Dr. Patel provides oversight to our medical teams. As Chief Medical Officer, he works to bring alignment between employers, patients, and physicians and ensures our operational values are upheld: to improve health outcomes for patients, distribute medical resources more effectively, and reduce employers’ overall healthcare expenditures.
Dr. Patel is a result-oriented business and healthcare leader with over two decades of service in the healthcare industry. A practicing physician with extensive experience in internal and emergency medicine, his specialty lies in bringing physicians and hospital leadership together in order to convert healthcare challenges into opportunities for growth.
Formerly Senior Vice President of TeamHealth and a Chief Medical Officer of a Midwest hospital, Dr. Patel is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, American College of Physician Executives, and American College of Emergency Physicians. He is a nationally-recognized authority and a national speaker on the subject of quality in healthcare. He currently serves as consultant to KEPRO, the Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) for more than 30 states.