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VP of Payment Design & Economic Models, Circulo Health
Leader in Healthcare economics and management, I lead teams in providing strategic solutions based on analytical insights and industry operational knowledge. I specialize in financial performance solutions related to value-based payment, risk adjustment and stratification, and cost of care management across all elements of the healthcare continuum.
Chief Medical Officer and Head of Mosaic, Circulo Health, Inc.
Dr. Vikram D. Bakhru is the Chief Medical Officer and Head of Mosaic (Care Models/Partnerships/Strategy) for Circulo Health, Inc., a digital-first, technology-focused venture dedicated to serving Medicaid members. Previously, Vik was Chief Operating Officer & Chief Financial Officer of ConsejoSano, Inc., a multicultural technology platform dedicated to improving health outcomes for culturally diverse and underserved populations. Prior to ConsejoSano, he worked as Chief Operating Officer of First Opinion, Inc., a venture backed, telemedicine start-up based in San Francisco, and as Chief Medical Officer for Abercrombie & Kent Global Health, a Fortress Investment Group portfolio company that facilitates high quality, affordable medical care. In addition, he worked as a Director at New York Presbyterian Hospital/The University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell in New York City where he had oversight of approximately $600 million and led partnerships with vendors providing all clinical goods and services to the hospital.Prior to his role at NYP, Vik lived in Central America and worked as an entrepreneur in the health care services domain with the Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children (FIMRC), a non-profit he founded while studying medicine at The George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences in Washington, DC. FIMRC (www.fimrc.org) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to providing health care access in underserved areas of the developing world. FIMRC now boasts a team of over 3,000 full-time staff and volunteers who work hard to further develop FIMRC's self-sustainable revenue model and network of pediatric and women's health ambulatory care centers.
Vik earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and a Bachelor of Science in Biology from The George Washington University as part of the Seven-Year Integrated Medical Program. After his undergraduate and medical education in Washington, DC, Vik did his residency training in general surgery in Philadelphia and subsequently earned a Master of Business Administration degree in Health Care Management from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He is licensed to practice medicine in 16 states, and he owns and operates a network of medical practice groups (www.singlethreadhealth.com) that provide telemedicine consultations.
Vik serves on the Board of Directors for several organizations including the Nanubhai Education Foundation (www.nanubhai.org), Aspire Global Health (www.aspireglobalhealth.org) and FIMRC. His professional affiliations include membership in the American College of Surgeons, the American Medical Association, and the American Telemedicine Association. He has been awarded the American Medical Association Foundation Excellence in Leadership Award, The George Washington University Award, the Kaiser Family Foundation Grant, the Becker's Hospital Review: Rising Stars in Healthcare Award, and was named to the Wharton Forty Under Forty.
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