William Shrank, M.D.

William Shrank, M.D., has joined Humana as the new chief medical officer, effective April 1.

Dr. Shrank comes to us from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), where he served since 2016 as chief medical officer, Insurance Services Division. He developed and evaluated population health programs to further advance the medical center’s mission as an integrated delivery and financing system. Throughout his career, Dr. Shrank has directed innovation in health care delivery and reform, and he is extensively published in these topics. As an internal medicine physician, he is very physician centered and has deep understanding of clinical quality as well as how to maximize advanced technology.

As Humana’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Shrank will lead in advancing our value-based care initiatives. This includes Humana’s focus on population health, quality, home health and improving the health outcomes of Humana-covered patients. He recently embarked on a media tour in Chicago and received quite a bit of interesting coverage. Take a minute to read through some of these articles; it’s a great way to get to know our new CMO.

CMO Dr. William Shrank on Humana's physician strategy, 'Medicare for All' and home care as the Netflix of healthcare, link opens new window; Becker’s Hospital Review, 6/4/19

Solving the Health Care Puzzle at Home: One on One with Humana’s CMO, link opens new window; Home Health Care News, 6/4/19

Humana CMO: Medicare Advantage Hospice Carve-In to Foster Seamless Care Transitions, link opens new window; Hospice News, 6/5/19

Humana CMO on the role of AI in an integrated care landscape, link opens new window; AI in Healthcare, 6/12/19

We’re thrilled to have Dr. Shrank join us here at Humana and look forward to his leadership.