Value Based Care

Our Team

Daniel Virnich, Chief Advisor of Value-Based Care Strategy

Daniel has over 15 years of experience within the healthcare industry.  He started his career as a resident physician at UCLA and has held several leadership positions for both public and private provider platforms and healthcare systems. He is the former President of DaVita Medical Group’s Florida region, where he was responsible for operations and growth of a >$1B regional market with 92,000 Medicare Advantage patients and 1,400 teammates and clinicians.  Previously, he was the Senior Vice President of DaVita’s California region, the Chief Medical Officer for TeamHealth, Regional Director of Southern California, Pacific Northwest, Hawaii, and Texas at TeamHealth and various roles at Heritage Provider Network and Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

David Kovel, Chief Advisor of IT & Data Strategy

David has served as a senior executive for a number of health care and related organizations.  As the interim CIO and senior technology leader for several physicians, he has led provider organizations across the country in a variety of markets. He brings deep expertise in technology architecture, information systems planning, strategic technology deployment, operational and business process improvement, application development and implementation, business sourcing services integration, organization development, and change management.

Mike Mirt, Chief Advisor of Executive Payor Strategy & Corporate Health Clinics

Mike brings more than 40 years of leadership experience in the healthcare industry. Recently, Mike was Executive Chairman of Premise Health. Previously, he was President of HealthSpring, one of the largest Medicare Advantage plans in the United States.  The company was acquired by Cigna Corporation.  Prior to that, Mike was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of AmeriChoice, a UnitedHealth Group company offering healthcare coverage to Medicaid beneficiaries.  He is also the former regional President of Cigna Healthcare.

Mike Reed, Chief Advisor of Primary Care, Medicare Advantage, ER Staffing, and Hospital-Based Physician Services

Mike brings more than 35 years of experience in health care leadership, having served roles as a hospital administrator, as well as a physician practice, population management market, healthcare M&A and healthcare business development executive. Mike recently served as Head of Strategy and Business Development at The Oncology Institute.

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Suniti Ponkshe, Chief Advisor of Payor Contracting Analytics

Suniti is a Partner at the Newport Board Group, a multidisciplinary expert network advisory services firm.  Previously, Suniti served as Anthem’s Staff Vice President of Product Innovations and Development focused on optimizing CareMore’s care delivery model. She also worked with several health systems across the country in Medicaid transformation initiatives such as DSRIP, value based payments and others.

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