Sunil Budhrani Chief Executive Officer and Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Sunil Budhrani is the Chief Executive Officer of Innovation Health, a uniquely successful partnership between Aetna and one of the largest health systems in the Washington DC Metropolitan Area, INOVA Health System. Dr. Budhrani is a Board Certified Emergency Medicine Physician who graduated with Honors from the University of Pennsylvania. He went on to complete his Medical Degree at the George Washington University, where he then pursued his Masters in Public Health due to an interest in Population Health Dynamics. Subsequently, he completed his Residency training in Emergency Medicine at the Tufts University School of Medicine in Massachusetts, and went on to Chair and direct Emergency Departments and Urgent Care Centers throughout the East Coast. He co-founded CareClix Telemedicine, a leading pioneer in Telemedicine and Remote Patient Monitoring technologies with users throughout the United States and abroad.
Dr. Jatin Dave joined New England Quality Care Alliance as Chief Medical Officer in 2016. Dr. Dave is an internist and geriatrician with more than 15 years of diverse health care experience in clinical, academic and managed care settings. He is board certified in internal medicine, clinical informatics, geriatrics and hospice and palliative care.
Before joining NEQCA, Dr. Dave served as the Medical Director of Geriatrics and Senior Care Options for Tufts Health Plan. He also practiced at Brigham and Women’s hospital for 12 years both as a primary care physician and consultant geriatrician. Dr. Dave completed his training in Internal Medicine at the University Of Illinois College Of Medicine and subsequently completed a General Internal Medicine fellowship at New York University. He then completed a fellowship in Geriatric Medicine at Harvard University where he received his master’s degree in public health. Jatin lives with his wife and two sons in Lexington, MA.
His background is in management and operational processes for 15 years, and began working in the Risk Adjustment arena 12 years ago. Ryan has proven himself by helping Medical Groups raise their RAF scores to their proper levels. He directed the movement of a 10,000 member group up 43% over a two year period, and an 1800 member group up 53% in the first year. Ryan achieves these results through chart documentation audits, provider and staff documentation training, and provider relationship building. In his most current role Ryan works with multiple groups to optimize their RAF score, while at the same time achieving CMS 5 Star quality. Ryan explains to these groups that getting their RAF score to the correct level will not only drive revenue, but it will also lead to better patient care with improved documentation habits. Ryan is a Certified Risk Adjustment Coder (CRC) credential through the AAPC.
Ms. Grossman is one of the nation’s foremost experts on Medicare Advantage, Medicaid, and Commercial physician engagement, risk adjustment, quality, HEDIS success strategies, and moving to value and risk reimbursement. She is a thought leader in healthcare business strategy and product development. Her expertise extends to provider enablement and engagement, HEDIS, STARS, QRS, analytic design, care impact, and best practices implementation. She has a wide variety of healthcare experience at organizations that include health plans, medical groups, Physician Hospital Organizations (PHOs), start-ups, integrated hospital systems, and the Institute of Health Professionals Education.
Ms. Grossman has held executive positions that encompass her areas of expertise which include: Hierarchical Condition Category (HCC) and Medicaid risk adjustment, network alignment and management, executive client relationship management, predictive and reimbursement modeling, MLR strategies and implementation, business development, strategic planning, building Centers of Excellence, acute and chronic care pathway creation, and product development and marketing for healthcare companies.
Before joining DataLink, she held executive roles with ArroHealth, Gorman Health Group, CenseoHealth, and Optum. Over the past fifteen years, Ms. Grossman has been a founding partner in three risk adjustment, quality, and cost of care reduction companies focusing on Medicare Advantage, ACA, and Medicaid. Prior to that, Ms. Grossman served as Health Net of Arizona’s Vice President of Network Strategy and Development, as well as serving in roles at Scottsdale PHO and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona. She holds a Master of Science in healthcare planning from Florida State University.
Creagh Milford, DO MPH, FACOI is a physician executive who serves as the Chief Medical Officer for Healthcare Highways, a healthcare innovation company based in Dallas, Texas. He has a passion for improving healthcare, specializing in population health management, healthcare informatics, analytics, and innovation.
Dr. Milford has held several C-suite positions. Recently, he served as the Chief Executive Officer of FullWell, a population health management services company, which was sold in 2017. Previously, Dr. Milford served as the system-wide division president of population health services of Mercy Health. He served as Assistant Chief Medical Information Officer for Massachusetts General Physician Organization (MGPO) and Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), a Harvard teaching hospital. He also served as Associate Medical Director for Population Health Management at Partners Healthcare, a Boston-based health system founded by MGH and Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
Dr. Milford remains engaged in national health policy. He was nominated as a Fellow of the National Academies of Medicine, where he participated on the Board on Population Health. He has also held positions within the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the Department of Health and Human Services Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT, focusing on federal policy for value-based purchasing and health IT.
He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder and his D.O. degree from the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine at Midwestern University. Following a residency at the University of Chicago-North Shore and a fellowship in Health Management and Policy at Massachusetts General Hospital, he earned a master’s degree in Health Management and Policy from the Harvard School of Public Health, where he continues to serve as a guest lecturer.
Jessica has been with Aetna for over 5 years, working specifically to support Innovation Health, a uniquely successful partnership between Aetna and one of the largest health systems in the Washington DC Metropolitan Area, INOVA Health System. Jessica works collaboratively with clinical teams to analyze complex information in support of strategic business plans. Evaluating Innovation Health member’s population health to assess trends and opportunities using healthcare data like medical, pharmacy, lab, survey and utilization data. Prior to her work on Joint Ventures she supported the Nurse Health Advocate Team and large Plan Sponsors. Jessica has her Masters in Public Health in Biostatistics and Epidemiology. Preceding her time with Aetna she worked with the NYC Department of Mental Health and Hygiene and at large Advertising Agencies to market various drugs to Physicians.
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