Leadership Team

Mike Murphy, Executive Director, SCCN

Michael Murphy is the vice president for accountable care for Seattle Children’s Hospital, and the executive director for the Seattle Children’s Care Network (SCCN), a clinically integrated network composed of Seattle Children’s Hospital, Children’s University Medical Group (CUMG) and a network of more than 200 primary care pediatricians.

Murphy was previously the managing principal at Durango Health Partners (DHP), a consulting firm specializing in healthcare transformation in the areas of population health, accountable care and clinical integration.

Murphy’s experience includes serving as UnityPoint Health senior vice president of Population Health Strategy (a 26-hospital system located throughout Iowa and parts of Illinois) and CEO of their accountable care organization (ACO), the fifth largest in the country, with more than 260,000 lives in governmental and commercial value-based contracts.

He was previously the executive vice president of Health Networks for Trinity Health, Novi, Mich. He directed the clinical integration program (CIP) and the ACO efforts for Trinity, including initiatives related to PCMH, the CMS Shared Savings program, CMMI Bundled Payment, P4P and other key health reform strategies. Murphy also oversaw the operations of Trinity’s 3,000+ employed physicians and providers in more than 500 practice locations, the homecare services division and the post-acute division, including 32 long-term care facilities located across the 10-state network.

Murphy has held numerous senior-level healthcare executive positions with organizations including Johns Hopkins Medicine, Catholic Health Partners and American Medical International.

He holds a number of degrees, including an MBA from Xavier University, Cincinnati, Ohio; an MS from the University of Wisconsin; and BS from Springfield College. He is board certified and a fellow in healthcare administration by the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE), board certified as a physician practice administrator by the American Medical Group Association (ACMPE) and has post-acute expertise, previously licensed by the state of Colorado as a nursing home administrator.

Sheryl Morelli, MD, MS, Medical Director and Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Sheryl Morelli is the Medical Director for Seattle Children’s Accountable Care and the Chief Medical Officer of the Seattle Children’s Care Network (SCCN). As Medical Director, Sheryl serves as a key medical leader, principal clinical communicator, and clinical operational architect for Seattle Children's Hospital's (SCH) accountable care strategies including care management for population health. As CMO of the SCCN, a clinically integrated network (CIN) between various stakeholders including more than 200 independent primary care pediatricians, CUMG specialty providers, and SCH, she provides overall medical leadership for the SCCN’s quality initiatives. This includes the development of key metrics related to quality, professional practice and clearly articulating the values and goals of the SCCN.

Dr. Morelli is a graduate of Wright State University School of Medicine in Dayton, Ohio, and performed her residency in pediatrics at Children’s Medical Center in Dayton. She is board certified in both pediatrics and clinical informatics. Sheryl came to Seattle Children’s from Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Ohio. She has been on staff at SCH since 2008 and works primarily out of the UW Medicine Kent-Des Moines Clinic where she cares for a predominantly medically and socially complex patient population. Academically, she is a Clinical Professor in the Department of Pediatrics with an extensive clinical informatics background. She is also a member of the Center for Clinical and Translational Research. 

Ginger Hines, MPH, Senior Director of Operations

Ginger Hines is an accomplished healthcare leader with more than 25 years’ experience in healthcare administration, operations and management consulting. Her work for the past four years has focused on delivering new models of care, interventions and care transformation efforts for populations in accountable care and value-based risk arrangements. Before joining Seattle Children’s, Ginger was the Senior Director of Operations and Model of Care for Providence Health and Services in the Population Health Division.

Ginger has worked with healthcare organizations of varied sizes, including multi-state integrated delivery systems, independent physician practices, hospice/home care agencies, startups in the biomedical and medical device spaces and health plans. Ginger earned her Master of Public Health from the University of Washington.