Former IBM Watson Health executive brings extensive industry experience to help healthcare providers accelerate digital innovation
Innovaccer Inc., the health cloud company, welcomes Anil Jain, M.D., FACP, to its executive leadership team. As the company’s Chief Innovation Officer, Dr. Jain will lead Innovaccer in helping healthcare organizations connect their care ecosystems on the Innovaccer Health CloudⓇ, an open platform that unifies healthcare data, workflows, analytics, and patient records to accelerate innovation and digital transformation. Dr. Jain will support the company’s continued growth.
“Healthcare organizations and medical innovators are facing unprecedented challenges, and rapid innovation at scale is critical,” said Dr. Jain. “It’s an incredibly exciting time to join Innovaccer and take part in helping organizations accelerate their digital transformation journey. Digital transformation is more than just digitizing information. True digital transformation is about breaking down information silos, connecting disparate data, and bringing that data to life with holistic patient insights so you can engineer optimal experiences for everyone involved in care—from patient to provider, from administrator to innovator, and from consumer to customer.”
Dr. Jain, board-certified in both internal medicine and clinical informatics, brings a wealth of industry experience in health informatics, engineering, technology, clinical research, and healthcare innovation. Previously, he worked as the Chief Health Information Officer at IBM Watson Health, cofounder and Chief Medical Officer of IBM Explorys, and senior IT Executive and Attending Physician at the Cleveland Clinic. He has served on numerous committees, including the Federal Health IT Advisory Committee formed by the 21st Century Cures Act. He has authored more than 100 publications and specializes in electronic health records (EHRs), clinical informatics, data governance, advanced analytics, and AI, with an emphasis on semantic interoperability.
In his role with Innovaccer, Dr. Jain will drive innovation and advance initiatives to promote Innovaccer’s Health Cloud platform, including its unified data model that drives advanced analytics, insights, and experiences by integrating, cleaning, and standardizing disparate health data. The platform also connects to the broader healthcare ecosystem through FHIR APIs.
“With his extensive experience in healthcare informatics, technology and clinical research, Dr. Jain brings a deep industry perspective at a crucial time in our company’s growth,” said Abhinav Shashank, CEO of Innovaccer. “Following our recent Series E round of funding, we will rely on his insight as an innovator and entrepreneur as we focus on bringing all healthcare data and stakeholders together to best serve patients and enable truly holistic care.”