Envision Healthcare Appoints Jason Owen President and CEO

Jason Owen,President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Envision Healthcare
Jason Owen,President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Envision Healthcare

Envision Healthcare, a leading national medical group, yesterday announced the appointment of Jason Owen as President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective April 15, 2024. He will also serve as a member of Envision’s board of directors.

Owen joins Envision from BlueSprig, one of the nation’s leading providers of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy for children, where he served as President and CEO. Henry Howe, who has been serving as Envision’s Interim CEO and Chief Financial Officer (CFO), will continue as CFO.

“It is with deep gratitude that we recognize Henry for his outstanding leadership these past five months and ongoing commitment to serving Envision’s teams, partners, patients and communities,” said Steve Nelson, Chair of the Board of Directors for Envision Healthcare. “He has guided the organization through a crucial period, setting the team up for success as they pursue opportunities to accelerate growth.”

“We welcome Jason as Envision’s President and CEO and are confident in his strategic vision to lead Envision through the organization’s next phase,” Nelson continued. “He is a tenured healthcare leader who is passionate about improving healthcare access and quality, especially for fragile patient populations. Jason has extensive experience leading healthcare organizations and driving transformation. His leadership approach, which is rooted in supporting the patient-clinician relationship and empowering teams to thrive, is an ideal fit for Envision. We look forward to partnering with Jason and Envision’s leadership team.”

“In all that they do, Envision’s clinical and clinical support teams put the health and safety of their patients and communities first,” Owen said. “The medical group’s skilled clinicians provide complex care to millions of patients and, in their pursuit of clinical excellence, are contributing to advancements in medicine and our nation’s health. I am committed to building on their forward momentum and enhancing Envision’s role as an essential partner in the delivery of high-quality care.”

As President and CEO of BlueSprig, Owen led the company’s strategy and business solutions to support ABA therapy for clients and their families. Before joining BlueSprig, he served as President of Operations at Aveanna Healthcare, overseeing its largest division’s daily operations and acquisition integration. Previously, Owen held various leadership roles, including President of the Southeast Region at Kindred at Home, Senior Vice President of Operations at Church Street Health Management and Vice President of Regional Operations at Hanger Orthopedic Group. He earned his Bachelor of Business Administration in finance from the Parker College of Business at Georgia Southern University and his Master of Business Administration from the J. Mack Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University.


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