Kevin Heath, EMHL ’17, Takes on Expanded Role as National Medical Director for Education Solutions, Optum Care

Kevin Heath, EMHL ’17

Congratulations to Kevin Heath, Brown University Executive Master in Healthcare Leadership (EMHL) Class of 2017, on his expanded role as Medical Director, Enterprise Clinical Performance at Optum Care. He will assume the additional responsibility as the National Medical Director for Education Solutions for both Care Delivery and CareServices.

Dr. Heath has been in Clinical Performance for two years leading the Clinical Chart Review team. Referencing his additional educational achievements as well as his cultivation of partner relationships and CareServices market knowledge, an Optum organizational announcement lauded Heath regarding his new position:

(Heath) has an exceptional fund of clinical knowledge and an ability to analyze and identify areas or conditions needing further educational support, which will make him a great leader of our Education Solutions team.

Heath is a dedicated physician leader with experience in developing and growing effective teams that promote high-quality patient care in alignment with the IHI Triple Aim of improved patient satisfaction with care received, improving the health of the population, and controlling cost.

Optum is a leading information and technology-enabled health services business dedicated to helping make the health system work better for everyone. With more than 145,000 people worldwide, Optum delivers intelligent, integrated solutions that help to modernize the health system and improve overall population health. Optum is part of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH).

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