Karen A. Janousek
President of Health Plan Services
Karen A. Janousek manages operations for Valence’s growing list of management services clients, which include at-risk provider organizations. Her duties include overseeing client implementations; claims processing and payments; member and provider call center services; care management; IT support systems and vendor relationships.
Ms. Janousek has more than 23 years of experience in managed care and provider contracting. Prior to joining Valence Health, she served as CEO for Chicago Health System-Vanguard Health Systems. In that role, she managed the organization’s IPA and TPA operations and hospital system managed care strategic development.
Ms. Janousek earned an MBA in finance and a bachelor of science in marketing and human resource management from DePaul University.