Rick Desai

Mr. Desai is a Senior Healthcare executive with 20+ years of experience on the payer and provider side of the delivery model.  He has developed extensive knowledge across the continuum of care in the healthcare industry including strong expertise in the areas of development and implementation of network management strategies, operations, population health management, analytics, finance, product development and strategies as well as organizational growth and performance.  Mr. Desai has led senior executive roles within large healthcare organizations including Chief Managed Care Officer at USC / Keck Health System, Corporate Vice-President of Managed Care Strategy & Operations at Kindred Healthcare, Market President & COO at WellCare Health Plans and other entities such as Dignity Health, Tenet Healthcare, Magellan Health and others. Highly regarded within the industry for his strengths and skills in healthcare strategy and driving results, Mr. Desai today leads a successful healthcare consulting practice working with high profile clients nationally and in the global market.