WASHINGTON, Oct. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- ADVI Health LLC announced today that Michael (Mike) Kolodziej, M.D., joined the firm as Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer. In this role, Dr. Kolodziej will focus on supporting innovative alternative payment programs, including the Oncology Care Model and private payer initiatives, on behalf of lifescience, payer, and provider organizations in the US and globally.
Dr. Michael Kolodziej joins @advihealth to lead payer strategy
"Mike Kolodziej is a natural fit for ADVI and our focus on value and quality in healthcare. His wealth and depth of experience across payers and providers in alternative payment arrangements, drug and diagnostic policy and coverage, and provider practice dynamics is critical to our strategic growth as we continue to evolve in parallel with today's changing healthcare ecosystem. We are excited he is joining our team and look forward to his working with us to translate the value of our clients' products and services into the language and currency of payers. We are glad to have that expertise in-house," said Marc Samuels, CEO of ADVI.
"As we transition to a value-based care reimbursement model in healthcare I look forward to working with my ADVI colleagues to shape new clinical transformation approaches focused on quality and cost. I am especially thrilled to join forces with ADVI's newest hire Natalie Reid from Kaiser and CMMI to further develop ADVI's analytic capabilities and a turnkey approach to assessing alternative payment arrangements and the impact of various reimbursement and clinical policies such as NCCN's categories of preference on lifescience and provider clients," said Dr. Kolodziej.
Dr. Kolodziej joins ADVI from Flatiron Health, an oncology technology and analytics company. Prior to Flatiron he was at Aetna, where he served as National Medical Director for Oncology Strategies and built the company's first oncology medical home as well as pioneered projects in proton beam therapy, personalized medicine and value based reimbursement models. Prior to Aetna, he was a member of the executive committee and chair of the P & T Committee for US Oncology. He is board certified in internal medicine, hematology, and medical oncology, and has been published in more than 50 medical journal articles, abstracts and book chapters.
About ADVI Health LLC
ADVI helps the lifescience, digital health, managed services and provider sectors of the healthcare ecosystem address today's healthcare challenges and opportunities. Backed by a team with over 200 years of senior level healthcare expertise across payers, industry, government and academia ADVI sits at the intersection of policy, business and science. For more information, please visit www.advi.com
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