|Event Title||Patrick Conway, MD, President and CEO, Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina|
|Location||133 Rosenau Hall, Joan H. Gillings Auditorium|
|Sponsor||UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health - Dean's Office|
|Date/Time||04/23/2018 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM|
Faculty, staff and students are invited to a talk
Health System Transformation
Patrick Conway, MD
President and CEO, Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
Patrick Conway, MD, MSc, joined Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina as President and CEO-elect on Oct. 1, 2017. He officially became President and CEO effective December 5, 2017.
Conway most recently served as Deputy Administrator for Innovation and Quality at the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). In this role he also held the position of Director of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI). He has worked in both Republican and Democratic administrations and is considered one of the driving forces behind the national movement to value-based care, with health care payments tied to quality and innovation.
Before joining CMS, he oversaw clinical operations and quality improvement at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, with a focus on improving patient outcomes across the entire multi-billion dollar health system.
Conway completed his pediatrics residency at Harvard Medical School's Children's Hospital Boston, graduated with high honors from Baylor College of Medicine, and graduated summa cum laude from Texas A&M University.