Benjamin Decoudres

Innovative Population Health and Healthcare Technology Professional


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Product Development | Value Based Care | Healthcare Technology | Performance Improvement | Population Health Strategy | Health Policy I have been described as an innovative health technologist with a focus on value based care, patient engagement, and improving processes, products, systems, and solutions to improve health outcomes. I am experienced in case management and disease management program design, product development, patient-facing mobile devices, wearable technologies, remote patient monitoring, patient engagement platforms, FDA regulation, EHR, mHealth, feasibility studies, startups, business plans, and innovation challenges. My background includes supervising diverse teams comprising of internal staff and external consultants and budgets of up to $5M. My abilities include new business development and experience with LEAN/Six Sigma, project management, SQL, Aha!, Stata, Python, and multivariate regression analysis.

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Diagnostic testing
Value Based Care
Digital Health
Remote Patient Monitoring
Care Management
Predictive Algorithms
Patient Engagement
Virtual Care
Connected Devices
Chronic Conditions
Social Determinants of Health
Health Plans
Preventative Care
Population Health
Public Health
Product Development
Product management
Strategic Partnerships
Digital therapeutics
Work experience

Oct 2021 - Present

Accolade, Inc.

Director, Strategic Partnerships

Dec 2020 - Oct 2021

CVS Health

Enterprise Clinical Product Strategy and Development

Feb 2018 - Dec 2020

Aetna, a CVS Health Company

Strategic Partnerships & Product


Jul 2014 - Jan 2018

Evolent Health

Associate Director, Clinical Innovation

•Led the design, implementation, and improvement of a comprehensive population health management product line using evidence-based research, data analytics, design thinking, and behavioral economics to improve health outcomes and lower costs for patients •Managed a cross-functional team comprised of members from analytics, actuarial, reporting, marketing, payer strategy, networking, physician alignment, business development and utilization management teams through the build, test, and launch, phases of new population health management products and enhancements, ensuring milestones are hit, products are delivered on-time and clear communication with all stakeholders is maintained •Led the development and evaluation of clinical content and functionality enhancements to the population health management technology platform, including improving the UX/UI for patient and nurse care adviser end users, streamlining documentation workflows, and improving overall user experience MANAGER (Jul '14 - Dec '16)

Aug 2013 - Jul 2014

HITLAB Healthcare Innovation Firm

Senior Associate

• Develop broad range of business solutions for clients ranging from individual entrepreneurs to large pharmaceutical companies to help them innovate existing health technology products and processes and/or develop successful market entry strategies • Design and present major client deliverables including value propositions for investors, prototypes, business plans, financial models, product evaluation reports, research policy summaries (e.g., FDA regulations on patient facing mobile devices), and tailored tools and resources • Deliver recommendations based on interviews, analysis, and evaluation of the quality and cost-effectiveness of health technology ranging from wearable devices to patient engagement platforms; produced multiple reports to support the cost-effectiveness decisions of prospective clients, which resulted in long-term contracts

Sep 2013 - Jun 2014

Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

Graduate Teaching Assistant

Courses: Health Information Technology | U.S. Health Policy | Health Economics | Comparative Health Systems | Research Techniques in Healthcare (Stata, Excel) Case Studies in Public Health | Leadership and Innovation


Jun 2013 - Aug 2013

Evolent Health

Summer Associate, Quality and Performance Improvement

Evolent Health partners with leading provider organizations to achieve superior clinical and financial results in value-based care. With a provider heritage and over 20 years of health plan administration experience, Evolent operates in more than 30 U.S. health care markets, actively managing care across Medicare, Medicaid, commercial and self-funded adult and pediatric populations. With the experience to drive change, Evolent confidently stands by a commitment to achieve results.

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