COO Population Health at Providence
Deepak Sadagopan serves as COO of Population Health at Providence, where he leads population health initiatives across the system to transform care. This includes value-based care growth, a $50M investment in Health Equity, and Medicare/Medicaid management for quality care at more affordable prices. In addition, he serves as the CEO of Health Connect Partners, LLC, the Providence ACO serving more than 110,000 assigned members as part of CMS’ MSSP program.
Deepak has more than 22 years of experience in health care, serving in leadership roles at Siemens, Quest Diagnostics, McKesson, and Edifecs. Over the past eight years, he has focused on working closely with payers and providers on the use of technology to drive business decisions making the transition from volume to value-based delivery models.
At Providence, Deepak has overseen the successful implementation of MACRA, Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP), and other Medicare and commercial value-based care initiatives. Under his leadership the MSSP program has been ranked within the top 15 of such programs in the country. His team is developing an advanced data and analytics platform to support value-based care programs across the system. The team develops capabilities and processes that drive data-driven operational decisions.
Deepak is a leading voice in ensuring value-based care and Health IT policy initiatives enable equitable access to health care. He serves on the Department of Health and Human Services’ ONC FAST National Steering Committee to accelerate interoperability data standards. Additionally, he is a sought-after thought leader, frequently writing for peer-reviewed publications, being interviewed by business media, and speaking at health care forums.
Deepak earned his master’s degree in engineering and data science from the University of Connecticut and completed an executive management program with the MIT Sloan School of Management. He has also completed a master’s in health care delivery science from Dartmouth College.