Sachin H. Jain, MD, MBA is President and Chief Executive Officer at CareMore Health System, an innovative health plan & care delivery system with $1.2B revenue & over 100,000 members in eight states. He is also consulting Professor of Medicine at the Stanford University School of Medicine and a contributor at Forbes. Dr. Jain was previously CareMore’s Chief Medical Officer and Chief Operating Officer.
Prior to joining CareMore, Dr. Jain was Chief Medical Information & Innovation Officer at Merck & Co. He also served as an attending physician at the Boston VA-Boston Medical Center and as a member of faculties at Harvard Medical School and Harvard Business School. From 2009–2011, Dr. Jain worked in the Obama Administration, where he was Senior Advisor to Donald Berwick when he led the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Dr. Jain was the first Deputy Director for Policy and Programs at the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation. He also served as Special Assistant to David Blumenthal when he was the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology.
Dr. Jain graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College with a BA in government and continued on to earn his MD from Harvard Medical School and MBA from Harvard Business School. He trained in medicine at the Brigham and Women’s Medicine, earned his board certification from the ABIM, and continues to practice medicine at CareMore. He is Co-Founder and Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Elsevier journal Healthcare: The Journal of Delivery Science & Innovation and is an elected member of the National Academy of Social Insurance (NASI). He has published over 100 peer-reviewed articles and in journals such as The New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA, Health Affairs, and the Harvard Business Review blogs and was an editor of the book The Soul of a Doctor (Algonquin Press).
Dr. Jain is a native of Bergen County, New Jersey, but presently resides in Los Angeles, California.
How can we better integrate mental and physical health services?
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Article by Ravi B. Parikh, Arnold Milstein & Sachin Jain
In the next era of cost-stewardship education, future and current physicians will have to be taught to reduce spending across the care continuum.
Talk by Sachin Jain
There isn’t a population of patients who needs a culture of caring more than those on Medicaid.
Blog Post by Melinda B. Buntin, Carrie E. Fry & Sachin Jain
With the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and rapid pace of health care delivery reform, there have been calls for medical schools to increase their focus on health policy research and education.
Whose responsibility is it to address the social determinants of health?
Article by Vivek Garg, Sophia W. Chang, Ethel Condon, Terrence Rhone, Robbie Pottharst & Sachin Jain
Early and important lessons on adapting clinical delivery to new Medicaid enrollees — a complex, high-need population.
Clip by Sachin Jain
You can have the best clinical models in the world, but what really makes them work is the people.
Article by Sachin Jain, Michael M.E. Johns & Jonathan S. Lewin
How Emory Healthcare leverages Medicare Advantage’s payment features to move toward a population-based payment model.