Today, Caravan Health announced the appointment of Dr. Ashok Roy as Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Roy is a practicing internal medicine physician with 20 years of experience in population health, health care consulting, and health care administration. He brings to Caravan an extensive background in improving patient outcomes and satisfaction while decreasing unnecessary utilization and health care costs.
"I am very pleased and honored to welcome Dr. Roy to the Caravan team. Dr. Roy comes to Caravan ready to lead our clinical strategy and products, all focused on improving care for patients and provider success," said Tim Gronniger, Caravan Health President and CEO. "He brings a deep expertise in how clinicians can connect operational, clinical, and business objectives in Caravan Health's population health programs."
Prior to joining Caravan, Dr. Roy served as Chief Medical Officer, Clinical Solutions & Analytics, at Lumeris. There, he led a team analyzing value-based payment opportunities and designing corresponding clinical programs. This role involved working with a variety of practices and clinics to implement the clinical programs and produce timely, accurate, and actionable dashboards to measure progress.
Dr. Roy also has a strong understanding of health markets beyond Medicare. He helped in the establishment of the Massachusetts Health Insurance Exchange and set up subsidies for low-income beneficiaries. Dr. Roy also led a multidisciplinary team studying best practices in treating soldiers returning from Afghanistan and Iraq with traumatic brain injury and psychological health issues.
Dr. Roy received his medical degree from the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine and trained in Internal Medicine at St. Luke's- Roosevelt Medical Center in New York City. He earned his Master of Public Health from Johns Hopkins University and a Master of Business Administration from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Hear from Dr. Roy and learn more about Caravan's methodology for clinical excellence at the fifth annual Accountable Care Symposium. Learn more here.
About Caravan Health:
Caravan Health helps providers make accountable care work regardless of their size, location, history, or demographics. Caravan Health gives community health systems and providers a way to create more scale, drive more change, and generate more revenue. The 250+ health systems who have turned to Caravan achieved single-year savings greatly exceeding the national average. Health systems and providers across the country are using our proven population health programs to ensure better outcomes for their patients every day. With Caravan Health, now the numbers work. For more information visit http://www.caravanhealth.com.Back to HCB News