Vice President of Provider Relations
Jim Hojnacki joined VNA in 2015 as Vice President of Provider Relations. He is responsible for overseeing day to day operations for a staff of more than 60 physicians and nurse practitioners at VNA’s ten clinics. In this role, Jim works to ensure patients have an excellent experience at the VNA while receiving outstanding quality of care. Additionally, Jim is responsible for the coordination and management of VNA’s participation with CMS Meaningful Use. This program is designed to improve quality, safety, efficiency, privacy, security and care coordination through the use of electronic health record technology.
Jim has more than 18 years of experience in senior level management, with over ten years in the healthcare field. He has held leadership positions at Vanguard Medical Group, Northern Trust Company, and Hewitt Associates, LLC. Most recently, Jim held the positon of Regional Director of Occupational Health Services for both Presence Mercy Medical Center in Aurora and Presence Saint Joseph Hospital in Elgin. Additionally, Jim had administrative responsibility for the inpatient and outpatient physical, occupational and speech therapies at Presence Mercy Medical Center. His accomplishments included working with some of the largest companies in the Fox Valley community to help keep their workforce healthy by providing both preventative and urgent care services. Companies included: City of Aurora, Caterpillar, Hollywood Casino, School District 131, Fox Valley Park District and School District U-46.
Jim holds a Bachelor of Science degree in finance with an accounting minor from DePaul University, Chicago, IL. He has been active the Aurora Regional Chamber of Commerce, the Elgin Regional Chamber of Commerce, and the Valley Industrial Association.