ROSSLYN, Va., Feb. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Advantia Health announced that Dr. Lisa Shah has assumed the role of Chief Medical Officer. Advantia Health is transforming healthcare by building an ecosystem of providers and resources that support women in managing their own health and that of their families. With more than 140 providers across Maryland, Virginia and soon Washington, DC, Advantia Health currently provides convenient, coordinated and quality care to more than 250,000 patients in the greater Washington metropolitan area.
"Dr. Shah brings years of experience in value-based care models and the complex change management needed to succeed. With Advantia's focus on a consumer-oriented value-based model, Lisa has the vision and experience to take Advantia to the next level as we continue down the path of transforming healthcare for women and their families," said Sean Glass, Founder and CEO of Advantia Health. "In addition to her career as a practicing physician and healthcare innovator, I also truly admire Dr. Shah's passion to promote equity and inclusion for women. This reaffirms we have the right person to help Advantia achieve its goal of creating a better healthcare model for the future."
Dr. Shah joins Advantia from Sound Physicians where she most recently served as Chief Innovation Officer and led the development and implementation of a telemedicine virtual care model. Prior to this she spent five years at Evolent Health, a publicly-traded company focused on accelerating the transformation to value-based care for providers and health plans. At Evolent, Dr. Shah served as Senior Vice President of Clinical Operations and Network working with health plans and accountable care organizations to build the most effective provider-led care models across multiple populations. Dr. Shah's work in value-based care redesign has been focused on appropriately leveraging technology, workflows, and multidisciplinary care teams while ensuring the highest patient and provider experience.
"I am thrilled to join Advantia Health and have an opportunity to work with so many dedicated providers and a truly mission-driven team," said Shah. "Women do it all - not only do they manage their households and careers both inside and outside of the home, but they are also managing the health of themselves, their families, and beyond. Advantia's mission to transform healthcare by delivering empathic, convenient, and coordinated care that fits into the lifestyles and needs of women is exactly what has been missing in healthcare today."
Dr. Shah completed her residency training in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of Chicago. In addition to her role at Advantia Health, she will continue to practice primary care within the Advantia healthcare network. Dr. Shah is also a member of Women of Impact, a group of women healthcare executives dedicated to helping women across the healthcare industry have long lasting impact on improving the health of the nation. Dr. Shah lives in Bethesda, Maryland with her husband and three children.
In January, Advantia announced that former CVS Health executive Mary Langowski had joined the company's board of directors and Nathan Barbour, previously of Evolent Health, had assumed the role of Advantia's Chief Growth Officer.
About Advantia Health
Advantia is transforming healthcare for women and their families, driving better outcomes, lower costs, and an improved experience for our customers. Advantia does this through our focus on quality, care model innovation, and the use of technology to deliver empathetic, convenient and coordinated care.
Advantia provides care directly through Advantia Health, where currently more than 140 providers serve over 250,000 patients at our Women's Health Hubs and conveniently located specialist offices. Our Women's Health Hubs integrate OB -GYN services, mental health and wellness, lightweight primary care ensuring convenient access to meet a women's health care needs through one location they already know and trust.
Advantia enables plans and employers to better serve women and their families through Advantia Solutions, where our technology products and technology driven services help them increase service and reduce costs for their members and employees.
Learn more at www.AdvantiaHealth.com
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