Edith “Edie” Jardine, has over three decades of experience as a senior healthcare executive across the entire continuum of specialty healthcare, behavioral healthcare, and social services. Ms. Jardine brings a creative and entrepreneurial approach to business development, combining strategic thinking and financial acumen to identify and capitalize on market opportunities and drive sales success.
Ms. Jardine is currently a Senior Associate with the OPEN MINDS team and previously served as an Executive Vice President (EVP) from 1999 to 2004. Before joining OPEN MINDS as a Senior Associate, Ms. Jardine was the Chief Sales Officer for Magellan Healthcare, a leader in managing the fastest growing, most complex areas of health care including behavioral health, advanced imaging, cardiology, oncology, and musculoskeletal services for more than 36 million lives.
Previously, Ms. Jardine served as Chief Sales Officer for two other companies owned by Magellan, National Imagining Associates (NIA), and Magellan Pharmacy Solutions. During her time at Magellan Healthcare, she successfully executed go-to-market strategies for seven new specialty products, expanded Magellan pharmacy benefit management (PBM) into the Medicaid health plans sector, and increased revenue and segment profit per sale through product bundling and risk-based contracts. She is experienced with Commercial, Medicaid, and Medicare health plans, integrated delivery systems, Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), and consumer-driven care.
Previously, Ms. Jardine was EVP of Sales for consumer-driven care pioneer, Lumenos. In her role at Lumenos, she led a team that increased membership from 81,000 in 2004 to 400,000 in 2007; and increased revenue from $22.6 million to $90 million in the same period.
Ms. Jardine also served as a member of senior management of Value Behavioral Health (now part of Beacon Health Options), first as Chief Marketing & Sales Officer and later as Chief Operating Officer, Public Sector Division. Ms. Jardine was responsible for developing managed care programs for twenty-six separate public sector initiatives, including Medicaid HMOs, state and regional mental health and substance abuse carve-out programs, and child welfare programs.
Ms. Jardine started her career as a counselor and administrator with a non-profit community-based organization. She spent six years in California State government, serving as special assistant to the director of the Department of Alcohol & Drug Programs and as the assistant chief of the Division of Alcohol Program Services.
In addition, Ms. Jardine has served as a Board member and volunteer for numerous non-profit organizations, including chairing the Housing Development Committee of Catholic Charities, which was responsible for developing homeless shelters, low-income apartment buildings, and Single Room Occupancy (SRO) housing for the elderly for an inner-city Diocese.