WOONSOCKET, RI – CVS Health® (NYSE: CVS) today announced that Sree Chaguturu, MD, has been named executive vice president and chief medical officer effective immediately. Chaguturu will be responsible for advancing the highest possible clinical quality standards, increasing access to care, improving patient outcomes and reducing overall healthcare costs across the country. business. He will directly oversee the CVS Health Medical Affairs organization covering Aetna, CVS Caremark, CVS Pharmacy, MinuteClinic, Women’s Health and Genomics, Patient Safety, Health Equity, and Data and Analytics.
Chaguturu previously served as Chief Medical Officer for CVS Caremark, the company’s pharmacy benefit management business, where he provided clinical oversight of pharmacy benefit design strategy, maintaining the highest clinical quality standards. while driving at the lowest net cost.
“Since joining CVS Health in 2019, Sree has been an influential and respected clinical leader, serving as a trusted advisor to clients, members and colleagues,” said Karen S. Lynch, President and CEO. from CVS Health. “He has played a critical role in the company’s response to the pandemic, including leading Return Ready, our COVID-19 testing and vaccination offering for employers.”
Prior to joining CVS Health, Chaguturu was head of population health at Mass General Brigham, Massachusetts’ largest health care system, and led the system’s responsible care organization and numerous care delivery programs. clinical and innovation. He was previously a health care consultant with McKinsey and Company and is currently an internal medicine physician at Massachusetts General Hospital.
“CVS Health is in a unique position to build on its existing capabilities and broad reach to improve the healthcare experience for millions of people,” Chaguturu said. “Our exceptionally talented medical affairs organization will help align, integrate and improve our healthcare services and assets. to help meet the needs that exist in our health care system today.
Chaguturu will become a member of the company’s leadership team and report to Lynch. He received his BS in Biology from Brown University and his MD from Brown University School of Medicine, and completed his training in internal medicine and primary care at Massachusetts General Hospital.
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