Los Angeles, CA
An experienced nurse leader with a focus on advancing population health, Catherine Knox is a diverse and seasoned innovator who has led efforts to support population health in value-based settings to address healthcare disparities.
Before joining HMA, she served as clinical director of both integrated care management and practice transformation for Inland Empire Health Plan where she collaborated with senior leadership in planning and operations of the plan’s Health Home program and launch of the California Advancing and Innovating Medi-Cal (CalAim) Enhanced Care Management (ECM) program.
Catherine has worked in primary care practice transformation, the safety-net delivery system, and public health including emergency preparedness and response. In addition, her nursing background includes critical care nursing with a focus in cardiothoracic intensive care, working with children and families in dependency court, as well as hospice nursing.
As vice president of CalMedi Connect program development, she supported development of the CalMedi Connect program for 10,000 dual eligible members in southern California and reduced acute admissions while increasing in-home support services caregiver engagement.
Her leadership experience includes working in the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health as a nurse manager and program specialist developing and implementing emergency preparedness and response activities for the department.
Catherine earned a Master of Science in nursing from Norwich University, a bachelor’s degree, also in nursing, from California State University, Los Angeles, and a Comprehensive Nursing Diploma from Auckland Technical Institute. She is a registered nurse, licensed in California and holds several FEMA certifications. In addition, she holds a National Committee for Quality Assurance Patient-Centered Medical Home Content Expert Certification.