Copeland Named Senior Vice President of Operations


The Carolinas Center for Medical Excellence (CCME), a nonprofit health care quality consultancy, is pleased to announce the promotion of Yvonne Copeland, MBA to Senior Vice President of Operations. Copeland joined CCME in 2017 as the Vice President of Operations.

Copeland has over 25 years of nonprofit leadership and healthcare experience including managed care administration, quality improvement operations, behavioral health policy, government relations, and association management. Prior to joining CCME, she served as Regional Vice President for Community Operations at Cardinal Innovations Healthcare in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Copeland represented LME/MCOs and behavioral health providers in her respective roles as Executive Director of the North Carolina Council of Community Programs and Director of Policy and Continuing Education of the National Association of Social Workers – New Jersey Chapter.

Copeland received a Master of Business Administration degree from Meredith College in Raleigh, North Carolina, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Statistical Research Methods, Sociology, from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey.

About The Carolinas Center for Medical Excellence

The Carolinas Center for Medical Excellence (CCME) is an independent, 501(c)(3) nonprofit providing innovative services and solutions to create healthier communities. CCME focuses on ensuring quality improvements across the entire health care landscape, sharing best-practices and emerging solutions to address population health, and ensuring that private practices and networks of providers have access to the latest technology and data-driven analytics. CCME serves as a Quality Improvement Organization for South Carolina, and also assists state Medicaid departments, hospitals, accountable care organizations, and providers of all types manage their data and claims to benefit patients, providers, and payers, simultaneously.