Healthcare Provider, Executive, and Entrepreneur.
Healthcare leader with a focus on digital health innovation, value-based payment models, population health, and social determinants of health.
Began career as a physician and board certified radiologist. After serving as managing partner in private radiology practice helped lead the start-up of a community-governed healthcare plan, known as a Coordinated Care Organization (CCO). Currently serving as the Chief Medical Officer for the Oregon Health Authority leading novel payment initiatives, statewide healthcare transformation efforts, and evidence-based prioritization of healthcare benefits.
Healthy dose of a Blog
Thoughts, musings, and ruminations on healthcare issues.
Oregon Health Authority
Chief Medical Officer
2015 to Current
Oversee value based purchasing, healthcare system transformation, and evidence-based delivery initiatives. Organizational leadership for medical, dental, behavioral health and pharmaceutical benefits.
Yamhill Community Care Organization
Health Strategy Officer
2012 - 2015
Worked to align organizational needs and goals with provider community resources to meet defined quality and utilization metrics.
Oregon Health Authority
Clinical Innovation Fellow
2014 - 2015
Developed and implemented a teledermatology program for 25,000 Medicaid members.
McMinnville Imaging Associates
Radiologist - Managing Partner
2008 - 2016
Community-based private practice diagnostic and interventional radiologist. Served as managing partner with experience in contract negotiation, financial management, and quality oversight.
Thomas Jefferson University
Master of Science Population Health
Oregon Health Sciences University - Portland State University Graduate School of Business
MRI Imaging Fellowship
Cook County Hospital
2003 - 2007
Radiology Residency - Chief Resident
Swedish Covenant Hospital
Transitional Year Internship
Indiana University School of Medicine
1998 - 2002
BS Biology - Magna Cum Laude
Areas of expertise
Executive leadership experience in healthplan settings
Experienced in teledermatology and teleradiology program development & implementation
Successful Kickstarter Campaign for Coreculum Core Ball raising over $40k and founding a company
Population Health & Community Governed Healthcare
Active speaker and presenter on population health and community-governed healthcare transformation and innovation
consulting for healthcare administration, digital health, start-ups & Population Health