Dr. Farzad Mostashari is the CEO of Aledade – the leading physician enablement company helping independent practices, health centers, and clinics deliver better care to their patients and thrive in value-based care. Since founding Aledade in 2014, he has helped the company grow to serve more than 1,000 practices in 37 states (including 142 health centers across 19 states), be accountable for the care of nearly two million patients and prevent over $1 billion in unnecessary healthcare costs.
Dr. Mostashari served from 2011-2013 as the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, where he launched the regional health IT extension center program, the EHR certification program, and the community college workforce program, among others.
Previously, Dr. Mostashari served at the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene as Assistant Commissioner for the Primary Care Information Project, which equipped 1,500 physicians in private practice and community health centers in under-resourced communities with electronic health records, and the NYC Center of Excellence in Public Health Informatics. He was a lead investigator in the outbreaks of West Nile Virus and anthrax in New York City, and among the first developers of real-time nationwide electronic disease surveillance systems.
Dr. Mostashari received his MD from Yale University School of Medicine and his Masters in Population Health from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. He currently serves on the Founder’s Council of United States of Care, is a Visiting Fellow at the Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy at Duke University and is on the board of directors for Resolve to Save Lives – a global health organization that aims to save millions of lives from cardiovascular disease and infectious disease epidemics.