Northwest Kidney Centers announces new Vice Presidents of Legal Affairs and Information Technology

Northwest Kidney Centers has named Robin Larmer Vice President of Legal Affairs and Chief Compliance Officer and John Rodgers Vice President of Information Technology.

Robin Larmer
Vice President of Legal Affairs and Chief Compliance Officer

Robin Larmer brings a wealth of healthcare experience to her new role, including licensing, HIPAA, regulatory compliance, audits and enforcement actions, health care policy, compliance program development and oversight. Previously she was Vice President of Compliance at Molina Healthcare of Washington and Chief Compliance and Regulatory Affairs Officer at Santa Clara Family Health Plan in San Jose. She holds a law degree from the University of Minnesota and a Master of Science in Rehabilitation Psychology and Special Education from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

“I’m proud and grateful to be part of Northwest Kidney Centers, which represents an important voice both locally and on a national level in promoting the safety and health of our patients and staff. I feel privileged to join an organization so committed to creating an inclusive environment where all can be our full authentic selves,” said Larmer.

 

John Rodgers joined Northwest Kidney Centers in May. His background includes more than 20 years of experience with not-for-profit, for-profit and startup healthcare organizations. Most recently, he served as the CIO for Cambridge Healthcare Services, where he led the implementation of new modules for Finance and HR and created business continuity and disaster recovery capabilities and security protocols. He also spent 12 years with Kaiser Permanente and moved to Washington as the Regional CIO when it purchased Group Health in 2017.

He holds active certifications as a Project Management Professional (PMP) and Six Sigma black belt and has bachelor’s degrees in Computer and Information Science and Economics from the University of California (Irvine and Santa Cruz).

 

“I’m honored to join an organization with such a rich history that truly believes in providing the best care and support to our patients, respecting them as individuals regardless of demographics and working tirelessly to combat kidney disease,” he said.