Manager, Telemedicine & Business Development
Benefis Health System
Christian Balcer is manager, telemedicine and business development, at Benefis Health System in Great Falls, Mont. In this role, he oversees all aspects of Benefis’ REACH telehealth network, a program covering more than 36,000 square miles of geography across north-central Montana. He also leads business planning efforts across the system, identifying avenues to pursue profitable growth and expand business lines. Previously, Mr. Balcer served as manager, nursing operations, at Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis, Md., where he was responsible for the daily operations of the Central Staffing Office and Patient Transport Department at the 300-bed hospital. Tasked with building the nursing operations function from the ground up, he built a team of 100-plus employees responsible for placing 25,000 inpatient admissions, completing 170,000 transport requests and filling 9,000 staffing assignments on an annual basis. He began his career at the organization in 2017 as an administrative fellow.