Stephen Ryan is director of network management at Beacon Health and is responsible forsupporting our three provider networks. He was previously president and CEO of Maine Network for Health, a provider-owned organization specializing in healthcare business support services including payment contracts, business office functions, and quality improvement assistance. Steve holds a master’s degree in Health Care Administration from Simmons College in Boston. He is active with various statewide healthcare-related boards and committees. Steve also volunteers in his hometown of Belfast by serving on the Board of Friends of Midcoast Maine, serving on the city’s planning board, and and assisting with the annual Maine Celtic Celebration. He lives in Belfast with his wife and the younger two of their three children.
Mike Durgin is the network manager for Beacon Health overseeing the contracting, credentialing, and reporting for the network providers, as well as provider relations for the network. He earned his bachelor of science from Husson University. After his twenty-year career in the financial industry, Mike entered the healthcare field. He began his new career at Penobscot Community Health Care in Bangor and worked as their credentialing coordinator, managing the onboarding and enrollment of all their providers. Mike then joined Eastern Maine Medical Center as their medical staff coordinator until joining the Beacon Health team in February 2015. Mike is a nationally certified provider credentialing specialist. He is a member of both MeAMSS (Maine Association of Medical Staff Services) and NAMSS (National Association of Medical Staff Services). Mike lives with his fiance in Bangor and they spend much of his free time outdoors kayaking, hiking, and snowshoeing.
Melinda Wood is Beacon Health’s provider data specialist and our “go to” staff on payor credentialing, payor notifications, and data entry for our more than 3,900 contracted TPA network providers. Prior to joining Beacon Health in 2015, Melinda was the network and credentialing manager and database administrator/programmer for Maine Network for Health in Bangor, where she worked for more than a decade. Before that, Melinda worked for nine years at Anthem and Machigonne Health Administrators in customer/provider service, claims, utilization management, and medical review. Melinda, also has nearly two decades of managed care experience working with providers, hospitals, healthcare facilities, patients, and insurance payors. When not working tirelessly on network management, Melinda is an active member of MeAMSS, the Maine chapter of the Association of Medical Staff Services. She is also a 2014 graduate of the Bangor Region Leadership Institute (BRLI). Melinda lives in Bangor with her fiancé, two daughters, and two dogs. In her spare time, she loves to visit lighthouses and enjoys photography.
Janelle Davis is one of Beacon Health’s credentialing specialists working with our contracted TPA network of over 3,900 providers statewide. Before joining Beacon Health, Janelle was the senior office administrator for more thanr six years at Hanger Clinic overseeing insurance billing, accounts receivables, MaineCare, and scheduling.
Prior to this, Janelle worked for nine years in management in the retail sector. She is from Madison, Maine and currently resides in Bangor with her two children and their Belgium Shepard. When she is not working, Janelle can be found spending memorable times with her kids or out with her friends exploring and trying new things.