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Jeff Rideout, MD, MA, FACP

President and CEO

As President and CEO, Dr. Rideout manages all of IHA’s programs and activities. Those include the nationally recognized Align. Measure. Perform. (AMP) programs, performance measurement and payment innovation initiatives, and efforts to enhance health information technology adoption and improve healthcare affordability.

Dr. Rideout came to IHA from Covered California, the California Health Insurance Exchange, where he served as Senior Medical Advisor. In that role, he supported clinical quality, network management, and delivery system reform related to the 1.1 million Californians enrolled through the exchange.

Previously, Dr. Rideout was Senior Vice President, Chief Medical Officer for The TriZetto Group. He led strategy for the development and delivery of products and services that enable payers, providers, and employers to improve the cost and quality of care for consumers. He also served as the global leader of the healthcare division for Cisco Systems Internet Business Solutions Group, and Cisco’s Chief Medical Officer. In those roles, he helped healthcare and public sector leaders use technology to accelerate healthcare industry transformation. Prior to Cisco, Dr. Rideout was Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President for Blue Shield of California. He has also supported numerous venture-backed companies and venture capital firms in board, advisory, and management roles.

Dr. Rideout holds academic appointments with Stanford University School of Medicine as Adjunct Professor, and the University of California, Berkeley Haas School of Business, teaching on topics related to healthcare technology, services, and innovation. He is an independent director for Amedisys, one of the nation’s largest home health and hospice companies, and an advisor for the Bain Capital Double Impact investing fund.

Dr. Rideout completed his residency training in internal medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, and is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. He received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and bachelor’s degree from Stanford University. He also holds a master’s degree in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics from Oxford University, where he studied as a Rhodes Scholar.

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