-profit independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. As North Dakota's largest provider of health care coverage, BCBSND is taking BOLD steps to collaborate with doctors, hospitals, clinics and members to ensure affordable access to quality health care in the state. To learn more about BCBSND, visit www.BCBSND.com.