The Executive Director of the Office of Health Strategy steps down

Workplace of Well being Technique Govt Director Victoria Feltry (CTNewsJunkie file photograph) attributed to him: Kristen Stewart footage

Victoria Feltry, govt director of the Workplace of Well being Technique, will go away her put up on July 1.

Veltri has accepted the place of Govt Director of Malta Home of Care, a non-public non-profit group that gives free major well being care to uninsured adults within the higher Hartford space.

Veltri has served as Head of the Workplace of Well being Technique since its inception in February 2018.

“Vicki is without doubt one of the most enthusiastic and energetic individuals I’ve had the pleasure of working with throughout my tenure as governor, and each time we communicate, I all the time really feel her enthusiasm for her work and her deep dedication to assembly the healthcare wants of Connecticut residents, significantly in terms of points comparable to Equality of price, entry, and affordability, and bridging the race and gender gaps in care,” Lamont stated. “I’m so unhappy to see her go, however I want her properly in her new alternatives. I’m grateful for the work and expertise she has given our nation over these a few years.”

Senate Republican Chief Kevin Kelly agreed with Lamont.

“I want to thank Vicki for her a few years of service to our state. Vicki has all the time been a loyal companion in working to enhance healthcare in CT and make care extra inexpensive,” Kelly stated in an announcement. She is a hardworking employee and I respect her and drastically recognize the chance I labored with to assist all CT residents get higher high quality healthcare. I want her all the very best in her future.”

Veltri’s departure got here as a shock to those that comply with what her workplace is doing.

Previous to serving to set up the workplace, which is accountable for overseeing well being care knowledge assortment and adjustments to companies offered by medical suppliers by means of Certification of Want Procedures, Filtree labored for former First Lieutenant Nancy Wyman. She beforehand labored within the workplace of a well being care legal professional.

“Throughout my 16 years in state authorities, I’ve had the good fortune to serve in lots of management roles, together with as Chief Well being Coverage Adviser below Lieutenant Governor Wyman and as an advocate for state well being care, appointed by former Governor Malloy,” Feltree stated. “I’ve many mates within the govt department and the legislative department, together with leaders of different state businesses that I’ll miss working with recurrently and with whom I’ve all the time labored in partnership. No company works with out the deep dedication of our staff, and I’ll miss them greater than something. Our work has all the time been a spotlight upon the individuals of Connecticut, and I’ll carry that obligation with me.”