William Shrank, M.D., is Humana’s senior vice president and chief medical officer. In this role, he is responsible for leading and implementing the company’s integrated care delivery strategy. This strategy emphasizes a consumer-friendly, evidence-based, technology-enabled approach to personalized health improvement for the company’s more than 16 million Humana health plan members. As a member of the Humana management team, he reports to president and chief medical officer Bruce D. Broussard.
Prior to joining Humana, Dr. Shrank served as the chief medical officer of the UPMC Health Plan, where he focused on the design and implementation of new payment and delivery models to promote improved population health and further advance UPMC’s integrated clinical business strategies.
Dr. Shrank has spoken at numerous conferences and facilitated hundreds of discussions with today’s top health care leaders, as evidenced in his role as chief medical officer with Humana, and formerly as chief medical officer of UPMC. Additionally, Dr. Shrank was an assistant professor at Harvard Medical School. His research at Harvard focused on improving the quality of prescribing and promoting medication adherence, and he published more than 230 papers on these topics.