Dr. Farzad Mostashari is the CEO of Aledade Inc., a start-up he co-founded aimed at helping primary care doctors transform their practices and form accountable care organizations (ACOs). Prior to Aledade, he was a visiting fellow at the Brookings Institution in Washington, DC, where he focused on payment reform and delivery system transformation. He served from 2011 to 2013 as the national coordinator for health information technology where he coordinated US efforts to build a health information technology infrastructure for health care reform and consumer empowerment. Previously, Mostashari served at the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene as assistant commissioner for the Primary Care Information Project, where he co-led agile development of population health management functionality within a commercial electronic health record system.

He conducted graduate training at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Yale Medical School, served his internal medicine residency at Massachusetts General Hospital, and completed the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Epidemic Intelligence Service program. 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.

Recent Posts by Farzad Mostashari

Spurring Provider Entry Into Medicare Advantage

Innovative provider groups have shown it is possible to launch a Medicare Advantage plan even when it may not be possible to launch a commercial insurance product.