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Author - Dr. Kathe Fox
Kathe Fox , Ph.D., is Head of Informatics and Strategic Alignment for Aetna, including: 1) evaluating care management programs, 2) supporting the design and assessment of provider and network services, 3) supporting the assessment and monitoring of Aetna Accountable Care partners, 4) providing the reporting and analysis for customers, 5) managing the business use of the data warehouse. In addition Informatics oversees the reporting and analytics for Active Health Management and collaborates with a HDMS, a provider of decision support tools for large employers, health plans, and provider (ACO) organizations.
Prior to joining Aetna, Ms. Fox was Vice President and Practice Leader for Health Plan customers at Medstat. In that role she was responsible for leading the development and implementation of analytic and consulting solutions for the managed care market. She also lead a number of federal contracts including the Medicaid Encounter Data Quality and Performance Measurement project for CMS and a Medical Errors Reporting Implementation Plan for AHRQ. In other roles at Medstat, Ms. Fox served as a team leader for the audit of the NCQA National Report Card initiative, developed and tested analytical methodologies, was the National Practice Leader for Integrated Benefits Analysis working closely with PepsiCo and PacBell to support their absence management and worksite health promotion efforts. Before joining Medstat, Ms. Fox worked at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Michigan, and was a faculty member at the University of Michigan Schools of Public Health and Nursing, Yale School of Medicine and the City University of New York. She was also a Robert Johnson Faculty Fellow in Health Care Finance at The Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. Ms. Fox earned her Ph.D. in Epidemiology and Public Health from Yale University and Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Skidmore College.