Keith Klintworth
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Keith Klintworth

Dr Keith Klintworth joined VitalityHealth in October 2010. As Deputy CEO he is responsible for all servicing and clinical aspects of our businesses; encompassing four key areas - Servicing, Business Performance, Clinical Operations and Clinical Excellence.

In his previous role as Director of Clinical Risk, he was responsible for the development of claims clinical analysis, strategic business intelligence, bill auditing and financial crime monitoring. During this time he also developed and enhanced a clinical risk management structure in the UK to manage provider tariffs and consultant reference prices. He was also been responsible for establishing a dedicated Vitality Care team, which manages oncology, psychiatric and high risk cases.

Prior to joining VitalityHealth, Dr Klintworth was a specialist anaesthetist in full time private practice in South Africa, with a special interest in cardiac and neuro anaesthesia. He was Managing Partner of Beck and Partners, a 30+ incorporated anaesthetic practice and was Chairman of the Private Practice Committee and Honorary Treasurer of the South African Society of Anaesthetists. He was responsible for establishing an anaesthetic coding and remuneration structure in SA. Was the anaesthetic representative to the South African Medical Association and chaired the Peer review committee.

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