Lewis G. Sandy, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Executive Vice President, Clinical Advancement

UnitedHealth Group

Topics: Health Care Reform; Payment/Delivery Reform; Clinical Innovation; Primary Care; Comparative Effectiveness Research; Quality of Care

Recent Speeches/Presentations: “Health Plan Leadership in Delivery System Reform;” “Establishing the Value Proposition for Personalized Medicine in American Health Care;” “Advancing CER: New Opportunities to Promote High-Value Innovation;” “The Myth of Average … Perspectives on Heterogeneity on Treatment Effects”

Lewis G. Sandy, M.D., is executive vice president, Clinical Advancement, UnitedHealth Group. His work focuses on clinical innovation, payment/delivery reforms to modernize the health care system and physician collaboration. He also is a principal in the Center for Health Reform and Modernization, with a focus on payment/delivery innovation and policy. From 2003 to 2007, he was executive vice president and chief medical officer, UnitedHealthcare, UnitedHealth Group’s business focusing on the employer/individual health benefits market. From 1997 to 2003, he was executive vice president, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, responsible for the Foundation's program development and management, strategic planning and administrative operations.

An internist and former health center medical director at the Harvard Community Health Plan in Boston, Mass., Dr. Sandy received his B.S. and M.D. degrees from the University of Michigan and an M.B.A. degree from Stanford University. Dr. Sandy served his internship and residency at the Beth Israel Hospital in Boston. He is a senior fellow of the University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management.


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