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Healthcare Roundup—UPMC's chief innovation officer heads to new gig at Atrium Health

December 19, 2018 / Paige Minemyer

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center's well-known chief innovation officer, Rasu Shrestha, M.D., is heading to a new gig at Atrium Health. Shrestha will become Atrium's new chief strategy officer, officials announced Tuesday. In the role, Shrestha will be leading enterprise strategy, including planning and tactical direction for Atrium Health's strategic roadmap and lead a "renewed focus on innovation, launching new healthcare inventions, discoveries and ideas to benefit Atrium Health patients and the communities it serves." The Health Care Transformation Task Force’s members set a goal of having 75% of their business in value-based arrangements by the end of 2020, and it announced Tuesday that they’ve already made significant strides in that effort.