With the aim of giving new impetus to the management of the Department of Health of Dénia, the Department of Health and Universal Public Health has authorized the change in the management of the department. From now on, Luis Carretero will replace Ángel Giménez as manager of the Dénia Health Department.
Luis Carretero Alcántara holds a degree in Economics and Business Administration - Public Economics - from the University of Málaga, a master's degree in Business Administration from ESNA. He also carried out the IESE Hospital Management Program at 2002. Since November 2015, director of DKV Servicios, and in the last year has been performing coordination tasks between the insurance company and the Hospital de Dénia.
Previously, he had been managing director of the Health Service of Castilla la Mancha (SESCAM) (August 2011 - July 2015), managing director of the Son Espases University Hospital (February 2010 - July 2011), director of Management and Planning of the Balearic Health Service (July 2007-February 2010), Vincles Consultores (February 2004-July 2007) and managing director of the Son Dureta University Hospital (April 2002-February 2004).
He was also managing director of the Hospital Alcorcón Foundation and deputy managing director of the University Hospital Virgen de las Nieves, Granada (1998-2000). He has also been, in several stages, professor of the Andalusian School of Public Health.
Carretero takes over from Ángel Giménez, who joined the management of Dénia's Health Department at 2009, one year after its commissioning. He has a PhD in Medicine and Surgery from the Universitat de València with a master's degree in Higher Health Management and has been the author of multiple research projects.
He began his career at 1982 as a specialist in surgery in various public hospitals in the Valencian Community, including the Dénia Hospital. He was medical director at the University Clinical Hospital of Valencia for three years, from 1995 to 1998. In 1999, he moved to La Ribera Hospital and held the position of medical director and research and teaching until his incorporation to the Dénia Health Department.
From Marina Salud have shown their gratitude to the dedication and commitment of Angel Giménez to the front of the health department throughout these 8 years, considering that "Your contribution has been decisive for its development and the excellent service offered to the citizens of the Marina Alta. Likewise, I wish you all the best in the new professional stage you undertake".