Amol S. Navathe, MD, PhD

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    Attending Physician and Assistant Professor, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania and Managing Director - Healthcare, Navigant


  • Amol S. Navathe, MD, PhD is a practicing physician, health economist and engineer with a deep expertise in delivery transformation and policy design. His scholarly work has focused on the utilization of advanced health data analytics and technology to improve healthcare delivery, which he has implemented at numerous large health systems. He has applied his skills to delivery transformation, federal policy for health care evidence development and data infrastructure, and the study of physician and hospital economic behavior. Dr. Navathe’s technical expertise focuses on the use of health data to measure the costs, quality and appropriateness of care, making inferences on clinical care delivery highly relevant to analysis of health system performance and policy design. Previously, he served as the Medical Officer and Senior Program Manager for the $1.1B Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER) program at the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) in the Obama Administration. In this role, Navathe led initiatives to establish and develop new research comparing the benefits and harms of alternative methods to prevent, diagnose, treat, and monitor conditions. He coordinated the CER program and led $400M of data infrastructure initiatives within the portfolio. As a result, he is regarded as one of the chief architects of America's comparative effectiveness strategy. Navathe served as a visiting fellow at the council of economic advisers in the White House, as a management consultant with McKinsey and Company, and in numerous technical and research consulting roles. Dr. Navathe completed his medical training at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, post-graduate medical training at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, and obtained his Ph.D. in Health Care Management and Economics at The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.
    Contact Amol at amol.navathe@gmail.com

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