Cambia Health Solutions Names Jared Short Chief Operating Officer

Jared Short Chief Operating Officer
September 24, 2015

PORTLAND, Ore. – Cambia Health Solutions today announced Jared Short has been named Chief Operating Officer (COO), responsible for delivering consumer-focused innovation and performance across the organization. He will continue to report directly to President and CEO Mark Ganz, as he leads all of Cambia’s companies.

Short previously led Cambia’s Health Insurance Services, which serve 2.4 million members in the Pacific Northwest. “Jared has demonstrated his commitment and passion to deliver greater value and a better experience to our health plan members,” said Mark Ganz, President and CEO of Cambia Health Solutions. “In his expanded role, Jared will focus on accelerating our transformation from a traditional health plan to a consumer-centric total health solutions company, infused with innovative products and services for individuals and their families from birth to the completion of their lives.”

Short has been an instrumental leader at Cambia Health Solutions. Starting in Finance, he worked his way up to become President of Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oregon. In this role, he was responsible for sales, provider contracting, government and community relations.

In 2011, he was named President of Health Insurance Services for Cambia. Over the past four years, he successfully drove award-winning service, facilitated collaborative partnerships with providers, and helped to create innovative solutions that meet the needs of a rapidly changing marketplace.

Active in the community, Short serves on the Board of Directors for the Portland Metropolitan Area Boys and Girls Clubs. He also serves on the Board of Directors for TriWest Healthcare Alliance and GNS Healthcare.

About Cambia Health Solutions

Cambia Health Solutions, headquartered in Portland, Oregon, is a health solutions company dedicated to transforming health care by creating a person-focused and economically sustainable system. Cambia’s growing family of companies range from software and mobile applications, health care marketplaces, non-traditional health care delivery models, health insurance, life insurance, pharmacy benefit management, wellness and overall consumer engagement. Through bold thinking and innovative technology, we are delivering solutions that make quality health care more available, affordable and personally relevant for everyone. To learn more, visit or

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