Tina Patnode


Tina Patnode brings 25 years of healthcare experience in nursing, sales and care transition to Rovicare. She is a director of case managers at Tenet’s Arrowhead Hospital and Arizona Heart Institute since 2014.

In her current role, “she strives to ensure and enhance the quality of patient management and satisfaction that promotes continuity of care and cost effectiveness through the integration of utilization review activities, chronic disease management, discharge planning, provision of social work, and care coordination.”

Between 2011-2014 she served as a case manager supervisor in the same hospitals. What makes her unique is that her experience is not limited to nursing and case management. Between 2001-2011, she worked as a senior accounts executive and account manager in several other companies such as Lifecare Solutions, Coram Healthcare, Apria Infusion, and Western Medical.

In the beginning of her career, she worked as an RN, RN manager, community liaison and a preauthorization nurse at various facilities. She earned her nursing degree from Allen School of Nursing Waterloo, IA (1990-1993).