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The Vinod Sahney Distinguished Lecture Series on Health Systems Innovation

presents “Atrius Health Re-Charged”
by Dr. Steven Strongwater, President and CEO of Atrius Health
On October 15, 2018 at 5 PM in Raytheon Amphitheatre
With Discussion of:
 Atrius Health’s business model
Atrius Health’s response to a financial crisis
Strategies for remaining resilient 

Dr. Steven Strongwater is the President and CEO of Atrius Health, a non-profit accountable care organization with 6,800 employees serving 720,000 patients across eastern Massachusetts and a national leader in delivering high-quality coordinated medical, home health and hospice care.

Dr. Strongwater previously served as Geisinger Health System’s Chief Transformation Officer and Chief Medical Executive for Acquisition Integration. While at Geisinger, he provided transformational leadership developing new models of care, as well as strategies and tactics to improve value, leveraging analytics and simulation tools.

Dr. Strongwater has served also in a variety of leadership positions including Assistant Chancellor, Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, Chief of Staff and Chief Executive Officer, at UMass Medical Center, the University of Connecticut Health Center and Stony Brook University Medical Center, respectively. Currently, he serves on the Mass Digital Health Council, IBM Watson Advisory Board, Janssen Healthcare Innovators Council, Healthcare Executives Network, and on the Zetema Project. He has a long standing interest in population health, physician resilience, quality and patient safety.


Vinod K. Sahney PhD is Distinguished University Professor at Northeastern University. His healthcare industry experience includes over 30 years at Henry Ford Health System, MI and Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA as Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer. He is founding member of Institute of Healthcare Improvement (IHI) and the Group Practice Improvement Network. He is founding member and past President of Society for Health Systems (SHS) focused on improving Health Care Operations. Dr. Sahney’s professional recognition includes The Frank and Lillian Gilbreth award for life time contributions to the field of Industrial and Systems Engineering. He is an elected member of National Academy of Engineering and The National Academy of Medicine. 

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